Complete Well Testing Sooner Series
August 13, 2022
Dan Smith survived Joe Gorby's last-lap slide job to hold on, winning by 0.137 of a second. ... “I saw him and he carried a little too much speed and missed the rubber,” Smith said of Gorby’s turn-four bid for the lead. “I let off enough to let the frontend turn and come back across the rubber and drag raced him." ... Smith grabbed the lead on lap 17 and went on to capture the 25-lap feature for his first-ever win on the Complete Well Testing Sooner Late Model Series. ... He earned $1,000. ... Smith rebounded from engine woes during Aug. 10-11 High Plains Series action in Stockton, Kan. ... A seven-car pileup in turn one took out several drivers, including four-time series champ Kip Hughes. ... Hayden Ross led early but faded to finish fifth.