Kopecky wins super stock special in Miller

Mike Carroll of the Plainsman
Posted 7/30/23

Results from July 29 racing in Miller

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Kopecky wins super stock special in Miller


MILLER — Brad Kopecky of Miller notched his first win of the season during a WISSOTA super stock special held Saturday at Miller Central Speedway.
Kopecky held off Stewart Schipke of Aberdeen, who was seeking his second straight and third overall victory of the season at the track, to claim the $1,000 top prize.

Kopecky started sixth in the 14-car field for the 20-lap feature race, while Chipke was a row back in eighth.

Austin Arbogast of Huron moved up two spots to finish third in the super stock main event, while Dominique Menzia of Aberdeen wheeled his way from 14th to fourth and Derek Zastrow of Gann Valley was fifth.

Winning the super stock heat races were Kopecky and Schipke.

Maria Broksieck of Goodwin continued her winning streak in the WISSOTA street stock division, earning her third straight feature win. She now has six this season and nine overall at MCS.

Jayden Bogh of Huron, who started on the pole, was second to Broksieck, while Jace Baloun of Highmore was third. Rounding out the top five were Kenneth Clements of Madison and Grady Myers of Winner.

Broc Stout of Winner and Jodie Michaelsohn of Aberdeen won the street stock heat races.

Jarod Klein of Jamestown, N.D., made his first trip to Miller Central Speedway a successful one, as he topped the 10-car field in the WISSOTA Midwest modified feature race.

Klein moved from fifth to first during the 15-lap race. Cory Berquist of Huron was second, while Jake Wranek of Sioux Falls was third. Rounding out the top five were Luke Johnson of Miller and Britt Williams of Ft. Pierre.

Johnson and Klein won the Midwest modified heat races.

Dale Ames of Huron found his way back to Victory Lane in the WISSOTA modified main event. He started fourth in the 7-car field and earned his 13th victory of his career at the track.

Mike Stearns of Aberdeen was second, followed by Kelly Duffy of Winner, Tyler Anglin of Aberdeen and Derek Hanson of Britton.

Stearns earned the win in the lone modified heat race.

Andy Brooker of Tulare collected his first win of the season in the Pump-N-Pak pure stock feature race. He started on the outside of the front row and held off Mackenzie Kopecky for the win.

Scott Hoffer of Winner was third, followed by Mike Hammill of Miller and Cody Songer of Wolsey.

Songer and Hammill recorded wins in the pure stock heat races.

Also securing his first victory of the season on Saturday was Thomas Weisgram of Northville in the 20-lap WISSOTA late model main event.

Weisgram started on the pole and held off Chad Becker of Aberdeen for the win. Cole Searing of Huron moved from eighth to third, while Jayson Good of Watertown was fourth and Chase Gelling of Aberdeen was fifth.

Searing and Becker inked heat wins in the late model division.

Racing returns to Miller Central Speedway at 7 p.m. Saturday with all classes in action.

Mike Jager of Gettysburg (75) leads Chad Becker of Aberdeen (12) and Thomas Weisgram of Northville (16) during their WISSOTA late model heat race on Saturday at Miller Central Speedway.

Miller Central Speedway
July 29 results

Pump-N-Pak Pure Stock
Heat 1: 1, Cody Songer, Wolsey; 2, Mackenzie Kopecky, Miller; 3, Scott Hoffer, Winner; 4, Gavin Walsh, Kimball; (did not start) Alexis Johnson, Miller.
Heat 2: 1, Mike Hammill, Miller; 2, Andy Brooker, Tulare; 3, Shawn Laskarzewski, St. Lawrence; (did not finish) 4, Wyatt Schweigert, Huron; 5, Chris Asmus, Miller.
Main event: 1, Brooker; 2, Kopecky; 3, Hoffer; 4, Hammill; 5, Songer; 6, Asmus; 7, Johnson; (did not finish) 8, Walsh; 9, Schweigert; (did not start) Laskarzewski.

