Wofford Conquers Tucson Oval

Lorne Wofford won Saturday's ASCS Southwest sprint car race at Tucson Int'l Raceway. (ASCS photo)
Lorne Wofford won Saturday’s ASCS Southwest sprint car race at Tucson Int’l Raceway. (ASCS photo)

TUCSON, Ariz. — For the second straight visit to the Tucson Int’l Raceway, Lorne Wofford walked out with the big check with the Hose Advantage Store Southwest Region.

Drawing the number four spot in the night’s 25-lap feature, Wofford grabbed the lead on lap six, surrendered the point on lap 11 to fellow New Mexico driver Rick Ziehl, then regained the top spot for the final seven rounds in the first annual Fight for Air Race to benefit the American Lung Ass’n and Kindred Hospital of Tucson.

Ziehl was second with Billy Chester, Stevie Sussex, and Kaylene Verville rounding out the top five.

The finish:

Lorne Wofford, Rick Ziehl, Billy Chester III, Steve Sussex, Kaylene Verville, Joshua Williams, Ronnie Clark, Darrell Sickles, Glen Brace, Carson Ditsch, Michael Curtis, Brent McKee, Mike Rux Jr., Don Sink, Cody Cambensy, Wes Wofford, Ben Gregg, Lance Norick.



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