RACING: Ice races back on track
LAPORTE -- Following last week’s cancellation due to the cold and wind, the Garfield Lake Ice Racers were back on track Sunday to begin the second wave of the ice racing season.
Conditions were not much better on Sunday with cold temperatures and high winds, but flagman Tom Lindahl and club president Kris Baker kept the show going with the consolation and features divided for safety reasons.
A total of 29 cars swelled the pits with 14 races held on the afternoon on Garfield Lake in Laporte.
Chad Tabaka was the big winner with two heat wins and a feature win. Jon Geschwill picked up one heat win and a feature win. Ryan Julin won one heat and one feature, and the other feature winner was John Farrington.
Racing resumes at noon Sunday, Feb. 28, on Garfield Lake.
Heat One (1-5) -- Chad Tabaka, Jon Geschwill, Dillon Lutgen, William Beckman, Kaiden Rohloff
Heat Two --Jared Miller, Justin Miller, Joel Harvey, Ryan Huston, Elijah Knowles
Heat Three -- Ryan Julin, John Farrington, Josh Seely, Charlie Doughty, Reid Watson
Consolation Race One (1-5) -- Bob Pawlitschek, Reid Watson, Elijah Knowles, Kaiden Rohloff, Josh Bitker
Consolation Race Two -- Kalin Honer, Nathan Doughty, Rob Paully, Tim Goetze, Nate Zantor
Feature One -- John Farrington, Jared Miller, Joel Harvey, Bob Pawlitschek, Jon Geschwill, Charlie Doughty, Reid Watson, William Beckman
Feature Two -- Chad Tabaka, Kalin Honer, Josh Seely, Ryan Julin, Justin Miller, Ryan Huston, Dillon Lutgen, Nathan Doughty
Heat One -- Jon Geschwill, John Farrington, Nate Zantor, Kaiden Rohloff, Cody Hoffman
Heat Two -- Chad Tabaka, Kalin Honer, Bob Pawlitschek, Ryan Huston, Elijah Knowles
Heat Three -- Jared Miller, Ryan Julin, Justin Miller, Joel Harvey, Charlie Doughty
Consolation One -- Charlie Doughty, Nathan Doughty, Cody Hoffman, Dillon Lutgen, Dennis Clark
Consolation Two -- Elijah Knowles, Josh Seely, Reid Watson, Rob Paully, Josh Bitker
Feature One -- Ryan Julin, Joel Harvey, Charlie Doughty, Kaiden Rohloff, John Farrington, Nathan Doughty, Chad Tabaka, Bob Pawlitschek
Feature Two -- Jon Geschwill, Ryan Huston, Jared Miller, Kalin Honer, Justin Miller, Nate Zantor, Josh Seely, Elijah Knowles