Sanction: Malvern Bank Series (Cornhusker Classic) - $2,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated October 10, 11:28 am)
Pospisil collects SLMRS victory at I-80
- Tad Pospisil
- Kyle Berck
- Matt Buller
- Bill Leighton Jr.
- Corey Zeitner
- Ben Schaller
- Cale Osborn
- Josh Krug
- Andrew Kosiski
- Leon Zeitner
- Al Zeitner
- Ben Sukup
- Brad Perdue
- Bob Milander
- Tracy Harr
- Brian Kosiski
- Jason Wallace
- John Hampel
Tad Pospisil's team enjoys victory lane Friday at I-80 Speedway.
What won the race: Second-starting Tad Pospisil of Norfolk, Neb., raced to a 1,000 victory on the Super Late Model Racing Series, topping series points leader Kyle Berck of Marquette, Neb., to opener the Cornhusker Classic weekend at I-80 Speedway.
Key notes: The Cornhusker Classic weekend includes the SLMRS Super Series Chase Race finale paying $1,000-to-win on Friday and the series finale paying $1,100-to-win on Saturday. ... Friday's action had 16 drivers locked in with a last-chance race so others could join. ... Saturday's race is the season finale.
On the move: Bill Leighton Jr of Omaha, Neb., charged from ninth to finish fourth. Corey Zeitner of Bellevue, Neb., rallied from 10th to finish fifth.
Winner's sponsors: The Jerry Pospisil-owned entry is sponsored by Cornhusker Auto, Ray's Appliance, Signor Trucking, Texas Energy Mutual and Window World.
Points chase: Entering the weekend, Berck had 1,214 points to lead Pospisil (1,204).
Car count: 20
Polesitter: Ben Schaller
Heat race winners: Ben Schaller, Tad Pospisil, Cale Osborn
Next series race: October 10, I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, NE) $1,100
Editor's note: Corrects winning purse.