GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Aug. 19, 2011 —Tony Stewart Racing teammates Steve Kinser and Donny Schatz waged an epic back and forth battle for the checkers at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, N.D. Neither driver was able to gain a clear advantage on the other and the 40 lap main event came down to the final turn. With Schatz riding high, Kinser dove to the bottom in turn four and powered past to claim victory by little over a tenth of a second. (CLICK FOR FULL RACE REPORT)

 

A-Main – (40 Laps)

1. 11-Steve Kinser[3][$10,000]; 2. 15-Donny Schatz[6][$5,500]; 3. 14-Jason Meyers[7][$3,200]; 4. 1-Sammy Swindell[10][$2,800]; 5. 13-Mark Dobmeier[1][$2,500]; 6. 7-Craig Dollansky[14][$2,300]; 7. 83-Paul McMahan[12][$2,200]; 8. 5W-Lucas Wolfe[18][$2,100]; 9. 55-Terry McCarl[4][$2,050]; 10. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr.[2][$2,000]; 11. 7S-Jason Sides[9][$1,500]; 12. 6-Kraig Kinser[5][$1,200]; 13. 35-Justin Henderson[22][$1,100]; 14. 1K-Chris Shirek[15][$1,050]; 15. 9-Brad Sweet[11][$1,000]; 16. 6R-Bill Rose[16][$900]; 17. 6N-Greg Nikitenko[24][$800]; 18. 83JR-Tim Kaeding[17][$800]; 19. 16-Rayce Martin[23][$800]; 20. 44W-Austen Wheatley[21][$800]; 21. 2-Austin Pierce[19][$800]; 22. 92-Kerry Madsen[20][$800]; 23. 9N-Wade Nygaard[8][$800]; 24. 91-Cody Darrah[13][$800]

 

Lap Leaders: Mark Dobmeier 1-4, Steve Kinser 5-18, 30-32, 34-35, 37, 40; Donny Schatz 19-29, 33, 36, 38-39

KSE Hard Charger Award: 5W-Lucas Wolfe[+10]

 

Qualifying –

1. 11-Steve Kinser, 2.000; 2. 15-Donny Schatz, 2.000; 3. 9-Brad Sweet, 2.000; 4. 83-Paul McMahan, 2.000; 5. 63-Chad Kemenah, 2.000; 6. 8-Casey Mack, 2.000; 7. 7-Craig Dollansky, 2.000; 8. 91-Cody Darrah, 2.000; 9. 1-Sammy Swindell, 2.000; 10. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr., 2.000; 11. 6-Kraig Kinser, 2.000; 12. 9N-Wade Nygaard, 2.000; 13. 55-Terry McCarl, 2.000; 14. 13-Mark Dobmeier, 2.000; 15. 7S-Jason Sides, 2.000; 16. 14-Jason Meyers, 2.000; 17. 6R-Bill Rose, 2.000; 18. 1K-Chris Shirek, 2.000; 19. 5W-Lucas Wolfe, 2.000; 20. 83JR-Tim Kaeding, 2.000; 21. 92-Kerry Madsen, 2.000; 22. 2-Austin Pierce, 2.000; 23. 35-Justin Henderson, 2.000; 24. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 2.000; 25. 16-Rayce Martin, 2.000; 26. 11K-Nick Shirek, 2.000; 27. 25-Cory Mack, 2.000; 28. 6N-Greg Nikitenko, 2.000; 29. 92M-Mitch Mack, 2.000; 30. 91K-Kyle Fedyk, 2.000; 31. 99-Jordan Graham, 2.000; 32. 19K-Kohlan Fedyk, 2.000; 33. 14X-Tom Egeland, 2.000; 34. 31-Shane Roemeling, 2.000; 35. 10TR-Bob Martin, 2.000

 

Heat 1 – (10 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature)

1. 55-Terry McCarl[1] ; 2. 1-Sammy Swindell[2] ; 3. 11-Steve Kinser[4] ; 4. 6R-Bill Rose[5] ; 5. 92-Kerry Madsen[6] ; 6. 16-Rayce Martin[7] ; 7. 14X-Tom Egeland[9] ; 8. 92M-Mitch Mack[8] ; 9. 63-Chad Kemenah[3]

 

Heat 2 – (10 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature)

1. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr.[2] ; 2. 13-Mark Dobmeier[1] ; 3. 15-Donny Schatz[4] ; 4. 8-Casey Mack[3] ; 5. 1K-Chris Shirek[5] ; 6. 2-Austin Pierce[6] ; 7. 11K-Nick Shirek[7] ; 8. 91K-Kyle Fedyk[8] ; 9. 31-Shane Roemeling[9]

 

Heat 3 – (10 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature)

1. 7S-Jason Sides[1] ; 2. 6-Kraig Kinser[2] ; 3. 7-Craig Dollansky[3] ; 4. 9-Brad Sweet[4] ; 5. 5W-Lucas Wolfe[5] ; 6. 35-Justin Henderson[6] ; 7. 99-Jordan Graham[8] ; 8. 10TR-Bob Martin[9] ; 9. 25-Cory Mack[7]

 

Heat 4 – (10 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature)

1. 9N-Wade Nygaard[2] ; 2. 14-Jason Meyers[1] ; 3. 83-Paul McMahan[4] ; 4. 91-Cody Darrah[3] ; 5. 83JR-Tim Kaeding[5] ; 6. 44W-Austen Wheatley[6] ; 7. 6N-Greg Nikitenko[7] ; 8. 19K-Kohlan Fedyk[8]

 

Dash – (8 Laps, finishing order determined first 10 starting positions of A-feature

1. 13-Mark Dobmeier[1] ; 2. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr.[5] ; 3. 11-Steve Kinser[8] ; 4. 55-Terry McCarl[2] ; 5. 6-Kraig Kinser[4] ; 6. 15-Donny Schatz[7] ; 7. 14-Jason Meyers[10] ; 8. 9N-Wade Nygaard[3] ; 9. 7S-Jason Sides[9] ; 10. 1-Sammy Swindell[6]

 

B-Main – (12 Laps – Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature)

1. 35-Justin Henderson[3] [-]; 2. 44W-Austen Wheatley[4] [-]; 3. 6N-Greg Nikitenko[8] [-]; 4. 2-Austin Pierce[2] [-]; 5. 8-Casey Mack[5] [$200]; 6. 11K-Nick Shirek[6] [$180]; 7. 91K-Kyle Fedyk[10] [$175]; 8. 92M-Mitch Mack[9] [$160]; 9. 10TR-Bob Martin[15] [$150]; 10. 99-Jordan Graham[11] [$150]; 11. 31-Shane Roemeling[14] [$150]; 12. 19K-Kohlan Fedyk[12] [$150]; 13. 14X-Tom Egeland[13] [$150]; 14. 63-Chad Kemenah[1] [$150]; 15. 25-Cory Mack[7] [$150]