Mckay Wenger

Dubuque Speedway (Dubuque, IA) – MARS Racing Series – August 18th, 2022. (Mike Ruefer photo)
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8/19/2022

8/19/2022

Mckay Wenger


Podium finish with MARS Racing Series at Kankakee

On Thursday afternoon, McKay Wenger followed the MARS Racing Series to Dubuque Speedway (Dubuque, Iowa) to kick off a tripleheader with the tour. (Mike Ruefer photos)

After topping the 23-car field in time trials to capture the Allstar Performance Fast Time Award, Wenger suffered a flat tire while challenging for the lead in his heat race. Charging from the tail in the $5,000-to-win feature, McKay passed 13 cars in the 40-lap affair to register a ninth-place finish.

In a field of 24 cars on Friday at Kankakee County Speedway (Kankakee, Ill.) for the Big Daddy Scrap 40, McKay timed in fifth-fastest before placing second in his heat. With $5,000 on the line in the feature, Wenger jumped up two spots in the 40-lapper to finish third. He followed Mike Spatola and Ryan Unzicker across the line with Frank Heckenast Jr. and Kevin Weaver rounding the out the Top-5.

Saturday’s MARS Racing Series scheduled event at Lafayette County Speedway (Darlington, Wis.) fell victim to Mother Nature.

McKay remains in third in the latest MARS Racing Series point standings.

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