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Kay Collects Another Davenport Trophy

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Davenport Speedway managed to dodge enough raindrops Friday night to get in a full show. When the final checkered flag flew, two racers (Cyle Hawkins and Justin Kay) were celebrating their third straight victory at the Davenport track.

Justin Kay’s win in the Petersen Plumbing & Heating IMCA Late Models saw him lead the final eighteen laps after starting tenth. Shortly after Kay took the lead, Chuck Hanna grabbed the second spot and held it to the checkers. Andy Nezworski finished third, ahead of Bryan Klein and Joe Beal.

Matt Werner took home his first Eriksen Chevrolet IMCA Modified win of the season. Werner started in the sixth row but quickly made his way forward. Matt passed Mitch Way to take the lead on lap six and never looked back. Way held on to finish second. Travis Denning, Chris Zogg, and Charlie Mohr finished third through fifth respectively.

Tony Olson won the Matzen Trucking IMCA SportMod main. Olson started tenth and had raced his way to the lead by lap four. Jarrett Franzen started a row behind Olson and finished a spot behind him. Ben Chapman also came from mid-pack to finish third. Early race leader Kevin Goben took fourth, followed by Ryan Walker. 

Jeff Struck Jr. doubled up in the Koehler Electric Street Stocks. Struck won both the heat and feature races in the class. Jeff led all fifteen laps en route to the win. Nick Hixson was second with Jesse Owen taking third. Zach Zuberbier and Kyler Hickenbottom completed the first five.

David Brandies dominated the Kunes Nissan IMCA Stock Car feature. Brandies started fourth but led all fifteen laps. Kaden Reynolds finished a distant second with Gage Neal third. Keegan Wells took fourth, ahead of Rick Schriner.

Cyle Hawkins collected his third straight QCjeeps.com Sport Compact feature. After starting ninth, Hawkins first took the lead on lap eight. Following a battle with Dustin Forbes, Cyle pulled into victory lane as the winner. Jake Benischek used the high line to finish second with Forbes holding on to third. Drew Wise and Roy Schmidt rounded out the top five.