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It's been a long time coming, but John Leslie Jr. finally did it-he got his first Factory Stock win at Milan. After stepping up with a Rich Groh Racing power plant, John steadily ran quicker and quicker. He's inched closer and closer to victory, and at Milan, his efforts came to fruition. John qualified Second with an 11.26, then it was on to eliminations, where Jay Dold rolled through the lights in Round 1 to make that an easy win. John then had a second-round bye. Matt Amrine redlit in Round 3, but John ran it out to get lane choice. In the final round against Jim St. Charles, John had the lead right out of the gate, and he extended it as the two racers went down track. Final tally: John ran an 11.29 at 118 mph to Jim's 11.33 at 119 mph.