Macon, IL. (06/19/2021) The Mighty Macon Speedway in Macon, IL. hosted the fourth night of Illinois SPEEDweek and Lucas Oil POWRi’s 41st event at the historic track. Michael “Buddy” Kofoid perfected the tough track and ended his night in victory lane, capturing the win from the eighth starting position.
At the drop of the green flag, Kaylee Bryson, Thomas Meseraull, and Cannon McIntosh battled three wide for the lead. All cars fighting for track position on the tricky Macon surface. Daison Pursley caught a rut in 1&2 and got upside down. The field got back under green with Meseraull leading, but about six laps in McIntosh battled Meseraull for the lead and took it over.
McIntosh settled in with the lead while Kofoid was on the prowl. Kofoid made his way up to the second position with only nine laps in the books. After a few late restarts, the battle for the lead intensified, Kofoid and McIntosh traded slide jobs for the lead. Kofoid prevailed and took the lead after a restart to finish off the fourth night of Illinois POWRi SPEEDweek.
Cannon McIntosh followed Kofoid to the line to finish second, Kaylee Bryson finished third, Gavan Boschele finished fourth and Bryant Wiedeman finished in the fifth position. The Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget League will be back in action for the final night of the Illinois SPEEDweek at Brownstown, IL. tomorrow, 6/20.
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Advanced Racing Suspensions Heat 1 Winner: 25-Taylor Reimer
MVT Services Heat 2 Winner: 67-Buddy Kofoid
Auto Meter Heat 3 Winner: 71-Kaylee Bryson
Rod End Supply Heat 4 Winner: 08-Cannon McIntosh
Max Papis Innovations High Point: 7X-Thomas Meseraull
Super Clean Semi-Feature 1: 86-Brent Crews
TRD Hard Charger: 97-Brenham Crouch
Lucas Oil Feature Winner:67-Buddy Kofoid
POWRi Lucas Oil National & West Midget League Feature Results (30 laps): 1. 67-Buddy Kofoid 2. 08-Cannon McIntosh 3. 71-Kaylee Bryson 4. 5-Gavan Boschele 5. 01-Bryant Wiedeman 6. 21K-Karter Sarff 7. 15-Emerson Axsom 8. 25-Taylor Reimer 9. 91-Zach Daum 10. 85T-Ryan Timms 11. 97-Brenham Crouch 12. 86-Brent Crews 13. 56-Mitchell Davis 14. 21-Emilio Hoover 15. 88-Tyler Nelson 16. 72-Sam Johnson 17. 3W-Brandon Waelti 18. 00-Trey Gropp 19. 7X-Thomas Meseraull 20. 67K-Cade Lewis 21. 37-Terry Babb 22. 71K-Daison Pursley
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Photo Credit - Allen Horcher