Sanction: Malvern Bank Series - $1,000
Information provided by: Scott McBride and series reports (last updated July 18, 5:35 am)
Berck continues series dominance at I-80
- Kyle Berck
- Josh Krug
- Jason Papich
- Justin Gregg
- Jase Kaser
- Travis Dickes
- Dylan Smith
- Andrew Kosiski
- Justin Zeitner
- Corey Zeitner
- Bill Leighton Jr.
- John Hampel
- Brian Kosiski
- Micah Brown
- Brad Perdue
- Brian Kenkel
- Allan Hopp
- J.C. Wyman
- Steve Kempt
- Al Zeitner
- Mike Marushak
- Tad Pospisil
Kyle Berck started 12th and led the final two laps at I-80.
What won the race: Kyle Berck of Marquette, Neb., rallied from his 12th starting position to take the lead from polesitter Josh Krug of Omaha, Neb., coming to the white flag and went on to pocket $1,000 for his fourth consecutive victory on the Nebraska-based Super Late Model Racing Series.
Key notes: Krug settled for second while Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series regular Jason Papich of Nipomo, Calif., rounded out the podium. ... SLMRS points leader Tad Pospisil of Norfolk, Neb., tagged the wall on the green-flag lap and retired for the night, finishing 22nd. ... Steve Kempt of Shelton, Neb., spun in turn four to draw a caution. ... Berck has 51 career series victories. ... The event kicked I-80's fourth annual Silver Dollar Nationals weekend. ... Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and United States Modified Touring Series drivers had an open practice Thursday. ... Friday's card includes two rounds of heat races for Lucas Oil Series competitors and a complete racing program for USMTS competitors; Saturday's card includes consolation races and the $30,000-to-win Silver Dollar Nationals main event for the Lucas Oil Series and another complete racing program for USMTS competitors. ... DirtonDirt.com will have pay-per-view video coverage of Friday and Saturday's action from I-80. ... Berck's win guarantees him a provisional starting spot in Saturday's main event. ... The series made its second of four 2014 stops at I-80; SLMRS competitors will return on Sept. 20 and Oct. 11.
On the move: The winning Berck started 12th; Jase Kaser of Lincoln, Neb., climbed from 16th to round out the top five.
Winner's sponsors: Berck steers a Missile Chassis with sponsorship from Aurora Agronomy, Bosselman Oil, BSB Manufacturing, Five Star Truck Center, Kaser Blasting & Coatings, Steven's Buffalo Meats & Hunts, Strobel Manufacturing and Wegner Automotive Research.
Points chase: Berck overtook Pospisil atop the standings and now holds an 18-point lead; Justin Gregg of Hastings, Neb., and Corey Zeitner of Omaha, Neb., are third and fourth, 34 and 36 points back respectively.
Car count: 30
Polesitter: Josh Krug
Heat race winners: Josh Krug, Jason Papich, Justin Gregg, Tad Pospisil
Consolation race winners: Mike Marushak
Next series race: July 24, Crawford County Speedway (Denison, IA) $1,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.