What won the race: Second-starting Tad Pospisil of Norfolk, Neb., overtook Bill Leighton Jr. just past the race's halfway point Saturday and led the final 15 laps at Hamilton County Speedway, winning the Bill Rice Memorial feature and earning $5,000.
Key notes: The race was co-sanctioned by the Iowa-based Hoker Trucking Series and Malvern Bank Series. ... Pospisil's fourth career Hoker Trucking Series victory made him the tour's all-time win leader, while he remains second on the Malvern Bank Series checkered-flag list with 25 career triumphs. ... After winning the Malvern Bank Series' most recent visit to Hamilton County on April 17, Kyle Berck claimed the runner-up position, 1.014 seconds behind Pospisil. ... Polesitter Bill Leighton Jr. led the race's first half but faded to finish sixth. ... Saturday's feature lasted only 12 minutes and saw 18 competitors complete all 35 laps.
On the move: Josh Leonard of Gibbon, Neb., started 16th and finished ninth.
Winner's sponsors: Pospisil’s Team Zero Race Car is powered by a Scott Bailey Racing Engine and sponsored by Cookie’s Sauces and Seasonings, Signor Trucking, Window World, Keyser Mfg., Bam Roller Lifters, ASi RaceWear, Sehi & Associates, KIX 106.7-FM and Hoosier Tire.
Points chase: Hoker Series points before the weekend tripleheader: 1. Justin Kay (586); 2. Todd Cooney (568); T3. Richie Gustin (566); T3. Dave Eckrich (566); 5. Andy Eckrich (548)
Current weather: Clear, 66°F
Car count: 33
Fast qualifier: Tad Pospisil
Time: 18.803 seconds
Polesitter: Bill Leighton Jr.
Heat race winners: Jason Hahne, Matt Ryan, Jason Rauen, J.C. Wyman
Consolation race winners: Dave Eckrich, Richie Gustin
Provisional starters: Justin Kay, Corey Zeitner, Chad Holladay, Zach Zeitner
Next series race: June 24, Cresco Speedway (Cresco, IA) $3,000