MERCED, Calif. – March 28, 2014 – David Gravel powered his way around the outside of Kyle Hirst on lap 25 to grab the lead on Friday night at Merced Speedway and drive to the third World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory of his career. Roth Motorsports teammates Tim Kaeding and Hirst would eventually finish the 40-lapper in second and third with Joey Saldana and points leader Paul McMahan rounding out the top five.

A-Main - (40 Laps): 1. 83SA-David Gravel [5] [$10,000]; 2. 83-Tim Kaeding [12] [$5,500]; 3. 83JR-Kyle Hirst [1] [$3,200]; 4. 71M-Joey Saldana [3] [$2,800]; 5. 51-Paul McMahan [9] [$2,500]; 6. 15-Donny Schatz [10] [$2,300]; 7. 49-Brad Sweet [7] [$2,200]; 8. 9-Daryn Pittman [8] [$2,100]; 9. 88-Terry McCarl [13] [$2,050]; 10. 24-Rico Abreu [15] [$2,000]; 11. 3C-Jonathan Allard [17] [$1,500]; 12. OO-Jason Statler [24] [$1,200]; 13. 21T-Tommy Tarlton [6] [$1,100]; 14. O-Bud Kaeding [23] [$1,050]; 15. 7S-Jason Sides [18] [$1,000]; 16. 88N-DJ Netto [11] [$900]; 17. 11K-Kraig Kinser [21] [$800]; 18. OOX-Cory Eliason [20] [$800]; 19. 4-Cody Darrah [16] [$800]; 20. 29-Kerry Madsen [2] [$800]; 21. 11-Steve Kinser [14] [$800]; 22. 22-Mason Moore [19] [$800]; 23. 1-Sammy Swindell [4] [$800]; 24. 21-Brian Brown [22] [$800]. Lap Leaders: Kyle Hirst 1-13, 19-24; Kerry Madsen 14-18; David Gravel 25-40. KSE Hard Charger Award: OO-Jason Statler [+12]

Qualifying: 1. 83SA-David Gravel, 10.589; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana, 10.617; 3. 49-Brad Sweet, 10.726; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman, 10.814; 5. 51-Paul McMahan, 10.819; 6. 15-Donny Schatz, 10.870; 7. 88N-DJ Netto, 10.883; 8. 83-Tim Kaeding, 10.897; 9. 29-Kerry Madsen, 10.909; 10. 88-Terry McCarl, 10.911; 11. 11-Steve Kinser, 10.914; 12. 83JR-Kyle Hirst, 10.915; 13. 24-Rico Abreu, 10.916; 14. 1-Sammy Swindell, 10.921; 15. 21T-Tommy Tarlton, 10.940; 16. 4-Cody Darrah, 10.949; 17. 3C-Jonathan Allard, 10.961; 18. 7S-Jason Sides, 10.983; 19. 22-Mason Moore, 11.022; 20. OOX-Cory Eliason, 11.030; 21. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 11.061; 22. 21-Brian Brown, 11.085; 23. O-Bud Kaeding, 11.098; 24. 1A-Jacob Allen, 11.102; 25. 1S-Logan Schuchart, 11.176; 26. 121-Shane Golobic, 11.247; 27. 98-Matt Jensen, 11.366; 28. OO-Jason Statler, 11.387; 29. 41-Dominic Scelzi, 11.672; 30. 26-Sean McMahan, 11.715; 31. 78-Mark Barroso, 12.075; 32. 68-Jason Toft, nt

Heat 1 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature): 1. 29-Kerry Madsen [2]; 2. 24-Rico Abreu [1]; 3. 51-Paul McMahan [3]; 4. 83SA-David Gravel [4]; 5. 3C-Jonathan Allard [5]; 6. 11K-Kraig Kinser [6]; 7. 41-Dominic Scelzi [8]; 8. 1S-Logan Schuchart [7]

Heat 2 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature): 1. 1-Sammy Swindell [1]; 2. 88-Terry McCarl [2]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [3]; 5. 7S-Jason Sides [5]; 6. 121-Shane Golobic [7]; 7. 26-Sean McMahan [8]; 8. 21-Brian Brown [6]

Heat 3 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature): 1. 21T-Tommy Tarlton [1]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [4]; 3. 11-Steve Kinser [2]; 4. 88N-DJ Netto [3]; 5. O-Bud Kaeding [6]; 6. 98-Matt Jensen [7]; 7. 22-Mason Moore [5]; 8. 78-Mark Barroso [8]

Heat 4 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature): 1. 83JR-Kyle Hirst [2]; 2. 4-Cody Darrah [1]; 3. 83-Tim Kaeding [3]; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman [4]; 5. OO-Jason Statler [7]; 6. OOX-Cory Eliason [5]; 7. 1A-Jacob Allen [6]; 8. 68-Jason Toft [8]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 6 starting positions of A-feature): 1. 83JR-Kyle Hirst [1]; 2. 29-Kerry Madsen [2]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [3]; 4. 1-Sammy Swindell [5]; 5. 83SA-David Gravel [4]; 6. 21T-Tommy Tarlton [6]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature): 1. 22-Mason Moore [1] [-]; 2. OOX-Cory Eliason [2] [-]; 3. 11K-Kraig Kinser [3] [-]; 4. 21-Brian Brown [4] [-]; 5. 121-Shane Golobic [7] [$200]; 6. 1S-Logan Schuchart [6] [$180]; 7. 1A-Jacob Allen [5] [$175]; 8. 98-Matt Jensen [8] [$160]; 9. 78-Mark Barroso [11] [$150]; 10. 41-Dominic Scelzi [9] [$150]; 11. 26-Sean McMahan [10] [$150]; 12. 68-Jason Toft [12] [$150]



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