Race 9 - 2019

iStock Racing Series

In the media this week...

  • Paul Puffin has a superb week, and will take 7th, which is above his weight in qualifying skill. He'll also have a boost available.
  • Kieran Easter has a superb week and takes pole by a clear margin. They've also earned a boost to use, so a great advantage and a good chance to pull clear of the relegation zone.
  • Daniel Burman is interviewed at the end of qualifying. "The other drivers were giving me a rough time out there today, but it all worked out, and we'll see them again on race day." He'll start 4th, in a good position.
  • Abnaber Salad wrecks during qualifying; 40th.
  • Juan Solo is interviewed as he leaves the track for the day. "It's like they say in racin', you never know; so I guess this was our week to shine." He'll begin 6th.
  • Oliver Otter has a legal issue during race week; they're cited for early morning reckless driving. However, it seems to work in his favour - he takes 8th.
  • Boothby Grafoe has a great week and puts in the kind of performance that ordinarily would gain him pole. However, as others are on it so well this week, he'll settle for 5th - but with a boost ready.
  • Takumi Fujiwara is also interviewed shortly after the session. "We saw some things about the track that we kind of put into place, made a couple adjustments. It really paid off." It certainly did - he's third.

qualifying results

1st -- Kieran Easter

3rd -- Takumi Fujiwara

5th -- Boothby Grafoe

7th -- Paul Puffin

9th -- Flash Finley

11th -- Conor Westfall

13th -- LA Brick

15th -- Kiki Roseburg

17th -- Ben Stover

19th -- Aaron Slipper

21st -- Airen Slipper

23rd -- Max von Passum

25th -- Emil Ziskie

27th -- Jay Wolff

29th -- Tamauria Spiders

31st -- Valkyr Slipper

33rd -- Rain Winterson

35th -- Nathan Dunkleman

37th -- Yokum Schmidt

39th -- Hunky Davis

41st -- Aaliyah Stover

43rd -- Garrad McKinley





2nd -- Leapfrog Jones

4th -- Daniel Burman

6th -- Juan Solo

8th -- Oliver Otter

10th -- Mason Shelton

12th -- A.I. Kraken

14th -- Prichard Elias

16th -- Urist Tannhauser

18th -- Cucumbers Caulfield

20th -- Franceso Rivera

22nd -- Egil Van Can

24th -- Tim Walker

26th -- Vasili Mikhailov

28th -- Corey Creek

30th -- Varalia Spiders

32nd -- Fireplug Fitzpatrick

34th -- Travis Elford

36th -- Elias Prichard

38th -- Dominic Jackson

40th -- Abnaber Salad

42nd -- Kerry Mackinaw

RACE 9 - 2019 - 25 turns

MASTER LOCK 250

WEST ALLIS, WI

Remember that each turn is 10 miles, and is represented by the skill being checked and the group of drivers being checked. With regards to groups, 1st - 7th is TOP, 8th - 19th is MIDDLE and 20th and below is BOTTOM.

TURN 1 - SMART - TOP - Kieran Easter uses their performance boost to defend against Takumi Fujiwara!

TURN 2 - SKILL - MIDDLE - Paul Puffin uses their performance boost to defend against Ben Stover! Kiki Roseburg uses their performance boost to attack! Kiki Roseburg (15) overtakes Daniel Burman and moves to #4. Prichard Elias (15) overtakes Daniel Burman and moves to #5. L.A. Brick (15) overtakes Takumi Fujiwara and moves to #3. Conor Westfall (14) overtakes Takumi Fujiwara and moves to #4.

TURN 3 - HEAT - MIDDLE - Aaron Slipper uses their performance boost to attack! Aaron Slipper (19) overtakes Conor Westfall and moves to #4. A.I. Kraken (16) overtakes Leapfrog Jones and moves to #2. Oliver Otter (14) overtakes A.I. Kraken and moves to #2. Paul Puffin (14) overtakes A.I. Kraken and moves to #3. Boothby Grafoe uses their performance boost to attack! Boothby Grafoe (13) overtakes A.I. Kraken and moves to #4. Daniel Burman (13) overtakes L.A. Brick and moves to #7.

TURN 4 - CONTROL - TOP - Leapfrog Jones (6) overtakes Kieran Easter and moves to #1. Boothby Grafoe uses their performance boost to attack! Boothby Grafoe (5) overtakes Leapfrog Jones and takes the lead!

TURN 5 - STAR - MIDDLE - Prichard Elias (13) overtakes Daniel Burman and moves to #7.

