Kurt Summers driving the Hooters sponsored #9 won the SST A-Main event Saturday night at Abilene Speedway. Summers expertly worked his way through lapped traffic in front of a packed grandstand to hold off the charge of Danny Merrel in #41 and Jason Howell in #44 who finished in second and third respectively. Summers is the third different feature winner in as many events this season. The next scheduled race is slated for the Devil’s Bowl on May 5th.
Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2012’
Smiley request all SST racers who can attend, please bring your SST sprint car to a car show this Saturday at the Taco Bell in Abilene. Show hours are 2 to 4 pm and the location is only about two miles from the track. The address is 4341 S. 1st Street, Abilene, TX. Going west from Dallas, take I30 to Fort Worth then continue on I20 about 137 miles, take exit 283A on the left and merge onto US-277 towards San Angelo for 2.4 miles. Take I20 Business exit toward Sweetwater then a slight right at the crossover. Click on the Events tab to find a Google map link. Contact Smiley for details.
Kerry Rush driving the #91 won the SST A-Main event Saturday night at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway. Rush won his heat race which put him on the pole for the feature. He jumped to the lead at the drop of green flag and was never seriously challenged for the entire 15 lap race. This was the first SST feature win for Rush. Moving up from his 8th starting spot, Rodney Henderson driving the #67 had to settle for second. Ryan Beechler, taking advantage of his seat for the night, in the #77 started in the third row and finished in the third spot.
Here is a quick view of the entire 2012 schedule of events. Click on the image to see the full image.
Chris Thode driving the #42 won the SST A-Main event at Boyd Raceway Friday night. Thode started from the sixth spot in the inverted field of 21 sprinters right behind the early leader Mike George in #20. A late race caution as the result of George’s spin in turn three brought Thode to the lead. He was being chased to the finish by Russell Shoulders in #29 who finished second and Mike Herring in #99 who came from the tenth spot to finish third. The next scheduled SST event is Saturday April 7th at the Devil’s Bowl.