ESTEVAN - It was a full night of racing action at the Estevan Motor Speedway on Friday, as the track delivered competition in six different classes.
The Western Canadian Late Models made an appearance, with Tyson Turnbull winning the feature. Turnbull engaged in a thrilling battle for the lead with his brother Aaron for much of the 25-lap feature. The two drivers changed the lead on countless occasions. But with less than 10 laps remaining, Aaron Turnbull suffered a flat tire. The debris from the tire caused a caution, and while Aaron Turnbull was able to get back on the track to finish the race, he never mounted a serious challenge and wound up third.
Scott Greer of Winnipeg was second.
Tyson Turnbull also won the modified feature, leading virtually from the start. There weren't any cautions, so he was able to pull away and win by several seconds over Kody Scholpp. Steven Pfeifer of Minot, competing at the track for the first time since 2019, came in third.
The stock car feature offered a thrilling four-way battle for top spot between Jeremy Swanson, who led for most of the race, trying to hold off Devon Gonas, Chris Hortness and Brendon LaBatte. Gonas passed Swanson in the final two laps to win.
The slingshot division had a record 17 young drivers, but a series of collisions in the first lap took several drivers out of the field and resulted in a rare red flag. All drivers were said to be okay. Jacek Ashworth passed Jace Emmel after a caution with a few laps remaining and won his first career feature.
Leevi Runge won the sport mod feature over Justin Fichter, while Connor Hansen took the hobby stock feature ahead of Kaiden Tuchscherer.
Another program will be held Saturday, starting at 7 p.m. All six divisions will be racing.