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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Great Lakes Nationals

The Kentucky Fried Chicken sponsored Late Models went green to checker in a 40 lap shootout with Dona Marcoullier besting Rick Stout, Carl Ries, Rob Taylor, Bob Finlay, Roger Wing, Dean Huizenga, Brad Metzer, Ryan VanderVeen, and Matt Pickard.

Feature Winner Late Model - Dona Marcoullier, Sep 17, 2011
Pickard also added the B Main to his season’s list of achievements with heat gold going to Keith Gentz, Marcoullier, and Justin Robinson.



 

 

GLN Points Standings (Top 20)


              Pos Car No Driver (Points + Bonus) Total

  1. 55W Roger Wing 436 105 541
  2. 55 Matt Pickard 426 105 531
  3. 8 Keith Gentz 406 105 511
  4. 43 Mike Nugent 381 105 486
  5. 10 Tom Dusen 369 105 474
  6. 72 Kyle Borgman 420 20 440
  7. 85 Mark Andersen 419 20 439
  8. 87K Joshua Knoll 296 105 401
  9. 6R Carl Ries 386 386
  10. 99,66 Kurt Mesman 253 63 316
  11. 31JR Mickey Carman, Jr. 311 311
  12. XL Tim Lytle 170 105 275
  13. 23V Ryan VanderVeen 268 268
  14. 25 Jeff Kohn 251 251
  15. 50 Scott Philips (R) 248 248
  16. 0M Milt Montgomery117 37 154
  17. 59 Nathan Hurley 84 55 139
  18. 9 Dean Huizenga 101 33 134


Tonights Results

Heat 1

  1. Keith Gentz (Grant, MI)
  2. Carl Ries (Blanchard, MI)
  3. Rick Stout (Stanton, MI)
  4. Mike Kresnak (Elwell, MI)
  5. Roger Wing, 6.
  6. Jacob Headley (Belding, MI)
  7. Nathan Hurley (Brown City, MI)
  8. Kevin Juusola (Muskegon, MI)
  9. Joshua Knoll (Barryton, Mi)

Heat 2

  1. Dona Marcoullier (Houghton Lake, MI)
  2. Kris Patterson, Jr. (St. Johns, MI)
  3. Rob Taylor (Muskegon, MI)
  4. Brad Metzer (Snover, MI)
  5. Dean Huizenga (Belmont, MI)
  6. Matt Pickard (Grant, MI)
  7. Scott Philips (Marlette, MI)
  8. CJ Reisbig (Ionia, MI)
  9. Butch Strait (Traverse City, MI)

Heat 3

  1. Justin Robinson (Shepherd, MI) 2.
  2. Bob Finlay (Ravenna, MI)
  3. Ryan VanderVeen (Six Lakes, MI)
  4. Tim Stott (Fruitport, MI)
  5. Renton Hurley (Caro, MI)
  6. Curtis Roberts (Coleman, MI)
  7. Jay Van Dyke (Lakeview, MI)
  8. Kyle Borgman (Muskegon, MI)
  9. Kurt Mesman (Wyoming, MI)


LM Great A

  1. Dona Marcoullier (Houghton Lake, MI)
  2. Rick Stout (Stanton, MI)
  3. Carl Ries (Blanchard, MI)
  4. Rob Taylor (Muskegon, MI)
  5. Bob Finlay (Ravenna, MI)
  6. Roger Wing, 7.
  7. Dean Huizenga (Belmont, MI)
  8. Brad Metzer (Snover, MI)
  9. Ryan VanderVeen (Six Lakes, MI)
  10. Matt Pickard (Grant, MI)
  11. Justin Robinson (Shepherd, MI)
  12. Renton Hurley (Caro, MI)
  13. Keith Gentz (Grant, MI)
  14. Tim Stott (Fruitport, MI)
  15. Mike Kresnak (Elwell, MI)
  16. Jacob Headley (Belding, MI)
  17. Kris Patterson, Jr. (St. Johns, MI)
  18. Kevin Juusola (Muskegon, MI)


LM Great B

  1. Matt Pickard (Grant, MI) 2.
  2. Kevin Juusola (Muskegon, MI)
  3. Jacob Headley (Belding, MI)
  4. Nathan Hurley (Brown City, MI)
  5. Jay Van Dyke (Lakeview, MI)
  6. Kyle Borgman (Muskegon, MI)
  7. Curtis Roberts (Coleman, MI)
  8. Kurt Mesman (Wyoming, MI)
  9. CJ Reisbig (Ionia, MI)
  10. Scott Philips (Marlette, MI)
  11. Butch Strait (Traverse City, MI)
  12. Joshua Knoll (Barryton, Mi)