Burg, Watson win Monday night Hobby Stock qualifiers at BooneDan Engledow
BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 5) – Last year’s runner-up and another Hobby Stock big dance regular won opening night qualifying features Monday at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s.
Andrew Burg raced his way from 10th starting to win the first qualifier and will
start on the pole of Saturday’s main event at Boone Speedway. Watson led every circuit in winning the second 25-lapper and will start on the front of the middle row.
Burg led Sal Hernandez, Jesse VanLaningham, Benji Irvine, three-time champion Shannon Anderson, Drew Barglof, Aaron Rudolph and Gary Pesicka across the stripe and they’ll line up in that order behind him in the Saturday headliner.
Shay Simoneau, Dustin Graham, Malik Sampson, Tyson Overton, Leah Wroten, Corey Madden, Jeremy Oliver finished well off the torrid pace set by Watson. They’ll start from the second through eight spots on the middle row Saturday.
Nathan Ballard and Justin Luinenburg were disqualified from their respective Monday qualifying finishes in post-race tech.
Anderson will start his career eighth main event, Watson his seventh, Madden his sixth, Burg his fifth, VanLaningham and Irvine each their fourth.
Three-time qualifiers are Graham, Pesicka, Rudolph and Sampson. Barglof, Hernandez, Overton and Wroten each start their Super Nationals career second main event, Oliver and Simoneau their first.
Saturday’s outside row qualifies on Tuesday. Last-chance qualifying is Wednesday.
1st qualifying feature – 1. Andrew Burg, Adel; 2. Sal Hernandez, Columbus, Neb.; 3. Jesse VanLaningham, Beatrice, Neb.; 4. Benji Irvine, Oelwein; 5. Shannon Anderson, Des Moines; 6. Drew Barglof, Sioux Rapids; 7. Aaron
Rudolph, Grand Junction; 8. Gary Pesicka, Burt; 9. Kevin Bruck, Dunlap; 10. Chanse Hollatz, Clear Lake; 11. Austin Brauner, Platte Center, Neb.;12. Chuck Madden Jr., Avoca; 13. Greg Gilbert, Osceola; 14. Daniel Ayers, Webster City; 15. Matt Brown, Dysart; 16. Kevin Lacy, Bixby, Okla.; 17. Jeremy Hoskinson, Norfolk, Neb.; 18. Wesley Warren, Fairfield, Texas; 19. Tejay Mielke, Norfolk, Neb.; 20. Bill Bonnett, Knoxville; 21. Zac Smith, Mason City; 22. Jason Kohl, Missouri Valley; 23. Ross Marshall, Johnston; 24. Tiffany Bittner, Hampton, Neb.; 25. Brett Vanous, Quasqueton; 26. Billy Rhoades, Maynard; 27. Eric Cross, Salina, Kan.; 28. Nathan Ballard, Marengo.
2nd qualifying feature – 1. John Watson, Des Moines; 2. Shay Simoneau, Damar, Kan.; 3. Dustin Graham, Boone; 4. Malik Sampson, Worthington, Minn.; 5. Tyson Overton, Carlisle; 6. Leah Wroten, Independence; 7. Corey Madden, Avoca; 8. Jeremy Oliver, Chilton, Texas; 9. Buck Schafroth, Orient; 10. Craig Graham, Webster City; 11. Dana Brandt, Minot, N.D.; 12. Jeremiah Wilson, Waterloo; 13. Jack Phillips, Mitchellville; 14. Andrew Claus, Spencer; 15. Jacob Keiser, Marengo; 16. Damon Richards, David City, Neb.; 17. Gregg Anderson, Perry; 18. Kile Vohringer, Maquoketa; 19. Jason Wilkenson, Neligh, Neb.; 20. Roger Jennings, Echo, Minn.; 21. Tyler Saathoff, Hickman, Neb.; 22. Daniel Smith, Lake City; 23. Bryant Johnson, Graettinger; 24. Eric Stanton, Carlisle; 25. Tommy Beckman, Otho; 26. Byron Glotzbach, Topeka, Kan.; 27. Leonard Loftus, Des Moines; 28. Justin Luinenburg, Reading, Minn.