Greg Krause Wins Summer Sizzler Enduro Event; Bob Palmer Scores Figure 8 Bonanza!
HOLLAND, NY – Greg Krause would lead the final 30 laps to score the win in the Summer Sizzler Enduro Special at Holland International Speedway on Saturday evening. Bob Palmer continued his winning ways at Holland as he scored the win in the Figure 8 Bonanza.
After a standing start, the 75 lap Enduro took to the speedway for their main event on a warm Saturday night with Garrett Zielonka leading lap one. Greg Krause would take the lead on lap two as Bob Palmer and Darren Lenhardt racing in third and fourth respectively. Chris Deyore moved into third after passing Bob Palmer on lap 12 and would begin to chase down the lead duo of Zielonka and race leader Krause. The leaders would hit lap traffic as Krause would catch Palmer and Lenhardt. Zielonka would take the lead on lap 24 after contact with Krause exiting turn two. At the races one-third mark, Zielonka would be scored as the leader with Deyore in second. Krause would catch Zielonka and the two would make contact, and the benefactor was Deyore as he would take the lead. Krause would take the lead on a lap 45 red flag and would pull away from the rest of the field. Dave Pendrak would pass Deyore to take second away on lap 59. Krause pulled away from the field and would lead the final 30 circuits to score the win. Dave Pendrak would finish in second and Bob Palmer would cross the line in third. Enduro qualifying heat races were won by Gregory Krause, Chris Deyore Jr, and Zen Katrij.
The Figure 8 Bonanza saw Bob Palmer pull away from the field as Steve Goodwill led Darren Lenhardt for second place. Palmer led the opening circuits and continued to show the way at the halfway mark. Goodwill would catch Palmer in the late going when the field had issues with a slow car. Palmer would hold off Goodwill and Lenhardt to pick up the win and the cool $500 that went along with the glory.
NASCAR Racing returns on Saturday, August 5th for the 18th running of the George Decker Memorial 75 for the Pro Modifieds. Some of the best open-wheeled Modified drivers in the region will be at the highbanks to compete in the most prestigious event for the Pro Modifieds in the Northeast. The Bank of Holland Chargers, Advance Auto Parts Hornets, NYPA TQ Midgets, INEX Legends and Bandoleros will all be in action. Heats will start at 5:00 pm with Feature Racing starting at 7:05 pm. Fans are encouraged to stop by Towne Automotive Group to pick up their FREE Tickets to the George Decker Memorial.
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