Knoxville Next for Midwest Thunder Sprints Presented by!

Monday, April 29, 2019
Hunter Schuerenberg (G1) and Lynton Jeffrey (83) battle at Lake Ozark Speedway (Mark Funderburk Photo)Hunter Schuerenberg (G1) and Lynton Jeffrey (83) battle at Lake Ozark Speedway (Mark Funderburk Photo) (Bill W) April 29, 2019, Monroe, IA – Mother Nature was the big winner last weekend.  With four scheduled point races for the Midwest Thunder Sprints Presented by, just one was completed without the weather intervening.  Brad Sweet took the win with the World of Outlaws Friday night at Lake Ozark Speedway.  Knoxville Raceway in Iowa and I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Missouri fell to the elements on Saturday, while the WoO got all run but the B and A mains Sunday night in Jacksonville, Illinois.  This Saturday, Knoxville will try it again in the only point event this week for the series.

Carson Short and Kerry Madsen are now tied atop the current point standings, followed by Brian Brown, Paul Nienhiser and Parker Price-Miller, Jeremy Standridge, Austin McCarl and Terry McCarl, Joe B. Miller, Jeff Swindell and Cale Thomas.

Point Change for WoO Shows
To better reward drivers eligible for Midwest Thunder Sprints points (non-Platinum WoO drivers) who tow to WoO shows, points in World of Outlaws shows will be awarded to the top fifteen drivers based on their finish from the A main on down.  For example, if WoO drivers place first through third, and an eligible driver finishes fourth, he will be awarded 50 points.  If the eighth place driver is the next eligible participant, he will receive second place points, and so on.

Next Up
Sat, May 4 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway

2019 Midwest Thunder Sprint Cars presented by Point Standings (Feature Wins)

1.  Carson Short, Marion, IL, 75 (1)
(tie) Kerry Madsen, St. Mary’s, NSW, Aust., 75
3.  Brian Brown, Grain Valley, MO, 70
4.  Paul Nienhiser, Chapin, IL, 66 (1)
(tie) Parker Price-Miller, Kokomo, IN, 66
6.  Jeremy Standridge, Springfield, IL, 60
(tie) Austin McCarl, Altoona, IA, 60
(tie) Terry McCarl, Altoona, IA, 60
9.  Joe B. Miller, Millersville, MO, 56
10.  Jeff Swindell, Bartlett, TN, 50 (1)
(tie) Cale Thomas, Fairland, IN, 50
9.  Brooke Tatnell, Sans Souci, NSW, Aust., 43
10. Aaron Reutzel, Clute, TX, 40
11. Kyle Schuett, Philo, IL, 39
12. Bill Balog, Hartland, WI, 38
13. Korey Weyant, Springfield, IL, 35
(tie) Cory Bruns, Lincoln, IL, 35
(tie) Sammy Swindell, Germantown, TN, 35
16. Robbie Standridge, Springfield, IL, 33
17. Joey Moughan, Springfield, IL, 32
(tie) Lynton Jeffrey, Prairie City, IA, 32
19. Jake Blackhurst, Hanna City, IL, 30
(tie) Steve Short, Farmington, MO, 30
21. Ben Schmidt, Howards Grove, WI, 25
(tie) Justin Henderson, Tea, SD, 25
23. Brayden Fox, Avon, IN, 24
24. Jason Keith, Fredericktown, MO, 22
25. Jacob Patton, Bethalto, IL, 20
26. Logan Faucon, Elkhart, IN, 18
(tie) Scotty Thiel, Sheboygan, WI, 18
28. Brayton Lynch, Springfield, IL, 16
(tie) Chad Kemenah, Alvada, OH, 16
30. Mike Reinke, Howards Grove, WI, 14
(tie) Christopher King, Farmington, MO, 14
(tie) Gio Scelzi, Fresno, CA, 14
33. Christopher Bell, Norman, OK, 12
(tie) Hunter Schuerenberg, Sikeston, MO, 12
35. Brady Barker, New Berlin, IL, 10
(tie) George Crawford, Springfield, IL, 10
(tie) Dale Blaney, Hartford, OH, 10
38. Chris Martin, Ankeny, IA, 6
(tie) Aidan Roosevans, O’Fallon, IL, 6
(tie) Davey Heskin, St. Michael, MN, 6
(tie) Justin Peck, Monrovia, IN, 6
42. Austin O’Dell, Rochester, IL, 4
(tie) Cory Eliason, Selma, CA, 4
(tie) Dustin Barks, Farmington, MO, 4
45. Kris Spitz, Salem, WI, 2
(tie) Brinton Marvel, Lizton, IN, 2
(tie) Rico Abreu, St. Helena, CA, 2

Tentative 2019 Races that will be counted for Points with the Midwest Thunder Sprint Cars presented by

