The Hornet feature had fourteen cars entered, #2 Aaron Reimers had the lead for two laps until #7 Ridge Oien took over the top spot. The Hornet cars raced two-by-two all the way back to tenth position with nothing but side-by-side racing until lap seven when #3 Michael Wachs Jr from Shakopee (MN) made a hard charge on the outside and took the lead. Wachs never looked back and won by several car lengths, #55 Brandon Plekkenpol finished second, #14 Justin Schelitzche had a great battle with Ridge Oien and finished third with Oien fourth and #41 Ashley Bell in fifth.
Brandon Olson in the blue #36 has a slim two point advantage over #14 Justin Schelitzche in the point standings so far in 2017.
Eleven year old Colin Stocker #8 from Farmington (MN) was the winner of the Bando feature event, it was his second career win. Kody King #14 from Forest City (IA) finished second and #56 Kole Gurallski from Wasau (WI) finished third out of the strong field of fifteen Bandolero Cars.
The Eternity Homes Great North Legends were not able to have their feature event because of the rain. #71 Derek Lemke and #8 Cole Klein were the two heat race winners and Derek Lemke from Shakopee was the fast-timer in group qualifying. Derek Lemke has two wins to begin the 2017 season and he has a ten point lead in the standings over his father #17 Jon Lemke.
Official results and point standings will be posted later in the week on ElkoSpeedway.com
Up next at ELKO is an Eve of Destruction on Saturday June 24th with racing in the Late Models, Power Stocks, Great North Legends and Hornets plus two Monster trucks, the Green Mamba Jet car, the Drifters, School Bus Races, Mega Jump BMX stunts, Dueling Piano's in Champions bar, a huge Fireworks show and much more. Gates open at 5pm and action begins at 6pm. The movie after the races at Elko Drive-In theater is Wonder Woman. Get more information by following Elko Speedway on social media, downloading our free app, by calling (952) 461-7223 or go to ElkoSpeedway.com
Elko Speedway is a NASCAR sanctioned 3/8th mile oval track located 30 minutes South of Downtown Minneapolis just off of I-35 and county road 2 in Elko-New Market (MN).