Justin Wells

Justin Wells cruises the Pocola, Oklahoma/Fort Smith, Arkansas area Tri-State Speedway en route to his opening night win on the Show-Me Racing Series. (Ron Mitchell)

Show-Me Racing Series Opener to Justin Wells

Brian Garrison

POCOLA, Okla. - April 3. Outside front-row starter Justin Wells of Aurora, Mo., led all 25 laps at Tri-State Speedway to win the opening race for the Race Brothers Farm and Home Supply Show Me Racing Series. Well pocketed $1,000 for his efforts and now has 24 series wins in the seven year old series.

Ken Essary - Darrell Mooneyham

Veteran Ken Esary chases fellow Missourian Darrell Mooneyham in the fight for position at Tri-State Speedway. (Ron Mitchell)

Larry Campbell of Van Buren, Ark., started fourth on the grid and ran second for most of the race until Ken Essary of Cape Fair, Mo., overtook him on lap 13. Essary's night would come to an early end as a flat tire forced a caution on lap 21, giving Campbell the second spot back.

Randy Zimmerman of Fort Scott, Kan., started seventh and raced his way into the top four on lap 11. 13th starting Chuck Comer of Jopin, Mo., finished fouth and polesitter Scott Fry or Exeter, Mo., finished fifth.

Tim Adams was the biggest mover of the race, starting 22nd and finishing eighth.

Randy Zimmerman

Kansan Randy Zimmerman races toward a third place finish at Pocola after starting seventh on the grid. (Ron Mitchell)

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