TURN 6 - STAR - BOTTOM - Hunky Davis (39) overtakes Ben Stover and moves to #18. Nathan Dunkleman (36) overtakes Takumi Fujiwara and moves to #12. Rain Winterson (35) overtakes Nathan Dunkleman and moves to #12. Varalia Spiders (33) overtakes Rain Winterson and moves to #12. Corey Creek (32) overtakes Nathan Dunkleman and moves to #14. Jay Wolff (32) overtakes Corey Creek and moves to #14. Vasili Mikhailov (32) overtakes Aaron Slipper and moves to #10. Tim Walker (31) overtakes Rain Winterson and moves to #14. Max Von Passum (31) overtakes Nathan Dunkleman and moves to #18. Egil Van Can (31) overtakes Max Von Passum and moves to #18.

TURN 7 - PIT TURN - Fast pits from Oliver Otter, Kieran Easter, Leapfrog Jones, Paul Puffin, AI Kraken, Prichard Elias and Boothby Grafoe all give them good boosts for the next portion of the race. Kraken attempts to take the lead, but Boothby boosts past and retains the lead.

POSITIONS AFTER PIT 1:

1st -- Boothby Grafoe

3rd -- Kieran Easter

5th -- Paul Puffin

7th -- Prichard Elias

9th -- L.A. Brick

11th -- Aaron Slipper

13th -- Varalia Spiders

15th -- Rain Winterson

17th -- Corey Creek

19th -- Max Von Passum

21st -- Takumi Fujiwara

23rd -- Juan Solo

25th -- Mason Shelton

27th -- Hunky Davis

29th -- Cucumbers Caulfield

31st -- Airen Slipper

33rd -- Tamauria Spiders

35th -- Fireplug Fitzpatrick

37th -- Elias Prichard

39th -- Dominic Jackson

41st -- Aaliyah Stover

43rd -- Garrad McKinley

2nd -- Oliver Otter

4th -- Leapfrog Jones

6th -- A.I. Kraken

8th -- Daniel Burman

10th -- Vasili Mikhailov

12th -- Conor Westfall

14th -- Tim Walker

16th -- Jay Wolff

18th -- Egil Van Can

20th -- Nathan Dunkleman

22nd -- Kiki Roseburg

24th -- Flash Finley

26th -- Urist Tannhauser

28th -- Ben Stover

30th -- Franceso Rivera

32nd -- Emil Ziskie

34th -- Valkyr Slipper

36th -- Travis Elford

38th -- Yokum Schmidt

40th -- Abnaber Salad

42nd -- Kerry Mackinaw

TURN 8 - RARE - MIDDLE - Max Von Passum has a pit crew incident! There is a big flareup with Nathan Dunkleman's crew over in the Squid Fanatics!

TURN 9 - DUEL - Aaron Slipper decides against a duel, as does Vasili Mikhailov.

TURN 10 - DUEL - Leapfrog Jones can not find a safe duel and gives up.

TURN 11 - STAR - TOP - Prichard Elias (7) overtakes Boothby Grafoe and takes the lead! Prichard Elias then uses their performance boost to defend against Paul Puffin!

TURN 12 - CONTROL - MIDDLE - Lots of boosts used to defend - Otter vs. Rain, Kraken vs. Westafll, Grafoe vs. Aaron Slipper and Puffin vs. Vasili. L.A. Brick (9) overtakes Boothby Grafoe and moves to #2, and Kieran Easter uses their performance boost to defend against Daniel Burman!

TURN 13 - SMART - MIDDLE - Varalia Spiders (13) overtakes Boothby Grafoe and moves to #3.

TURN 14 - SMART - BOTTOM - Yokum Schmidt (38) overtakes Aaron Slipper and moves to #12. Airen Slipper (32) overtakes Paul Puffin and moves to #8. Franceso Rivera (32) overtakes Vasili Mikhailov and moves to #12. Cucumbers Caulfield (32) overtakes A.I. Kraken and moves to #10. Urist Tannhauser (30) overtakes Tim Walker and moves to #18.

TURN 15 - DUEL - Tim Walker decides against a duel. Urist Tannhauser attempts to duel Airen Slipper. Urist Tannhauser (18) wins the duel against Airen Slipper and moves to #8, but Airen is put into the wall on the way through! He repairs, but he's dead last now.

TURN 16 - STAR - MIDDLE - Vasili Mikhailov (14) overtakes Kieran Easter and moves to #6. Daniel Burman (13) overtakes Varalia Spiders and moves to #3.

TURN 17 - PIT TURN - Fast pits from Kieran Easter, Paul Puffin, AI Kraken, Franceso Rivera, Yokum Schmidt and Tim Walker will work well for the last 8 sections of the race. LA Brick attempts to take the lead, but can't make it stick, and Prichard continues in first.

