Abreu Stars From 10th At Jacksonville

Rico Abreu won Friday's MOWA sprint car feature at Jacksonville (Ill.) Speedway. (Mark Funderburk photo)

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. — Rico Abreu kicked off the two-race Midwest Open Wheel Ass’n weekend by winning Friday night’s feature at Jacksonville Speedway.

Abreu charged from 10thon the grid to claim victory on the quarter-mile dirt track, with Joey Moughan, who started sixth, finishing second.

Justin Peck, Paul Nienhiser and Tony Stewart rounded out the top five.

The finish:

Rico Abreu, Joey Moughan, Justin Peck, Paul Nienhiser, Tony Stewart, Bill Balog, Robert Ballou, Ryan Robinson, Jacob Patton, Austin O’Dell, Cory Bruns, Justin Standridge, Jordan Goldesberry, Dylan Tuxhorn, Mike Terry Jr., Brinton Marvel, Jeremy Standridge, Brayden Fox, Bret Tripplett, Tucker Klaasmeyer, Terry Babb, Jason Keith.