HARTFORD, MI — (July 28, 2017) — The Battle of Michigan at Hartford Speedway definitely lived up to its name on Friday evening. With numerous lead changes throughout the 30-lap feature event, it was David Gravel that closed nearly a two-second gap of Brad Sweet to overtake the No. 49 machine in the closing laps en route to pick up his 11th World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series victory of the year. Brad Sweet and Logan Schuchart rounded out the podium. Brent Marks who started 15th came home in fifth. Greg Wilson was the KSE hardcharger gaining 16 positions.

FEATURE (30 Laps): 1. 5-David Gravel [3][$10,000]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [2][$5,500]; 3. 1S-Logan Schuchart [8][$3,200]; 4. 19-Brent Marks [15][$2,800]; 5. 11K-Kraig Kinser [7][$2,500]; 6. 15-Donny Schatz [12][$2,300]; 7. 9-Daryn Pittman [10][$2,200]; 8. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild [9][$2,100]; 9. W20-Greg Wilson [25][$1,250]; 10. 2-Shane Stewart [1][$2,000]; 11. 41-Jason Johnson [6][$1,500]; 12. 3G-Carson Macedo [19][$1,200]; 13. 71-Joey Saldana [16][$1,100]; 14. 17M-Max McGhee [21][$1,050]; 15. 5J-Jeremy Schultz [11][$1,000]; 16. 7S-Jason Sides [4][$900]; 17. 17-Jac Haudenschild [13][$800]; 18. 16-Ryan Ruhl [14][$800]; 19. 4-Paul McMahan [5][$800]; 20. 27Z-Sean Zemunik [23][$800]; 21. 7J-Joe Swanson [22][$800]; 22. 1A-Jacob Allen [18][$800]; 23. 5B-Chad Blonde [17][$800]; 24. 13-Clyde Knipp [20][$800]; 25. 10S-Jason Steinebach [24][$800], Lap Leaders: Brad Sweet 1-8, 11-27; David Gravel 9-10, 28-30, KSE Hard Charger Award: W20-Greg Wilson[+16]

Qualifying : 1. 5-David Gravel, 13.731; 2. 41-Jason Johnson, 13.855; 3. 2-Shane Stewart, 13.901; 4. 17-Jac Haudenschild, 13.927; 5. 5J-Jeremy Schultz, 13.994; 6. 7S-Jason Sides, 14.121; 7. 4-Paul McMahan, 14.162; 8. 49-Brad Sweet, 14.175; 9. 3G-Carson Macedo, 14.178; 10. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 14.186; 11. 1S-Logan Schuchart, 14.199; 12. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild, 14.268; 13. 9-Daryn Pittman, 14.273; 14. 7J-Joe Swanson, 14.3; 15. 15-Donny Schatz, 14.316; 16. 71-Joey Saldana, 14.333; 17. 16-Ryan Ruhl, 14.362; 18. 19-Brent Marks, 14.367; 19. 13-Clyde Knipp, 14.387; 20. 5B-Chad Blonde, 14.447; 21. 27Z-Sean Zemunik, 14.541; 22. W20-Greg Wilson, 14.577; 23. 17M-Max McGhee, 14.708; 24. 1A-Jacob Allen, 14.85; 25. 10V-Matt Vandervere, 15.271; 26. 10S-Jason Steinebach, 15.294; 27. 5QB-Quentin Blonde, 15.379

Heat #1 (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer: 1. 5-David Gravel [1]; 2. 4-Paul McMahan [3]; 3. 11K-Kraig Kinser [4]; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman [5]; 5. 17-Jac Haudenschild [2]; 6. 71-Joey Saldana [6]; 7. W20-Greg Wilson [8]; 8. 10V-Matt Vandervere [9]; 9. 13-Clyde Knipp [7]

Heat #2 (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer: 1. 49-Brad Sweet [3]; 2. 41-Jason Johnson [1]; 3. 1S-Logan Schuchart [4]; 4. 5J-Jeremy Schultz [2]; 5. 16-Ryan Ruhl [6]; 6. 5B-Chad Blonde [7]; 7. 17M-Max McGhee [8]; 8. 7J-Joe Swanson [5]; 9. 10S-Jason Steinebach [9]

Heat #3 (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer: 1. 2-Shane Stewart [1]; 2. 7S-Jason Sides [2]; 3. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild [4]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [5]; 5. 19-Brent Marks [6]; 6. 1A-Jacob Allen [8]; 7. 3G-Carson Macedo [3]; 8. 27Z-Sean Zemunik [7]; 9. 5QB-Quentin Blonde [9]

Craftsman Club Dash (6 Laps): 1. 2-Shane Stewart [2]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [3]; 3. 5-David Gravel [4]; 4. 7S-Jason Sides [6]; 5. 4-Paul McMahan [1]; 6. 41-Jason Johnson [5]

