- April 21, 2007 (Independence, IA): Martin starts the season in Independence on the right note!
Although the late model points season does not start until next weekend, 14 drivers were on-hand to tune in their machines. Dale Hackwell Jr. assumed the early lead of the 25-lapper with Curt Martin and Tyler Bruening running second and third.
Hackwell gave way to Martin on the fourth lap as Martin drove to the victory. Bruening passed Hackwell late to score runner-up honors.