FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway,
Queen Creek, AZ
Sanction: Southwest Dirt Racing Association (Monster Mash) - $700
Information provided by: Track, series and team reports (last updated October 23, 1:32 pm)
Toste's tangle helps Papich to first SWDRA win
- Jason Papich
- Tony Toste
- John Cornell
- Brad Williams
- Dakota Berry
- Craig Parker
- Rick Ortega
- Don Shaw
- James Laing
- Steve Stultz
- Scott Francouer
- Bruce Duckett
- Brett Hegeman
- Jerry Fincher
- Kelly Johnson
- Doug Paxson
- Mike Masters
- James Webster
- Paul Rios
What won the race: Jason Papich of Nipomo, Calif., inherited the lead when teammate Tony Toste tangled with a lapped car on the 10th lap Saturday at Arizona Speedway and raced to his first Southwest Dirt Racing Association victory.
Quotable: "This track's awesome. It had a pretty good groove up top. I wasn't real good in the slick, but I knew Tony was going to be fast," winner Jason Papich said. "I hated to see him go back, but it gave me a shot."
Key notes: Jason Papich took the checkers 1.939 seconds ahead of Tony Toste, who rallied from the rear after his lap-10 incident. ... A dozen drivers completed 25 laps. ... Besides Toste, polesitter Mike Masters and Friday's Canyon winner Don Shaw went to the rear because of the lap-10 caution. ... Papich becomes the sixth Californian to win an SWDRA event, joining Toste, Steve Drake, Nick Bartels, Mike Kirby and Bill Bartels.
On the move: John Cornell of Phoenix, Ariz., started seventh and finished third.
Winner's sponsors: Papich's Rocket Chassis is sponsored by Toste Construction, Papich Construction, Contractors & Developers Bonding and Monarch Mega Storage.
Points chase: John Cornell of Phoenix, Ariz., has a commanding points lead.
Car count: 19
Polesitter: Mike Masters
Heat race winners: Don Shaw, Jason Papich, Tony Toste
Next series race: November 10, FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, AZ) $700
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.