Sunday, 15 July 2018


Winner Stratton Briggs Winner Stratton Briggs Bill Miller Photo


Montpelier, IN……..Stratton Briggs of Anna, Ohio emerged the winner of Saturday night’s 25-lap USAC “Midwest Thunder” Speed2 Midget race at Montpelier Motor Speedway after Alex Watson’s car slowed on a restart at lap 23. Watson slipped to fifth in the finish behind runner-up Bill Dunham, Zach Guingrich and Jon Steed. Series leader Aaron Leffel finished eight.

USAC SPEED2 MIDWEST THUNDER MIDGET RACE RESULTS: July 14, 2018 – Montpelier, Indiana – Montpelier Motor Speedway

FEATURE: (25 laps) 1. Stratton Briggs (Briggs #71), 2. Bill Dunham (#84 Dunham), 3. Zach Guingrich (11G Guingrich), 4. Jon Steed (#7 Steed), 5. Alex Watson (#3 Watson), 6. Taylor Cox (#7x Cox), 7. Kevin Blue (#7 Blue), 8. Aaron Leffel (#11L Taylor), 9. Brandon Watson (#29w Watson), 10. Jon Watson (#25 Watson), 11. Kyle Kriegbaum (#12 Kriegbaum), 12. Cory Guingrich (#11T Taylor), 13. Tyler Key (#5 Key). NT


FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-2 Steed, Laps 3-22 A.Watson, Laps 23-25 Briggs.

NEW USAC SPEED2 MIDWEST THUNDER POINTS: 1-Leffel-390, 2-A.Watson-300, 3-Chett Gehrke-292, 4-John Heydenreich-268, 5-Briggs-257, 6-J.Watson-248, 7-Steed-224, 8-C.Guingrich-218, 9-Trey Osborne-117, 10-Robby McQuinn-171.

NEXT USAC SPEED2 MIDWEST THUNDER RACE: July 21 – Montpelier (IN) Motor Speedway