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Points Are Updated!

The points for all divisions EXCEPT IMCA are now finalized. See them below.

The season finale, the Great Lakes Nationals, sponsored by Engine Pro and presented by ARP is in the books. This years winners were Josh Sternberg in the Street Stocks, Curtis Rice in the Pro Trucks, Timmy Near in the Pro Stocks, Johnny Miller in the Flinn Stocks, Garrett Wiles in the Late Models and taking home the big win in the IMCA Modifieds was rookie Mitchell Hunt. The Flinn family wishes to thank everyone involved, from fans to drivers, sponsors, and employees for making this another great year. The 2015 banquet will be in January. Further information can be obtained by calling the track office at 989.235.5200 or email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

1            John DeYoung, Jr.        70            621
2            Myron DeYoung            7D            585
3            Chad Wernette            615            574
4            Gary VanderMark            10            572
5            Austin Wonch            98            532
6            Mitchell Hunt            38            530
7            Joe Fowler            19F            518
8            Cory Ruesink            48            510
9            A.J. Ward            20W            500
10            Jimmy Hale, Jr.            77X,77            500
11            Vern Buskirk            B76            485
12            Rusty Zeigler            776            470
13            Brenten DeYoung            71            446
14            Brady Hollenbeck            93H            359
15            Robert Putt            87            332
16            Chance Hoppes            99            322
17            Kody Johnson            19JR            309
18            Kenny Playter            42P,74            307
19            Dan Wiggins II            11W            305
20            Clifford Denman            24            301

Flinn Stocks                
Pos    Car #    Driver    Points    
1    29LE    Gabe Gesselman    575    
1    72,23    Kevin Rohn, Jr.    575    
3    18R,72    Allen Roszell    551    
4    X    Derrick Stahl    522    
5    11N,67    James Snyder    373    
6    67R    Taylor Runions    351    
7    66    Travis McGill    321    
8    18M    Kasondra Johnson    313    
9    99    Spencer Simon    312    
10    63    Rusty Sowles    263    
11    17C    Chris Strouse    242    
12    7J,11J    Justin Stahl    183    
13    42    Shellbie Shank    164    
14    69L    Brent Leadford    146    
15    29    Brian Hammond    134    
16    169S    Chuck Shaw    102    
17    74    Jeff Cooper    101    
18    522    Nick Davenport    97    
19    17    Josh Pulsipher    96    
20    522    Matt Stadt    90    
Late Models                
Pos    Car #    Driver    Points    
1    13    Scott Baker    698    
2    0X    Zack Olger    631    
3    111    Josh Borton    601    
4    55W    Amanda Wing    575    
5    52K    Ryan Kent    546    
6    87K    Joshua Knoll    541    
7    72    Kyle Borgman    534    
8    10    Tom Dusen    527    
9    16    Garrett Wiles    520    
10    9    Dean Huizenga    511    
11    6B    Doug Baird    463    
12    41    Jesse Playter    449    
13    73L    Logan Love    434    
14    11    Rachel Carpenter    433    
15    11C    Carl Ries    409    
16    610    Blaine Hendrick    385    
17    7M    Brad Mann    364    
18    23V    Ryan VanderVeen    347    
19    4P    Jason Playter, Jr.    285    
20    117    Kevin Reeve    262    
Pro Stocks                
Pos    Car #    Driver    Points    
1    26    Mike Vandermark, Jr.    644    
2    14    Nate Jones    633
3    11    Josh Loomis    627
4    77B    Rob Brillhart    598
5    25    Jake Headley    581
6    97    Nick Stormzand    573
7    94    Chad Raby    568
8    65    Don Rohn    561
9    O7    Jaycee Baker    520
10    44H    Blake Hollenbeck    504
11    80    Jeramie Raby    478
12    9T    Ryan Teeter    459
13    72    John Taylor    386
14    09C    Derek Crandall    326
15    3H    Rodney Heikkila    230
15    17D    Derek Schestag    230
17    71    Don Proctor, Jr.    213
18    6C    Bryan Craigmyle    172    
19    45    Mike Husted    157    
20    92    Kent Strong    153    
Street Stocks                
Pos    Car #    Driver    Points    
1    O6    James Prochazka    709    
2    O2    Will Stanley    674    
3    33    Doug McKeown, Sr.    642    
4    44    Cody Broersma    621    
5    16    Christina Haney    547    
6    68    Ron Harper    504    
7    64    David Pellerito    452    
8    1C    Travis Carman    377    
9    F5    Joel Field    338    
10    94P    Dennis Parker, Jr.    329    
11    73    Austin Wiley    317    
12    23    Terry Roberts, Jr.    303    
13    59X    Jay Chlebek    294    
14    6    Melvin Allen    282    
14    1    Ryan Alexander    282    
16    32T    Tony Vinton    257    
17    32    Paul Denny    242    
18    25X    Bobby Reed    228    
19    47    Trever Monk    190    
20    63    Kevin Rohn    175    
Pro Trucks                
Pos    Car #    Driver    Points    
1    51    Andrew Fidler    703    
2    92    Curtis Rice    691    
3    55    Dave Peters    683    
4    O1    Mickey Currier    667    
5    28    Paul Grosnickle    663    
6    88    Jim Emmons    601    
7    7D    Blake Doolittle    578    
8    40    Tim Wood    561    
9    7    Don Proctor III    402    
10    10    Bree Brasington    392    

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.

