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Ray Scores Angell Park Win

Davey RayBy Bryan Gapinski Sun Prairie, Wis., June 6, 2004--Defending series champion Davey Ray captured the 25-lap Badger Midget Series Feature, Sunday Night at Angell Park Speedway.
Ray drove the Rajo-Wilke-PAK/Stealth/Sesco-Mopar to his first victory of the season.
Ray moved from his fourth place staring position to the lead on the opening lap. The event was slowed three times between the second and ninth laps for different cars coming to a stop on the race surface. On each restart Ray pulled away from the field. One lap after the final restart series point leader Scott Hatton passed Randy Koch for second place.
Ray held a 3.40 second lead over Hatton, and fast qualifier Jerry Coons at the midway point. Ray began lapping the tail of the field on the 16th lap and increased his lead. Ray lapped up to the ninth place finisher by the conclusion of the event. Ray finished 3.22 seconds ahead of Hatton, Coons, Koch, and Chad DeSelle. Hatton holds a 33 point lead over ray in series points heading into the June 13 event at the facility.

QUAL       HT 1   B-FT   A-FT  
1 23 COONS 14.632 1 HATTON 1 WAELTI 1 RAY
2 82 GOUGH 14.657 2 KUHN 2 TERRY 2 HATTON
3 15 HATTON 14.75 3 FISCUS 3 CAREY 3 COONS
4 3 WAELTI 14.754 4 CALVERT 4 KERTSCHER 4 KOCH
5 81 DESELLE 14.812 5 LABROSSE 5 J.JONES 5 DESELLE
6 99 KUHN 14.982 HT 2   6 LUEBKE 6 CALVERT
7 5 RAY 15.084 1 DOTY 7 WOOD 7 WAELTI
8 50 DOTY 15.123 2 DESELLE 8 COONAN 8 CAREY
9 19 CALVERT 15.188 3 WEISENSEL 9 ALTMANN 9 KUHN
10 57 KOCH 15.217 4 SLOTTEN 10 LEATHERBERRY 10 TERRY
11 87 SLOTTEN 15.258 5 GOUGH 11 KEELAN 11 KENDALL
12 4 TERRY 15.265 HT 3   12 SCHREFFLER 12 FISCUS
13 22 MUELLER 15.273 1 RAY 13 SAUER 13 MUELLER
14 7X KERTSCHER 15.293 2 COONS 14 SLOTTEN
15 7 FISCUS 15.357 3 MUELLER 15 J.JONES
16 40 KENDALL 15.453 4 KENDALL 16 LABROSSE
17 20 WEISENSEL 15.465 5 KOCH 17 LUEBKE
18 93 LABROSSE 15.474   18 WOODS
19 21 J.JONES 15.494 DASH   19 DOTY
20 10 LETHERBERRY 15.608 1 DESELLE 20 GOUGH
21 81X COONAN 15.858 2 HATTON 21 KERTSCHER
22 17 KEELAN 15.885 3 KUHN 22 WEISENSEL
23 8 ALTMANN 16.047 4 WAELTI    
24 21 SHREFFLER 16.068 5 GOUGH    
25 43 LUEBKE 16.248 6 COONS    
26 14 WOODS 17.301        
27 74 SAUER 17.644        
28 30 CAREY NT        
29 34 LEJEUNE NT        
30 21 BRIDGES NT        
31 29 P.JONES NT        
32 4 KERTSCHER NT      
33 26 TISCHENDORF NT