Kinzer claims two top 5 finishes


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ALLEN – Kinzer Motorsports ventured to Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) and Ponderosa Speedway (Junction City) from July 21-25 for four Super Late Model special events. During the stretch, the Floyd County driver posted back-to-back top 5 finishes.

On Tuesday, July 21, competing in a $2,000 to-win American Late Model Series (ALMS) showdown, Brandon Kinzer placed fourth in his heat race prior to advancing up to ninth in the 25-lap feature vent.

On Wednesday, July 22, racing in the ‘Mud Summer Classic’ at Eldora, Kinzer ran fifth in his heat race and later moved past six competitors in the A-Main to claim a seventh-place finish in the $2,000-to-win main event.

Over the weekend, the No. 18 unit competed in a pair of unsanctioned shootouts at Ponderosa Speedway, each of which paid $3,000 to the winner. On Friday evening, Kinzer won his heat race, started from the pole in the 35-lap headliner and eventually wound up third in the ‘Junebug Rowland Memorial’ behind only winner Dustin Linville and runner-up Michael Chilton.

In Saturday’s ‘Pete Abell Memorial,’ the Allen ace finished second in his heat race and fifth in the feature behind only race winner Dustin Linville, Michael Chilton, Justin Rattliff and Skylar Marlar.

Kinzer enters Southern Nationals Showdown at Boyd’s Speedway: Brandon Kinzer and the No. 18 team visited Boyd’s Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia on Tuesday evening for a Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Series feature race. A veteran driver, Kinzer advanced to the feature event.

Kinzer qualified seventh quickest in his group during qualifying and later grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his consolation race. After rolling off from the inside of the ninth row in the $3,500 to win main event, BK was the first retiree in the 35-lapper and was placed 23rd in the final rundown.

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