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Alex Truscinski Triumphs in Inaugural POWRi Lightning Sprint National Championship

Alex Truscinski Triumphs in Inaugural POWRi Lightning Sprint National Championship

Belleville, IL. (11/01/22) Finalizing the grueling and dedicated seasonal stretch of competition while crowning the first-of-a-kind champion, the POWRi Lightning Sprint Division would witness the rise of talents to the national level with Alex Truscinski of Greenbush Minnesota becoming the star of the north and drive away with the inaugural title.

“This championship is an awesome accomplishment and is definitely at the top of my career highlights without a doubt. I don't think it will ever happen again, I had a goal of 10 wins this year and I thought that was crazy but I somehow reached that and then some it was definitely one for the books” said the title-clinching Alex Truscinski.

Clinching the first-ever National Championship honor while representing the POWRi Minn-Kota Lightning Sprint Series presented by Olsen Underground in a dominating fashion, Alex Truscinski(MKLS) would win the championship by a one-hundred-eighty point difference over his father Alan Truscinski(MKLS) in second, Dexter Dvergsten(MKLS) finishing third with Kelsi Pederson(MKLS) fourth and Chris Crowder(ALL).

“It’s even more cool my dad came in second, being able to celebrate a 1-2 finish is awesome. We were sitting at the supper table and I noticed the final standings and gave the phone to my dad. I said, “read this one old man” he slowly read it and you could see the grin gradually grow on his face! The amount of time my dad puts in behind the scenes during the week is second to none and he is one of the driving forces behind the team, with that being said he is just as much a winner.”

Driving the Altoz Precision Mowers, Engler Machine and Tool, #10 Truscinski would acquire an astonishing fifteen wins on the season as well as boasting consistency with top-five finishes in every single one of his thirty-three seasonal starts. Stating, “My plans for the future of racing are unknown. I have been competitive in a lightning sprint over the last 5 years and really would like to race other forms. As for lightning sprint racing itself, you will definitely see me in a lightning sprint in 2023 and who knows, maybe go for another championship. Only the future will tell”.

Alex Truscinski, among other POWRi Champions, will be honored at the Annual POWRi Championship Banquet on Saturday, January 21 at Margaritaville Lake Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri.

FINAL Top-10 2022 POWRi Lightning Sprint National Points Standings | As of 10/23/22:

  1. 10-Alex Truscinski(15) 4430, 2. 13-Alan Truscinski(15) -180, 3. 11-Dexter Dvergsten(15) -190, 4. 93-Kelsi Pederson(15) -380, 5. 26-Chris Crowder(15) -410, 6. 24B-Johnny Boos(15) -430, 7. 44-Brent Sexton(15) -520, 8. 72-Kate Taves(15) -600, 9. 7-Josh Flood(15) -640, 10. 100-Jason Berg(15) -650.
    The full breakdown of the Final POWRi Lightning Sprint National Points System presented by Henchcraft of Canada can be found online at http://www.powri.com/downloads/get.aspx?i=771199.

Regional 2022 Champion & Rookie of the Year:
• MLS Champion: Chasity Younger | MLS ROY: -
• MKLS Champion: Alex Truscinski | MKLS ROY: Mathew Taves
• RMLS Champion: Johnny Boos | RMLS ROY: Bruce Swain
• SWLS Champion: Brent Sexton | SWLS ROY: Cody Griggs

More information about the POWRi Midwest Lightning Sprint can be found online at www.midwestlightningsprintsracing.com, or on Facebook.

Future updates and information regarding the POWRi Olson Underground Minn-Kota Lightning Sprints can be found at www.minnkotalightningsprints.com or follow along on social media.

For more information on the POWRi EMi Rocky Mountain Lightning Sprint Association visit www.rmlsa.com or Facebook and Twitter pages @RMLSA.
Updates on the POWRi Southwest Lightning Sprint Car Series can be found at www.southwestlightningsprints.net or follow along on Facebook.

Follow along for more information on the further growth of the POWRi Lightning Sprints Division and other items such as complete schedules, race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, or on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing or on Facebook at POWRi.

Photo Credit: Val Truscinski

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