Jo Jo Helberg Scores M-40 Win

Series Report

JONES, Mich. (June 9, 2013) – Jo Jo Helberg continued his strong start to the 2013 season with winning the season debut of the Hoosier Outlaw Sprint Series (HOSS) at M-40 Speedway on Saturday, June 8.

Helberg turned fastest lap in qualifications and stared the feature in the eighth position for the HOSS return to the Michigan short track. Tim Cox took the initial lead with Kyle Feeney and Mike Astrauskas following. Cox held the lead until Helberg made his way through to challenge for the lead, taking the lead on lap 18. He was followed to the finish by Cox, Tyler Roahrig, Troy DeCaire, and Kody Swanson rounding out the top five. Heat winners were Joe Swanson, Kody Swanson, and Bill Tyler.

Qualifications: 1. 7h JoJo Helberg, 2. 26 Jeff Bloom, 3. 9 Tyler Roahrig, 4. 40:1 Troy DeCaire, 5. 42 Jason Blonde, 6. 61 Kevin Feeney, 7. 3a Mike Astrauskas, 8. 16 Kyle Feeney, 9. 40 Tim Cox, 10. 7 Joe Swanson, 11. 64 Kody Swanson, 12. 24 Bill Tyler, 13. 37 Hank Lower, 14. 44 Teddy Alberts, 15. 100 Tom Paterson, 16. 21 Heath Roberts, 17. 3 Matt Kinzinger, 18. Tom Geren

Heat 1: 1. 7 Swanson, 2. 37 Lower, 3. 401 DeCaire, 4. 7 Helberg, 5. 3a Astrauskas, 6. 21 Roberts

Heat 2: 1. 64 K Swanson, 2. 42 Blonde, 3. 16 Feeney, 4. 44 Alberts, 5. 3 Kinzinger, 6. 26 Bloom

Heat 3: 1. 24 Tyler, 2. 9 Roahrig, 3. 61 Feeney, 4. 40 Cox, 5. 100 Paterson, 6. 11g Geren

Feature: 1. Helberg, 2. Cox, 3. Roahrig, 4. DeCaire, 5. K. Swanson, 6. Feeney, 7. J. Swanson, 8. K Feeney, 9. Tyler, 10. Blonde, 11. Astrauskas, 12. Lower, 13. Roberts, 14. Alberts, 15. Paterson, 16. Geren, `17. Bloom, 18. Kinzinger