Dusty Mann #10 from Farmington (MN) was the winner in the second eighteen car Thunder Car feature. He and #99 Brent Kane battled for the lead early, they swapped the top spot until Conrad Jorgenson and Jeremy Wolff joined the fray. Jorgenson ended up second place, he was only .326 behind Mann at the finish line, Wolff finished third, Kane was fourth and Wiebusch placed fifth. This was the first win of the season for Mann in a Thunder Car, he has seven wins this year in the Pepsi Power Stock division.
Conrad Jorgenson now has a 43 point lead over Jeremy Wolff in the Thunder Car standings, their points championship will conclude over Thunderstruck weekend (9/23/17) at ELKO.
The Eternity Homes Great North Legends feature winner was #71 Derek Lemke from Shakopee (MN), it was his eighth win of the season at Elko Speedway. Devyn Stocker #6 led the early laps until #3 Dirk Henry grabbed the top spot, Lemke then moved up from his fourth row starting spot to challenge for the lead and finally take the lead just past the half-way point in the twenty lap main event.
Lemke beat Henry to the finish line by .319 seconds, young Tristan Swanson #91 scored a career best third, #8 Cole Klein drove a damaged race car up to fourth and #75 Baiden Heskett finished fifth out of the sixteen cars entered at ELKO.
Derek Lemke now has a commanding 259 point lead over Cole Klein in the Legends 2017 Elko Speedway standings, their Championship night will be during the final Eve of Destruction (9/30/17) at ELKO.
Alex Vincent #36v from Owatonna (MN) won the 15 lap Hornets feature during Eve of Destruction. Vincent had to battle #55 Brandon Plekkenpol for the lead the first half of the race and then #14 Justin Schelitzche tried to catch him late in the race. Vincent won by .780 seconds over Schelitzche with #36b Brandon Olson taking home third, Plekkenpol fourth and #3 Michael Wachs Jr in fifth. This was the fifth win of the season for Vincent.
Wachs retains a fourteen point advantage in the Hornets standings over the defending Champ Schelitzche, their final race will be during Eve of Destruction (9/30/17) at ELKO.
All race results and points are unofficial at press time, official stats will be released mid-week at ElkoSpeedway.com