Marsfarm1 05 13 22 (363)mikeruefer
Tyler Erb (1) gets a run on Ricky Thornton Jr. at Farmer City Raceway. (Mike Ruefer photo)

Erb Runs Down Thornton At Farmer City

FARMER CITY, Ill. — It all came down to the final few feet as Tyler Erb won Friday night’s Farmer City 74 for the MARS Racing Series late models at Farmer City Raceway.

Making his winning move exiting the fourth turn on the final lap of the quarter-mile race track, Erb beat Ricky Thornton Jr. to the finish line by inches to bank the $15,000 victory.

It was round three of the four-race Illinois Speedweek.

Hudson O’Neal came home third, while Bobby Pierce romped from 20th to fourth. Brandon Sheppard finished fifth.

Thornton was the fast qualifier for the 52-car field with a lap of 13.058 seconds.

The finish:

Tyler Erb, Ricky Thornton Jr., Hudson O’Neal, Bobby Pierce, Brandon Sheppard, Dennis Erb Jr., Devin Moran, Tanner English, Brian Shirley, Cade Dillard, Garrett Alberson, Spencer Hughes, McKay Wenger, Myles Moos, Ryan Unzicker, Taylor Scheffler, Josh Putnam, Bob Gardner, Ashton Winger, Shannon Babb, Frank Heckenast Jr., Mike Marlar.

error: Content is protected !!