Benji LaCrosse celebrates after winning the Clash at the Creek $10,000-to-win IMCA Modified feature at 141 Speedway on June 23. LaCrosse led all 50 laps of the feature. Bill Schmidt photo

LaCrosse cashes in at Clash at the Creek

Text and video by Bert Lehman


Benji LaCrosse cashed in on his second $10,000 payday at 141 Speedway when he crossed the finish line first after 50 laps of IMCA Modified Clash at the Creek racing on Thursday, June 23.

LaCrosse also won the race in 2013.

Starting on the pole, LaCrosse quickly jumped into the lead on the first lap and led every lap of the race.

Mike Mullen, who had won the previous two Clash at the Creek events, settled for second.

Missouri’s Hunter Marriott finished third.

Iowa’s Brian Irvine finished fourth.

Full feature results:

1. Benji LaCrosse, Green Bay; 2. Mike Mullen, Seymour; 3. Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Missouri; 4. Brian Irvine, Oelwein, Iowa; 5. Jeremy Jacobs, Luxemburg; 6. Marcus Yarie, Wausau; 7. Shawn Kilgore, New Franken; 8. R.M. VanPay, Denmark; 9. Kelly Shryock, Fertile, Iowa; 10. Kyle Brown, State Center, Iowa; 11. Josh Long, Suamico; 12. Brad Lautenbach, New Franken; 13. Sean Jerovetz, Suamico; 14. Tyler Hackett, Algoma; 15. Troy Jerovetz, Green Bay; 16. Brad Theys, Kewaunee; 17. Jay Matthias, DePere; 18. Jason Wolla, Ray, North Dakota; 19. Todd Dart, Algoma, Wis.; 20. Greg Gretz, Kewaunee; 21. Kyle Strickler, Mooresville, North Carolina; 22. T.J. Smith, Menasha; 23. Joel Rust, Grundy Center, Iowa; 24. Jordan Grabouski, Beatrice, Nebraska.

IMCA Modified drivers go four wide prior to the feature event to salute the fans.

Drivers lineup for pre-race introductions.