Goede passed seven time ELKO Champion #41 Donny Reuvers with five laps to go in the thirty lap finale, he won by 1.131 seconds. Reuvers held on for second, he beat #14 Grant Brown by .006 seconds for the runner up position. Early leader #52 Chad Walen finished fourth and #40 Michael Beamish was fifth out of the 26 cars competing.
Michael Ostdiek #18 from Lakeville (MN) is the nephew of Dwain Behrens, he won the first feature event in the Late Model division. Derek Lemke #71 led until a caution period on lap 18, Ostdiek took the lead on the restart and held off Lemke by the smallest of margins, winning by only .116 seconds. Lemke was second and #72 Jacob Goede came up from his ninth starting position to finish third, #02 Joey Garofalo was fourth and #40 Michael Beamish finished fifth.
Jacob Goede now has a 126 point lead over Grant Brown in the race for the Late Model track Championship at ELKO.
Jeremy Wolff #32 from Chaska (MN) was the overall winner of the 5th annual Scott Kingery memorial Genz-Ryan Thunder Car event at Elko Speedway. Scott Kingery was a racer and car owner who passed away from cancer in 2013. Wolff and #3 Conrad Jorgenson actually tied in overall points, but Wolff was declared the winner because he beat Jorgenson by one spot in the tie-breaker, the final feature event.
Wolff avoided a big wreck with eight laps to go in the second Thunder Car feature and then outran #3 Conrad Jorgenson off the restart and held on for the trophy and the overall win. "I've been trying to win this race for so many years, I've never won a big race, something bad has always happened," said Wolff "to win this race and beat Conrad, one of the best guys out here, was really cool." Jorgenson's car did sustain some damage in the late caution, after the race his steering wheel was a quarter turn off but he still finished second with Ted Reuvers #8 moving up from his 17th starting position to finish third, #99 Brent Kane came up from 19th to fourth and #19 Michael Hanson finished fifth out of the 21 cars racing.