New Richmond, WI (August 8, 2016): The FANSFund team wrapped up another very successful season at the 29th running of the USA Nationals. All 13 drivers that were invited to receive financial support through this year’s FANSFund voting process were in attendance and participated in this year’s events.
The popular 12 lap FANSFund Dash was the final event on the card for opening night of the USA Nationals Friday, August 4th. Top vote receiver, Jason Feger of Bloomington, IL paced the field to the green flag and never looked back as he ran unchallenged to the checkered flag for a popular win. Jason took home a cool $2,500 for his win from a total purse of $24,925 that paid the top 5 finishers $2,000 or more.
Finishing order for the 12 lap FANSFund Dash [Starting Position] [Amount Earned]: 1. 25F- Jason Feger  [$2,500]; 2. 3s- Brian Shirley  [$2,300]; 3. 16b- Tyler Bruening  [$2,200]; 4. 0- Jake O’Neil  [$2,100]; 5. 15H- Jon Henry  [$2,000]; 6. 39- Tim McCreadie  [$1,900]; 7. 15- Steve Francis  [$1,800]; 8. 6- Jonathan Davenport  [$1,750]; 9. 11- Gordy Gundaker  [$1,725]; 10. 4- Cody Mahoney  [$1,700]; 11. 51- Joey Moriarty  [$1,675]; 12. 93- Ray Moore  [$1,650]; 13. 91- Tyler Erb  [$1,625].
The very popular FANSFund luncheon for the fans that donated at least $30, our sponsors, and the FANSFund drivers and crews was held Saturday afternoon August 6th at 12:30 in the Cedar Lake Arena with approximately 225 people in attendance. It was a fun event with those in attendance receiving a FANSFund t-shirt, a nice lunch provided by Cedar Lake Speedway, an autograph session with the drivers, and were eligible for numerous door prizes, including driver door panels, t-shirts, hats, driver signs, stickers, etc. At the luncheon the drivers were brought up one by one, paid for their finishing position in the FANSFund Dash, asked to say a few words, and draw some raffle tickets which allowed many of our fans to go home with some extra memorable door prizes. The drivers were all super thankful to all the fans, sponsors and the FANSFund team for all the financial support they received. Thank you to the drivers and sponsors that donated items for the raffle.
Photos from the luncheon and some of the other racing action throughout the weekend are now available on the Photos page of our website. Thank you to Vince Peterson of Track Rat Photos for being our official FANSFund Photographer! www.FANSFund.com/photos/
Once again a huge thank you to the fans that donated, the FANSFund team of volunteers, and the following sponsors for your support, we couldn’t have done this without you! Bernicks Pepsi, McFarland Pain Clinic, Badger Storage and Excavating, Johnson Motor Sales, Casey Farms, Willow River Saloon, Skoglund Oil, GRP Motorsports, JT Auto Sales, LaMoine Ventures, Champs Sports Bar and Grill, Joe Provo Racewear, DirtOnDirt.com, and Justice Brothers / Gillund Enterprises. Make sure to check out our Contributors page for more information on these great sponsors. If you have the chance stop by to patronize their businesses and thank them for their support!
As we put the wraps on 2016 the FANSFund team has already started planning for the 10th Anniversary Edition of the FANSFund in 2017. Check back throughout the fall and winter months or follow us on Facebook to stay abreast with what we have in store for 2017. www.FANSFund.com
If anyone is interested in supporting the FANSFund at a sponsorship level or know of drivers interested in participating in the FANSFund for 2017, please contact us at CLSFANSFund@Yahoo.com.
The 30th running of the USA Nationals is set for August 3rd through August 5th, 2017. Make sure to get your tickets now at: www.cedarlakespeedway.com
Thank you to our sponsors, fans, and the FANSFund Team for your support once again in 2016!
Tom Emerson, FANS Fund Coordinator