Sanction: Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series (Prelude to the Silver Dollar Nationals) - $2,000
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Berck scores fourth SLMRS win at I-80
Prelude to the Silver Dollar Nationals
- Kyle Berck
- Jesse Sobbing
- Tad Pospisil
- R.C. Whitwell
- Bill Leighton Jr.
- Matt Buller
- Leon Zeitner
- Brian Kosiski
- Mel Zeitner
- Al Zeitner
- Corey Zeitner
- Kyle Segebart
- Ben Schaller
- Jeff Segebart
- Cale Osborn
- Sterling Perkins
- Brad Perdue
- Robbie Andersen
- Ben Sukup
- Michael Benson
- Bob Milander
- Ross Afrank
- Steve McConnell
- John Hampel
- Vernard Coover Jr.
Kyle Berck takes the checkers for his 67th career SLMRS win.
What won the race: Outside polesitter Kyle Berck of Marquette, Neb., topped fourth-starting Jesse Sobbing of Malvern, Iowa, to kick off the Silver Dollar Nationals weekend at I-80 Speedway. Berck grabbed his fourth Super Late Model Racing Series checkered flag of the 2016 season, earning a $2,000 payday.
Key notes: Berck notched his 67th career SLMRS victory. His last came at Adams County Speedway on June 4. ... The event opened the Silver Dollar Nationals weekend, which is headlined by a $40,000-to-win program on Friday and Saturday for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association. ... Third-place finisher Tad Pospisil was the winner of a June 22 SLMRS event at I-80. ... The series wraps up its season on Oct. 8 with a final visit to Greenwood.
On the move: R.C. Whitwell of Tucson, Ariz., charged from the 13th starting spot to finish fourth.
Winner's sponsors: Berck's No. 14 is sponsored by Stobel Manufacturing, Aurora Argonomy, Wegner Automotive Researc, Booselman Oil, Stevens Buffalo Meats & Hunts, Five Star Truck Center, Kaser Blasting & Coatings, BSB Mfg., Red Line Oil, JRi Shocks and Precision Suspension.
Points chase: Entering the event, Bill Leighton Jr. of Omaha, Neb., had a six-point advantage over Berck.
Car count: 37
Polesitter: Matt Buller
Heat race winners: Sterling Perkins, Kyle Berck, Matt Buller, Mel Zeitner
Consolation race winners: Robbie Andersen, Corey Zeitner
Next series race: August 6, Park Jefferson Int'l Speedway (Jefferson, SD) $1,200
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.