John Taylor Is Final PS Winner of 2014

John Taylor, Pro Stock  - Winner Great Lakes Nationals
John Tayl …
John Taylor staved off some tough competition as he won the Port City Racing Pro Stock event over Steve Hilliker, Nate Jones, Chaney Newland, Dick Reynolds, Rob Brillhart, Derek Crandall, Blake Hollenbeck, Dale Kaake, Jr., and Don Rohn. 

Jeramie Raby and Gary VanderMark took heat gold. 

Runions Closes Seasons With GLN Win

Taylor Runions, Flinn Stock  - Winner Great Lakes Nationals
Taylor Ru …
The Races On The Web Flinn Stock feature belonged to Taylor Runions as he continued to dominate the division. Shellbie Shank grabbed the second position and was followed by Sean Brooms, Austin Bean, Kevin Rohn, Jr., Cody Owen, Kyle Woodard, Gabe Gesselman, Keith Fike, and Allen Roszell. 

Bean and Brooms scored heat wins.

Prochazka Takes Last 2014 Street Stock Win

Kyle Prochaska, Street Stock  - Winner Great Lakes Nationals
Kyle Proc …
The Street Stock feature saw 30 cars start in a three wide, ten deep line up and when the checker fell, it was Kyle Prochazka topping the field. Rob Brillhart and   Jasen Wiley were close behind, followed by Mike VanderMark, Jr., Mike Chlebek, Jr., Josh Sternberg, Doug Helsel, Josh Loomis, Jay Chlebek, and Michael Vandecar. 

 

Chlebek claimed the B Main win with heats going to Wiley, Prochazka, Brillhart, and Kevin Rohn. 

Mike Seaman Hauls Pro Truck GLS Win Away

Mike Seaman, Pro Truck  - Winner Great Lakes Nationals
Mike Seam …
Mike Seaman has had a good year in the Engine Pro Pro Trucks and he capped it off by winning his first Great Lakes Nationals win over Chris Verhaar, Andrew Fidler, Curtis Rice, Ryan Paradise, George Wease, Carl Thayer, and Paul Grosnickle. 

 

Paradise captured the heat win. 

Olger Is GLN Late Model Champion

Zach Olger, Late Motel  - Winner Great Lakes Nationals
Zach Olge …
Zack Olger ran a tight line and went home $2000 richer for his efforts as he won the Kentucky Fried Chicken Late model event in a close race with Kevin Reeve and Josh Borton. Rob Taylor took fourth, followed by Derrick Hilliker, Amanda Wing, Jesse Playter, Ryan Kent, Doug Baird, and Kurt Mesman. 

Borton and Olger also took heat wins.

DeYoung Jr Takes GLN Win & Ward Claims IMCA Champions' Honors

John DeYoung Jr, IMCA Modifieds - Winner Great Lakes Nationals
John DeYo …
The Port City Racecar IMCA Modified event was the last points night of the season and in an exciting finish, John DeYoung, Jr. pocketed the $3000 winners purse as he narrowly won over Chad Wernette and Vern Buskirk. Kenny Playter claimed fourth and was followed by Jimmy Hale, Jr., Ken Zeigler, Milt Montgomery, Toby Steele, Sr., Mike Shanteau, Tim Sooy, and Brooke Ann Brasington. 

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Thank YOU! - Great Lakes Nationals In The Books!  

Mike Burkin took the win in the Michigan Tradional Sprints, Zack Olger had a great race to win the KFC Late Models, Taylor Runions completed the 2014 season with a win in the ROTW Flinn Stocks, Johnny Deyoung Jr won an exciting race as he took home the big money in the Port City Racecar IMCA Modified event while AJ Ward cinched the season championship, John Taylor scored the Port City Racing Pro Stocks, Mike Seaman took his second feature of the season in the Engine Pro Pro Trucks, and Kyle Prochazka went from crew member to driver for the GLN and took home the checkers in the final race of 2014.

This completes the 2014 season at Crystal Motor Speedway. Seasons come and seasons go and 2014 was one of the memorable ones. Promoter Ron Flinn would like to thank all the fans, drivers, crew members, and sponsors for making this season worthwhile. The next 'event' is the awards banquet, held on January 10th, 2015. Watch this website or call the office at 989.235.5200 for further information. More info and photos iside!

 

There is an updated version of the "General Rules" available in a pdf format HERE. I'll try to get it on a page of its own shortly. A printable page of the CMS schedule can be found here: http://crystalmotorspeedway.com/schedule14.pdf   

In case you wanted to watch the replay of the latest race, GO HERE.  You can use our exclusive DVR function to jump to any point of the race by clicking on the line directly below the video.

