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!


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April 14, 2012 Highlights

Twenty six Kentucky Fried Chicken late models checked in for the night and it was Scott Baker who was the class of the field for this night. A Roger Wing spin midway through the 30 lap feature slowed the field for the one and only time on the night, but it made no difference to Baker as he was able to hold off Dean Huizenga and Matt Pickard to win his first checkered flag of the season.

Feature Winner Late Models - April 14, 2012

Heat race wins went to Zach Olger, Soctt Baker, and Dean Huizenga. While the B main went to Scott Phillips.

Late Models                
Pos    Car No    Driver    Points    
1    13    Scott Baker    40    
2    9    Dean Huizenga    39    
3    115    Matt Pickard    38    
4    23V    Ryan VanderVeen    37    
5    51    Dale Sheehy    36    
6    88F    Bob Finlay    35    
7    12    Dave Hartman    34    
8    72    Kyle Borgman    33    
9    27    Scott Nieman (R)    32    
10    55W    Roger Wing    31    
11    20    Bill Beardslee    30    
12    50    Scott Philips    29    
13    6R    Carl Ries    28    
14    87K    Joshua Knoll    27    
15    X1    Justin Robinson    26    
16    112    Jason Borton    25    
17    85    Mark Andersen    24    
18    0X    Zack Olger    23    
19    77B    Rob Brillhart    16    
20    66    Kurt Mesman    15   

A Feature:1. Scott Baker (Ionia, MI), 2. Dean Huizenga (Belmont, MI), 3. Matt Pickard (Grant, MI), 4. Ryan VanderVeen (Six Lakes, MI), 5. Dale Sheehy (Twin Lake, MI), 6. Bob Finlay (Ravenna, MI), 7. Dave Hartman (Howard City, MI), 8. Kyle Borgman (Muskegon, MI), 9. Scott Nieman (Ithaca, MI), 10. Roger Wing, 11. Bill Beardslee (Edmore, MI), 12. Scott Philips (Marlette, MI), 13. Carl Ries (Blanchard, MI), 14. Joshua Knoll (Barryton, Mi), 15. Justin Robinson (Shepherd, MI), 16. Jason Borton (Vestaburg, MI), 17. Mark Andersen (Blanchard, MI), 18. Zack Olger (St. Johns, MI),

B Feature Three:1. Scott Philips (Marlette, MI), 2. Kyle Borgman (Muskegon, MI), 3. Carl Ries (Blanchard, MI), 4. Rob Brillhart (Crystal, MI), 5. Kurt Mesman (Wyoming, MI), 6. Mike Kresnak (Elwell, MI), 7. Brad Metzer (Snover, MI), 8. Renton Hurley (Caro, MI), 9. Tom Dusen (Muskegon, MI), 10. Trevor Monk (Alma, MI), 11. CJ Reisbig (Ionia, MI),

Heat 1:1. Zack Olger (St. Johns, MI), 2. Matt Pickard (Grant, MI), 3. Scott Nieman (Ithaca, MI), 4. Dale Sheehy (Twin Lake, MI), 5. Roger Wing, 6. Rob Brillhart (Crystal, MI), 7. Kurt Mesman (Wyoming, MI), 8. Tom Dusen (Muskegon, MI), 9. CJ Reisbig (Ionia, MI),

Heat 2:1. Scott Baker (Ionia, MI), 2. Joshua Knoll (Barryton, Mi), 3. Justin Robinson (Shepherd, MI), 4. Bill Beardslee (Edmore, MI), 5. Ryan VanderVeen (Six Lakes, MI), 6. Scott Philips (Marlette, MI), 7. Carl Ries (Blanchard, MI), 8. Renton Hurley (Caro, MI), 9. Mike Kresnak (Elwell, MI),

Heat 3:1. Dean Huizenga (Belmont, MI), 2. Dave Hartman (Howard City, MI), 3. Jason Borton (Vestaburg, MI), 4. Bob Finlay (Ravenna, MI), 5. Mark Andersen (Blanchard, MI), 6. Kyle Borgman (Muskegon, MI), 7. Brad Metzer (Snover, MI), 8. Trevor Monk (Alma, MI), Heat 1:1. Zack Olger (St. Johns, MI), 2. Matt Pickard (Grant, MI), 3. Scott Nieman (Ithaca, MI), 4. Dale Sheehy (Twin Lake, MI), 5. Roger Wing, 6. Rob Brillhart (Crystal, MI), 7. Kurt Mesman (Wyoming, MI), 8. Tom Dusen (Muskegon, MI), 9. CJ Reisbig (Ionia, MI),