Nazareth, Pa. - Results Sunday afternoon (August 24) from the running of the USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Series race at the Nazareth Speedway, with starting position in parentheses, driver, hometown, laps completed, reason out if any and money...
Nazareth, Pa. - Results Sunday afternoon (August 24) from the running of the USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Series race at the Nazareth Speedway, with starting position in parentheses, driver, hometown, laps completed, reason out if any and money won:
Kasey Kahne of Enumclaw, Wash. scored his third career USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Series victory in Sunday's "Nazareth 100" at Nazareth (Pa.) Speedway, leading the final 42 miles of the 100-mile race in his Team ASE/CarQuest Beast/Wesmar.
Kahne, a NASCAR Busch Series regular, averaged 95.074 mph and earned $17,100 from the total purse of $90,810.
"I only got in about 10 laps before this race," admitted Kahne in victory lane. "My crew did an awesome job to get this car ready. It's definitely an adjustment to come back to these cars (from stock cars) but it's a lot of fun. I got three cars on the start and lapped traffic opened up some holes for me, which let me move to the front."
Series point leader J.J. Yeley finished second after winning the pole position Saturday at a speed of 134.103 mph. Yeley led seven laps of Sunday's race but finished nearly a second behind at the checkered flag.
Rounding out the "top-10" were Tracy Hines, Dave Steele, Aaron Fike, Brian Tyler, Dane Carter, Tyler Walker, Dave Darland and Eric Gordon.
Yeley emerged from the race with a 16-point lead over Steele in the new Weld Racing standings going into the August 31 "Ted Horn 100" at the DuQuoin (Ill.) State Fairgrounds.
Teddy beach brought out the race's final caution flag when he hit the wall in the tunnel turn. He was treated for a bruised knee and released from the track medical facility.
Ed Carpenter won Saturday's 10-mile "qualifying race."