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Hatton Scores Victory at Angell Park 

Scott HattonSun Prairie,Wis., May 30, 2005-Defending Series champion Scott Hatton won a classic battle with former series champions Dan Boorse, and Davey Ray to capture the 50-lap Badger Midget Series Feature Monday Night at Angell Park Speedway. The event was delayed 24 hours due to heavy rain on Sunday.
Harley Slotten led the first two laps before Ray moved in front. On the sixth lap Hatton moved into third from ninth starting position while Boorse moved into the top five two laps later after starting in 14th place. Ray began lapping the tail of the field on the 10th circuit and set a blistering pace the next ten laps cutting through lap traffic maintaining a two second advantage over Hatton. 
At the mid way point Ray had lapped up to the eleventh place car, and began to see Hatton narrowing his advantage. When Aaron Fiscus stalled on the 32nd lap, only six cars remained on the lead lap. On the restart Ray, and Hatton waged a fierce battle for the lead with Ray holding the advantage. Boorse moved into third on the 35th lap, and using the bottom groove closed on Ray,and Hatton who were running the high groove. 
With ten laps remaining three car lengths separated the trio. Boorse moved into second on the 42nd lap, but two laps later Hatton was even at the line with Ray for the lead, and took the advantage entering turn one. Boorse passed Ray for second two laps later, however trailed Hatton for the second straight week at the finish by two car lengths. Ray extended his series point lead finishing third one car length behind Boorse. Danny Stratton, and fast qualifier Brad Kuhn completed the top five.
Ray holds a 74 point lead over Stratton heading into the June 3-4 Pepsi/Mt. Dew Knoxville Midget Championship at the Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway. 

QUAL       HT 1   B-FT   A-FT  
1 74 KUHN 15.114 1 RAMSTACK 1 DOTY 1 HATTON
2 15 HATTON 15.135 2 BECKWITH 2 SHREFFLER 2 BOORSE
3 6 DESELLE 15.18 3 P.JONES 3 LABROSSE 3 RAY
4 2 STRATTON 15.195 4 DULL 4 MUELLER 4 STRATTON
5 3 WAELTI 15.235 5 DREHER 5 FLESHER 5 KUHN
6 30 CAREY 15.295 HT 2   6 WALTERS 6 CAREY
7 5 RAY 15.312 1 CAREY 7 LIGHT 7 DOTY
8 99 PICKENS 15.372 2 FISCUS 8 SOMMERFELD 8 LUNDGREEN
9 22 MUELLER 15.386 3 DESELLE 9 PERKINS 9 WAELTI
10 87 SLOTTEN 15.392 4 LUNDGREEN 10 RAMSTACK 10 MUELLER
11 82 GOUGH 15.453 5 J.JONES 11 BECKWITH 11 LIGHT
12 40 LUNDGREEN 15.481 HT 3   12 LUEBKE 12 MAYHEW
13 21 MAYHEW 15.526 1 HATTON 13 DULL 13 LABROSSE
14 88 BOORSE 15.569 2 BOORSE 14 JORDAN 14 WALTERS
15 5 WALTERS 15.589 3 PICKENS 15 DREHER 15 SLOTTEN
16 34 LeJEUNE 15.633 4 WAELTI 16 QUINN 16 DESELLE
17 93 LABROSSE 15.638 5 GOUGH 17 P.JONES 17 FISCUS
18 21 J.JONES 15.66 HT4   18 J.JONES
19 20 WEISENSEL 15.675 1 RAY 19 SHREFFLER
20 21 SHREFFLER 15.71 2 KUHN 20 FLESHER
21 7 FISCUS 15.788 3 STRATTON 21 PICKENS
22 43 QUINN 15.811 4 SLOTTEN 22 GOUGH
23 57 SOMMERFELD 15.855 5 MAYHEW
24 64 PERKINS 15.891 DASH      
25 29 P.JONES 15.894 1 WAELTI    
26 50 DOTY 15.91 2 STRATTON    
27 39 BECKWITH 16.005 3 HATTON    
28 56 DULL 16.033 4 CAREY    
29 17 KEELAN 16.035 5 KUHN    
30 2 RAMSTACK 16.088 6 DESELLE    
31 8 JORDAN 16.863        
32 23 HUMMELL 16.988      
33 18 DREHER 18.221    
34 59 FLESHER NT    
35 4 LIGHT NT    
36 43 LUEBKE NT