LINCOLN, Ill. (June 1) — Staying undefeated in every career Pro Crate Racers of America action, Steve Lance Jr. of Cuba, Ill., raced to victory Friday at Lincoln Speedway.
Lance, who started fourth, took the lead from polesitter Bobby Dauderman of Alhambra, Ill., on the 15th lap and led the rest of the quarter for a $1,000 payday at the quarter-mile oval.
Dauderman, who won three of four series events heading into the race, settled for second with Mark Oller of Highland, Ill., starting and finishing third. Nick Bauman of New Berlin, Ill., advanced four spots to finish fourth despite losing power steering on the 17th lap.
Two cautions slowed the action for Brad Willis Jr. on the sixth lap and a four-car incident on the seventh lap for Kolby Vandenbergh, Braden Johnson, Jose Parga and
Caution on lap 6 for the 6w of Brad Willis Jr., and then on lap 7 for an incident involving Vandenbergh, Johnson, Parga and McMahon.
Twenty-six cars entered the event, by Miles Moos of Hartsburg, Ill., wasn’t allowed to compete after officials found that his block number didn’t match a block number for a 604 crate motor (it was a 602 block with 604 heads).
Heat # 1: (1) Steve Lance Jr. (2) Bobby Dauderman (3) Nick Bauman (4) Rick Skelton (5) Evan Fink (6) Jordan Suhre (7) Jose Parga (8) Kyle McMahon (9) Brian Heizer
Heat # 2: (1) Kolby Vandenbergh (2) Mark Hasler (3) Brad Willis Jr. (4) Jason Suhre (5) Braden Johnson (6) Dick Taylor (7) Drew Marshall (8) Matthew Chasteen
Heat # 3: (1) Mark Oller (2) Brad Denny (3) Matt Beadles (4) Roben Huffman (5) Rob Frietsch (6) Zach Waibel (7) Chuck Barnes (8) Luke Vaughn
B-Main # 1: (1)Jordan Suhre (2) Kyle McMahon (3) Jose Parga (4) Drew Marshall (5) Chuck Barnes (6) Matthew Chasteen (7) Luke Vaughn (8) Brian Heizer (9) Dick Taylor DNS
PCRA @ Lincoln: (1) Steve Lance Jr., (2) Bobby Dauderman, (3) Mark Oller, (4) Nick Bauman, (5) Brad Denney, (6) Matt Beadles, (7) Rob Frietsch, (8) Evan Fink, (9) Zach Waibels, (10) Mark Hasler, (11) Kolby Vandenbergh, (12) Jose Parga, (13) Jordan Suhre, (14) Jason Suhre, (15) Kyle McMahon, (16) Roben Huffman, (17) Braden Johnson, (18) Rick Skelton, (19) Brian Heizer, (20) Brad Willis Jr., (21) Drew Marshall.
The PCRA would like to thank are Sponsors: Bell Helmets By Steve Thomas, Bilstien Shocks, Scott Credit Union, Wilwood, Wick Racing Fuel / VP Racing Fuel, Peterson Aluminum, Race Lift Inc., Voigt Racing Inc, Hooker Harness, Allstar Performance, Hoosier Tire, Rocket Chassis, Hinchmann, Hyperco Spring, Real Wheels
Todd Turner | DirtonDirt.com