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Strachan claims third feature win of season

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It looks like the three-time defending champ is starting to get on a roll.

Brody Strachan cruised to his second-straight checkered flag in the WISSOTA Modifieds division in Borderland Racing Association action on Saturday night at the Emo Speedway.

It was also the third feature win of the season for the Emo native, who also has a third-place finish to his credit this year along with a did not finish.

Aaron Holten of Newfolden, Mn. nabbed second in Saturday's race, followed by Glen Strachan of Emo in third.

Tyler Brown of Rainy River was fourth while Ron Korpi of Fort Frances rounded out the top five.

Strachan's win vaulted him to first place in the points standings with 519—eight more than that of Brady Caul of the Fort (511).

Brown sits third (478), Korpi is fourth (445), while Brandon Pelepetz of Emo rounds out the top five (434).

In WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds action, meanwhile, Christopher Leek roared to his first win in his second race of the season.

After not finishing his race back on May 18, the Ste. Genevieve, Man. native claimed the checkered flag ahead of James Lambert and defending champion Cody Ossachuk (both of the Fort).

Devlin natives Mike Wilson and Dayton Brady rounded out the top five.

With his third-place finish Saturday night, Ossachuk maintained his points lead in the division with 505.

He's followed by Lambert (499), Wilson (469), and Tanner Williamson of the Fort (400) while Carter Kinnear of Emo rounds out the top five (343).

Dean Kellar of Devlin nabbed his second checkered flag of the season as he topped the Street Stocks division on Saturday night.

After placing seventh back on June 15, Kellar rolled into victory lane ahead of Raice Westover and defending champ Tylar Wilson (both of the Fort).

Jesse Thompson of Emo was fourth with Doug Derendorf of the Fort rounding out the top five.

With his third-place finish Saturday night, Wilson maintained the division points lead with 506.

Westover is just five points back with 501, Kellar sits third (493), Thompson is fourth (487), while Jyllian Westover of the Fort (463) rounds out the top five.

Racing resumes with the Memorial Race Weekend Showdown doubleheader on Saturday and Sunday.

Hot laps go at 7 p.m. with the first heat at 7:30 on Saturday night.

Then on Sunday, hot laps will go at 2 p.m. with the first heat to follow at 2:30 (weather permitting).

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