Sat, April 6 – 34 Raceway (IA) IRA/MOWA (Carson Short, Marion, IL)
Sun, April 7 – Jacksonville (IL) Speedway MOWA (Paul Nienhiser, Chapin, IL)
Fri, April 12 – Tri-City Speedway (IL) MOWA (Jeff Swindell, Bartlett, TN)
Sat, April 13 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway (Canceled)
Sat, April 20 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway (Brian Brown, Grain Valley, MO)
Fri, April 26 – Lake Ozark (MO) Speedway WoO (Brad Sweet, Grass Valley, CA)
Sat, April 27 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway (Canceled)
Sat, April 27 – I-55 Raceway (MO) WoO (Rain)
Sun, April 28 – Jacksonville (IL) Speedway WoO (Postponed)
Sat, May 4 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Fri, May 10 – Jackson (MN) Motorplex IRA
Sat, May 11 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway IRA
Fri, May 17 – Wilmot (WI) Raceway All Stars/IRA
Sat, May 18 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Sat, May 18 – Plymouth (WI) Dirt Track All Stars/IRA
Sun, May 19 – WI All Stars
Fri, May 24 – Jacksonville (IL) Speedway MOWA
Sat, May 25 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Sun, May 26 – 141 Speedway (WI) IRA
Sat, June 1 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Tue, June 4 – Fairbury (IL) American Legion Speedway WoO
Fri, June 7 – Lee County (IA) Speedway MOWA
Fri, June 7 – River Cities (ND) Speedway WoO
Sat, June 8 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Sat, June 8 – Granite City Speedway (MN) WoO
Sun, June 9 – Angell Park Speedway (WI) IRA
Fri, June 14 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway WoO
Sat, June 15 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway WoO
Sat, June 22 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Sat, June 22 – Beaver Dam Raceway (WI) WoO
Sun, June 23 – Dubuque (IA) Speedway WoO
Thurs, June 27 – Jackson Motorplex (MN) Nationals WoO
Fri, June 28 – Jackson Motorplex (MN) Nationals WoO
Fri, June 28 – Jacksonville (IL) Speedway All Stars/MOWA
Sat, June 29 – Jackson Motorplex (MN) Nationals WoO
Sat, June 29 – Route 66 Speedway (IL) All Stars
Sun, June 30 – 141 Speedway (WI) IRA
Wed, July 3 – Dodge County (WI) Fairgrounds IRA
Fri, July 5 – Cedar Lake Speedway (WI) WoO
Sat, July 6 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Sat, July 6 – Cedar Lake Speedway (WI) WoO
Fri, July 12 – Lincoln (IL) Speedway MOWA
Sat, July 13 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Sat, July 13 – Wilmot (WI) Raceway WoO
Sat, July 20 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Sun, July 21 – Angell Park Speedway (WI) or LaSalle (IL) Speedway IRA/MOWA
Fri, July 26 – Jackson (MN) Motorplex All Stars
Fri, July 26 – Jacksonville (IL) Speedway MOWA
Fri, July 26 – Langlade County Fairgrounds (WI) IRA
Sat, July 27 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway All Stars
Sun, July 28 – 34 Raceway (IA) All Stars
Fri, Aug 2 – I-55 Raceway (MO) WoO
Sat, Aug 3 – I-55 Raceway (MO) Ironman 55 WoO
Sat, Aug 3 – Wilmot (WI) Raceway IRA
Sun, Aug 4 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway Cappy Classic
Mon, Aug 5 – Southern Iowa Speedway Front Row Challenge
Wed, Aug 7 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway Nationals
Thurs, Aug 8 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway Nationals
Fri, Aug 9 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway Nationals
Sat, Aug 10 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway Nationals
Fri, Aug 16 – River Cities Speedway (ND) WoO
Sat, Aug 17 – West Fargo (ND) WoO
Sat, Aug 17 – Wilmot (WI) Raceway IRA
Sun, Aug 18 – Angell Park Speedway (WI) IRA
Fri, Aug 23 – Black Hills Speedway (SD) WoO
Sat, Aug 24 – Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Fri, Aug 30 – Tri-City Speedway (IL) MOWA
Sat, Aug 31 – Plymouth (WI) Dirt Track IRA
Sun, Sept 1 – 141 Speedway (WI) IRA
Fri, Sept 6 – Superior (WI) Speedway IRA
Fri, Sept 6 – Jacksonville (IL) Speedway MOWA
Sat, Sept 7 – Cedar Lake Speedway (WI) Jerry Richert Memorial IRA
Sat, Sept 7 – Spoon River Speedway (IL) Tom Knowles Memorial MOWA
Fri, Sept 20 – Jackson (MN) Motorplex IRA
Fri, Sept 20 – Dodge City (KS) Raceway WoO
Sat, Sept 21 – Jackson (MN) Motorplex IRA
Sat, Sept 21 – Dodge City (KS) Raceway WoO
Sat, Sept 21 – Beaver Dam (WI) Raceway IRA
Fri, Sept 27 – Dodge County (WI) Fairgrounds IRA
Sat, Sept 28 – Plymouth (WI) Dirt Track IRA
Fri, Oct 4 – Jacksonville (IL) Speedway MOWA
Sat, Oct 5 – Jacksonville (IL) Speedway MOWA
Fri, Oct 18 – Lakeside Speedway (KS) WoO
Sat, Oct 19 – Lake Ozark (MO) Speedway WoO

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Photo: Hunter Schuerenberg (G1) and Lynton Jeffrey (83) battle at Lake Ozark Speedway (Mark Funderburk Photo)

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