FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway,
Queen Creek, AZ
Sanction: FK Rod Ends Southwest Dirt Racing Association (Bobbi Engle Realty Dirt Drift) - $700
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated March 5, 8:19 am)
Shaw wins his second SWDRA race of '19
Bobbi Engle Realty Dirt Drift
- Don Shaw
- John Cornell
- Scott Sluka
- Brad Williams
- James Laing
- Jimmy Whisler
- Craig Parker
- Bud Grossenbacher
- Bruce Duckett
- Dana Fite
- Brian Schultz
- Lee Hoy
- Donald Curtis
- Kelly Johnson
- Steve Stultz
- Paul Rios
- Jerry Fincher
What won the race: Polesitter Don Shaw of Ham Lake, Minn., dominated Saturday's Southwest Dirt Racing Association main event at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway, winning the Bobbi Engle Realty Dirt Drift by 3.811 seconds over John Cornell for his second series victory of the season. He earned $700.
Key notes: It was the 11th career series victory for Shaw, the Minnesota interloper who owns a home in Arizona and frequently races in the Grand Canyon state during the winner months. … In his heat race, Shaw made a last-turn pass of Brad Williams while the leaders overtook a lapped car. ... Shaw moved into a tie with Wayne Noyes of Avondale, Ariz., for seventh on SWDRA's all-time win list. … Heat winner Scott Sluka finished third. … Thirteen of the 17 starters were running at the finish. … It was the SWDRA’s first of seven scheduled visits to FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway in 2019. … The tour returns May 4.
On the move: Tail-starting Donald Curtis of Prescott, Ariz., finished 13th.
Winner's sponsors: Shaw's Billy Moyer Victory Race Car has a Vic Hill Racing Engine and sponsorship from Shaw Trucking, Blaine Brothers, Allstate Peterbilt, Northern Metal Recycling, Village Bank and Lube-Tech.
Points chase: Shaw is atop the series points after two events.
Car count: 17
Polesitter: Don Shaw
Heat race winners: Don Shaw, Scott Sluka
Next series race: March 16, Canyon Speedway Park (Peoria, AZ) $700
Editor's note: Corrects feature finish from fifth and following.