Roa Conquers Doug Fort Memorial

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Brody Roa (Lance Jennings photo)
Brody Roa (Lance Jennings photo)

SANTA MARIA, Calif. — Racing past Chris Gansen on the second lap, Brody Roa ran away from the field to win his second Doug Fort Memorial at Santa Maria Raceway.

Driving the BR Performance No. 91r HD Industries / Burris Racing Maxim, Roa scored his second AMSOIL USAC-CRA Sprint Car Series victory of the campaign and the eighth win of his career. Tommy Malcolm, fast-qualifier Jake Swanson, Austin Williams and hard charger T.J. Smith followed Roa to the checkered flag.

Swanson scored his 18th career Woodland Auto Display Fast Time Award by posting a time of 13.537 seconds over the 18-car roster.

The finish:

Feature (30 laps, with starting positions) 1. Brody Roa (4), 2. Tommy Malcolm (1), 3. Jake Swanson (6), 4. Austin Williams (7), 5. T.J. Smith (10), 6. Verne Sweeney (9), 7. Cody Williams (8), 8. Damion Gardner (3), 9. Matt McCarthy (13), 10. Steve Hix (12), 11. Joel Rayborne (16), 12. Austin Ervine (14), 13. Chris Gansen (2), 14. Danny Faria Jr. (5), 15. Kenny Perkins (15), 16. Austin Liggett (11), 17. James Herrera (17), 18. Eddie Tafoya Jr. (18). NT