Flud Doubles Down In Sooner Week Opener

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Frank Flud picked up a pair of NOW 600 victories on Wednesday. (Richard Bales photo)
Frank Flud picked up a pair of NOW 600 victories on Wednesday. (Richard Bales photo)

CANEY, Kan. — Frontrunners continued their dominance with the Lucas Oil National Open Wheel 600 Series presented by Tel-Star Technologies on Wednesday during the opening night of Sooner 600 Week.

Frank Flud won his sixth Stock Non-Wing main event and his eighth Winged ‘A’ Class feature and Ryan Timms posted his seventh Restricted ‘A’ Class triumph during the first of five straight nights of competition.

Flud capitalized on garnering the pole position to win the Stock Non-Wing A Main. Jeffrey Newell advanced from seventh to second place with Shawn Wicker third, Chase Randall fourth and Preston Perlmutter fifth.

Flud also took advantage of the pole starting spot to earn the Winged ‘A’ Class win. Cole Roberts scored a second-place finish with Randall in third. Riley Goodno finished fourth and Wicker was fifth.

Timms posted his third straight NOW600 Series Restricted ‘A’ Class points race win after starting fourth. Ryder Laplante finished second with Conner Thomas third, Conner Long fourth and 13th-starting Kayden Cole fifth.