(October 10-12)—Over 230 race teams, representing 11 states and Canada, converged on RPM Speedway in Hays, KS, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, October 10-12, for the 7th annual Fall Nationals.
The Sport Compacts ran a complete program on Thursday night. On Friday night, heat races and qualifiers were ran for the Hobby Stocks, Northern Sport Mods, Stock Cars and Modifieds. Those 4 divisions then returned on Saturday night for last chance races and the main events, with over $60,000 in prize money on the line.
The 40-lap Modified feature saw 3 former national champions in the line-up of the all star field. At the drop of the green, Scott Drake jumped to a quick lead. Dominic Ursetta took the lead on lap 4, but Drake regained the lead on the following lap. But polesitter John Hansen of Brush, CO, was a man on a mission. Hansen took the lead on lap 14 and never looked...