Last Chance Showdown (12 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer: 1. 3G-Carson Macedo [1][-]; 2. 13-Clyde Knipp [3][-]; 3. 17M-Max McGhee [6][-]; 4. 7J-Joe Swanson [2][-]; 5. 27Z-Sean Zemunik [4][-]; 6. 10S-Jason Steinebach [8][-]; 7. 10V-Matt Vandervere [7][$300]; 8. W20-Greg Wilson [5][$250]; 9. 5QB-Quentin Blonde [9][$225]

CONTINGENCY WINNERS: MSD Ignitions ($25 cash): Clyde Knipp; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): David Gravel; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Kraig Kinser; VP Racing Fuels ($50 cash): Sheldon Haudenschild; Edelbrock ($50 cash): Greg Wilson; Comp Cams ($50 cash): Shane Stewart; Extended Stay America ($50 cash): Jason Johnson; Cometic Gasket ($50 cash): Jason Sides; Super Flow ($50 cash): Jason Sides; Craftsman Club Fast Five ($100 cash): Shane Stewart, Brad Sweet, David Gravel, Jason Sides, Paul McMahan; Craftsman/Sears: N/A; KSE Hard Charger: Greg Wilson; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): David Gravel; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Jason Sides; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Jacob Allen

SEASON WINNERS

  • Donny Schatz - 15 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19, LoneStar Speedway on March 3, The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 9, The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 10, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 18, Missouri State Fair Speedway on May 5, 81 Speedway on May 6, Eldora Speedway May 13, Knoxville Raceway on June 10, Granite City on June 20, Dirt Oval at Route 66 on June 27, Dakota State Fair Speedway on July 1, Eldora Speedway on July 15, Lernerville Speedway on July 18)
  • David Gravel - 11 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 17, Placerville Speedway on March 29, Perris Auto Speedway on April 1, Gator Motorplex on April 13, Plymouth Speedway on April 28, Lincoln Speedway on May 17, Williams Grove on May 19, New Egypt Speedway on May 24, River Cities Speedway on June 16, Attica Raceway Park on July 11, Hartford Speedway on July 28)
  • Brad Sweet - 4 (Stockton Dirt Track on March 25, Devil's Bowl on April 15, Jackson Motorplex on June 3, Knoxville Raceway on June 9)
  • Shane Stewart - 4 (Williams Grove Speedway on May 20, Lawrenceburg Speedway on May 29, West Liberty Raceway on June 23, Beaver Dam Raceway on June 24)
  • Kerry Madsen - 4 (Jackson Motorplex on June 2, Cedar Lake Speedway on July 7, Cedar Lake Speedway on July 8, Eldora Speedway on July 13)
  • Logan Schuchart - 4 (Keller Auto Speedway on March 31, Eldora Speedway on May 12, Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 26, Ohsweken Speedway on July 25)
  • Jason Johnson - 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 17, Devil's Bowl on April 14)
  • Brian Brown - 1 (Cocopah Speedway on April 7)
  • Rico Abreu - 1 (Arizona Speedway on April 8)
  • Parker Price-Miller - 1 (Tri-State Speedway on May 14)
  • Ian Madsen - 1 (Jackson Motorplex on June 1)
  • Kyle Larson - 1 (Eagle Raceway on June 13)
  • Kraig Kinser - 1 (Deer Creek Speedway on July 6)
  • Christopher Bell - 1 (Eldora Speedway on July 14)
  • Brock Zearfoss - 1 (Williams Grove Speedway on July 21)

World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Top-20 Standings - July 28, 2017

Pos.

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

1

15

Donny Schatz

7314

0

15

40

46

2

49

Brad Sweet

7234

-80

4

39

47

3

5

David Gravel

7196

-118

11

30

46

4

9

Daryn Pittman

6842

-472

0

14

34

5

2

Shane Stewart

6828

-486

4

15

36

6

41

Jason Johnson

6678

-636

2

14

30

7

11k

Kraig Kinser

6436

-878

1

4

20

8

93

Sheldon Haudenschild

6436

-878

0

7

23

9

1S

Logan Schuchart

6312

-1002

4

9

17

10

7S

Jason Sides

6266

-1048

0

8

19

11

19

Brent Marks

6234

-1080

0

1

13

12

4

Paul McMahan

6188

-1126

0

3

13

13

W20

Greg Wilson

5914

-1400

0

5

14

14

1A

Jacob Allen

5254

-2060

0

0

3

15

71

Joey Saldana

4956

-2358

0

4

11

16

13

Clyde Knipp

4916

-2398

0

0

0

17

18

Ian Madsen

4042

-3272

1

5

16

18

21

Brian Brown

3508

-3806

1

11

14

19

2X

Parker Price-Miller

2990

-4324

1

1

4

20

2M

Kerry Madsen

2940

-4374

4

11

17



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