Justin Zeitner gets SLMRS victory at Wagner
WAGNER, S.D. (July 4) — Outside front-row starter Justin Zeitner of La Vista, Neb., led all 25 laps Wednesday at Wagner Speedway for a Fourth of July victory on the Nebraska-based Super Late Model Racing Series.
Zeitner took the checkers ahead of fellow Nebraska drivers Bill Leighton of Omaha and Travis Dickes of Madison, the reigning series champion. Norfolk, Neb., drivers Ben Sukup and Tad Pospisil rounded out the top five finishers.
Zeitner earned $1,000 for his second career SLMRS victory and first since July 19, 2009, at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb.
Notes: Justin Zeitner’s GRT Race Car is sponsored by Kenworth of Omaha and Zeitner and Sons Refrigerated Transport. ... Fourteen drivers complete 25 laps. ... All but three were running at the finish. ... Series competitors continue a busy stretch with a July 5 event at U.S. 30 Speedway in Columbus, Neb. ... July 7-8 races are scheduled for Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Neb., and Dawson County Speedway in Lexington, Neb.
SLMRS @ Wagner: (1) Justin Zeitner, (2) Bill Leighton, (3) Travis Dickes, (4) Ben Sukup, (5) Tad Pospisil, (6) Mike Wiarda, (7) Don Smith, (8) Seth Fischer, (9) Mike Collins, (10) Robby Anderson, (11) Michael Benson, (12) Junior Strong, (13) Kevin Hamele, (14) Gale Vogt, (15) Jeff Kroger, (16) Rick Vanderheiden, (17) Jared Hoerle, (18) Bill Sukup, (19) Mike Marushak, (20) Jesse Kroger, (21) Brad Vogt, (22) Corey Zeitner. Heat race winners (among 22 cars): Marushak, Smith, C. Zeitner.