FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway,
Queen Creek, AZ
Sanction: Southwest Dirt Racing Association - $700
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated May 5, 3:49 pm)
Cornell edges teammate at Arizona Speedway
- John Cornell
- Craig Parker
- Bud Grossenbacher
- Jerry Fincher
- James Laing
- Donald Curtis
- Bruce Duckett
- Brett Hegeman
- Paul Rios
- Doug Paxson
John Cornell takes the checkers at the track near Queen Creek, Ariz.
What won the race: Going around teammate Craig Parker just before the white flag, reigning SWDRA champ John Cornell of Phoenix, Ariz., earned his first series victory of the season Saturday at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway. He earned $700 for his 16th career series victory.
Key notes: Winner John Cornell restart inside the second row of a Delaware double-file restart with five laps remaining. He cleared Bud Grossenbacher then moved up to challenge Craig Parker, taking the lead on lap 24. ... The lone caution flew on the 20th lap for James Laing, who was running third. ... Bruce Duckett raced with a cast on a broken hand after being struck by debris in the previous series event; he finished seventh. ... Donald Curtis won the $100 Bobbi Engle Benjamin bonus.
On the move: Winner John Cornell started seventh.
Winner's sponsors: Cornell's Rocket Chassis is sponsored by ATEC Engineering.
Points chase: Through six events, Craig Parker and John Cornell are tied atop the SWDRA standings with 168 points apiece.
Car count: 10
Polesitter: Jerry Fincher
Heat race winners: Craig Parker, Jerry Fincher
Next series race: May 18, Canyon Speedway Park (Peoria, AZ) $700
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.