CALISTOGA, CA – September 16, 2017 – Donny Schatz passed Brad Sweet on lap 25 to pick up his 18th win of the season Saturday night at Calistoga Speedway. Sweet, who swept Friday’s event, held off a charge from Shane Stewart, who succumbed to a flat tire, before giving way to Schatz in heavy lapped traffic. Daryn Pittman surged late for second while Sweet settled for third. 

Feature (30 Laps): 1. 15-Donny Schatz [3][$12,000]; 2. 9-Daryn Pittman [4][$5,700]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [2][$3,500]; 4. 41-Jason Johnson [6][$3,000]; 5. 5-David Gravel [9][$2,600]; 6. 24-Rico Abreu [10][$2,400]; 7. 17-Jac Haudenschild [5][$2,300]; 8. 35-Jamie Veal [15][$2,200]; 9. W20-Greg Wilson [14][$2,150]; 10. 2-Shane Stewart [1][$2,100]; 11. 7S-Jason Sides [7][$1,600]; 12. 19-Brent Marks [18][$1,350]; 13. 41S-Dominic Scelzi [8][$1,300]; 14. 44W-Austen Wheatley [22][$1,200]; 15. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild [16][$1,100]; 16. 11K-Kraig Kinser [12][$1,000]; 17. 83-Kyle Hirst [11][$900]; 18. 3C-DJ Netto [17][$850]; 19. 22-Shane Golobic [21][$800]; 20. O-Bud Kaeding [19][$800]; 21. 20-Cory Eliason [23][$800]; 22. 1A-Jacob Allen [13][$800]; 23. 29-Willie Croft [24][$800]; 24. 4-Paul McMahan [20][$800]; 25. 1S-Logan Schuchart [25][$] Lap Leaders: Brad Sweet 1-23, Donny Schatz 24-30; KSE Hard Charger Award: 44W-Austen Wheatley[+8]

Qualifying: 1. 49-Brad Sweet, 16.057; 2. 41-Jason Johnson, 16.059; 3. 2-Shane Stewart, 16.202; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman, 16.298; 5. 41S-Dominic Scelzi, 16.313; 6. 5-David Gravel, 16.326; 7. O-Bud Kaeding, 16.342; 8. W20-Greg Wilson, 16.373; 9. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 16.384; 10. 7S-Jason Sides, 16.411; 11. 17-Jac Haudenschild, 16.46; 12. 15-Donny Schatz, 16.469; 13. 24-Rico Abreu, 16.508; 14. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 16.52; 15. 35-Jamie Veal, 16.551; 16. 1S-Logan Schuchart, 16.554; 17. 4-Paul McMahan, 16.562; 18. 19-Brent Marks, 16.581; 19. 1A-Jacob Allen, 16.592; 20. 83-Kyle Hirst, 16.722; 21. 29-Willie Croft, 16.726; 22. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild, 16.734; 23. 3C-DJ Netto, 16.753; 24. 22-Shane Golobic, 16.838; 25. 20-Cory Eliason, 17.031; 26. 68-Chase Johnson, 17.058; 27. 98-Sean Watts, 17.131;  28. 13-Clyde Knipp, 17.170

Heat #1 (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer: 1. 49-Brad Sweet [1]; 2. 9-Daryn Pittman [2]; 3. 7S-Jason Sides [4]; 4. 24-Rico Abreu [5]; 5. 1A-Jacob Allen [7]; 6. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild [8]; 7. 20-Cory Eliason [9]; 8. O-Bud Kaeding [3]; 9. 13-Clyde Knipp [10]; 10. 1S-Logan Schuchart [6]

Heat #2 (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer: 1. 41-Jason Johnson [1]; 2. 17-Jac Haudenschild [4]; 3. 41S-Dominic Scelzi [2]; 4. 83-Kyle Hirst [7]; 5. W20-Greg Wilson [3]; 6. 3C-DJ Netto [8]; 7. 4-Paul McMahan [6]; 8. 44W-Austen Wheatley [5]; 9. 68-Chase Johnson [9]

Heat #3 (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer: 1. 2-Shane Stewart [1]; 2. 15-Donny Schatz [4]; 3. 5-David Gravel [2]; 4. 11K-Kraig Kinser [3]; 5. 35-Jamie Veal [5]; 6. 19-Brent Marks [6]; 7. 22-Shane Golobic [8]; 8. 29-Willie Croft [7]; 9. 98-Sean Watts [9]

Craftsman Club Dash (6 Laps): 1. 2-Shane Stewart [2]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [4]; 3. 15-Donny Schatz [6]; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman [1]; 5. 17-Jac Haudenschild [5]; 6. 41-Jason Johnson [3]

Last Chance Showdown (12 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer: 1. O-Bud Kaeding [1][-]; 2. 4-Paul McMahan [4][-]; 3. 22-Shane Golobic [6][-]; 4. 44W-Austen Wheatley [2][-]; 5. 20-Cory Eliason [7][-]; 6. 29-Willie Croft [5][-]; 7. 13-Clyde Knipp [9][$300]; 8. 68-Chase Johnson [8][$250]; 9. 1S-Logan Schuchart [3][$225]; 10. 98-Sean Watts [10][$200]

CONTINGENCY WINNERS: MSD Ignitions ($25 cash): Paul McMahan; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): Donny Schatz; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Jac Haudenschild; VP Racing Fuels ($50 cash): Jamie Veal; Edelbrock ($50 cash): Greg Wilson; Comp Cams ($50 cash): Shane Stewart; Extended Stay America ($50 cash): Jason Sides; Cometic Gasket ($50 cash): Brent Marks; Super Flow ($50 cash): Sheldon Haudenschild; Craftsman Club ($100 cash): Brad Sweet, Shane Stewart, Daryn Pittman, Jac Haudenschild, Jason Johnson; Sears ($100): N/A; KSE Hard Charger: Austen Wheatley; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate: Donny Schatz; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Kraig Kinser; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Jacob Allen

SEASON WINNERS

  • Donny Schatz - 18 (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, Knoxville Raceway on August 12 (NP), River Cities Speedway on August 18, Calistoga Speedway on September 16)
  • David Gravel - 13 (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, Wilmot Raceway on July 29, August 20 at Nodak Speedway
  • Shane Stewart - 8 (Williams Grove Speedway on May 20, Lawrenceburg Speedway on May 29, West Liberty Raceway on June 23, Beaver Dam Raceway on June 24, Black Hills Speedway on August 25, Skagit Speedway on September 1, Grays Harbor on September 4, Silver Dollar Speedway on September 9)
  • Brad Sweet - 5 (Stockton Dirt Track on March 25, Devil's Bowl on April 15, Jackson Motorplex on June 3, Knoxville Raceway on June 9, Calistoga Speedway on September 15)
  • 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 - 4 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 17, Devil's Bowl on April 14, Red River Valley Speedway on August 19, Willamette Speedway on September 6)
  • Daryn Pittman – 3 (Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on August 4, Billings Motorsports Park on August 26, Skagit Speedway on September 2nd)
  • 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)
  • Kyle Hirst - 1 (Silver Dollar Speedway on September 8)



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