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Christopher Bell Wins the Chad McDaniel Memorial

Christopher Bell.  - Bill Miller Photo

Christopher Bell. – Bill Miller Photo

From Dick Jordan

 

Beloit, KS — (July 30, 2013) — Christopher Bell won the Honda USAC National Midget Car Series Chad McDaniel Memorial Tuesday night at Solomon Valley Raceway.  Bell led all 30 laps in route to the feature victory.  Rico Abreu,  Jerry Coons, Jr., Tracy Hines, and Darren Hagen rounded out the top five.

 

HONDA USAC NATIONAL DIRT MIDGET RACE RESULTS: July 30, 2013 – Beloit, Kansas – Solomon Valley Raceway – “Chad McDaniel Memorial”

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Caleb Armstrong, 7c, C&A-12.666; 2. Darren Hagen, 3, RFMS-13.064; 3. Jerry Coons, Jr., 63, Dooling-13.064; 4. Tracy Hines, 24, Parker-13.132; 5. Rico Abreu, 67K, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.145; 6. Chris Bell, 71, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.202; 7. Brad Kuhn, 10, Cook-13.214; 8. Cody Ledger, 35, Ledger-13.272; 9. Bryan Clauson, 39, Tucker/BCI/Curb-Agajanian-13.278; 10. Tanner Thorson, 67, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.321; 11. Shane Golobic, 11, Wilke-13.327; 12. Dalton Armstrong, 7A, C&A-13.338; 13. Andrew Felker, 11A, Felker-13.366; 14. Zach Daum, 5D, Daum-13.467; 15. Garett Hood, 11H, Two Hoods-13.523; 16. C.J. Johnson, 45x, Martin-13.623; 17. Bob Harr, 2H, Halarr-13.755; 18. Jeff Stasa, 91, SBR-13.994; 19. Cody Brewer, 96, Central-14.206; 20. Jay Sant, 47, Mason-14.251; 21. Chett Gehrke, 11c, Matteson-15.026; 22. Dusty Blake, 0, Murdock-15.267; 23. Randy Boyer, 69, Boyer-15.788; 24. Cole McDaniel, 2P, Murdock-15.965.

FIRST HEAT : (10 laps) 1. Felker, 2. Johnson, 3. Thorson, 4. Kuhn, 5. Hines, 6. C.Armstrong, 7. Brewer, 8. Blake. NT

SECOND HEAT : (10 laps) 1. Daum, 2. Golobic, 3. Hagen, 4. Abreu, 5. Ledger, 6. Harr, 7. Boyer, 8. Sant. NT

THIRD HEAT : (10 laps) 1. Clauson, 2. Coons, 3. Bell, 4. Hood, 5. D.Armstrong, 6. Gehrke, 7. Stasa, 8. McDaniel. 2:17.42

SEMI: (12 laps) 1. C.Armstrong, 2. Gehrke, 3. Harr, 4. Stasa, 5. McDaniel, 6. Boyer, 7. Brewer, 8. Blake. NT

FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Chris Bell, 2. Rico Abreu, 3. Jerry Coons, Jr., 4. Tracy Hines, 5. Darren Hagen, 6. Zach Daum, 7. Brad Kuhn, 8. Bryan Clauson, 9. Tanner Thorson, 10. Cody Ledger, 11. Shane Golobic, 12. Andrew Felker, 13. C.J. Johnson, 14. Garett Hood, 15. Dalton Armstrong, 16. Bob Harr, 17. Jeff Stasa, 18. Caleb Armstrong, 19. Chett Gehrke, 20. Cody Brewer, 21. Cole McDaniel, 22. Randy Boyer. NT
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**C.Armstrong flipped on lap 22 of the Feature.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1–30 Bell.

NEW HONDA NATIONAL DIRT MIDGET POINTS: 1-Bell-509; 2-Clauson-463; 3-Coons-434; 4-Hagen-424; 5-Felker-409; 6-Hines-407; 7-Kuhn-373; 8-Daum-364; 9-Abreu-314; 10-C.Armstrong-298.

NEXT HONDA NATIONAL DIRT MIDGET RACE: August 1 – Belleville (KS) High Banks – “Belleville Midget Nationals”