Hancock County checkers fly for Ruter

By Greg Grabianowski

BRITT, Iowa (April 25) – Ryan Ruter earned IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified win number three on the season Saturday at Hancock County Speedway.

Troy Swearingen took second and Adam Larson was third.

One hundred and nineteen cars filled the pits at Britt, among them 30 Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, 25 Modifieds and 25 IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks.

Dustin Larson made the journey from Worthington, Minn., worthwhile by taking the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car checkers.  Kevin Opheim was the runner-up and David Wickman was third.

Clay Evans won the Northern SportMod main event, topping Greg Sidles and Nick Meyer.

Justin Nehring won the Hobby Stock feature followed by Cody Nielsen and Jeremy Wegner.

Kaytee DeVries edged out husband Jay for the win in the Mach-1 Sport Compact feature. Jacob Kofoot ended up third.