Ryan Gillenwater Wins Fastest Short Track Show

TOLEDO, Ohio  (June 10, 2016) – Ryan Gillenwater earned his first victory in the Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprints presented by Royal Purple pulling into the winner’s circle at the conclusion of the All American Coach/Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness Fastest Short Track Show in World at Toledo Speedway on Friday, June 10.

Five-time series champion Jason Blonde led the opening five laps with Gillenwater taking the lead on the sixth circuit and pacing the final 25 laps of the race. At the checkered flag, Gillenwater finished .324 seconds ahead of defending series champion Aaron Pierce. Bobby Santos Jr. crossed the line in third with Derek Snyder and Jerry Caryer rounding out the top five.

In preliminary action, Pierce and Geoff Kaiser won heat races. Pierce was the Hamilton Trucking Fast Qualifier with a lap of 12.353 seconds at 145.714 mph.

 

A MAIN RESULTS
POS # DRIVER LAPS
1 45 Ryan Gillenwater 30
2 26 Aaron Pierce 30
3 22A Bobby Santos Jr. 30
4 22 Derek Snyder 30
5 75c Jerry Caryer 29
6 100 Tom Patterson 27
7 42 Jason Blonde 25
8 99 Geoff Kaiser 8
9 10G Tom Geren 5
10 64 Tyler Roahrig 2

HEAT RACE #1 RESULTS
POS # DRIVER LAPS
1 26 Aaron Pierce 6
2 45 Ryan Gillenwater 6
3 75c Jerry Caryer 6
4 10G Tom Geren 6
5 64 Tyler Roahrig 1


HEAT RACE #2 RESULTS
POS # DRIVER LAPS
1 99 Geoff Kaiser 6
2 22A Bobby Santos Jr. 6
3 22 Derek Snyder 6
4 42 Jason Blonde 6
5 100 Tom Patterson 6

QUALIFYING RESULTS
POS   # DRIVER TIME   DIFF MPH
1 26 Aaron Pierce 12.353 - 145.714
2 22A Bobby Santos Jr. 12.659 0.306 106.643
3 45 Ryan Gillenwater 12.755 0.402 105.841
4 22 Derek Snyder 13.163 0.810 102.560
5 88 Jimmy McCune 13.243 0.890 101.941
6 42 Jason Blonde 13.287 0.934 101.603
7 75c Jerry Caryer 13.353 1.000 101.101
8 99 Geoff Kaiser 13.523 1.170 99.830
9 64 Tyler Roahrig 14.878 2.525 90.738
10 100 Tom Patterson 15.141 2.788 89.162
11 10G Tom Geren 15.344 2.991 87.982
12 50 Brian Gerster No Time
13 12 John Turnull Jr. No Time