WISSOTA Street Stock
Heat 1: 1, Broc Stout, Winner; 2, Maria Broksieck, Goodwin; 3, Jayden Bogh, Huron; 4, Jace Baloun, Highmore; 5, Michael Bogh, Huron; 6, Grady Myers, Winner; 7, Wesley Wulff, Gann Valley; (did not start) Curtis Johnson, Miller.
Heat 2: 1, Jodie Michaelsohn, Aberdeen; 2, Wyatt Brooker, Tulare; 3, Kenneth Clements, Madison; 4, Clifford Houser, Kimball; 5, James Hoing, Kimball; 6, Travis Oxandaburu, Huron; 7, Brian Hoing, Kimball; 8, Spence Pollock, Orient.
Main event: 1, Broksieck; 2, J. Bogh; 3, Baloun; 4, Clements; 5, Myers; 6, Brooker; 7, Oxandaburu; 8, J. Hoing; 9, Wulff; (did not finish) 10, Johnson; 11, Pollock; 12, Stout; 13, Houser; 14, M. Bogh; 15, B. Hoing; (disqualified) Michaelsohn.

WISSOTA Midwest Modified

Heat 1: 1, Luke Johnson, Miller; 2, Cory Berquist, Huron; 3, Brandon Hoftiezer, Ft. Pierre; 4, Jake Richardson, Gann Valley; 5, Jason Cox, Ft. Pierre.
Heat 2: 1, Jarod Klein, Jamestown, N.D.; 2, Britt Williams, Ft. Pierre; 3, Jake Wranek, Sioux Falls; 4, Jayme Peterson, Highmore; 5, Camden Rassel, Woonsocket.
Main event: 1, Klein; 2, Berquist; 3, Wranek; 4, Johnson; 5, Williams; 6, Hoftiezer; 7, Richardson; 8, Rassel; (did not finish) 9, Cox; (disqualified) Peterson.

WISSOTA Modified
Heat 1: 1, Mike Stearns, Aberdeen; 2, Dale Ames, Huron; 3, Tyler Anglin, Aberdeen; 4, Derek Hanson, Britton; 5, Kelly Duffy, Winner; 6, James Hanley, Cresbard; (did not finish) 7, Brady Lacher, Milbank.
Main event: 1, Ames; 2, Stearns; 3, Duffy; 4, Anglin; 5, Hanson; 6, Hanley; 7, Lacher.

WISSOTA Super Stock
Heat 1: 1, Brad Kopecky, Miller; 2, Trevor Nelson, Warner; 3, Kyle Elsen, Bath; 4, Bryson North, Huron; 5, Robin Schmitt, Redfield; 6, Andrew Zastrow, Gann Valley; (did not finish) 7, Dominique Menzia, Aberdeen.
Heat 2: 1, Stewart Schipke, Aberdeen; 2, Jeremy North, Huron; 3, Nathan Grehl, Hitchcock; 4, Austin Arbogast, Huron; 5, Derek Zastrow, Gann Valley; 6, Kody Lehr, Bath; 7, Gerrit VanLiere, Madison.
Main event: 1, Kopecky; 2, Schipke; 3, Arobogast; 4, Menzia; 5, D. Zastrow; 6, Elsen; 7, VanLiere; (did not finish) 8, B. North; 9, Grehl; 10, A. Zastrow; 11, Lehr; 12, Schmitt; 13, Nelson; 14, J. North.

WISSOTA Late Model
Heat 1: 1, Cole Searing, Huron; 2, Jayson Good, Watertown; 3, Josh Skorczewski, Aberdeen; 4, Chase Gelling, Aberdeen; 5, Dustin Arthur, St. Lawrence; 6, Cody Martin, Mitchell; (did not finish) 7, Rich Thomas, Aberdeen.
Heat 2: 1, Chad Becker, Aberdeen; 2, Thomas Weisgram, Northville; 3, Trajan Schmidt, Watertown; 4, Brandon Sprinkel, Pierre; (did not finish) 5, Mike Jager, Gettysburg; 6, Jusin Karlen, Howard.
Main event: 1, Weisgram; 2, Becker; 3, Searing; 4, Good; 5, Gelling; 6, Arthur; 7, Martin; 8, Schmidt; 9, Karlen; (did not finish) 10, Sprinkel; 11, Thomas; 12, Skorczewski; 13, Jager.