SUMMARY SPRINT STAMPEDE Tri-State Speedway Haubstadt, IN July14, 2018 ______________________________ Hoosier Tire MSCS Sprint Cars: (25 Entries) Overall Top Qualifier - 30 C. It was the fourth victory of the season for the North Ridgeville, O. driver and the ninth of his non-wing career at the Steel Palace. We fought a tight piece all day and didn't know how much to tighten it for the feature race, but we got it good,” Shullick said in victory lane. Henry then got big time sideways and dropped multiple spots shortly after. “I played with some brakes under the caution and then it was pretty damn good after that.” Dan Connors Jr. A terrific battle then developed between eighth starting Andy Forsberg, Cameron Park’s Shane Hopkins and Hollister’s Tony Gualda.
50 and later catching 13th running Dave Danzer in the No. It also marked his third overall victory of the year on the red clay. The first seven cars were all that finished on the lead lap. Continuing to battle for second, Bernal would soon have issues with his left front and would come to a stop on the 21st lap, and a hard charging Bud Kaeding would find himself back in the mix as he was back in third. Runner-up Stephen Schnapf was looking for a second MSCS feature win. The leaders were lapping cars at a rapid pace and had most of the field down one or more laps. While chasing after Furr, Sanders would soon have his hands full as Ryan Bernal entered the mix and began giving Sanders fits for second. set the overall fastest lap in group qualifying, won the first heat, and collected a ,500 check after winning the feature. As Kaeding came up on the scene he would attempt to get off the racing surface to avoid it but would stall his engine and hand the lead over the Cole Macedo. The Keizer Aluminum Wheels Hard Charger of the race was Kody Swanson, driver of the Rock Steady Racing entry. Heat winners on this night were Bonnema, Macedo, and Zane Blanchard as Furr was Dash winner. Fresh off his first victory in nearly three seasons, it appeared as if Sitterly was poised for two in a row as he breezed by 8 cars in only five laps early on. At that same time top-five running Andy Gregg had issues and came to a stop after having an impressive run in the feature. No sooner than they found the top five did Shampine and Sitterly take second and third as the pair worked past runner up Iosue by lap 6 with Shampine making an outside pass for second and Sitterly using the bottom part of the speedway to grab third. The green white checkered restart saw Forsberg keep pace with Sanders and give it one final stab down low through the final corners, but Sanders got the drive he needed and crossed the stripe with about a car length to spare. 52, Logan Rayvals in 12th, and Thompson who had since dropped all the way back to 11th. The points leader was now out of the race with 23 laps to go and this allowed the second, third, and fourth place drivers in the standings of Shampine, Barnes and Shullick, to close the gap on the seven time track champion. Placerville’s own Jimmy Trulli came home in third, with Reno’s Adam Walters in fourth and 14th starter Colby Wiesz of Colfax in fifth. Lapped traffic became a major factor for the leaders at the halfway point and it was on lap 27 when Shampine looked high on a lapped car that Sitterly attempted to fill the gap, but the two brushed with Sitterly pounding the inside hub rail before cutting back across the track and making heavy contact with the outside wall to bring out the Canale Insurance & Accounting yellow flag. All of the lapped cars were left in between the new top three of Shullick, Shampine and Iosue on the ensuing restart and this wound up allowing Shullick to pull away even further from the rest of the field, eventually lapping up to 8th place Jeff West by the completion of the main event. Gualda rebounded from the early issues to finish sixth, with the remainder of the top-10 comprised of Zane Blanchard, Cody Hodgson, Hopkins and Chris Masters. The track prep crew responded and worked the surface until racing was possible. STAY CONNECTED- Stay up to speed with all things Ocean Speedway by visiting the website at by following us on Twitter @Ocean_Speedway, or by liking us on Facebook at https:// On Saturday evening at Placerville Speedway the talented duo battled it out towards the end of an exciting 25-lap feature, with Sanders coming out on top to claim his 10th overall victory of the season. Chase Briscoe prevailed in winning the MOWA Winged Sprint feature. Great racing was seen in all four divisions on Saturday during Mountain Democrat Kids Bike Night.