Dave Shullick, Jr. Has Perfect Season So Far in MSA
Contributed by Bob Stascak Elyria Chronicle-Telegram
May 31, 2014 – Sandusky, OH…The Open Wheel Spectacular took place at Sandusky Speedway on Saturday May 31, 2014. The Bio Based.US Midwest Supermodified Association (MSA) Supermodifieds, The Pie Factory Buckeye Super Sprints (BSS) and The Ghostly Manor Modifieds were the featured divisions.
In the Bio Based.US Midwest Supermodified Association (MSA) Supermodifieds qualifying it was Dave Shullick Jr. the fastest at a 14.320. Shullick Jr. also won the first heat race while Trent Stephens won the second heat race. In the thirty lap feature race it was Dave Shullick Jr. for his second straight MSA feature win of the season.
The Bio Based.US Midwest Supermodified Association (MSA) Supermodifieds were pushed out next for their thirty lap feature. On the front row it was A.J. Lesiecki and Jon Henes pacing the field to the green flag. Henes took the lead followed by Kyle Edwards, Charlie Schultz; Lesiecki and Shullick Jr. On lap four the top five running order was now Henes, Edwards, Schultz, Shullick Jr. and Trent Stephens. Two laps later and Shullick Jr. was now running in third place as his pace was lightning quick. The top five running order on lap ten would be Henes, Shullick Jr., Edwards, Stephens and Schultz. The top five running order remained unchanged at the halfway mark.
Dave Shullick Jr. would make his move and take the lead on lap nineteen. Henes ran second followed by Stephens, Edwards and Schultz. Stephens would get past Henes and give chase to Shullick Jr. but it would be too little too late as Dave Shullick Jr. was on a tear around the half mile Sandusky Speedway en route to his second straight MSA feature win of the season.
The Pie Factory Buckeye Super Sprints (BSS) preliminary events saw Kevin Mingus the fast qualifier with a time of 15.702. Frank Neill was the heat race and feature race winner.
The Ghostly Manor Modified division had Jason Drew in only his second appearence of the season setting the fast time at 18.348. John Bartlome won the heat race and Jason Wells was the feature race winner.
Bio Based .US Midwest Supermodified Association (MSA) Supermodifieds
Fast Qualifier – Dave Shullick Jr. (N.Ridgeville); 14.320
Heat # 1 – Shullick Jr.; Jon Henes (Lagrange); Tim Ice (Seville); Kyle Edwards; A.J. Lesiecki
Heat # 2 – Trent Stephens (Ravenna); Jim Paller; Dave McKnight (Brampton,Ont). Charlie Schultz (Lorain); Mike McVetta (Wellington); Matt Marlowe (Grafton)
Feature (30 laps) – Shullick Jr.; Stephens; Henes; Edwards; Schultz; Lesiecki; Paller; Ice; McKnight; Marlowe; McVetta