Steckly Ends Canadian Tire Dryspell

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VERNON, B.C. — Scott Steckly finally got back to victory lane.

The two-time champion of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 broke a 17-race winless drought Saturday night in the A&W Cruisin’ The Dub 300 at Motoplex Speedway & Event Park.

It was Steckly’s 12th career win and came after back-to-back runner-up finishes in the last two races.

He pulled away from runner-up Jason Hathaway for the victory by 2.197 seconds, his third win in the last four races at the Vernon half-mile tri-oval.

Jim White, driving a car out of Steckly’s shop, finished third and Mark Dilley was fourth.

L.P. Dumoulin finished fifth to take over the points lead from D.J. Kennington, who was ninth.

The finish:

Scott Steckly, Jason Hathaway, James White, Mark Dilley, L.P. Dumoulin, Ron Beauchamp Jr., Cameron Hayley, Ryley Seibert, D.J. Kennington, Alex Guenette, Martin Roy, Larry Jackson, Jason White, Trevor Seibert, James Van Domselaar, Ray Courtemanche Jr., Kelly Admiraal, Nick Jewell, J.R. Fitzpatrick, Noel Dowler, Kerry Micks.