U.S. 30 Speedway,
Sanction: Malvern Bank Series - $1,200
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated July 5, 12:43 pm)
Leighton takes SLMRS win at U.S. 30
- Bill Leighton Jr.
- Brian Kosiski
- Corey Zeitner
- Ben Schaller
- Nate Beyenhof
- Kyle Berck
- Jim Johnson
- Bryan Molt
- Brad Perdue
- Andrew Kosiski
- Ben Sukup
- Chad Jensen
- Bob Milander
- Mike Wiarda
- Heath Clausen
- Bob Osborne
- Don Smith
- Matt Buller
- Michael Benson
- Rece Vaught
Bill Leighton Jr.'s supporters enjoy victory lane at U.S. 30 Speedway.
What won the race: Second-starting Bill Leighton Jr. of Omaha, Neb., topped fellow front-row starter Brian Kosiski of Papillion, Neb., for his third victory of the season on the Nebraska-based Super Late Model Racing Series. Leighton earned $1,200.
Key notes: Leighton has 10 career series victories; his previous 2016 triumphs came May 21 at Off Road Speedway and June 18 at Junction Motor Speedway. ... SLMRS competitors made their first of two visits to U.S 30 Raceway; the tour returns on Aug. 28. ... Following Thursday's event, the series goes on hiatus until a July 21 event at I-80 Speedway preceding the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Silver Dollar Nationals.
On the move: Jim Johnson of Plainview, Neb., started 12th and finished seventh.
Winner's sponsors: Leighton's No. 24 is sponsored by Taylor Quik Pik, Swain Construction and Wright's Feedyard.
Points chase: Through June 30, Leighton has 764 points to lead Ben Schaller (748) and Kyle Berck (746).
Car count: 29
Polesitter: Brian Kosiski
Heat race winners: Ben Schaller, Bryan Molt, Kyle Berck, Corey Zeitner
Consolation race winners: Chad Jensen, Bob Osborne
Next series race: July 21, I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, NE) $1,200
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.