June 25, 2011 Highlights

Written by Trevor Hollis.

 Crystal, MI - Another perfect weather night graced the Crystal Motor Speedway for it’s Saturday night show presented by Praxair. With the sun shinning and 119 cars in the pits the racing was bound to be top notch and the men and women and their machines did not disappoint.

The first feature of the night was the Engine Pro Pro trucks. Second year driver Gavin Parks was the early class of the field leading about half of the 20 lap feature event. A couple of cautions early kept the field tight but Gavin held his own out front. Current points leader and multiple feature winner this season Carl Thayer was the cause of one of those cautions and was forced to the back of that pack with about 12 laps left to go, but that proved to be nothing more than a little inconvience for Thayer as he was able to make his way to the front in a hurry and take the feature win for his 5th this season. Rounding out the top five were Scott Neiman, Tim Wood, Tim Hansen and Chance Allen. Heat race wins went to Chance Allen and Richard Melton

Next up were the Kentucky Fried Chicken Late Models for their 30 lap feature event. A number of early cautions really shuffled up the starting order and eliminated a couple of the top contenders but eventually patience set in and the field was able to spread out a bit and click off a number of green flag laps. The 55W of Roger Wing was the show as the hall of famer had a lot of work to do to get up front. Wing found something that he liked on the low side and was able to start his march to the front. Clearly the fastest car on the track wing was able to pick up the win over Mark Anderson, Tom Duesen, Mike Nugent, and Justin Mcneil. Winning their heats were Kurt Messman and Scott Haney.

The Engine Pro IMCA modified feature was a battle of attrition with a number of people suffering from mechanical problems. Defending track champion AJ Ward was able to hold off a very strong field of cars and cut into the points lead that Josh Borton holds over the modified division. Rounding out the top five were Chad Mauer, Chad Wernette, Dan Minikey Jr, and Bob Hutson. Picking up heat race wins were Bob Hutson, Rodney King, and AJ Ward. Paul Grosnickle won the b main.

The Smokers Club Street Stocks rolled out for their feature event and Mike Vandermark Jr was able to roll into the Engine Pro Victory Lane yet again. With another win Mike was able to continue to show the way in the points and add another winners sticker to the roof of the very dominate Brian Lebaron owned number 42. Kyle Prochazka was able to wheel his car to a second place finish followed by Will Stanley, JR Schmid, And Dave Grega. Shane Spencer was victorious in heat one and Dave Grega won heat two.

The story of the Flinn stock heat was the wild ride by young Felicia Rohn. Rolling it 4 times in turn number 2 Felica was a-ok as she popped out of her battered car and gave a bug wave to the fans. Taylor Wiles was eventually the winner of the 15 lap feature event holding off a furious charge by Austin Bean, Alex Richards, Garrett Wiles, and Zach Rummer who rounded out the top five. Heats went to Charles Peterson and Kenny Playter.

Todd Bush took the checkered flag in the Port City Pro Stock feature. For the majority of the race it looked like the 1* machine of Gary Buskirk was the one to beat until the mechanical gremlins that have plagued him all season once again reared their ugly head. Buskirk broke while leading forcing many of the top 5 to take evasive action and allowing Bush, who was in the right place at the right time to sneak through and pick up the win. Chad Raby was able to hold on for second followed by Larry Kozlowski, Mike Hustead, and Vern Buskirk. Gary Buskirk and Blake Hollenbeck won their heats.

Next up on the schedule for the Crystal Motor Speedway is the 4th of July 2 day show. Saturday will welcome the Lane Automotive Michigan Traditional Sprints in a make-up of the rained out show from May. Saturday will also include fireworks presented by Anderson Contracting and Renovations. They will be right back in action the very next night with another full show featuring all 6 of the weekly divisions. Gates open at 4:30 both evenings, with hot laps at 6 and first race at 7:30pm. Adult admission will be $12 for the Saturday show and $10 for Sunday, children 5-11 $4.00 both days. Camping is free and available. Visit for more information. WELL SEE YOU AT THE TRACK!!!