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Super trucks invade speedway

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Byron Fichter Fotography

Keith Mattox (28M) leads drivers coming out of turn 4 at the Estevan Motor Speedway.

Northern Super Truck Racing (NSTR) was the feature attraction at the Estevan Motor Speedway (EMS) on June 14.

Rod Fidler won the feature in the super truck class. He was battling with Rene Poluko during the race, but took sole possession of first when Poluko spun out with three laps to go.

Jamie Vernaus took advantage of the Poluko mishap, moving into second after spending the majority of the race in third. Wayne Grosky finished third and Jeff Remple was fourth.

Local Tyson Turnbull competed, but didn't finish the race.

Travis Hagen finished first in the modified feature. Hagen started the race in third spot, worked his way to the front with 11 of 25 laps remaining, and stayed in front despite several cautions.

Steven Pfeifer finished second, despite being involved in a couple of incidents that brought out the yellow flag. Tyler Wagner was third and Ryan Harris fourth.

Pfeifer leads the points race with 101. Aaron Turnbull is second at 99, and Wagner and Hagen are tied for third at 98.

In the stock car feature, Austin Daae finished in first place. Just before the midway point of the race, he seized first, and held off his competitors.

Gregg Mann jumped from third to second during a restart with a couple laps to go. Jeremy Swanson finished third and Geoff Mann was fourth.

Dalton Flory leads the overall standings with 112 points. Geoff Mann is second with 110, Daae is third with 102 and Gregg Mann is fourth with 99.

Brad King won the hobby stock feature for the third straight program. Lap by lap, he worked himself to the front, and with five laps remaining, he took over first.

Darren Schatz was in the lead for the first half of the race, but settled for second. Cody Dignan came in third and Carl Hanson was fourth.

Overall King is first with 120 points. Dignan is second with 109, Hanson is third with 105, and Leevi Runge is fourth with 104.

The program also featured make up feature races in the stock and modified classes. They were to be raced on May 31, but were postponed due to weather.

Wagner won the modified feature. Riley Emmel was second, Ed Turnbull third and Aaron Turnbull fourth.

In the stock class, Rocky Alexander finished in first, Sterling Labatte was second, Lee Schaff third and Lindsey Wagner fourth.

Races were also scheduled for June 13, but they were postponed to a later date.

The next program for the EMS is June 28. They will open at 7 p.m. with a make-up race for the Wissota late models. The regular program will start afterwards. 


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