Wednesday, July 17, 2013

1977 - Miller, Trickle win features at Golden Sands

Mike Miller 

Plover, Wis. (July 17, 1977) - Mike Miller and Dick Trickle, both of Wisconsin Rapids, shared the checkered flag at Paul's Golden Sands Speedway Mid-season championship Sunday night

In the first 50-lap feature Miller, driving his 1970 Mustang, overtook Tom Refiner of Rudolph on the 39th lap for the victory Trickle made several attempts to pass Reffner but was unsuccessful and placed third Marv Marzofka of Nekoosa finished fourth and Jim Bohmsach of Wisconsin Rapids fifth

In the second 50-lap feature Trickle eased his Firebird by the outside of Marzofka on the 28th lap and stretched his lead to a comfortable margin Marzofka held on for second, Miller placed third, Larry Detjens of Wausau fourth and Jim Back of Vesper fifth.

In the 15-lap semi-feature, Billy Voight of Wisconsin Rapids emerged the victor followed by Bob Mackesy of Mosinee and Don Marcis of Wausau. Detjens was fastest qualifier of the evening with a 13.141 second qualifying while Marzofka won the trophy dash from the outside pole position

Fluff Furo of Stevens Point, Jim Back, and Billy Voight were the heat winners, while Mike Hojnacki of Plover won the spectator race.

Results -

Feature #1 - 

1. Mike Miller
2. Tom Reffner
3. Dick Trickle
4. Marv Marzofka
5. Jim Bohmsach
6. Larry Detjens

Feature #2 - 

1. Dick Trickle
2. Marv Marzofka
3. Butch Miller
4. Larry Detjens
5. Jim Back
6. Tom Reffner

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