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MAJESKI CONQUERS TRICKLE MEMORIAL
AT GOLDEN SANDS
The weather might of been damp and cold throughout the day on Memorial Day at Golden Sands Speedway in Plover, WI for the Dick Trickle Memorial 50. But the third leg of the 2017 Midwest Truck Series season was as hot as ever, as Ty Majeski picked up his first ever Midwest Truck Series win and second career truck event victory.
Rookie Rock Christiansen and Jerry Wood would bring the 20 truck field down for the green flag with
Christiansen taking the early lead until lap three, when Majeski took over the top spot. Shortly after the caution flew on lap 8 for an incident in turn one involving Nick Egan, Rick Corso and Luke Fenhaus.
On the restart it was Majeski and Collin Slife bringing the field back to the green, but Majeski quickly would retake the lead leaving the remainder of the field to do battle for the top 5 spots.
At the halfway mark it was Slife, Kevin Knuese, Wood and Tommy Pecaro holding on to the top five
positions, until with twelve to go when the caution flew for a spin by Rock Christiansen.
On the restart Majeski would pull back into the lead as the battle was for second between Slife, Knuese and Pecaro in the final laps, as defending series champion Dave Edwards quickly came into
the picture to do battle with the group in the fifth spot. Knuese would clear Slife in the closing laps for second with Pecaro and Edwards rounding out the top five. Rock Christiansen and Jerry Wood would battle it out during the Weaver Auto Parts Fast Heat, with Christiansen coming out in the top spot. Dave Edwards would capture his first checkered of 2017 in Heat number one. With Kevin Knuese capturing the Racing Radios Fast Qualifier Award presented by Weaver Auto Parts.
Notables for the event were: Jerry Wood and Derek Doerr who picked up their first 10 finishes of
The Series returns to Madison International Speedway in Oregon, WI for the Midwest Engine Service 30 this Friday night June 2nd as part of the first round of the Triple Crown Challenge Super Late Model Series at MIS.
Page 2 Racing Radios Fast Qualifier Award presented by Weaver Auto Parts: Kevin Knuese 12.681 Hoosier Racing Tires Drivers Award: Kelly Bires Racing
VDL Fuel Systems Hard Charger Award: Kevin Knuese
Five Star Stock Car Bodies Hard Luck Award: Michael Bachaus