Jimmy Mars picked up the $10,000 paycheck at Cedar Lake Speedway.
What won the race: Jimmy Mars of Menomonie, Wis., led all 45 laps from the pole at Cedar Lake Speedway on Saturday, topping the track's NASCAR Late Model field for his second consecutive Masters victory and $10,000.
Key notes: Fourth-starting Cole Searing of Huron, S.D., moved into second place by lap 19 and remained within striking distance of Mars, but settled for the runner-up position, 0.435 seconds back. ... Shane Edginton of Winnipeg, Manitoba, slipped back to finish third. ... Seventh-starting Justin Ritchie of New London, Wis., advanced three positions by lap 25 and finished fourth. ... Pat Doar moved into fifth on the last lap and completed the top-five at his home track. ... After winning $5,000 in Friday's preliminary event, Chad Mahder of Bloomer, Wis., finished 13th. ... Saturday's feature was completed without major incident and lasted just 12 minutes, with 14 competitors completing all 45 laps.
On the move: Pat Doar of New Richmond, Wis., started 12th and finished fifth.
Winner's sponsors: Mars drives an MB Customs Race Car powered by a Pro Power Racing engine and sponsored by Veit, Vonco, Deppe Enterprises, T.L. Sinz Plumbing, Keyes Chevytown, Armi Contractors, Mid-States Equipment, Baileigh Industrial, S&S Transport, QualityFreightRate, Groveyard Auto, Joe Signs, VP Racing Fuels and Joe Provo Race Wear.
Points chase: After Cedar Lake Saturday: 1. Nick Panitzke (45); 2. Pat Doar (39); 3. Jimmy Mars (38); 4. Lance Matthees (37); 5. Jake Timm (36).
Current weather: Clear, 68°F
Car count: 41
Polesitter: Jimmy Mars
Heat race winners: Jon Tollakson, Kevin Burdick, Justin Ritchie, Cole Searing, Kevin Eder
Consolation race winners: Darrell Nelson, Jake Timm