In the second 20 lap Power Stock Feature, #33 Craig Wierson led the first lap, until #56 Paul Hamilton from Hastings (MN), grabbed the top spot on lap 2. Jason Michaud #41 challenged for the lead and took it on lap 14. The two drivers swapped the top spot several times coming to the finish with both cars side by side and Hamilton winning by 0.044 seconds. Michaud was later disqualified in post-race inspection, giving the second spot to Joe Prusak #66. Darin Patnode #27 finished in third, and Michael Stoer #08 was fourth. Nick Oxborough #88 was fifth driving Taylor Goldman’s backup car, finishing one spot ahead of #8 Goldman in the race.
Oxborough continues to lead the standings with a 28 point lead over Michael Stoer and 51 points ahead of Taylor Goldman in the race for the Power Stock Championship at Elko Speedway.
Points and results are not official at the time of this release.
The large Elko Speedway Eve of Destruction crowd was entertained by Minnesota Professional Towing Association drag racing.
The burnout contest winner was Jerry Halverson from Farmington (MN), driving a 1977 Chevy Impala. The Monster Truck winner, as determined by the crowd, was Brandon Tulachka from Kewaunee (WI) driving Just Get-Er-Done II. The Eve of Destruction event also featured Figure 8 School Bus Racing and an Officials versus Drivers exhibition race.
Coming up Saturday, August 10th is the Annual Tribute Night at Elko Speedway. Gates open at 5pm, and action begins at 6pm. Get more information at ElkoSpeedway.com or download the free Elko Racing App.
Elko Speedway is a NASCAR sanctioned ⅜ mile asphalt oval race track with stadium seating, located 30 minutes South of the Twin Cities in Elko/New Market, MN.