Rain halts race, but Baker wins at Lancaster
LANCASTER, S.C. (July 28) — Hometown driver Brandy Baker captured Saturday’s NDRA Road Show by Heintz Performance feature at Lancaster Motor Speedway in a rain-shortened 33-lapper. He earned $2,000.
In a program where rain twice forced breaks in the action, Baker set fast time and started on the front row with Steve Banal, who rebounded from a hard wreck the previous night at Carolina Speedway.
Baker broke into the early lead with Dennis “Rambo” Franklin and Ross Bailes, driving the John Page-owned MasterSbilt, dropping Banal to fourth. The lead trio battled were battling tightly when Mother Nature showed up for a third time, ending the night’s action.
Baker was followed in the running order by Franklin, Bailes, Banal and Jeff Smith.
NDRA @ Lancaster: (1) Brandy Baker, (2) Dennis Franklin, (3) Ross Bailes, (4) Steve Banal, (5) Jeff Smith, (6) Ron Parker, (7) Gib Gibbons, (8) Timbo Mangum, (9) Jonathan Edwards, (10) Matt Long (complete finish unavailable). Fast qualifier: Baker.