Kansas State Fairgrounds,
Sanction: National Championship Racing Association (O'Reilly Auto Part Hutch Nationals) - $2,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated July 27, 9:59 am)
Berck cruises to victory in Hutch Nationals
O'Reilly Auto Part Hutch Nationals
- Kyle Berck
- Tommy Weder Jr.
- Chris Kratzer
- Jeremy Petty
- Damian Patocka
- Chris Bratcher
- Scott Phillips
- Eric Main
- Kasey Beckham
- Wylan Petrie
Kyle Berck takes the checkers for his 30th career NCRA victory.
What won the race: Leading all the way from outside the front row, NCRA points leader Kyle Berck of Marquette, Neb., cruised to victory in the O'Reilly Auto Parts Hutch Nationals at the Kansas State Fairgrounds. Berck earned $2,000 for his 30th career NCRA victory, second on the all-time list.
Key notes: Berck has won eight of his last 10 starts overall. ... The 58th annual event is among the longest-running dirt racing events in Kansas. ... The race was a daytime affair until temporary lights were brought in 20 years ago; permanent lights were added in 1996. .... Former Hutch Nationals Late Model winners include Billy Moyer, Larry Phillips, Doug Ingalls, Delbert Smith, Larry McDaniels, Al Purkey and Lonnie Smith.
Winner's sponsors: Berck's Missile Chassis has 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: Entering the event, Berck, a two-time series champion, has 1,425 points to lead Chris Kratzer (1,285) and Jeremy Petty (1,170).
Car count: 10
Polesitter: Tommy Weder Jr.
Heat race winners: Tommy Weder Jr.
Next series race: August 8, Junction Motor Speedway (McCool Junction, NE) $2,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.