COLBY, Kan. (June 4) – The United Rebel Sprint Series made its way back to the 3/8’s mile Thomas County Speedway oval Saturday night and fans were on their feet for a classic green, white, checkered finish. Ty Williams, driving the 911 Christopher Ryan Kruse tribute IMCA EMI RaceSaver Sprint Car wired the field to take his first URSS victory of the season.
Williams along with outside pole sitter Nate Berry brought the field to the green with Williams jumping into the lead and Steven Richardson, Nate Berry, Jeff Radcliffe and Luke Cranston rounding out the top five after lap one.
Cranston and Radcliffe got by Berry on lap two. Lap five saw Radcliffe pull off the track with a shattered rear brake rotor, ending his promising run early.
The same circuit also saw the caution come out when Nate Berry looped his mount in turn one. On the restart, Tracey Hill jumped up to the fifth spot with Koby Walters in tow. Hill took over the fourth spot on lap seven as Zach Blurton made his way to fifth.
Up front, Williams was starting to get into lapped traffic by lap 11 and on lap 12 the caution flew for a spin of the second place Richardson.
On the restart, Williams once again took the point with Cranston, Hill, Blurton and Jeremy Huish rounding out the top five. Huish soon closed up on the tail tank of Blurton and on lap 13, both Huish and Koby made their way past Blurton.
The caution flew once again on lap 18 as Steven Richardson clipped a tire on the inside of the track and spun in turn one with front end damage ending his night and setting up the green, white checkered finish.
Williams once again took the lead with Cranston, Hill, Huish and Werner rounding out the top five. Williams took the checkered flag for his first win the of the season with Cranston, Huish, Hill and Werner making up the top five.
The Keizer Aluminum Racing Wheels Hard Charger was won by Werner, who finished fifth coming from his 14th starting spot. Heat Race winners were Koby Walters and Nate
Feature results – 1. Ty Williams; 2. Luke Cranston ; 3. Jeremy Huish; 4. Tracey Hill; 5. Jed Werner; 6. John Webster; 7. Nate Berry; 8. Zach Blurton; 9 Koby Walters; 10. Craig Jecha; 11. Aaron Ploussard ; 12. Ryan Walters; 13. Steven Richardson; 14. Jeff Radcliffe.
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