Jason Kohl led the last 20 laps in winning the Wednesday Hobby Stock qualifying feature at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. (Photo by Bruce Badgley, Motorsports Photography)BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 5) – A regular in the main event at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s will make his career seventh Saturday night start from the front of the outside row.Jason Kohl raced from eighth starting to the lead on just the sixth of 25 laps in winning the qualifying feature postponed from Tuesday. He dueled with Eric Stanton, who exited with a flat tire, before winning in front of Brandon Cox.Rounding out the top eight and also advancing to the outside row were 24th starting Zach Olmstead, 19th starting Tyson Overton, 21st starting Benji Irvine, 28th starting Gary Pesicka, 14th starting Eric Gillette and 20th starting Tathan Burkhart.Irvine is now a six-time main event qualifier. Overton and Pesicka both made it in the fourth time, Cox, Olmstead, Gillette and Burkhart each the first.Qualifying feature results – 1. Jason Kohl, Missouri Valley; 2. Brandon Cox, Norwalk; 3. Zach Olmstead, Overton, Neb.; 4. Tyson Overton, Carlisle; 5. Benji Irvine, Oelwein; 6. Gary Pesicka, Burt; 7. Eric Gillette, Slayton, Minn.; 8. Tathan Burkhart, Hays, Kan.; 9. Darin Johnson, Dickens; 10. Justin Wacha, Vinton; 11. Craig Brotherton, Wall Lake; 12. Zac Smith, Mason City; 13. Kaden Reynolds, Cedar Rapids; 14. Bob Daniels, Des Moines; 15. Eric Stanton, Carlisle; 16. Rusty Gyles, St. Charles; 17. Malik Sampson, Worthington, Minn.; 18. Sal Hernandez, Columbus, Neb.; 19. Wes Jahnz, St. James, Minn.; 20. Matt Hanson, Slayton, Minn.; 21. Brett Vanous, Quasqueton; 22. Cody Williams, Minneapolis, Kan.; 23. Cameron Wilkinson, Neligh, Neb.; 24. Keeran Sampson, Worthington, Minn.; 25. Leah Wroten, Independence; 26. Shaun Wirtz, Boone; 27. Roger Jenniges, Echo, Minn.; 28. Trevor Holm, Chandler, Minn.
Speaking in Waitangi on Sunday, the Wales star’s thoughts were with the six people killed and at least 48 others injured in the incident at London Bridge and the Borough Market.Warburton, whose team opened their tour with a 13-7 win over the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians on Saturday, said the Lions wanted to bring some joy to those affected.”In future performances and wins, we’ll dedicate to those who have been involved and I guess we can play a small part in trying to cheer a majority of the nation up by trying to be successful over here,” he said.”We’ll commit our performances and all our efforts to those involved recently in London.”He added: “I just wanted to wish those involved all the best wishes from the Lions players and management.”Our thoughts are always with the people back home in Britain and Ireland so thoughts and deepest sympathies go out to the families and people involved in that incident.”Our thoughts and deepest sympathies go out to those affected back home by the tragic events in London. pic.twitter.com/jNjpQ7vJYy— British&Irish Lions (@lionsofficial) June 4, 2017The Lions have nine matches left on their tour, including a three-Test series against the All Blacks.Tour manager John Spencer also sent his regards, saying: “We’re four nations, but we’re one jersey, one team.”We’ll all stand united here about the sentiments in London.”The Lions are next in action against Super Rugby outfit Blues at Eden Park on Wednesday.