Gas City Indiana Sprint Week Opener Rained Out, Postponed to Monday, July 26

JULY 23, 2021
A drenched Gas City I-69 Speedway.
(Richie Murray Photo)
GAS CITY INDIANA SPRINT WEEK OPENER RAINED OUT, RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, JULY 26
By: Richie Murray – USAC Media

Gas City, Indiana (July 23, 2021)………Friday night’s 34th NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week by AMSOIL opening event was rained after heavy showers doused Gas City I-69 Speedway following Fatheadz Eyewear Qualifying.

The event has been rescheduled for Monday night, July 26, with a completely new program, beginning with hot laps and followed by qualifying and racing.

Spectators and pit pass holders from Friday night may use their wristbands to gain re-entry for Monday’s rescheduled event.

Monday’s date will retain the same schedule with pits opening at 3pm EDT, front gates open at 5pm, drivers meeting at 6pm with cars on track at 6:30pm and qualifying/racing immediately following.

For attendees without a Friday wristband, general admission tickets are $30, kids 12 and under are free. Pit passes are $30 for members and $35 for non-members.

Friday’s Fatheadz Eyewear Qualifying session at Gas City was completed before the rain arrived. Brayden Fox (Avon, Ind.) earned quick time honors for the first time in his USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car career with a time of 11.916 seconds, besting the field of 50 cars and drivers in time trials.

Because the qualifying session was completed prior to the rain, the points earned will count toward both the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car and Indiana Sprint Week standings with all drivers and entrants earning qualifying points, plus 10 appearance points.

Fox holds the Indiana Sprint Week point lead with 16, followed by Anaheim, California’s Jake Swanson with 15; Sutter, California’s Logan Seavey with 14; Broken Arrow, Oklahoma’s Brady Bacon with 13; Princeton, Indiana’s Kyle Cummins with 12; Minden, Nevada’s Tanner Thorson with 11; while the remaining 44 drivers are tied with 10.

Indiana Sprint Week’s first weekend of competition resumes Saturday, July 24, at Kokomo Speedway and Sunday, July 25, at Lawrenceburg Speedway before returning to Gas City on Monday, July 26.

Every lap of all seven USAC NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week by AMSOIL races will be aired live on FloRacing at https://bit.ly/2ZpafUr.

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USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACE RESULTS: July 23, 2021 – Gas City I-69 Speedway – Gas City, Indiana – 1/4-Mile Dirt Track – 34th NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week by AMSOIL

FATHEADZ EYEWEAR QUALIFYING FLIGHT ONE: 1. Jake Swanson, 21AZ, Team AZ-11.937; 2. Brady Bacon, 69, Dynamics-11.961; 3. Jason McDougal, 5m, KO-12.027; 4. Scotty Weir, 4p, Pedersen-12.065; 5. Chase Stockon, 5s, KO-12.133; 6. Cole Bodine, 39BC, Clauson Marshall Newman-12.158; 7. Jordan Kinser, 17G, On The Gass-12.166; 8. Evan Mosley, 27, Mosley-12.169; 9. Sterling Cling, 34, Cling-12.223; 10. Eddie Tafoya Jr., 51T, Tafoya-12.241; 11. Stevie Sussex, 77s, Sturgeon-12.272; 12. Robert Ballou, 12, Ballou-12.275; 13. Cannon McIntosh, 71p, Daigh/Phillips-12.283; 14. Braydon Cromwell, 4x, Cromwell-12.334; 15. Tye Mihocko, 47, Eades-12.367; 16. Garrett Aitken, 32, Aitken-12.396; 17. Tyler Hewitt, 57, Hazen-12.404; 18. Korbyn Hayslett, 1H, Hayslett-12.422; 19. Chase Jones, 81G, Gray-12.439; 20. Max Guilford, 79BT, Goodnight-12.472; 21. Chris Gansen, 4G, Gansen-12.519; 22. Kyle Edwards, 39E, Edwards-12.576; 23. Alex Banales, 5x, Baldwin/Fox-12.725; 24. Ryan Bond, 7R, Bond-12.750; 25. Matt McDonald, 5mc, McDonald-12.784.

FATHEADZ EYEWEAR QUALIFYING FLIGHT TWO: 1. Brayden Fox, 53, Fox-11.916; 2. Logan Seavey, 5, Baldwin-11.940; 3. Kyle Cummins, 3R, Rock Steady-11.969; 4. Tanner Thorson, 19AZ, Reinbold/Underwood-11.970; 5. Chris Windom, 19, Hayward-11.997; 6. Justin Grant, 4, TOPP-12.037; 7. Kevin Thomas Jr., 9K, KT-12.038; 8. Jadon Rogers, 14, Rogers-12.043; 9. C.J. Leary, 77m, Michael-12.068; 10. Shane Cottle, 74x, Hodges-12.113; 11. Anthony D'Alessio, 01, D'Alessio-12.192; 12. Brady Short, 61m, Edwards-12.203; 13. Brent Beauchamp, 29, LB-12.214; 14. Zack Pretorius, 9z, Pretorius-12.236; 15. Matt Goodnight, 39, Goodnight-12.239; 16. Paul Nienhiser, 5N, KO-12.242; 17. Brandon Mattox, 28, Mattox-12.266; 18. Tyler Kendall, 20, Kendall-12.305; 19. Chase Johnson, 22, Goodnight-12.466; 20. Thomas Meseraull, 2, Yeley-12.507; 21. Charles Davis Jr., 47D, Davis-12.551; 22. Ryan Barr, 21B, Barr-12.702; 23. Jack James, 99, James-12.748; 24. Gabriel Gilbert, 10G, Gilbert-12.836; 25. Dustin Clark, 75, Clark-13.008.

REMAINDER OF PROGRAM RAINED OUT
USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS: 1-Brady Bacon-1370, 2-Justin Grant-1313, 3-Kevin Thomas Jr.-1294, 4-Robert Ballou-1188, 5-C.J. Leary-1178, 6-Tanner Thorson-1130, 7-Chris Windom-1120, 8-Jake Swanson-1099, 9-Chase Stockon-856, 10-Paul Nienhiser-815.
USAC NOS ENERGY DRINK INDIANA SPRINT WEEK BY AMSOIL POINTS: 1-Brayden Fox-16, 2-Jake Swanson-15, 3-Logan Seavey-14, 4-Brady Bacon-13, 5-Kyle Cummins-12, 6-Tanner Thorson-11, (44 drivers tied for 7th).
OVERALL PROSOURCE PASSING MASTER POINTS: 1-Tanner Thorson-96, 2-Thomas Meseraull-94, 3-Robert Ballou-87, 4-Kevin Thomas Jr.-83, 5-Chris Windom-83, 6-Justin Grant-74, 7-Brady Bacon-72, 8-Logan Seavey-65, 9-Buddy Kofoid-63, 10-C.J. Leary-51.
NEXT USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACE: July 24, 2021 – Kokomo Speedway – Kokomo, Indiana – 1/4-Mile Dirt Track – 34th NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week by AMSOIL
CONTINGENCY AWARD WINNERS:
Fatheadz Eyewear Fast Qualifier: Brayden Fox