Rich King of Dysart, Iowa, riding a factory Harley-Davidson that is based on the Buell Blast passed early leader Terry Poovey of Euless, Texas, who was riding a Rotax, to take his fifth career win in Formula USA competition. Finishing third was Dan Stanley of Bellingham, Washington, who was riding a DR400 Suzuki.
Tonight’s race was the first Formula USA-sanctioned dirt track National not promoted by SFX Motor Sports. Bert Sumner and the Wisconsin Harley-Davidson Dealers Association promoted and sponsored the event. Over two thousand fans made the Friday night show part of their weekend of racing.
Here is the finishing order of the main event:
1. Rich King (H-D); 2. Terry Poovey (Rtx); 3. Dan Stanley (Suz); 4. Brett Landes (CCM); 5. Bryan Smith (ATK); 6. Steve Murray (ATK); 7. Scooter Vernon (ATK); 8. Willie McCoy (ATK); 9. Jennifer Snyder (H-D); 10. Steve Liberty (ATK); 11. Christian Vernon (Rtx); 12. Bret Beyer (Rtx); 13. Mark Gruber (VOR); 14. John Hlebo III (CCM); 15. Eric Mischler (Rtx); 16. Bob Ybema (Rtx); 17. Benjamin Carlson (Suz); 18. J.R. Schnabel (Yam).