Loyet scores third straight Badger win

Brad LoyetBy Bryan Gapinski Sun Prairie,Wis., June 14, 2009---Missouri's Brad Loyet scored his third straight Badger Midget Series victory, Sunday Night capturing the 25-lap feature at Angell Park Speedway. It marked the second straight event, Loyet, series points leader Scott Hatton, and defending series champion Mike Hess finished in the same exact top three positions on the podium. 
David Budres paced the initial four laps before Loyet moved into the lead. Hatton passed six cars in the first five laps moving into fourth place. Loyet's straightaway lead was erased when the events only caution appeared on lap 9. On the restart Loyet again pulled away from the field. Loyet began lapping the tail of the field on lap 15. Both Loyet and Hatton contended with lap traffic. 
With six laps remaining Loyet got stuck behind two slower cars battling for position, allowing Hatton to pull to Loyet's rear bumper. Loyet cleared the two cars, while it took Hatton another half-lap to make the passes. Loyet driving the Loyet Motorsports owned Spike/Ford-Esslinger No. 05, finished four car lengths ahead of Hatton at the finish.Hess made a last-lap pass to finish third, with Brandon Waelti and Chad DeSelle completing the top five, which saw the entire starting field finish the event.
Hatton increased his series points lead to 45 markers over Loyet heading into the June 21 event at Angell Park Speedway.

QUAL       HT 1   B FEAT   A FEAT  
1 15 HATTON 14.961 1 LOYET 1 WALTERS 1 LOYET
2 1 HESS 15.023 2 ALTIG 2 KAISER 2 HATTON
3 19 DESELLE 15.032 3 FISCUS 3 JOHNSON 3 HESS
4 57 ALTIG 15.116 4 HESS 4 ERFURTH 4 WAELTI
5 3 WAELTI 15.153 5 KAISER 5 THERKELSON 5 DESELLE
6 7 FISCUS 15.175 HT 2   6 SHREFFLER 6 ALTIG
7 5w WALTERS 15.203 1 BUDRES 7 FISCUS
8 o5 LOYET 15.235 2 WAELTI QUAL RACE 8 BUDRES
9 31 BUDRES 15.279 3 DESELLE 1 DULL 9 WALTERS
10 17 KAISER 15.348 4 HATTON 2 SHREFFLER 10 SHREFFLER
11 21s SHREFFLER 15.356 5 JOHNSON 3 KAISER 11 KAISER
12 56 DULL 15.611 DASH 4 JOHNSON 12 DULL
13 82 JOHNSON 16.092 1 HATTON 13 JOHNSON
14 25 ERFURTH 16.365 2 HESS 14 ERFURTH
15 11 THERKELSON 17.6 3 DESELLE 15 THERKELSON
4 ALTIG