|Tony Jackson Jr. competed in a trio of $2,000-to-win events over the weekend at Tri-City Speedway (Granite City, Illinois).
Forty-two UMP Super Late Models registered for Round #1 of the tripleheader at the 3/8 mile oval. Tony qualified first in his group during time trials and went on to win his heat race, earning him the second starting spot for the feature. Jackson Jr. battled at the front of the pack before slipping to a fifth place finish behind race winner, Brandon Sheppard, Bobby Pierce, Randy Korte, and Jim Shereck.
On Friday night the entry list increased to fifty UMP Super Late Models, and a fourth to second run in his heat race earned Tony the seventh starting spot for feature. During the course of the main event Jackson Jr. advanced to his second fifth place finish in as many nights behind race winner, Randy Korte, Brandon Sheppard, Bobby Pierce and Frank Heckenast Jr.
The weekend drew to a close on Saturday night with thirty-one entries registered for battle. Tony qualified first in his respective group during time trials, and later won his heat race to lock into the outside-front-row for the feature with Brandon Sheppard on the pole. He battled at the front of the pack early on before settling to a sixth place finish in the final rundown behind race winner, Sheppard, Bobby Pierce, Michael Kloos, Frank Heckenast Jr. and Randy Korte.
Complete results from the events area available at www.TriCitySpeedway.net