Park Jefferson Speedway,
Sanction: Repairable Vehicles.com Tri-State Series - $1,500
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated April 24, 4:13 pm)
Tri-State champ captures opener at Park Jeff
- Justin Zeitner
- Josh Leonard
- Shane DeMey
- Denver Nickeson
- Corey Zeitner
- Bill Leighton Jr.
- Jason Strand
- Gale Vogt
- Travis Paulson
- Gary Brown Jr.
- Mike Benson
- Brad Vogt
- Eric Vanosdall
- Jared Jelsma
- Ryan Schaufler
- Scott Borstad
- Trevor Anderson
- Andrew Kosiski
Justin Zeitner earned $1,500 in the Tri-State tour’s season opener.
What won the race: Picking up where he left off last season, reigning tour champion Justin Zeitner of Malvern, Iowa, captured Saturday’s season opener on the Repairable Vehicles.com Tri-State Series at Park Jefferson Speedway. The fourth-starting Zeitner led all but the first lap for $1,500 payday.
Key notes: Zeitner has a series-leading 12 career Tri-State victories. ... Runner-up Josh Leonard took the checkers 2.901 seconds behind Zeitner. ... Shane Demey, a modified winner at a dirt-covered Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway last month, has added a Late Model to his program and finished third in his first Tri-State start. ... Bill Leighton Jr. led the first lap but slipped back to finish sixth. … Polesitter Brad Vogt finished 12th. ... Thirteen drivers completed 20 laps.
On the move: Josh Leonard of Gibbon, Neb., started eighth and finished second.
Winner's sponsors: Zeitner’s No. 62 is sponsored by Zeitner and Sons Refrigerated Transport, CIT and Wise Racing Enterprises.
Points chase: After Park Jefferson: 1. Justin Zeitner (150); 2. Josh Leonard (142); 3. Shane Demey (135); 4. Denver Nickeson (130); 5. Corey Zeitner (125).
Current weather: Clear, 54°F
Car count: 18
Polesitter: Brad Vogt
Heat race winners: Trevor Anderson, Justin Zeitner, Bill Leighton Jr.
Next series race: May 13, Rapid Speedway (Rock Rapids, IA) $1,500
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.