Canyon Speedway Park,
Sanction: Southwest Dirt Racing Association (Back to School Night) - $700
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated July 21, 5:18 pm)
Pole-inheriting Cornell cruises at Canyon
Back to School Night
- John Cornell
- Craig Parker
- Steve Stultz
- James Laing
- Kelly Johnson
- Bruce Duckett
- Doug Paxson
- Brett Hegeman
- Paul Rios
- Brad Williams
- Jerry Fincher
John Cornell heads to victory at Canyon Speedway Park.
What won the race: Inheriting the pole after a first-lap wreck eliminated polesitter Brad Williams, series points leader John Cornell of Phoenix, Ariz., led all the way Saturday at Canyon Speedway Park for his third Southwest Dirt Racing Association victory of the season.
Key notes: Cornell has 18 career SWDRA victories. ... Polesitter Brad Williams spun between turns one and two on the first lap, collecting Jerry Fincher (both were done). ... Bruce Duckett retired late with mechanical issues; he still finished sixth because of several dropouts. ... Besides the first-lap wreck, the only slowdown came for debris on the 17th lap. ... Bud Grossenbacher scratched from the feature.
On the move: James Laing of Tucson, Ariz., started 10th and finished fourth.
Winner's sponsors: Cornell's Rocket Chassis is sponsored by ATEC Engineering and JC Precision.
Points chase: Cornell (336 points) stretched his points lead to 33 over Bruce Duckett (303 points) while Craig Parker (298) is third.
Car count: 12
Polesitter: Brad Williams
Heat race winners: Craig Parker, Bruce Duckett
Next series race: August 24, FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, AZ) $700
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.