Moore took the lead on the first lap and just set sail, he raced the 20 lap cautionless feature in just over 5 minutes, he won by 2.755 seconds over #42 Ryan Kamish with #4 Grant Brown finishing third and #18 Michael Ostdiek, the nephew of Elko honoree Dwain Behrens, coming across the line in fourth, #40 Michael Beamish was fifth in the large 20 car field.
Four time Elko Speedway Champion #14 Doug Brown won the second Big 8 feature event. Brown fought for the lead with #75 Joe Neisius for the first five laps, but then cruised to victory by .773 seconds, it was his third win of the year at Elko. Michael Ostdiek and Neisius then battled for much of the race for the runner up position with Neisius finally coming out on top, Michael Beamish was fourth and Ryan Kamish finished fifth.
#14 Doug Brown Claiming First in the Second Big 8 Feature
Dylan Moore continues to lead in the point standings, he has a 24 point advantage over Brown in the race for the title.
Paul Hamilton #56 from Hastings (MN) won his second consecutive Pepsi Power Stock main event on Saturday night at Elko Speedway. Hamilton started 6th of the 21 cars entered, Darin Patnode #27 took the lead off the opening green flag and held on until the final lap when Hamilton passed him on the inside. It was a close finish, with Hamilton winning by only .24 seconds over Patnode and #6 Joey Prusak hard charging near the end to finish third, #3 Ryan Varner was fourth and #62 Tom Doten finished fifth after starting 9th.
The second feature saw #54 Tim Hollen jump out to a big lead, he led until mechanical problems slowed him down just 5 laps before the checkers and #99 Dustin Mann from Farmington (MN) grabbed the top spot, Mann then held off #7 Brandon Petersen by .247 seconds for the win, his first win of the year at Elko Speedway. Tom Quade #53 crossed the stripe third, #37 Bryce Blohm was fourth and Hollen dropped back to fifth in the ultra competitive 21 car field.
The point battle in the Pepsi Power Stocks is sure to be a good one up until Championship night. Bryce Blohm and Brandon Petersen are currently tied for the lead in points with Tom Doten still within striking distance, he is now 18 points behind in third.
Tim Brockhouse #13 from Webster (MN) won his 22nd feature event of 2016, but his first of the year at Elko Speedway Saturday night in the Great North Legends main event. Will McCully #26 led the first couple laps of the 20 lap main event until Brockhouse took over the top spot. Derek Lemke #71 challenged Brockhouse late in the race but could not pass him, Brockhouse won by .569 seconds with #4 Brady Fox-Rhode finishing third, #16 Matt Allen fourth and #3 Dirk Henry in fifth.