Elko Speedway

Sammy Smith (18) of Johnston, Iowa, won the Automobile Racing Club of America Menards 250 at Elko Speedway June 25.

Drivers from as far as California and Florida came to Elko Speedway June 25 to race in the Automobile Racing Club of America Menards 250.

It was the biggest event of the season so far at the New Market track, with Sammy Smith of Johnston, Iowa, winning while Jesse Love of Menio Park, California, came in second.

Tom Schardin covers sports for Savage and Prior Lake. He is dependable, sarcastic and always joking around. Tom enjoys running and swimming and is often busy coaching his two kids' sports teams.

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