Kuhn takes advantage of Coons misfortune for sixth Badger Midget win

Brad KuhnBy Bryan Gapinski Sun Prairie, Wis., July 22---Brad Kuhn led the final three laps to win the 30-lap Badger Midget Series Feature, Sunday Night at Angell Park Speedway. 
Nick Lundgreen jumped into the lead at the start, while Jerry Coons Jr. passed four cars on the opening lap, moving into second place. One lap later Coons passed Lundgreen for the lead, with Kuhn moving into third place after starting in seventh position. Kuhn took over the runner-up position from Lundgreen on the third lap. 
Coons and Kuhn pulled away from the field. Coons began lapping the tail of the field on the 12th lap, while Kuhn closed to Coons rear bumper. Coons saw his two second lead erased on the 18th lap when Michael Pickens stalled. On the restart Coons and Kuhn again pulled away from the field. The events final caution came out three laps later for a spun car.
During the caution Coons' car began smoking on the restart Coons again held his advantage over Kuhn. With five laps remaining Coons' car began smoking more heavily. Exiting turn four on the 27th lap, Coons suffered engine failure coasting into the pits, giving Kuhn the lead. 
Kuhn driving the Michael Quin/Quin Buildings/Stealth-Mopar finished 1.23 seconds ahead of fast qualifier Scott Hatton for his sixth series feature victory of the season. Justin Allgaier, Davey Ray and Brandon Waelti completed the top five, which saw only two fail to finish the feature event. Kuhn holds a 195 point lead over Scott Hatton heading into the next series event on July 29 at Angell Park Speedway. 

Feature Lap Leaders: Lundgreen 1-2, Coons 3-27, Kuhn 28-30.

QUAL       HT 1   B-FT   A-FT  
1 15 HATTON 14.788 1 KUHN 1 WIPPERFUTH 1 KUHN
2 33 D.RAY 14.819 2 R.RAY 2 PICKENS 2 HATTON
3 86 ALLGAIER 14.967 3 STRATTON 3 LUNDGREEN 3 ALLGAIER
4 43NZ KUHN 14.983 4 FISCUS 4 SHREFFLER 4 D.RAY
5 11 COONS 15.011 5 PICKENS 5 WYTTENBACH 5 B.WAELTI
6 3 B.WAELTI 15.146 HT 2   6 MAYHEW 6 STRATTON
7 13 SMITH 15.156 1 ALLGAIER 7 FUERST 7 HESS
8 8 PICKENS 15.182 2 DREHER 8 HOEGSTED 8 MASSERALL
9 44 HESS 15.209 3 SMITH 9 MOUNCE 9 FISCUS
10 41 LUNDGREEN 15.254 4 MASSERALL 10 L.WAELTI 10 DESELLE
11 2X MASSERALL 15.289 5 FUERST 11 NOBLE 11 R.RAY
12 7 FISCUS 15.299 HT 3 12 SMITH
13 4 WIPPERFURTH 15.369 1 D.RAY 13 SCHENCK
14 6 DESELLE 15.37 2 B.WAELTI 14 PICKENS
15 21K MAYHEW 15.389 3 DESELLE 15 WIPPERFURTH
16 2 STRATTON 15.4 4 KEELAN 16 LUNDGREEN
17 9 NOBLE 15.447 5 LUNDGREEN 17 KEELAN
18 17 KEELAN 15.586 HT 4   18 SHREFFLER
19 69 DREHER 15.637 1 COONS 19 MAYHEW
20 3R R.RAY 15.684 2 SCHENCK 20 DREHER
21 38 WYTTENBACH 15.805 3 HATTON 21 COONS
22 97 HOEGSTED 15.931 4 HESS 22 WYTTENBACH
23 28 FUERST 16.026 5 WIPPERFURTH
24 12J MOUNCE 16.446      
25 19 SCHENCK 16.452      
26 7X L.WAELTI 17.984    
27 21S SHREFFLER NT    
28 2 RAMSTCK NT    
29 5W WALTERS NT