Fettinger wins first Southern Oregon Speedway IMCA Modified main

first_imgBy Don Martin IIWHITE CITY, Ore. (Aug. 12) – Taking the lead from Preston Jones on a lap 10 restart, Zach Fettinger won the 25 lap IMCA Modified main event Saturday at Southern Oregon Speedway.This was Fettinger’s first win at the track and he also became the sixth different winner in as many races this season.Fettinger had to contend with some serious pressure from seven-time champion Mark Wauge and Jesse Bailey down the stretch but kept his cool for the impressive victory.After taking the lead on the third lap, Rich McCoy went on to win the 20-lap Karl Chevrolet North­ern SportMod feature.It was the second straight win for McCoy and his fourth straight top three finish as he tries to gain on point leader Mike Medel following his opening day hot laps crash. Willie McFall continues to be the biggest threat to Medel following his career-best second place feature finish.Next up for both divisions will be the special two-day R. Charles Snyder Salute on Sept. 2-3.last_img read more

Tipp U21s will learn from ‘tough experience’ of losing

first_imgThat’s according to manager Tommy Toomey, whose side went down by a solitary point to the Kingdom at Austin Stack Park, Tralee.Tipp, who were defending provincial champions, led for much of the game but couldn’t get the better of a Kerry side that finished with 14 men.Tommy thinks that the Premier County have a lot going for them despite giving up on their title.last_img