Speedway hosts awards banquet

Speed demons from around the lakecity converged at the Pioneer Complex Saturday for the annual Thunder Mountain Speedway awards banquet.

Speed demons from around the lakecity converged at the Pioneer Complex Saturday for the annual Thunder Mountain Speedway awards banquet.

In addition to drivers being recognized for their efforts on the track, the night was also an opportunity for volunteers and sponsors to be acknowledged.

Following dinner awards were handed out to drivers, who accumulated points throughout the season in various racing classes at Thunder Mountain Speedway — Bone Stock Mini, Thunder, Heartland Toyota Pro Mini and Street Stock.

The following are results for the 2011 Thunder Mountain Speedway Awards Banquet:

Bone Stock Mini

• First place points champion: Donny Kunka

• Second place points champion: George Giesbrecht

• Third place points champion: Jason Howlett

• Fourth place points champion: Brian Giesbrecht

• Fifth place points champion: Sean Bruce

• Sixth place points champion: Sean Kelly

• Best appearing car and crew: Donny Kunka

• Most improved driver: Jason Howlett

• Hard luck award: Brian Giesbrecht

• Rookie of the year: Sean Kelly

Thunder Class

• First place points champion: Jesse Fisher

• Second place points champion: Willy Frank

• Third place points champion: John Haynes

• Fourth place points champion: Tim Westwick

• Best appearing car and crew: Jesse Fisher

• Most improved driver: Tim Westwick

• Hard luck award: Willy Frank

• Rookie of the year: Jason Davis

Heartland Toyota Pro Minis

• First place points champion: Marius Dunford

• Second place points champion: Tim Roberts

• Third place points champion: Allen Roberts

• Best appearing car and crew: Marius Dunford

• Most improved driver: Allen Roberts

• Most sportsmanlike driver: Marius Dunford

Street Stock

• First place points champion: Bob Lowen

• Second place points champion: Arnie Kunka

• Third place points champion: John Plumb

• Fourth place points champion: Derek Christianson

• Fifth place points champion: Riley Sager

• Best appearing car and crew: Bob Lowen

• Most improved driver: John Plumb

• Hard luck award: John Plumb

• Most sportsmanlike driver: John Plumb

All Classes

• Most supportive driver: Marius Dunford

• Most supportive member: Lynn Dunford

• President’s choice award: George Giesbrecht

• Executive choice award: Mike Mercer

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