Taylor wins 3rd feature, but Berry wins Dakota Classic Modified Tour titleJeff Taylor won the day again, but in the end Hank Berry won the war. Taylor won his second consecutive feature race in the Dakota Classic Modified Tour’s IMCA Modifieds class Friday night at Mandan’s Dacotah Speedway.
Jeff Taylor won the day again, but in the end Hank Berry won the war.
Taylor won his second consecutive feature race in the Dakota Classic Modified Tour’s IMCA Modifieds class Friday night at Mandan’s Dacotah Speedway.
However, Berry stayed close, finishing fourth in the feature to seal up the points title. It was the Sidney, Mont., driver’s fourth in the Tour’s 23 years.
Taylor, who came from Cave City, Ark., to race on the Tour, finished second in the points after winning three races. He was nine points behind Berry.
Taylor was set back by a 20th-place finish on the first night of the Tour at Minot’s Nodak Speedway on July 8. He won the feature on the second night in Minot the following day.
Dickinson’s Jeff Decker, who helped bring Taylor on the Tour, was the Southwest Speedway’s best finisher in the points. He ended up 22nd overall.
Shawn Havel of Algoma, Wis., won the IMCA Stock Car portion of the Tour after taking the feature victory in Mandan.
Havel came into the night in second place, two points behind Minot’s Steven Pfeifer, who finished sixth Friday and ended up second in the points.
Dakota Classic Modified Tour
IMCA Modifieds Final Point Standings
Top 20: 1, Hank Berry, Sidney, Mont., 187. 2, Jeff Taylor, Cave City, Ark., 178. 3, John Hansen, Brush, Colo., 169. 4, Tyson Turnbull, Estevan, Sask, 161. 5, Steven Pfeifer, Minot, 158. 6, Aaron Turnbull, Estevan, Sask; Will Brack, Mead, Colo., 156. 8, Shawn Strand, Mandan, 151. 9, Mike Hansen, Alton, Iowa; Allen Kent, Minot, 144. 11, Kevin Stoa, Albert Lea, Minn., 142. 12, Brian Mullen, Seymour, Wisc, 140. 13, Todd Dart, Algoma, Wisc, 139. 14, Spenser Wilson, Minot, 132. 15, Matt Brack, Mead, Colo., 124. 16, Ed Turnbull, Estevan, Sask., 117. 17, Jay Noteboom, Hinton, Iowa, 110. 18, Tracy Domagala, Bismarck, 101. 19, Marlyn Seidler, Underwood, 99. 20, Robert Hellebust, Minot, 97.
Noteables: 22, Jeff Decker, Dickinson; Troy Heupel, Williston, 91. 25, John Flory, Williston, 81. 26, Jason Wolla, Williston, 80. 32, Mike Nelson, New Salem, 65. 36, Tim Perkins, Bismarck, 61. 43, Eric Paul, Dickinson, 57. 50, Travis Olheiser, Dickinson, 52. 54, Erick Fetzer, Max, 48. 57, Bill Miller, Plevna, Mont.; Brent Schlafman, Bismarck, 46. 61. Allan Fetzer, Max, 44. 74, Eli Puckett, Hazen; Randy Sandvick, Killdeer; Lenny Makowski, Belfield, 22. 89, Randy Burwick, Hettinger; Dwight Burwick, Dickinson, 11.
IMCA Stock Car Final Point Standings
Top 15: 1, Shawn Havel, Algoma, Wisc., 187. 2, Steven Pfeifer, Minot, 183. 3, Nathan Burke, Minot, 174. 4, Greg Wichman, Bonduel, Wisc., 165. 5, Kelly Henderson, Minot, 162. 6, Randy Conway, Minot, 160. 7, Joe Flory, Williston, 153. 8, Elijah Zevenbergen, Ocheyedan, Iowa, 151. 9, Josh Wolla, Minot, 143. 10, Rodney Wadel, Garden City, Kan., 142. 11, Robby Rosselli, Minot, 137. 12, Stefan Klym, Moose Jaw, Sask., 135. 13, Perry Misner, Garden City, Kan., 132. 14, Gregg Mann, Estevan, Sask., 124. 15, Kyle Frederick, Oconto Falls, Wisc., 110.