Sussex Romps To Arizona Score

Stevie Sussex in victory lane. (Ron Gilson photo)

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — Kicking off the season with the San Tan Ford ASCS Desert Sprint Cars the same way he ended it, Stevie Sussex wheeled the ABC Body Shop No. 12 to victory lane at Central Arizona Speedway on Saturday night.

It was his second career victory with the Arizona-based wingless series.

Working through several cautions and red flags, Sussex worked from the third starting spot to ultimately claim victory in the season-opening event.

Chased to the line by Pete Yerkovich, who advanced to the runner-up spot after starting 14th. Sterling Cling from ninth made up the night’s podium. Ryan Murphy made up four positions with Jonas Reynolds completing the top five.

The finish:

Feature (25 laps): 1. 12-Stevie Sussex III[3]; 2. 3-Pete Yerkovich[14]; 3. 34-Sterling Cling[9]; 4. 7X-Ryan Murphy[8]; 5. 0-Jonas Reynolds[5]; 6. 42-Danny Mathus[11]; 7. 25AZ-Rick Shuman[17]; 8. 9-Randy Nelson[15]; 9. 43-Ryan Oerter[12]; 10. 4 T-Josh Bobinski[18]; 11. 19-Hayden Reinbold[10]; 12. 22G-Aaron Jones[4]; 13. (DNF) 13-Dennis Gile[1]; 14. (DNF) 76-Jesse Stone[7]; 15. (DNF) 66-Colton Maroney[13]; 16. (DNF) 2-Joshua Shipley[6]; 17. (DNF) 34C-Mark Clark[19]; 18. (DNF) 34AZ-Dustin Burkhart[2]; 19. (DNS) 7-Wayne Siddle; 20. (DNS) 0G-Kyle Shipley; 21. (DNS) 7S-Shon Deskins



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