Dakota State Fair Speedway,
Sanction: Repairable Vehicles.com Tri-State Series (Wheel Jam) - $3,000
Information provided by: Jamie Borkowski, series and track reports (last updated June 2, 10:26 pm)
Becker wires Tri-State field for $3,000 at Huron
- Chad Becker
- Cole Searing
- Kent Arment
- Josh Skorczewski
- Chad Olsen
- Justin Boomsma
- Shane DeMey
- Trevor Anderson
- Cade Richards
- David Carlson
- Mike Benson
- Jared Jelsma
- Dustin Arthur
- Curt Kranz
- Justin Karlen
- Gale Vogt
- Jordan Heiman
- Brian Diede
- Benjamin Chukuske
- Gary Brown Jr.
- Blair Nothdurft
- Ryan Engels
- Cody Martin
- Kyle Jensen
- Morgan Ward Grosz
Chad Becker poses with family and team after winning Thursday's Tri-State Series feature at Huron.
What won the race: Pole-starting Chad Becker of Aberdeen, S.D., led all 30 laps Thursday at Dakota State Fair Speedway for a $3,000 Repairable Vehicles.com Tri-State Series victory. Becker notched the second Tri-State Series victory of his career and first since 2019.
Key notes: Sixth-starting Cole Searing, winner of the last two tour visits to Dakota State Fair Speedway, finished second, 0.841 of a second back at his home track. ... Reigning series champion Trevor Anderson gained 10 spots and finished eighth. ... Cade Richards moved forward 13 positions and finished ninth. ... Morgan Ward Grosz was originally credited with completing 24 laps and finishing 15th before being disqualified for exiting her car during a caution. ... Gary Brown Jr. retired on lap 19 and Blair Nothdurft pulled off on lap 11, relegating them to finish 21st and 22nd. ... Thursday's feature was slowed by five cautions, including a five-minute red flag on lap 24, and lasted 46 minutes with 12 drivers completing 30 laps. ... Tri-State competitors return to Dakota State Fair Speedway for the 2023 Wheel Jam finale, with Saturday's $7,300-to-win feature the tour's richest of the season.
On the move: Cade Richards of Lincoln, Neb., started 22nd and finished ninth.
Winner's sponsors: Becker’s MB Customs Race Car has KBS Power Racing Engine and sponsorship from Aberdeen Wings, Nickeson Angus Ranch Harvesting, PM Auto Repair, Brad’s Auto Glass, Sylte Farms, Fastenal of Sioux Falls, Ultimate Graphics, RBL Designs, SadDawg Motorsports, Buffalo Wings and Rings, Mark Petersen, Todd’s Taxidermy, American Power and Communications, KBS Power and CMD Shocks.
Points chase: Before Dakota State Fair: 1. Blair Nothdurft (412); 2. Gary Brown Jr. (394); 3. Cade Richards (360); 4. Shane DeMey (348) 5. Trevor Anderson (345).
Current weather: Overcast, 79°F
Car count: 29
Polesitter: Chad Becker
Heat race winners: Kent Arment, Josh Skorczewski, Chad Becker, Justin Boomsma
Consolation race winners: Curt Kranz
Provisional starters: Jared Jelsma
Next series race: June 2, Brown County Speedway (Aberdeen, SD) $2,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.