Agan Breaks Through With Sprint Invaders

Jon Agan in victory lane at Lee County Speedway.
Jon Agan in victory lane at Lee County Speedway.

DONNELLSON, Iowa — Jon Agan broke through with a clean sweep of his heat, the dash and the feature for his first Sprint Invaders victory Thursday night at the Lee County Speedway.

After winning the Shake-up Dash, Agan drew the pole for the feature and led right away in the 25-lapper with Russ Hall in tow. Tasker Phillips had a folded front end with seven laps in. It was the end of a long night after he broke down on the way to the track. He started at the back of his heat and climbed to fifth before winning the B.

The restart saw Agan ahead of Hall, Josh Schneiderman, Dustin Selvage and Randy Martin. Selvage shot into to third on the restart, while Agan and Hall continued to lead the pack. They were getting into lapped traffic again with seventeen laps in the books, when Selvage came to a stop on the frontstretch. Schneiderman, who had been running fourth behind Selvage, also retired with a flat right-rear tire.

With eight laps to go, Agan held his advantage over Hall and hard-charger, Wayne Johnson, who climbed from 18th. Johnson had missed the call in his heat and drove from 13th to second in the B. Martin and Ryan Jamison followed.

“We’ve won the heat race and we’ve won the dash before,” said Agan. “But we just haven’t won the feature. We wanted to make sure we did that tonight, and we did. I have to thank my guys who work hard, and Dee Zee Manufacturing, DMB Supply, Terp’s Automotive and Ostrich Racing Engines.”

The finish:

Jon Agan, Russ Hall, Wayne Johnson, Randy Martin, Ryan Jamison, Austin McCarl, Joey Moughan, Paul Nienhiser, Matt Krieger, Bobby Mincer, Bret Tripplett, Matt Sutton, Patrick Moore, Jimmy Davies, Jamie Ball, Mitchell Alexander, Dustin Selvage, Josh Schneiderman, Tasker Phillips, Andy Huston.