thornton3000apr20Ricky Thornton Jr. took the lead for the first time on the 45th lap, only to jump the cushion two laps later falling back to second. He regained the top spot for good on lap 48 of the 50-lap main event and cruised the final two laps to register the $3,000 victory Thursday night at Atchison County Raceway. RacinDirt Photo