POSITIONS AFTER PIT 2:

1st -- Prichard Elias

3rd -- Vasili Mikhailov

5th -- Boothby Grafoe

7th -- Daniel Burman

9th -- Paul Puffin

11th -- Franceso Rivera

13th -- Tim Walker

15th -- Urist Tannhauser

17th -- Aaron Slipper

19th -- Rain Winterson

21st -- Corey Creek

23rd -- Max Von Passum

25th -- Takumi Fujiwara

27th -- Juan Solo

29th -- Mason Shelton

31st -- Ben Stover

33rd -- Tamauria Spiders

35th -- Fireplug Fitzpatrick

37th -- Elias Prichard

39th -- Abnaber Salad

41st -- Kerry Mackinaw

43rd -- Airen Slipper

2nd -- L.A. Brick

4th -- Varalia Spiders

6th -- Oliver Otter

8th -- Kieran Easter

10th -- A.I. Kraken

12th -- Yokum Schmidt

14th -- Leapfrog Jones

16th -- Cucumbers Caulfield

18th -- Conor Westfall

20th -- Jay Wolff

22nd -- Egil Van Can

24th -- Nathan Dunkleman

26th -- Kiki Roseburg

28th -- Flash Finley

30th -- Hunky Davis

32nd -- Emil Ziskie

34th -- Valkyr Slipper

36th -- Travis Elford

38th -- Dominic Jackson

40th -- Aaliyah Stover

42nd -- Garrad McKinley

TURN 18 - SMART - TOP - No moves, with Otter and Varalia failing to move up.

TURN 19 - CONTROL - BOTTOM - Kieran Easter uses their performance boost to defend against Airen Slipper! Yokum Schmidt uses their performance boost to defend against Garrad McKinley! Dominic Jackson (38) overtakes Kieran Easter and moves to #8. Travis Elford (37) overtakes Aaron Slipper and moves to #18. Tim Walker uses their performance boost to defend against Fireplug Fitzpatrick! Tamauria Spiders (35) overtakes Urist Tannhauser and moves to #16. Hunky Davis (33) overtakes Dominic Jackson and moves to #8. Mason Shelton (33) overtakes Leapfrog Jones and moves to #16. A.I. Kraken uses their performance boost to defend against Kiki Roseburg!

TURN 20 - REFLEX - MIDDLE - Paul Puffin (11) overtakes Varalia Spiders and moves to #4.

TURN 21 - DUEL - Vasili Mikhailov decides against a duel.

TURN 22 - STAR - TOP - Paul Puffin uses their performance boost to attack! Paul Puffin (4) overtakes Prichard Elias and moves to #1. However, his lead doesn't last long, as Vasili Mikhailov overtakes him a few miles later and pushes Puffin back to second.

TURN 23 - STAR - TOP - Varalia Spiders (5) overtakes Vasili Mikhailov and moves to #1, but almost immediately loses out to Paul Puffin, who is having a superb race. Paul Puffin leads!

TURN 24 - RARE - MIDDLE - Pit crew incident - Mason Shelton has a big issue with Tim Walker and the crews begin to fight it out!

TURN 25 - DUEL - L.A. Brick decides against a duel, and the race is done. A great win for Paul Puffin and this should pull him right out of the relegation threat.

PAUL PUFFIN WINS THE MASTER LOCK 250!

1st -- Paul Puffin

3rd -- Vasili Mikhailov

5th -- L.A. Brick

7th -- Oliver Otter

9th -- Hunky Davis

11th -- Kieran Easter

13th -- Franceso Rivera

15th -- Tim Walker

17th -- Leapfrog Jones

19th -- Urist Tannhauser

21st -- Travis Elford

23rd -- Conor Westfall

25th -- Jay Wolff

27th -- Egil Van Can

29th -- Nathan Dunkleman

31st -- Kiki Roseburg

33rd -- Flash Finley

35th -- Emil Ziskie

37th -- Fireplug Fitzpatrick

39th -- Abnaber Salad

41st -- Kerry Mackinaw

43rd -- Airen Slipper

2nd -- Varalia Spiders

4th -- Prichard Elias

6th -- Boothby Grafoe

8th -- Daniel Burman

10th -- Dominic Jackson

12th -- A.I. Kraken

14th -- Yokum Schmidt

16th -- Mason Shelton

18th -- Tamauria Spiders

20th -- Cucumbers Caulfield

22nd -- Aaron Slipper

24th -- Rain Winterson

26th -- Corey Creek

28th -- Max Von Passum

30th -- Takumi Fujiwara

32nd -- Juan Solo

34th -- Ben Stover

36th -- Valkyr Slipper

38th -- Elias Prichard

40th -- Aaliyah Stover

42nd -- Garrad McKinley

Franceso Rivera has a performance chip unspent and their handler will be contacted on Monday.


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