Sanction: Malvern Bank Series - $5,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated October 2, 2:51 pm)
Neal edges Pospisil at I-80, collects $5,000
- Jake Neal
- Tad Pospisil
- Jason Hahne
- Ben Schaller
- J.C. Wyman
- Jeff Tharp
- Andy Eckrich
- Justin Kay
- Dave Eckrich
- Justin Zeitner
- Curt Schroeder
- Kyle Berck
- Dylan Schmer
- Charlie McKenna
- Bill Leighton Jr.
- Zach Zeitner
- Darrel DeFrance
- Robbie Andersen
- Chad Holladay
- Jason Wallace
- Josh Leonard
- Andrew Kosiski
- Brian Kosiski
- Ben Sukup
Jake Neal picked up $5,000 for his I-80 Speedway victory.
What won the race: Outside front-row starter Jake Neal of Omaha, Neb., held off a charging Tad Pospisil in Friday’s Malvern Bank Series opener at I-80 Speedway to record his second tour win. He earned $5,000 in the event co-sanctioned with the Hoker Trucking Series.
Key notes: Neal took the checkers 0.301 seconds ahead of Pospisil. … Malvern Bank Series point leader Kyle Berck of Marquette Neb., finished 12th. … The Malvern Bank and Hoker Trucking series close out their seasons by co-hosting a two-race weekend at I-80 Speedway Friday and Saturday. … Both programs pay $5,000-to-win. … Bragging Rights Late Models are on Saturday’s card.
On the move: J.C. Wyman of Griswold, Iowa, started 19th and finished fifth.
Winner's sponsors: Neal’s H&H Racing Swartz Race Car is powered by a KS Engineering engine and sponsored by I-80 Farms, Hess Technology Design, Downtown Recycling, Steve’s Yard Care, Prevost Racing, Epic Custom Trailers, The Joie of Seating, Velocita USA, Diamond J Custom Service, Shocks by Precision Performance and Channel Seeds.
Points chase: Malvern Bank after I-80 Friday: 1. Tad Pospisil (3,258); 2. Kyle Berck (3,246); 3. Charlie McKenna (3,078); 4. Ben Schaller (3,066); 5. Bill Leighton Jr. (3,054). Hoker Trucking after I-80 Friday: 1. Justin Kay (2,838); 2. Dave Eckrich (2,780); 3. Charlie McKenna (2,744); 4. Jason Hahne (2,740); 5. Andy Eckrich (2,728).
Current weather: Overcast, 64°F
Car count: 33
Fast qualifier: Chad Holladay
Time: 17.108 seconds
Polesitter: Chad Holladay
Heat race winners: Jason Wallace, Robbie Andersen, Zach Zeitner, Justin Kay
Consolation race winners: Brian Kosiski
Next series race: October 2, I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, NE) $5,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.