Alex Pokorski gains golden A-main experience at Plymouth Dirt Track
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(PEDAL DOWN PROMOTIONS) July 20, 2021 - One week after notching his first career heat race victory, second-year Pokorski Motorsports 360 Sprint Car competitor Alex Pokorski continued his progression as he found himself in the mix for a possible career-best A-main showing in his sixth Plymouth Dirt Track Racing main event of the 2021 season at The Plymouth Dirt Track at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds in Plymouth, Wis.
Pokorski was among 30 PDTR 360 Sprint Car drivers to sign in for the 12th event of the 2021 season at The Plymouth Dirt Track and his 19th overall career event behind the wheel of a 360 Sprint Car.
After lining up fifth in the third 10-lap heat race, Pokorski passed Scott Conger on the opening lap to move up to fourth. On lap 2, Adam Miller ducked under Pokorski, following a bobble in turn two, which dropped the West Bend driver back to fifth in the running order. However, Pokorski recovered to slip underneath Miller on lap 9 en route to a fourth-place finish and a berth in his sixth 25-lap A main of the 2021 PDTR season in 10 starts.
After rolling off 15th, Pokorski worked the high and low grooves of the wide, smooth and slick track surface to move past Blake Wondra into 11th place on lap 9. Following a series of three consecutive caution flags on lap 13 and 14, Pokorski continued to hold down the 11th spot, while taking aim at a career-best top-10 showing.
However, Pokorski found the going rough in the closing five laps as he fell back to finish 16th in his ninth career 360 Sprint Car A-main event, which won by Brandon McMullen.
"The car felt really good for the heat race and we were fast," Pokorski said. "I made a couple of mistakes early on, but I was able to race back into fourth on the last lap. The A main went fairly well until the last few laps. Early on I was lucky to miss a couple of pile ups and I was able to move forward a few spots. For the last couple laps, I probably should've moved back to the top, but I tried to make the bottom work and ended up losing some spots.
"Moving forward, my focus is eliminating mistakes because even one or two mistakes in a race usually end up costing you a few spots," he said.
The Pokorski Motorsports team will be in action The Plymouth Dirt Track at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds in Plymouth, Wis. on Saturday, July 24 with Alex Pokorski scheduled to be in the driver's seat for PDTR's Dave Deicher Tribute Night program, which will feature 360 Sprint Cars, Late Models, Grand Nationals B Mods and a special appearance from the Vintage Modifieds.
Spectator gates open at 4:30 p.m. with hot laps at 5:30 p.m. and racing at 6 p.m.
Sponsors and supporters for the 2021 Pokorski Motorsports team are Petersen Septic Systems, Quest Engineering Inc., Goeden Auto Body, Goodwin Racing Engines, Hopf Farms, Kettle Moraine Landscaping, Novak's Service Center, Tisler Salvage Inc., Allied Bearing Corporation, RC Custom Design and Pedal Down Promotions
Pokorski Motorsports Sponsor Showcase - Quest Engineering
Pokorski Motorsports is pleased to welcome back Quest Engineering of Richfield, Wis. as a sponsor for the 2021 racing season.
Quest Engineering focuses solely on full overlay cabinetry and complimenting custom products, including kitchen, bath, closets, garage, entertainment and commercial casework projects.
Quest's skilled team of customer advocates, product specialists, engineers, production managers and operations team rely on a continuous improvement philosophy to pave the road to success.
Founded as a contract wood products fabricator in West Bend by brothers Chris and Todd Lefeber in 2001, Quest operated on mostly manual machines until adding CNC equipment and parametric engineering software to its repertoire in 2006.
In late 2008, Quest Engineering made the move from a direct sales to a dealer sales model with an increased focused on its capacity as a manufacturer. Quest moved from its original facility in West Bend to a newly renovated production facility in Richfield in fall 2012.
In May 2015, working with equipment, software, and special service vendors, Quest expanded with the addition of a second manufacturing plant. Housing a flexible casework production cell, a custom fabrication cell and a small warehouse, a new facility in Jackson was opened, featuring a design center and showroom.
"We spent time working on new sponsorship for this year and we are very excited to have Quest Engineering on board with us for 2021," Pokorski Motorsports team owner and co-driver Paul Pokorski said. "Quest is a local manufacturer of quality cabinets and we encourage our fans to check out their line of products."
Pokorski Motorsports invites fans to contact Quest Engineering Inc. by phone at 262-334-4949 or by visiting www.questcabinets.com.
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2021 Pokorski Motorsports By The Numbers
Total Events - 17
MSA events - 17
A Main Victories - 0
B Main Victories - 1
Top Five A Main Finishes - 0
Top 10 A Main Finishes - 1
Heat Race Victories - 1
2021 Pokorski Motorsports Upcoming Schedule
Saturday, July 24 - Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis.
Saturday, July 31 - Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis.
Sunday, Aug. 1 - Angell Park Speedway, Sun Prairie, Wis.
Saturday, Aug. 7 - Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis.
Saturday, Aug. 14 - Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis.