Second Career Victory for Roahrig at Baer Field

FORT WAYNE, Ind.  (July 16, 2016) – The Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprints presented by Royal Purple Synthetic Oil returned to action on Saturday, July 16 at Baer Field (Ind.) Motorsports Park with Tyler Roahrig earning his second career victory after prevailing in a thrilling battle with Aaron Pierce.

Jason Blonde and Kyle Edwards led the 16-car starting field to the green flag and the caution flag was displayed after Tom Paterson experienced a mechanical problem. When the green flag returned, Edwards grabbed the lead . Tyler Roahrig and Aaron Pierce were advancing from the third row with Pierce leading the way to the front.

Edwards then dropped back as Pierce, Roahrig and McCune battled for the victory. Pierce led the way with Roahrig keeping up the pressure until he used traffic to take the lead. Pierce returned the favor and got under Roahrig for a brief few moments with Roahrig completing the race-winning pass. At the finish, Roahrig finished ahead of Pierce with McCune, Blonde and Chris Neuenschwander filling out the top five. Litt placed sixth with Galloway, Caryer, Jackson, and Kevin Kevin Feeney rounding out the top 10.

Sierra Jackson and Grant Galloway earned victories in the Royal Purple Synthetic Oil and Auto Value Parts heat races. Aaron Pierce set fast time with a lap of 14.791 seconds at 121.696 mph.

 

A MAIN RESULTS
POS # DRIVER
1 64 Tyler Roahrig
2 26 Aaron Pierce
3 88 Jimmy McCune
4 42 Jason Blonde
5 10 Chris Neuenschwander
6 07 Ryan Litt
7 12 Grant Galloway
8 75c Jerry Caryer
9 22a Sierra Jackson
10 61 Kevin Feeney
11 11 Kyle Edwards
12 11g Tom Geren Jr.
13 9 Kris Leming
14 99 Geoff Kaiser
15 11x Kyle Moonen
16 100 Tom Paterson
DNS 40 David Byrne

 

HEAT RACE #1 RESULTS
POS # DRIVER
1 22a Sierra Jackson
2 26 Aaron Pierce
3 11 Kyle Edwards
4 07 Ryan Litt
5 88 Jimmy McCune
6 9 Kris Leming
7 100 Tom Paterson
8 11x Kyle Moonen

 

HEAT RACE #2 RESULTS
POS # DRIVER
1 12 Grant Galloway
2 75c Jerry Caryer
3 42 Jason Blonde
4 64 Tyler Roahrig
5 99 Geoff Kaiser
6 61 Kevin Feeney
7 11g Tom Geren Jr.
8 10 Chris Neuenschwander

 

QUALIFYING RESULTS
POS   # DRIVER TIME   DIFF MPH
1 26 Aaron Pierce 14.791 - 121.696
2 64 Tyler Roahrig 14.991 0.200 90.054
3 88 Jimmy McCune 15.030 0.239 89.820
4 99 Geoff Kaiser 15.054 0.263 89.677
5 11 Kyle Edwards 15.135 0.344 89.197
6 42 Jason Blonde 15.175 0.384 88.962
7 07 Ryan Litt 15.239 0.448 88.588
8 10 Chris Neuenschwander 15.287 0.496 88.310
9 75c Jerry Caryer 15.376 0.585 87.799
10 22a Sierra Jackson 15.606 0.815 86.505
11 12 Grant Galloway 15.655 0.864 86.234
12 9 Kris Leming 15.894 1.103 84.938
13 11g Tom Geren Jr. 15.895 1.104 84.932
14 100 Tom Paterson 16.622 1.831 81.218
15 11x Kyle Moonen 17.495 2.704 77.165
16 61 Kevin Feeney 19.289 4.498 69.988
17 40 David Byrne No Time