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USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin11:52 p.m. CDT August 2, 2016
KAUKAUNA - Dennis Prunty held off Ty Majeski to win the Dixieland 250 at Wisconsin International Raceway on Tuesday night.
Prunty took home the top prize of $10,000 in the 250-lap ARCA Midwest Tour event.
Bobby Kendall finished third, with Chris Weinkauf fourth and Cardell Potter fifth.
Jeff Van Oudenhoven, a Fox River Racing Club regular on Thursday nights at WIR, held the lead early in the race until Majeski took over the top spot on lap 45.
Majeski, the two-time defending Midwest Tour champion and current series points leader from Seymour who has been signed to the Roush Fenway Racing Development Program, held the lead over Prunty after 100 laps.
Prunty was still in third place on lap 150, with Johnny Sauter in the lead ahead of Paul Shafer Jr.
Sauter was back in the lead on lap 200, but he eventually ran into trouble with seven laps to go and Prunty took over the lead, holding off Majeski for the win.
Dalton Zehr finished sixth, with Andrew Morrissey, Shafer, Nick Panitzke and Van Oudenhoven rounding out the top 10.
Sauter finished in 17th place and Lowell Bennett was 21st.
Majeski was the fastest qualifier with a time of 19.192 seconds. Shafer was second at 19.233 and Austin Nason was third at 19.316.
Michael Bilderback won the “Dixieland Delight” race over Rich Schumann Jr. and Michael Ostdiek before the main event.
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