Donavin Wiest, Wishek, who has been racing since 2000, repeated as the Governor's Cup champion in the Legends class Saturday night at Dacotah Speedway.
His second-place finish behind Drew Papke, of Bismarck, in the feature race gave him three points in the Governor's Cup standings to seven for runner-up Andrew Jochim, of Glyndon, Minn.
The Governor's Cup scoring system is much like that of cross country. A driver's placement in the two nights of racing are added for a total. The lowest total earns the championship.
Wiest was one of two champions to repeat. The other was Brent Vetter, also of Wishek, with three points in hobby stocks. The other champions crowned Saturday were Wade Nygaard, of Grand Forks, with three points in sprints, Mark Dahl, of Bismarck, with seven points in modifieds, Geoff Hellman, of Mandan, with five points in street stocks, and Seth Howe-Kellar, of Wilton, with a perfect two points in sport compacts.
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Matters such as wins, starting positions and points temporarily faded into the background in the final race of the night, relegated to insignificance by the well-being of Mark Dobmeier.
The Grand Forks driver, who won the sprint car feature on Friday night, was involved in a violent crash on the second lap of Saturday's feature race.
Running side-by-side with another driver as the field prepared to enter the first turn of the second lap, the two vehicles apparently touched back tires. That contact sent Dobmeier's car, in the outside position, tumbling off the track. The car rolled multiple times at high speed amid flying debris before coming to rest against a guard rail.
Dobmeier was removed from the wreckage and didn't require the assistance of the ambulance on the scene.