By Jeremy FoxOSKALOOSA, Iowa (April 29) – Cayden Carter was first to the checkers in a three-wide Budweiser IMCA Stock Car photo finish Wednesday at Southern Iowa Speedway.A late caution set the stage for the green, white, checkered ending. Zack VanderBeek was a very close second and Nathan Wood was right behind in third.Daniel Hilsabeck and VanderBeek had battled for the early lead while Wood and Carter jousted for third. VanderBeek grabbed the top spot on lap 10 and Carter and Wood got by Hilsabeck for second and third place, respectively, on lap 11.That’s where it really got exciting as VanderBeek, Carter and Wood got into a three-car battle.Andrew Schroeder earned the Musco Lighting IMCA Modified win ahead of Carter. Brett Lowry was best in the KBOE Radio IMCA Northern SportMod main.Craig Brown held off late-race challenges from Dale Porter to take the Pepsi Cola IMCA Hobby Stock win. John Whalen led start to finish in the Mach-1 Sport Compact feature.It was announced that SIS will continue to reward drivers with increased payout. IMCA Stock Cars will be $500 to win (22 or more cars) or $400 to win (21 or less) and IMCA Northern SportMods will be $400 to win (18 or more cars) or $300 to win (17 or less). IMCA Hobby Stocks $300 to win with 22 or more. Modifieds are $100 guarantee to start and $500 to win with 16 or more. Sport Compacts are $200 to win with 14 or more
North Vernon, IN—The North Vernon Police Department arrested Dustin Stump, 36, and Matthew Farlin, 33, both of Michigan, on Tuesday after they fled from a traffic stop and abandoned the stolen vehicle they were in.NVPD noticed a Jeep Cherokee with an equipment violation and initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle. When police made contact with the driver, the suspects supposedly sped away. Officers chased them and eventually located both men as they were running across a street. The duo was stopped and detained. Items in their possession allegedly linked them to the jeep which had been reported stolen from Michigan.The Jeep had damage to the steering column and had a bottle of what appeared to be bottled urine, a misdemeanor in Indiana. Stump and Farlin were arrested on multiple preliminary charges including allegations of resisting law enforcement, possession of a stolen vehicle, and criminal mischief.
The Ireland squad have been given a day off today ahead of Saturday’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland.Martin O’Neill took the decision last night to cancel this morning’s scheduled training session in order to allow his players some extra down time this week.At the mid-way point of the Group D qualifying campaign, O’Neill admits that it’s still hard to predict which teams will progress and which ones will lose out.