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Bubak Wires Field for Fourth URSS Victory of Season!

Courtesy of United Rebel Sprint Series

Belleville, Kansas – July 4, 2019 – Jake Bubak from Aurora, Colorado took the lead at the start and never looked back to claim the Lucas Oil POWRi United Rebel Sprint Series presented by Mel Hambelton Ford Racing special Independence Day, Thursday night edition of racing atop the famed Belleville High Banks Speedway in Belleville, Kansas.
J.D. Johnson from Wichita and Bubak started on the front row for the twenty-lap feature with Bubak quickly taking the lead as the green flag fell. Johnson, Ty Williams, Jake Martens and Zach Blurton were the top five after the first lap was complete.
Williams and Martens would pass Johnson for second and third, respectively, on lap two as Bubak set sail on the rest of the field. Bubak, aboard the Jeff Stefonick owned #11 sprint based out of Colorado, would cruise the distance to claim his series-leading fourth feature victory of the season. His victory was worth $1000.

Williams would finish a strong second while Martens came home third. Eighth-starting Blurton finished fourth while Tyler Drueke rounded out the top five.

Kaleb Johnson earned the features Keizer Wheels Hard Charger award as he started twenty-second and came home with a eleventh-place finish.

The three heat races for the twenty-three-car field were won by J.D. Johnson, Martens and Huish.

The URSS touring regulars will take Friday night off before making their lone 2019 appearance at Thunder Hill Speedway in Mayetta, Kansas for another $1000 to-win event on Saturday night.

United Rebel Sprint Series
Belleville High Banks/Belleville, Kansas
July 4, 2019
23 Cars
A Feature: 1) Jake Bubak (2), 2) Ty Williams (3), 3) Jake Martens (4), 4) Zach Blurton (8), 5) Tyler Drueke (13), 6) Jeremy Huish (6), 7) Toby Chapman (10), Chad Koch (7), 9) Stuart Snyder (14), 10) Trey Gropp (20), 11) Kaleb Johnson (22), 12) Jack Potter (9), 13) Mike Moore (15), 14) Kyler Johnson (r) (5), 15)Tracey Hill (17), 16) Shane Sundquist (12), 17) Monty Ferriera (11), 18) Brett Becker (23), 19) Ken Potter (16), 20) Aaron Ploussard (19), 21) Dalton Webb (r) (21), 22) J D Johnson (1), 23) John Webster (18)
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July 4th on the High Banks

July 4th will be an exciting time to be at the High Banks of Belleville, Kansas. There will be 5 classes of cars competing at the historic half-mile. NCRA will have their late models competing on the half-mile and their always exciting mod-lites on the little track. Last year the NCRA brought a strong field of 21 late models. The always fun wild and wacky cruisers will also be on hand running on the small track.

Modifieds will make their return to the High Banks this year. The Sooner Limited Modified Series will host their first event at Belleville this year. Northern and Southern Sportmods are encouraged to run with the series. You can find information on the Sooner Limited Modified Series at http://soonerlimitedmodifiedseries.myracepass.com/rules/.

The fifth and final series will be the United Rebel Sprint Series 305 Sprint Cars. The 305’s have become a mainstay on the High Banks. With the July 4th race preceding the 2nd Annual Belleville 305 Nationals, you can expect to see a great field of cars trying to gain laps and experience on the fast half-mile.  JD Johnson won last year’s July 20 lap feature.

Tickets for the July 4th races will not be sold online, but be sure to grab your 305 National tickets online ahead of time by going here.