Watkins takes Hesston openerNewsPhoto


The PA 305 Sprints took to the speedway with Scott Ellerman and Roger Irvine on the front row. Ellerman took the lead at the start with Irvine a close second and Nathan Gramley in third. While they were working against each other Mark Watkins had moved into the third spot on lap three after passing Cliff Conner on lap two. In once sweeping move on the same corner, Watkins went past both Irvine and Ellerman for the lead on lap 9 and never looked back, taking the opening night win. Irvine, Conner, Heckman and Gramley completed the top five. Heat wines went to Scott Ellerman, Roger Irvine and Cliff Conner.

Mike heckman picked up the Pancho's contingency award.

PA 305 Sprints :
1. #17W Mark Watkins
2. #12 Roger Irvine
3. #84 Cliff Conner
4. #8H Michael Heckman
5. #23 Nathan Gramley
6. #76 Andy Haus
7. #R6 Reed Thompson
8. #33Z Joe Zap
9. #7 Jim Kennedy
10. #33T Todd Spangler
11. #71 Nicole Bitner
12. #3 Johnny Hagen
13. #47 Tom Worrick
14. #6 Tim Kline
15. #2 Erin Statler
16. #4 Rodney Peters
17. #24/7 Ben Naugle
18. #86 Ron Aurand
19. #30 Jon Henney
20. #27K Allen Kumpf
21. #22 Jim Marquette
22. #10 Scott Ellerman

Team

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