Central Arizona Speedway,
Casa Grande, AZ
Sanction: FK Rod Ends Southwest Dirt Racing Association (Cotton Classic) - $700
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated April 15, 4:30 pm)
Cornell tops Williams for fourth SWDRA win
- John Cornell
- Brad Williams
- Craig Parker
- Jerry Fincher
- Brett Hegeman
- Doug Paxson
- Mike Masters
- Bruce Duckett
- Art Lacy
- Mike Anderson
- James Webster
- Paul Rios
- James Laing
Reigning SWDRA champ John Cornell won his fourth in a row.
What won the race: Winning his fourth race in five series starts this season, John Cornell of Phoenix, Ariz., caught and passed early leader Brad Williams for a Southwest Dirt Racing Association victory at Central Arizona Speedway. He earned $700.
Key notes: Cornell finished 1.643 seconds ahead of Williams, who finished second for the third straight series race. … Lacy earned the pole following a six-car redraw. … Donald Curtis and Craig Parker didn’t make the heat race call due to engine-related issues. Parker was ready for the feature, where he started 13th and finished third. … Cornell’s lone series race without a victory this season was a runner-up finish at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz. … Only three cars finished on the lead lap. … Cornell has now won three straight and seven of the last 11 SWDRA events going back to last season.
On the move: Craig Parker started 13th and finished third.
Winner's sponsors: Cornell's Rocket Chassis is sponsored by ATEC Engineering.
Points chase: Cornell extended his series lead.
Car count: 14
Polesitter: Art Lacy
Heat race winners: Art Lacy, John Cornell
Next series race: April 28, Canyon Speedway Park (Peoria, AZ) $700
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.