Wayne, Elkhorn, Central City capture crowns during Grand Island Power Drive event

April 21, 2014

Columbus, Neb. – Wayne High School captured two class wins and Elkhorn and Central City High Schools grabbed one win each Saturday during the “Drive Safe Challenge” Power Drive endurance rally held at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Facility in Grand Island.

Wayne repeated a first-place finish for the second week in a row by topping the Advanced Class as did Elkhorn in the Standard Class. The Wayne team was followed by Raymond Central High School in second and Elkhorn High School took third.

In the Standard Class, Elkhorn High School led the field followed by Cedar Rapids Kennedy from Iowa, Dorchester High School in third place.

In the Exhibition Class, Wayne topped Pocahontas Area High School from Iowa, and Central City High School took top honors in the Novice Class competition.

Wayne added to their two class wins by collecting the award for Best Pit Crew during the competition.

The fourth event in this spring’s five race competition will be held Saturday when Power Drive teams will compete in the Cuming County Open at the Cuming County Fairgrounds in West Point, Neb. Check-in and inspections for teams are at 8 a.m. The first heat will be staged at 10 a.m., with a second heat following. Awards will be presented after the conclusion of the second heat.

The Power Drive Championships will be held May 3 at Werner Park in La Vista, Neb. Power Drive is sponsored by the Nebraska Public Power District and the Omaha Public Power District.

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