SPEED SPORT: It’s Klaasmeyer In Wild POWRi Finish

Photo by Mark Funderburk

FAIRBURY, Ill. — Never short for close-quarter racing and action, Fairbury American Legion Speedway delivered with Tucker Klaasmeyer and Logan Seavey battling it out all the way to the line on the last lap in Saturday’s POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League feature.

With a collision at the line resulting in Seavey flipping wildly into turn one and Klaasmeyer spun around, Klaasmeyer claimed his fourth victory of the season.

By virtue of passing points, Klaasmeyer started on the pole for the 30-lap feature, sharing the front row with Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports teammate Tanner Carrick. At the drop of the green flag, Klaasmeyer jockeyed for the lead with Seavey and Joe B. Miller, only for Seavey to take the early lead.

As Seavey rolled the bottom, Klaasmeyer stayed committed to the thin cushion on the high side of the semi-banked quarter mile, cleaning off the crumbs in the top groove with only a handful of drivers sharing in the cause… Read the full article at SPEED SPORT.