Kuhn tops Angell Park Field

Brad KuhnBy Bryan Gapinski Sun Prairie, Wis., Aug. 2, 2009---Two-time series champion Brad Kuhn won Sunday Night's 25-lap Badger Midget Series feature at Angell Park Speedway. The event featured five lead changes.
Shane Hollingsworth paced the initial two laps, until a four-car accident occurred in the top ten, causing Brad Loyet to flip. Loyet was uninjured. On the restart Chad DeSelle passed Hollingsworth for the lead. Kuhn moved into fifth place on the lap 5, and then gained one position each lap, moving into second on lap 8. Kuhn, closely followed by Scott Hatton moved to within a car length of DeSelle.
Kuhn jumped the cushion allowing Hatton to gain the runner-up position at the midway point. Hatton edged DeSelle at the start/finish line to lead lap 15, with DeSelle regaining the lead entering Turn 1. Kuhn repassed Hatton for second place and then on lap 18 drove under DeSelle entering Turn 1 to take the lead. Hatton moved into second on the same lap. The pair pulled away from the field.
Kuhn driving the Jones Motorsports Spike/Fontana No. 41 finished two car lengths of Hatton. Fast qualifier Mike Hess placed third ahead of DeSelle, and Hollingsworth. Hatton now holds a 138-point lead over Hess going intot he Aug. 9 event at Angell Park Speedway.

QUAL       HT 1   DASH A FEAT  
1 1 HESS 14.604 1 ALTIG 1 DESELLE 1 KUHN
2 41 KUHN 14.875 2 LOYET 2 HATTON 2 HATTON
3 o5 LOYET 14.904 3 WALTERS 3 SMITH 3 HESS
4 15 HATTON 14.944 4 SMITH 4 FISCUS 4 DESELLE
5 3 WAELTI 14.972 5 FISCUS     5 HOLLINGSWORTH
6 13 SMITH 14.993 HT 2       6 FISCUS
7 21K MAYHEW 14.995 1 WAELTI 7 SMITH
8 19 DESELLE 15.017 2 KUHN 8 WALTERS
9 7 FISCUS 15.057 3 SHREFFLER 9 DULL
10 85 HOLLINSWORTH 15.058 4 DESELLE B-FEAT   10 JOHNSON
11 21S SHREFFLER 15.13 5 DULL 1 HATTON 11 MAYHEW
12 57 ALTIG 15.138 HT 3 2 SMITH 12 WAELTI
13 82 JOHNSON 15.227 1 HESS 3 FISCUS 13 SHEFFLER
14 56 DULL 15.277 2 ERFURTH 4 DULL 14 ALTIG
15 5W WALTERS 15.279 3 HOLLINGSWORTH 5 MAYHEW 15 LOYET
16 25 ERFURTH 15.654 4 HATTON 6 JOHNSON 16 ERFURTH
17 3D DRANGMEISTER 17.413 5 JOHNSON