Rock Springs, WY
Sanction: High Plains Late Model Series - $1,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated July 5, 5:08 am)
Mayea tops High Plains tour at Sweetwater
What won the race: Second-starting Rob Mayea of Bend, Ore., dominated Friday’s High Plains Late Model Series race at Sweetwater Speedway, outrunning fifth-starting Jay Fields by 5.102 seconds. Mayea earned $1,000 for his first career High Plains Late Model Series victory.
Key notes: The High Plains Late Model Series held it’s first-ever event in Wyoming. … It was the opening night of a weekend doubleheader at the Rock Springs oval. … Mike Jensen scratched from the feature. … Polesitter Wyatt Howard of Price, Utah, faded to 10th. … Scott Cimfl of Westminster, Colo., notched his second straight podium finish. He was second in the tour’s season opener.
On the move: Jeff Meeker of Fort Morgan, Colo., started 14th and finished fifth.
Winner's sponsors: Mayea's Rocket Chassis is powered by a Pace Performance CT 525 engine and sponsored by J&S Farms.
Points chase: Josh Leonard of Gibbons, Neb., grabbed the series early points lead.
Current weather: Clear, 70°F
Car count: 20
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Next series race: July 17, Phillips County Raceway (Holyoke, CO) $1,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.