Jason Blonde Takes The Victory at Kalamazoo Speedway



Jason Blonde Takes The Victory at Kalamazoo Speedway

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (June 2, 2017) – Jason Blonde opens the racing season with a win at Kalamazoo (Mich) Speedway on Friday, June 2 in the 30 lap feature presented by Auto Value Bumper to Bumper. The feature made for an exciting race with Blonde finishing 01.038 seconds ahead of runner-up Ryan Litt. Litt was followed by Brian Gerster in 3rd place. In addition to the racing action, AVBBSS honored Marv Carman with a missing man formation lap. 

We witnessed some great racing in the preliminaries as well. Ryan Litt claimed heat #1 with a 01:34.396, while Teddy Alberts took the heat #2 victory with a 01:34.831. During the qualifying laps, Brian Gerster finished with a strong 10.764 seconds. Gerster reached a top speed of 125.418 mph.

Feature Results:

Pos No. Name Laps Total time Diff Best time In lap Best speed
1 42 Jason Blonde 30 10:23.020   00:11.034 30 122.349
2 07 Ryan Litt 30 10:24.058 00:01.038 00:11.293 4 119.543
3 50M Brian Gerster 30 10:25.559 00:02.539 00:11.467 12 117.729
4 45 Ryan Gillenwater 30 10:26.954 00:03.934 00:11.633 16 116.049
5 99 Jason Cox 30 10:27.377 00:04.357 00:11.716 16 115.227
6 22A Bobby Santos 30 10:25.938 00:02.918 00:11.341 14 119.037
7 26 Jeff Bloom 30 10:28.613 00:05.593 00:11.791 20 114.494
8 6K Kevin Feeney 30 10:29.791 00:06.771 00:11.699 5 115.394
9 44 Teddy Alberts 29 10:29.479 1 Lap 00:11.850 10 113.924
10 0 Doug Dietsch 29 10:30.271 00:00.792 00:11.404 3 118.380
11 24 Izak Spies 29 10:30.835 00:01.356 00:11.999 9 112.509
12 22 Derek Snyder 27 05:26.528 3 Laps 00:11.653 24 115.850
13 11G Tom Geren Jr 9 01:58.182 21 Laps 00:12.292 6 109.828
14 11P Tom Patterson 3 00:45.486 27 Laps 00:13.588 2 99.352

Heat #1 Results:

Pos No. Name Laps Total time Diff Best time In lap Best speed
1 07 Ryan Litt 8 01:34.396   00:11.181 5 120.741
2 50M Brian Gerster 8 01:37.781 00:03.385 00:11.676 5 115.622
3 6K Kevin Feeney 8 01:38.527 00:04.131 00:11.811 2 114.300
4 45 Ryan Gillenwater 8 01:38.776 00:04.380 00:11.579 5 116.590
5 11G Tom Geren Jr 8 01:42.373 00:07.977 00:12.277 1 109.962
6 24 Izak Spies 8 01:42.541 00:08.145 00:11.925 6 113.208
7 26 Jeff Bloom 8 01:44.966 00:10.570 00:11.873 7 113.703

Heat #2 Results:

Pos No. Name Laps Total time Diff Best time In lap Best speed
1 44 Teddy Alberts 8 01:34.831   00:11.485 3 117.545
2 22A Bobby Santos 8 01:35.575 00:00.744 00:11.404 6 118.380
3 99 Jason Cox 8 01:36.866 00:02.035 00:11.446 5 117.945
4 0 Doug Dietsch 8 01:38.055 00:03.224 00:11.668 6 115.701
5 22 Derek Snyder 8 01:38.745 00:03.914 00:11.715 6 115.237
6 42 Jason Blonde 8 01:40.778 00:05.947 00:11.817 5 114.242
7 11P Tom Patterson 4 00:56.399 4 Laps 00:13.155 3 102.623

Qualifying Results:

Pos No. Name Best time In lap Best speed Diff Gap Laps
1 50M Brian Gerster 00:10.764 4 125.418     5
2 22A Bobby Santos 00:10.799 3 125.012 00:00.035 00:00.035 5
3 45 Ryan Gillenwater 00:10.828 4 124.677 00:00.064 00:00.029 5
4 22 Derek Snyder 00:10.840 3 124.539 00:00.076 00:00.012 5
5 07 Ryan Litt 00:10.901 4 123.842 00:00.137 00:00.061 4
6 42 Jason Blonde 00:10.987 4 122.872 00:00.223 00:00.086 5
7 6K Kevin Feeney 00:11.201 3 120.525 00:00.437 00:00.214 5
8 0 Doug Dietsch 00:11.268 4 119.808 00:00.504 00:00.067 5
9 26 Jeff Bloom 00:11.274 4 119.745 00:00.510 00:00.006 5
10 99 Derek Snyder 00:11.341 3 119.037 00:00.577 00:00.067 5
11 24 Izak Spies 00:11.458 4 117.822 00:00.694 00:00.117 5
12 44 Teddy Alberts 00:11.460 4 117.801 00:00.696 00:00.002 5
13 11G Tom Geren Jr 00:11.929 4 113.170 00:01.165 00:00.469 5
14 11P Tom Patterson 00:12.609 5 107.066 00:01.845 00:00.680 6

Jason Blonde: Kalamazoo Speedway June 1, 2018