EAST WENATCHEE — Bob Greiner won the Thunder Cars race Saturday at Wenatchee Valley’s Super Oval after winning the first trophy dash and placing second in the heat race.
Greiner may have won the race, but Glenn Knutson, who leads the class in overall points, set a new track lap record of 15.464 seconds for the competitive class.
Greiner is fifth overall in the points race.
Knutson came in third Saturday but still leads the points race by 218 points ahead of second place Josh Ingram, who came in fifth.
It was the last race before the Thunder Cars championship race on Sept. 22.
Alex Ludeman took first place in the Pure Stocks class, increasing his lead in the points race.
J.R. Turner and Michelle Kennedy are in second and third in overall points. Kennedy came in fourth place overall for the class last year and sits 253 points ahead of the current fourth-place driver.
The Golden Wheels Fraternity held an exhibition race at the track. The non-profit fraternity encourages the preservation of vintage auto racing.
John Dahl placed first out of 10 racers in the second of the class’ two main races. Nick Munce took first out of four in the first main race.
Action at the WVSO continue Sept. 15 with the championship races for the Late Models, Pure Stocks and Youth Hornets. The Baby Grands class will hold another race at the track as well.