Saurer Threads The Needle
Watertown (SD) - The fourth and final night of the Sizzling Summer Nights swing of the Advantage RVís Modified Tour sponsored by Watertown Ford Chrysler was held Casino Speedway on July 20, 2014, with 22 cars in attendance.
Travis Saurer won from the pole in one of the swings most exciting events. Cain led the first lap, but Saurer grabbed the lead and maintained it through numerous challenges by several drivers. The final laps were totally riveting with Ward, who started tenth, challenging for the lead together with Grimes, Cain, Gilbertson and Stearns.
Four drivers advanced from each heat race with three entering the Bullet Sportswear redraw for position. The starting nine positions were set as follows:† Travis Saurer, Dave Cain, Kent Arment, Jason Grimes, Todd Stark, Dale Ames, Jordan Foster, Matt Gilbertson and Trevor Anderson. The B Main was raced for position only as all cars qualified for the feature. The 40 lap feature had Travis Saurer seizing the lead during the first lap and keeping it through the entire event, although there were challenges. Arment, Stark and J Foster pulled off before half way, leaving the top six cars as Saurer, Grimes, Gilbertson, Ward, Cain and Stearns. The lead cars had to deal with lapped traffic with 15 laps remaining. With only ten laps to go... Read More...