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April 17, 2021 - Duty scores sixth-place finish in season opener at I-80 Speedway
The 2021 season got underway for Justin Duty on Tuesday evening at I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Neb.) for the Tuesday Tickler. With 34 Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) entries entered, Duty timed in fifth fastest in his group before placing second in his heat behind Mason Oberkramer. Starting the feature in sixth, Justin held his spot to register a sixth-place finish.

The following night at Stuart Speedway (Stuart, Iowa), Justin posted a third-place finish in his heat, which positioned him 11th on the starting grid for the A-Main. With $5,000 on the line, Duty dropped two spots in the 40-lapper to place 13th. (Mike Ruefer photo)

On Wednesday evening at Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) on the quarter-mile oval, Duty followed up a fifth-place finish in his heat with a second-place finish in his B-Main behind Chris Simpson. Losing one spot in the 40-lap feature, Justin logged a 21st-place outing.

For the opening night of the Slocum 50 on Friday at 34 Raceway (West Burlington, Iowa), Justin logged a sixth-place finish in his heat race, transferring him into the B-Main. Needing a third-place finish or better to make the show, Dustin streaked to a 10-lap consolation victory. With $5,000 on the line, Justin gained one spot to place 17th.

To close out the busy week with the Lucas Oil MLRA, Duty came in sixth in his heat before grabbing the third-and-final transfer spot in his B-Main. Starting the $10,555-to-win Slocum 50 in 21st, Justin Duty improved one spot in the 50-lapper to record a 20th-place finish.

For more results from these events, please visit www.MLRARacing.com.