Sussex Breaks Through In Arizona

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Stevie Sussex in victory lane.
Stevie Sussex in victory lane.

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — After a torrid battle with Jake Swanson and Brody Roa, Stevie Sussex became the sixth different winner in as many races with the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Car Series.

Driving Robbie and Gaye Allen’s No. 12 ABC Body Shop / PPG Automotive Finishes Maxim, Sussex reclaimed the lead for good on lap 29 to score his third Hank Arnold Memorial win at Casa Grande’s Central Arizona Speedway.

Fast-qualifier Roa, Charles Davis Jr., Matt Rossi and R.J. Johnson rounded out the top five.

Roa claimed his first career Beaver Stripes Fast Time Award by posting a new 410 track record of 15.133 over the 14-car roster.

The finish:

Feature (30 laps, with starting positions): 1. Stevie Sussex (1), 2. Brody Roa (6), 3. Charles Davis Jr. (7), 4. Matt Rossi (4), 5. R.J. Johnson (5), 6. Jake Swanson (2), 7. Mike Martin (3), 8. Chris Bonneau (8), 9. Michael Curtis (9), 10. Daylin Perriera (14), 11. Tyler Most (12), 12. Andy Reinbold (11), 13. Matt Lundy (10), 14. Jonas Reynolds (13). NT