DILLON, SC – Jake Nelke of Manahawkin, N.J. is the latest brand-new feature winner in USAC HPD Midget racing. He won Saturday night’s 35-lap Eastern race at Dillon Motor Speedway, leading the final 27 laps after passing Andrew Layser on lap nine.
Layser led the first eight laps and finished second ahead of Nolan Allison, Carson Hocevar and Sam Hatfield. The Eastern series concludes November 21 at Hickory, N.C.
USAC HPD EASTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: October 31, 2015 – Dillon, South Carolina – Dillon Motor Speedway
QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Jake Nelke, 00, Nelke-16.421; 2. Nolan Allison, 16, Allison-16.527; 3. Andrew Layser, 35, Layser-16.609; 4. Carson Hocevar, 41, Hocevar-16.637; 5. Sam Hatfield, 8, Hatfield-16.764; 6. Jagger Parker, 20, Parker-16.950; 7. Jessica Bean, 6, Radical-16.951; 8. Dillon Silverman, 23, Silverman-NT.
FEATURE: (35 laps) 1. Jake Nelke, 2. Andrew Layser, 3. Nolan Allison, 4. Carson Hocevar, 5. Sam Hatfield, 6. Jessica Bean, 7. Jagger Parker, 8. Dillon Silverman. NT
FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-8 Layser, Laps 9-35 Nelke.
NEW USAC HPD EASTERN MIDGET POINTS: 1-Chris Lamb-975, 2-Jessica Bean-901, 3-Andrew Layser-858, 4-Jake Nelke-691, 5-Sam Hatfield-687, 6-Matt Lundstrom-638, 7-Kyle Craker-620, 8-Nolan Allison-600, 9-Scott Hunter-415, 10-Calvin Carroll-353.
NEXT USAC HPD EASTERN MIDGET RACE: November 21 – Hickory (NC) Motor Speedway