Ben Schaller visited victory lane for the second time in 2018.
What won the race: Third-starting Ben Schaller of Omaha, Neb., turned back sixth-starting Bill Leighton Jr. to win Friday’s Malvern Bank Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series race at Crawford County. Tad Pospisil finished third. Schaller earned $1,200 for his second series victory of the season.
Key notes: The Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series made its only visit to Crawford County this season. … The race was originally set for May 4, but rained out. … Kyle Berck of Marquette, Neb., has won four of the 10 series races this year, including three of the last six … Other tour winners include Schaller (twice), Corey Zeitner, Justin Kay, Jason O’Brien and Bill Leighton Jr.
On the move: Bill Leighton Jr. of La Vista, Neb., started sixth and finished second.
Winner's sponsors: Schaller's Missile Chassis by Swartz has a Schaller Racing Engine and is sponsored by Hinze Chiropractic & Acupuncture, Omni Behavioral Health, Steve’s Yard Care, Sutter Family Racing, Dave’s Home Improvement, Absolute Recycling, Fleetmark Solutions, Spud Trucking and Joe Gibbs Driven Racing Oil.
Who to watch: Kyle Berck of Marquette, Neb., is a two-time series winner at Crawford County.
Points chase: Ben Schaller (836) leads Kyle Berck (830), Bill Leighton (806), Tad Pospisil (800) and Jason O’Brien (792).
Car count: 22
Polesitter: Jason O'Brien
Heat race winners: Josh Krug, Tad Pospisil, Jason O'Brien
Next series race: September 9, Eagle Raceway (Eagle, NE) $1,200