namars: Samdusky race summary

In late-race charge, Miniea wins Sandusky ARCA/NAMARS Midgets/ SANDUSKY OH (9-22-02) Travis Miniea passed Ryan Dolan with two laps remaining to win the thrilling 30-lap ARCA Auto Value Midget Series 30-lap main event Sunday afternoon at Sandusky...

In late-race charge, Miniea wins Sandusky ARCA/NAMARS Midgets/

SANDUSKY OH (9-22-02) Travis Miniea passed Ryan Dolan with two laps remaining to win the thrilling 30-lap ARCA Auto Value Midget Series 30-lap main event Sunday afternoon at Sandusky Speedway.

Shawn Stout, who started outside pole, grabbed the lead at the onset and led 14 laps with Dolan challenging. Meanwhile, Miniea, who started 12th, was already working his way towards the front when Dolan passed Stout for the lead on lap 15. Dolan held on for 14 laps before Miniea made his winning pass to lead the final two circuits.

Three-time ARCA Auto Value Midget champion Gene Lee Gibson raced from the fifth starting spot to second in the final running order in front of current point leader Dave Baumgartner who finished a solid third. Dolan fell back to fourth while Kyle Carpenter finished fifth.

Old Milwaukee Quick Time Award winner Howie Bumpus finished sixth ahead of Stout who held on for seventh. Matt Brun, Phil Rutledge and Ryan Gillenwater completed the top-10 finishers respectively.

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Series ARCA , Midget
Drivers Travis Miniea , Ryan Dolan , Matt Brun , Dave Baumgartner