Friday night found Ricky Weiss in action at La Salle Speedway (LaSalle, Illinois) for the Lucas Oil Late Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) sanctioned double-header. Drawing 48 Super Late Models for the Hoker Trucking Thaw Brawl, Weiss timed in eleventh fastest in his qualifying group locking him into the 4th-starting spot for his heat. Sending the Top 2 into the opening night feature, Ricky streaked to a 10-lap heat race win locking his spot into the main event. Rolling off 3rd, Ricky Weiss led for two laps near the mid-stages of the feature but landed a 2nd place finish after challenging Shannon Babb on the final corner coming up short by .174 of a second. Dennis Erb Jr., Brandon Sheppard, and Chad Simpson completed the Top-5 finishers in the 50-lapper. (Jim DenHamer photo)
Returning on Saturday evening for the $15,000 top prize, Ricky jumped up one spot in his heat to capture the 10-lap victory. Rolling off 4th for the main event, Weiss improved one position in the 75-lap affair to place 3rd behind Chris Simpson and Rusty Schlenk with Chad Simpson and Brian Shirley rounding out the Top-5.
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