ELKO, Minn. — Skylar Holzhausen won the American Speed Ass’n Kwik Trip Midwest Tour presented by ECHO Outdoor Power Equipment and GrandStay Hospitality, GrandStay Summer Clash 250 Saturday night at Elko Speedway.
The race consisted of two 125-lap segments. Point-leader Andrew Morrissey led from the green flag to until lap 205, when Holzhausen powered past him after the two encountered lapped traffic. Even though Morrissey was clicking off the fastest laps of the night, they just were not fast enough to catch the rookie.
An emotional Holzhausen said, “Man, I just have the thank the good Lord for all he has done for me this weekend. This is awesome! The car was great.”
As his mom came into victory lane the two shared the emotional victory. Skylar’s dad Steve was also racing in the event.
While Skylar Holzhausen earned $10,000 for the triumph, Morissey finished second ahead of Nathan Haseleu, Chris Wimmer and Nick Murgic.
Skylar Holzhausen, Andrew Morrissey, Nathan Haseleu, Chris Wimmer, Nick Murgic, Dan Fredrickson, Jacob Goede, Donny Reuvers, Steve Holzhausen, Steve Carlson, Ross Kenseth, Travis Sauter, Griffin McGrath, Thor Anderson, Jonathan Eilen, Chris Weinkauf, Michael Bilderback, Jeff Storm, Paul Paine, Erik Darnell, Joel Theisen, Tim Schendel, Conrad Jorgenson, Nick Panitzke, Josh Vadnais, Brandon Hill, Gary LaMonte.