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Smith winds Feature race in Slayton

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Jason Berghorst

Rock County racecar drivers had another busy weekend at area dirt tracks.
Luverne’s Jeremy Smith highlighted local results when he won the IMCA Modifieds A Feature race at Murray County Speedway in Slayton Friday night.
Local drivers also competed at Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa, Friday night and at I-90 Speedway near Hartford, South Dakota, Saturday.
Rapid Speedway
Eric Gaul of Luverne followed his Hobby Stocks win last week with a solid fourth-place finish in the A Feature race Friday night in Rock Rapids.
Cadyn Wessels of Luverne placed seventh in the B feature of the same class.
Kaden Kracht of Steen and Brandon Boeve of Beaver Creek placed sixth and seventh, respectively, in the Sportsman’s A feature race in Rock Rapids.
Murray County Speedway
Jeremy Smith of Luverne earned the checkered flag in the A Modifieds class Friday night at the Murray County Speedway in Slayton.
After placing second the week before, Smith took the top spot this week after placing second in the A Modified heat race.
The win was Smith’s first of the 2020 season.
“Most races are won in the shop and that’s true for this one,” Smith said. “Thanks to my crew who help me every week and to my sponsors.”
I-90 Speedway
Luverne’s Cadyn Wessels raced in the Hobby Stocks class at the I-90 Speedway  Saturday night.
Wessels placed sixth in his heat race before finishing eighth in the B feature contest.
Below is a summary of weekend results for Rock County drivers.
Rapid Speedway – June 26
Sportsman’s A Feature
K. Kracht              Steen                6th
B. Boeve               Beaver Creek  7th
USRA Hobby Stocks A Feature
E. Gaul                 Luverne            4th
USRA Hobby Stocks B Feature
C. Wessels          Luverne            7th
USRA Stock Cars A Feature
K. Kremin             Kenneth            10th
S. Kalass             Luverne            11th
L. Kracht              Magnolia          13th
C. Arends             Luverne            16th
Murray Speedway – June 26
IMCA Modifieds A Feature
J. Smith                Luverne            1st
I-90 Speedway – June 27
USRA Hobby Stocks B Feature
C. Wessels          Luverne            8th

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