HUMBOLDT, Kan. –Veteran racer Randy Zimmerman of Fort Scott, Kan., flew by leader J.C. Morton on lap 16 of the Out-Pace USRA B-Mod feature, and then held off multiple challenges over the final nine laps to score a $1,500 victory Friday at the Humboldt Speedway during the King of America VIII Modified Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment.
Morton-the 2016 Out-Pace USRA B-Mod national champion–finished fourth on Thursday and settled for the runner-up paycheck after holding back a hard-charging Kris Jackson over the final four laps with Mike 12th-starting Mike Striegel fourth and 13th-starting Cody Jolly finishing fifth.
Brian McGowen, Dale Kraling, Jim Body III, Dustin Daniels and Dan Christopher completed the top 10.
Randy Zimmerman (Z28) makes the winning pass on J.C. Morton (18).
King of America VIII presented by Summit concludes Saturday. The Iron Man Challenge featuring Out-Pace USRA B-Mods will run a complete show, racing for $1,000 to win with Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series national points also up for grabs.
USMTS Modified drivers will compete in an “alphabet soup” of main events with a $10,000-to-win, $1,000-to-start “A” Main.
Tickets are $25. Youth ages 6-12 get in for $10 and children ages 5 and under are admitted free of charge. Gates open at 4 p.m. with racing at 6:30.
Every lap of every race will be broadcast live via pay-per-view at www.RacinDirt.com.
The Humboldt Speedway is a located 0.1 mile west of US 169 at the Humboldt Exit, then 0.5 mile south, then 0.9 mile east on Georgia Rd. For more information, call (620) 431-2470 or visit www.humboldtspeedway.com.
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