Berry Does It Again At Marshalltown

Tom Berry Jr. in victory lane at Marshalltown Speedway. (Tom Macht photo)

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – Chalk up another win for Tom Berry Jr.

The IMCA modified speedster topped Friday’s headlining IMCA modified feature at Marshalltown Speedway with a dominant charge from seventh to first.

Wasting no time, he found the lead by lap three and led the remaining distance of the 25-lap main event in his familiar No. 11x. It extended a career-best season for Berry, who boasts more than 15 wins this season, ahead of the Speedway Motors Super Nationals.

Tim Ward crossed second, 1.465 seconds back, followed by Riley Simmons, Cody Laney and Chris Elliott.

Winners in other classes during the five-division IMCA program included Eric Stanton (Hobby Stock), Johnathon Logue (SportMod), Dallon Murty (Stock Car) and Jake Benischek (Sport Compacts).

The finish:

Tom Berry Jr., Tim Ward, Riley Simmons, Cody Laney, Chris Elliott, Casey Skyberg, Jay Noteboom, Shane DeVolder, Rodney Morgan, Jared Van Deest, Randy Brown, Mike Goodson, Thor Anderson, Rod Clement, Regan Tafoya, Carl Berendsen, Jeff Bodendorfer, John Webb, Chris Luttmer, Eric Barnes, Ronn Lauritzen, Jared Spalding, Chris Abelson, Zach Fettinger.