Reutzel Wires His Sooner Competition

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Aaron Reutzel (right) is joined by crew chief Ryan Beechler in Creek County Speedway victory lane Friday night. (The Wheatley Collection Photo)
Aaron Reutzel (right) is joined by crew chief Ryan Beechler in Creek County Speedway victory lane Friday night. (The Wheatley Collection Photo)
Aaron Reutzel (right) is joined by crew chief Ryan Beechler in Creek County Speedway victory lane Friday night. (The Wheatley Collection Photo)

SAPULPA, Okla. – Aaron Reutzel added his fourth win of the season Friday in ASCS competition, doing so at the Creek County Speedway, leading start to finish in the night’s feature event with the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region.

The first repeat winner with the Sooner Region in the season’s first five events, the Clute, Texas, driver drew the pole for the 25 lap affair at the quarter-mile oval.

Challenged on lap 15 by Mike Goodman, the Oklahoma shoe utilized slower traffic to capture the point for a moment through turns one and two, but couldn’t make if official with Reutzel diving low on the No. 11AM entering the third turn to reclaim the lead.

On clear race track following a lap 16 caution, the BC Funding No. 87 went unchallenged to the $2,000 score. Mike Goodman crossed second with Tony Bruce Jr. coming from sixth to round out the podium. Tim Crawleyand Dustin Morgan made up the top five.

The top 10 was rounded out by Blake Hahn, Sean McClelland, Joe Wood Jr., Zach Pringle and Layne Himebaugh.

The finish:

Aaron Reutzel, Mike Goodman, Tony Bruce Jr., Tim Crawley, Dustin Morgan, Blake Hahn, Sean McClelland, Joe Wood Jr., Zach Pringle, Layne Himebaugh, Forrest Sutherland, Brandon Hanks, Alex Sewell, Alex DeCamp, Danny Smith, Travis Ashwood, Jonathan Beason, Jordan Weaver, Matt Covington, Kyle Clark.