Unfortunately, front gate admission prices will rise to $12 on 'regular nights' and $15 on 'special nights.' Kids will remain at $5. A season grandstand pass can be obtained for $220. Pit passes remain at $25. In probably the best deal of the year, a family pass for two adults and two kids is only $25! Drivers and their cars must be checked no later than 5:45PM. Due to the tight time schedule, you may only 'call in - check in' once a month.

Get the latest versions of the revised versions of the the Pro Truck rules, Street Stock rules, and the Pro Stock rules.

As announced at the banquet, there is a new rule for the Pro Trucks:

OPTIONAL TRANSMISSION RULE Bert type transmissions will be allowed. If a Bert type transmission is used, you must add an additional 50 lbs on each side in front of the engine plate. Weight may be adjusted for competitive quality. NO BALL SPLINE TRANSMISSIONS WILL BE PERMITTED.

If you can't make it to the track, you can use our exclusive DVR option to see all of the LIVE action or see the replay immediately after the race by visiting this page and then using the slider bar to jump around by visiting this LINK

Special thanks to our long time partners,Engine Pro and ARP for their continued support in bringing you live coverage of the race night events. If you haven't filled out your "Pay Dirt" application from Engine Pro, now is a good time to do so! CLICK HERE for info!


For those that intend to have minors entering the pits, here is the minor release form to have pre-filled out. PLEASE NOTE! "Legal" people say you need to do one of two things. Fill it out and have it notarized or fill it out but don't sign it until you are at the track so track officials can countersign it. Other forms will be posted here shortly.

 

August 18, 2012

In the Smoke Shop Dave Memorial Street Stock event, the feature once again boiled down

Feature Winner Street Stocks - August 18, 2012
to Chris Wiggins and Doug Helsel battling it out for the win with Wiggins edging out Helsel for the honor. David Grega was third, followed by James Prochazka, Randy Wellman, Amber Eberspeaker, Doug McKeown, Sr., Jamie Fancett, Dennis Parker, and  Ryan Lewis. Prochazka and Wiggins won heats.With only one more night of points racing left, Helsel holds a slender two point lead over Brenten DeYoung.

Street Stocks    
Pos Car No Driver Points
1 99H Doug Helsel 632
2 7D Brenten DeYoung (R) 630
3 15,711 Chris Wiggins 621
4 33 Doug McKeown, Sr. 589
5 51 Andrew Fidler 558
6 23,2 Chance Allen 541
7 94P Dennis Parker (R) 515
8 76 William Wilkins, Jr. 503
9 06 James Prochazka 348
10 17 Kevin Lipp (R) 339
11 7 Taylor Daniels (R) 325
12 97 David Grega 303
13 31J J.R. Schmid 281
14 04L Ryan Lewis 277
15 06 Kyle Prochazka 249
16 63 Kevin Rohn 245
17 45 Matt Clark 207
18 1 Ryan Alexander 179
19 99 Shane Spencer 179
20 42,55 Mike Vandermark, Jr. 173

 

Street Stocks 8/18/2012

Heat 1:1. Chris Wiggins (Weidman, MI), 2. Chance Allen (Alma, MI), 3. Randy Wellman (Fenwick, MI), 4. Doug Helsel (Belding, MI), 5. Amber Eberspeaker (Greenville, MI), 6. Dennis Parker (Sidney, MI), 7. Mike Vandermark, Jr. (Sand Lake, MI), 8. Ryan Lewis (Edmore, MI),

 

 

 

Heat 2:1. James Prochazka (St. Johns, MI), 2. David Grega (Fruitport, MI), 3. Kevin Lipp (Belding, MI), 4. William Wilkins, Jr. (Lakeview, MI), 5. Brenten DeYoung (Sheridan, MI), 6. Jamie Fancett, 7. Doug McKeown, Sr. (Sidney, MI),

 

 

Smoke Shop A:1. Chris Wiggins (Weidman, MI), 2. Doug Helsel (Belding, MI), 3. David Grega (Fruitport, MI), 4. James Prochazka (St. Johns, MI), 5. Randy Wellman (Fenwick, MI), 6. Amber Eberspeaker (Greenville, MI), 7. Doug McKeown, Sr. (Sidney, MI), 8. Jamie Fancett, 9. Dennis Parker (Sidney, MI), 10. Ryan Lewis (Edmore, MI), 11. Brenten DeYoung (Sheridan, MI), 12. Mike Vandermark, Jr. (Sand Lake, MI), 13. William Wilkins, Jr. (Lakeview, MI), 14. Chance Allen (Alma, MI), 15. Kevin Lipp (Belding, MI),