Cling Scores Again With ASCS Desert Tour

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Sterling Cling in victory lane Saturday night at Central Arizona Speedway. (Roger Toops Photo)
Sterling Cling in victory lane Saturday night at Central Arizona Speedway. (Roger Toops Photo)

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – Sterling Cling made it back-to-back visits to the top of the podium with the San Tan Ford ASCS Desert Non-Wing Series Saturday night at Central Arizona Speedway.

Cling’s third career victory with the series, Saturday’s run to the checkered flag saw repeat performances of third to first runs in heat and feature action. Leading all but the opening lap of the night’s final event, Cling gapped the field by 3.963 seconds.

Rick Shuman settled for second with Joe Scheopner crossing third. Ryan Murphy picked up four positions with Joshua Shipley advancing from 13th to complete the top five.

Dustin Cormany moved up from 10th to cross sixth with Jonas Reynolds, Aaron Jones, Ronald Webster, and Randy Nelson completing the top-10.

The finish:

1. 34-Sterling Cling[3]; 2. 25AZ-Rick Shuman[1]; 3. 17-Joe Scheopner[4]; 4. 7X-Ryan Murphy[8]; 5. 2-Joshua Shipley[13]; 6. 29-Dustin Cormany[10]; 7. 0-Jonas Reynolds[6]; 8. 22G-Aaron Jones[2]; 9. 51-Ronald Webster[5]; 10. 9-Randy Nelson[9]; 11. 19-Hayden Reinbold[11]; 12. 3-Pete Yerkovich[7]; 13. 55-Bryan Tolbert[15]; 14. 43-Ryan Oerter[12]; 15. 45-Lonnie Cox[14]