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Brian Brown Banks ASCS Midwest Loot at Boone County

From Lonnie Wheatley, ALBION, Neb. (July 11, 2010) – Brian Brown raced from the eighth starting position to pick up the $3,000 winner’s share in Sunday night’s American Sprint Car Series Midwest Region debut at Boone County Raceway.

Brown took command at the midway point of the 25-lapper en route to his 14th career ASCS Midwest score aboard the FVP No. 21 Maxim, beating 11th-starter Chad Humston, Doug Lovegrove, Tyler Drueke and Jason Danley to the stripe.

Eric Lutz paced the initial seven rounds of the feature event before retiring pitside with engine issues. Lovegrove assumed the point and held on until Brown raced into the lead on lap 13 restart that followed a Ryan Roberts turn four tumble.

Brown and Danley topped heat race action, with Brodie Tulloch and Lutz winning the qualifying races. ASCS Midwest points leader Jack Dover scratched from the main event with engine problems in the Swenson No. 24a entry.

ASCS Midwest Region Results from Boone County Raceway:

First Heat (8 Laps): 1. 21-Brian Brown, 2. 32-Toby Chapman, 3. 44-Doug Lovegrove, 4. 71-Channin Tankersley, 5. 18-Ryan Roberts, 6. 44k-David Kubart. DNS: 17-Gage Dorr.

Second Heat (8 Laps): 1. 82-Jason Danley, 2. 12-Tyler Drueke, 3. 5-Eric Lutz, 4. 53-Brodie Tulloch, 5. 17T-Bruce Griffith, Jr., 6. 1m-Chad Humston, 7. 24a-Jack Dover.

First Qualifier (8 Laps): 1. 53-Brodie Tulloch, 2. 21-Brian Brown, 3. 71-Channin Tankersley, 4. 82-Jason Danley, 5. 18-Ryan Roberts, 6. 1m-Chad Humston. DNS: 24a-Jack Dover.

Second Qualifier (8 Laps): 1. 5-Eric Lutz, 2. 44-Doug Lovegrove, 3. 32-Toby Chapman, 4. 12-Tyler Drueke, 5. 17T-Bruce Griffith, Jr., 6. 44k-David Kubart. DNS: 17-Gage Dorr.

“A” Feature (25 Laps): 1. 21-Brian Brown, 2. 1m-Chad Humston, 3. 44-Doug Lovegrove, 4. 12-Tyler Drueke, 5. 82-Jason Danley, 6. 53-Brodie Tulloch, 7. 17T-Bruce Griffith, Jr., 8. 44k-David Kubart, 9. 71-Channin Tankersley, 10. 18-Ryan Roberts, 11. 32-Toby Chapman, 12. 5-Eric Lutz, 13. 24a-Jack Dover (DNS), 14. 17-Gage Dorr (DNS).

ASCS Midwest Region Points (Top Ten): 1. Jack Dover 1,517, 2. Eric Lutz 1,401, 3. Doug Lovegrove 1,255, 4. Jason Danley 996, 5. Tyler Drueke 961, 6. Brian Brown 914, 7. Chad Humston 899, 8. Lee Grosz 830, 9. Ryan Roberts 812, 10. Gage Dorr 779.