U.S. 30 Speedway,
Sanction: Malvern Bank Series - $2,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated August 31, 2:34 pm)
U.S. 30 winner Berck takes tour points lead
- Kyle Berck
- Bill Leighton Jr.
- Matt Buller
- Corey Zeitner
- Jim Johnson
- Brian Kosiski
- Chris Johnson
- Bob Milander
- Al Zeitner
- Sterling Perkins
- Michael Benson
- Dylan Schmer
- Greg Krohn
- Micah Veleba
- Randy Foote
- Ben Sukup
- Tom Svoboda
- Jason Wallace
- Josh Krug
- Tad Pospisil
- Ben Schaller
Kyle Berck (14) battles with Tad Pospisil (04) en route to victory.
What won the race: Taking advantage of a tangle of frontrunners, three-time series champion Kyle Berck of Marquette, Neb., moved into the points lead on Nebraska's Super Late Model Racing Series with a Sunday evening victory at U.S. 30 Speedway. The fifth-starting Berck earned $2,000 while former points leader Tad Pospisil, Saturday's winner in McCool Junction, was caught up in a tangle between Ben Schaller and Josh Krug on the backstretch. Schaller led most of the race.
Key notes: Berck tied Pospisil as the tour's winningest driver of 2015 with his fourth victory. Corey Zeitner and Bill Leighton Jr. are the only other drivers to win SLMRS events this season. ... The event in Columbus, Neb., concluded a doubleheader weekend on the Nebraska circuit. ... A previous SLMRS visit to U.S. 30 rained out on July 2. ... Four races remain after Sunday's action.
On the move: Jim Johnson of Plainview, Neb., started 10th and finished fifth.
Winner's sponsors: Berck's Missile Chassis has sponsorship from Aurora Agronomy, Bosselman Oil, BSB Manufacturing, Five Star Truck Center, JRi Shocks, Kaser Blasting & Coatings, Precision Suspension Red Line Oil, Steven's Buffalo Meats & Hunts, Strobel Manufacturing and Wegner Automotive Research.
Points chase: Kyle Berck has 1,030 points leaving U.S. 30 Speedway to lead Tad Pospisil (1,014) and Bill Leighton Jr. (1,014).
Car count: 21
Polesitter: Matt Buller
Heat race winners: Ben Schaller, Kyle Berck, Bill Leighton Jr.
Next series race: July 18, I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, NE) $5,300
Editor's note: Updates with details about leaders, Pospisil's demise, and scoring change among finishers 19-21; updates points.