WWS: Phoenix: Season opener race report

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Ken Schrader held off a late charge by rookie Scott Lynch to win the Bosch Spark Plug 150 at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday. It was Schrader's second victory on the one-mile oval in NASCAR Grand National Division, ...

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Ken Schrader held off a late charge by rookie Scott Lynch to win the Bosch Spark Plug 150 at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday.

It was Schrader's second victory on the one-mile oval in NASCAR Grand National Division, Winston West Series competition and his eighth win in the series overall.

The NASCAR Winston Cup Series regular led 124 of the 151 laps, taking the lead for good on lap 116. Lynch, a 22-year-old series rookie, finished just .200 of second behind Schrader.

Jim Inglebright charged from his 11th starting position to finish third. Fourth went to Austin Cameron, with Steve Portenga taking fifth.

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Ken Schrader , Steve Portenga , Jim Inglebright , Scott Lynch , Austin Cameron