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Two race nights remain at Laird

With two nights left on the schedule, veteran driver Rob Hiimeaa holds a comfortable lead atop the points standings in the late model division
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Action resumes in four divisions at Laird International Raceway on Thursday night.

Rob Hiiemaa remains the points leader in the late model division heading into Thursday.

The veteran driver sits atop the division with 215 points and a 33-point lead over his closest competitor.

After action last week, Dustin Jackson moved into second in the late model points standings, but it remains tight as he sits just 12 points ahead of Jake Irwin, who is in third.

On the strength of five feature wins this season, Jerry Ross holds a comfortable lead atop the factory stock points standings with 222 points, 40 ahead of second-place driver Jamie Fox.

Jonathan Diodati is third in the factory stock points race with 162.

In the modified division, Mark Laasko gained points atop the divisional standings on Roddy Bolduc last week.

Thanks to a good run a week ago, Laakso gained five more points on the veteran Bolduc and turned a 13-point lead into 18 points heading into this weeks program.

Michael Carbone sits in third.

In the factory four division, Jason Kern and Kayla Kurnell continue to battle for top spot in the points standings.

With 145 points, Kern holds a 13-point lead on Krurnell.

Jack Lannigan, third, and Caleb Foster, fourth, are in a tight battle for third with just two points separating the two drivers.

Action on Thursday begins with qualifying at 6 p.m. and racing to begin shortly after 7 p.m.


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