PLACERVILLE, CA – September 12, 2018 – Brad Sweet passed Rico Abreu on Lap 8, was masterful through heavy lapped traffic and held off Sheldon Haudenschild in a Green-White-Checkered finish to win the 49er Gold Rush Classic Presented by Riebes NAPA Auto Parts at Placerville Speedway. The win was Sweet’s 7th of the season and worth $20,000. Haudenschild kept the fans on the edge of their seat and came home second with local Andy Forsberg, who scored $2000 for setting Quick Time earlier in the evening, completing the podium.

Feature (50 Laps due to green-white-checkered finish): 1. 49-Brad Sweet [2][$20,000]; 2. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [3][$6,000]; 3. 92-Andy Forsberg [6][$3,750]; 4. 3-Tim Kaeding [10][$3,250]; 5. 83-Cory Eliason [4][$2,750]; 6. 3C-Tanner Thorson [11][$2,500]; 7. 9-Daryn Pittman [5][$2,400]; 8. 1S-Logan Schuchart [7][$2,300]; 9. 17W-Shane Golobic [13][$2,200]; 10. 15-Donny Schatz [9][$2,100]; 11. 18-Ian Madsen [21][$1,700]; 12. 22-Mason Moore [8][$1,400]; 13. 5-David Gravel [24][$300]; 14. 31C-Justyn Cox [15][$1,200]; 15. 2-Shane Stewart [23][$1,100]; 16. 25-Bobby McMahan [19][$1,000]; 17. 1A-Jacob Allen [12][$1,000]; 18. 24-Rico Abreu [1][$1,000]; 19. 7-Scott Bogucki [17][$1,000]; 20. 88N-DJ Netto [14][$1,000]; 21. 7S-Jason Sides [16][$1,000]; 22. 19-Brent Marks [18][$1,000]; 23. O-Bud Kaeding [22][$1,000]; 24. 29-Willie Croft [20][$1,000]; 25. 121-Justin Sanders [25][$1,000]; Lap Leaders: Rico Abreu 1-7, Brad Sweet 8-50; KSE Hard Charger Award: 5-David Gravel[+11]

Qualifying1. 92-Andy Forsberg, 10.282; 2. 49-Brad Sweet, 10.319; 3. 2-Shane Stewart, 10.375; 4. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild, 10.385; 5. 1S-Logan Schuchart, 10.408; 6. 83-Cory Eliason, 10.448; 7. 24-Rico Abreu, 10.481; 8. 9-Daryn Pittman, 10.481; 9. 25-Bobby McMahan, 10.535; 10. 22-Mason Moore, 10.548; 11. 15-Donny Schatz, 10.55; 12. 19-Brent Marks, 10.555; 13. 121-Justin Sanders, 10.573; 14. 26-Joey Saldana, 10.574; 15. 17W-Shane Golobic, 10.575; 16. 83T-Tanner Carrick, 10.58; 17. 29-Willie Croft, 10.599; 18. O-Bud Kaeding, 10.609; 19. 7-Scott Bogucki, 10.625; 20. 88N-DJ Netto, 10.629; 21. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 10.645; 22. 1A-Jacob Allen, 10.664; 23. 18-Ian Madsen, 10.669; 24. 3-Tim Kaeding, 10.707; 25. 31C-Justyn Cox, 10.733; 26. 7S-Jason Sides, 10.76; 27. W20-Greg Wilson, 10.773; 28. 5-David Gravel, 10.777; 29. 3C-Tanner Thorson, 10.787; 30. 98-Sean Watts, 10.91; 31. 83JR-Kyle Hirst, 10.911; 32. 16A-Colby Copeland, 10.935; 33. 28-Nathan Rolfe, 11.03; 34. 96-Andy Caruana, 11.845

Heat #1 (10 Laps) - Top 5 Transfer: 1. 92-Andy Forsberg [1]; 2. 121-Justin Sanders [4]; 3. 1S-Logan Schuchart [2]; 4. 3C-Tanner Thorson [8]; 5. 31C-Justyn Cox [7]; 6. 29-Willie Croft [5]; 7. 11K-Kraig Kinser [6]; 8. 28-Nathan Rolfe [9]; 9. 25-Bobby McMahan [3]

Heat #2 (10 Laps) - Top 5 Transfer: 1. 49-Brad Sweet [1]; 2. 83-Cory Eliason [2]; 3. 22-Mason Moore [3]; 4. 1A-Jacob Allen [6]; 5. 7S-Jason Sides [7]; 6. 98-Sean Watts [8]; 7. 26-Joey Saldana [4]; 8. O-Bud Kaeding [5]; 9. 96-Andy Caruana [9]

Heat #3 (10 Laps) - Top 5 Transfer: 1. 2-Shane Stewart [1]; 2. 24-Rico Abreu [2]; 3. 15-Donny Schatz [3]; 4. 17W-Shane Golobic [4]; 5. 7-Scott Bogucki [5]; 6. 18-Ian Madsen [6]; 7. W20-Greg Wilson [7]; 8. 83JR-Kyle Hirst [8]

Heat #4 (10 Laps) - Top 5 Transfer: 1. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [1]; 2. 9-Daryn Pittman [2]; 3. 3-Tim Kaeding [6]; 4. 88N-DJ Netto [5]; 5. 19-Brent Marks [3]; 6. 5-David Gravel [7]; 7. 16A-Colby Copeland [8]; 8. 83T-Tanner Carrick [4]

Sears Craftsman Dash (8 Laps): 1. 24-Rico Abreu [1]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [2]; 3. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [3]; 4. 83-Cory Eliason [4]; 5. 9-Daryn Pittman [6]; 6. 92-Andy Forsberg [5]; 7. 121-Justin Sanders [7]; 8. 2-Shane Stewart [8]

Last Chance Showdown (12 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer: 1. 25-Bobby McMahan [1][]; 2. 29-Willie Croft [4][]; 3. 18-Ian Madsen [7][]; 4. O-Bud Kaeding [5][]; 5. 11K-Kraig Kinser [6][$300]; 6. 83JR-Kyle Hirst [10][$250]; 7. W20-Greg Wilson [8][$225]; 8. 98-Sean Watts [9][$200]; 9. 28-Nathan Rolfe [12][$200]; 10. 16A-Colby Copeland [11][$200]; 11. 83T-Tanner Carrick [3][$200]; 12. 26-Joey Saldana [2][$200]; 13. 5-David Gravel [14][$200]; 14. 96-Andy Caruana [13][$200]

 



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