Off Road Speedway,
Sanction: Tri-State Late Model Series - $1,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated May 4, 10:06 pm)
Rain washes out Tri-State at Off Road
Key notes: The Tri-State Late Model Series attempted to open its season Saturday at Off Road Speedway, but rain washed out the night's events after pill draw. Series officials are in talks of attempting to reschedule the race for later in the year. … The race was originally set for April 27, but rained out… It’s the first-ever visit to Off Road for the fourth-year series. … Nick Beyenhof of Rock Rapids, Iowa, leads all drivers with five series wins, three coming in 2018. … Eric Vanosdall of Hoskins, Neb., closed out the 2018 campaign by winning two of the tour’s final three events. … Travis Birkley won the track's first IMCA-sanctioned Late Model event April 20. … Pit gates open at 3:30 p.m. Grandstands open at 5 p.m. … Off Road Speedway hosts a $2,000-to-win Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series race on June 1.
Who to watch: Ben Sukup of Norfolk, Neb., finished sixth in the track’s April 20 opener.
Points chase: It’s the tour’s season-opener; Gary Brown Jr., of Brandon, S.D., is the ’18 champion.
Expected entrants: Brown, Nate Beyenhof, Nick Beyenhof, Eric Vanosdall, Ben Sukup, Travis Birkley, John Hoefert, Chase Osborne, Jim Johnson, Robert Osborne, Chris Johnson, Dylan Schmer, Kale Kosiski, Nelson Vollbrecht, Matt Haase and others.
Current weather: Mostly Cloudy with Nearby Thunderstorms, 72°F
Car count: 21
Next series race: May 17, Rapid Speedway (Rock Rapids, IA) $1,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.