Dossey Sweeps Legends Action, Tune-Up for Fritz/Dietzen Memorial
By Ken de la Bastide
21, 2012) –
In the tune-up for next week’s Grant Fritz/Greg Dietzen Memorial
100 for the Legends division, Jack Dossey Jr. showed he’s one of the
favorites this coming weekend.
Dossey set fast time, won his heat race and led all 25 laps to record his
second feature win of the year during Mitch Smith Auto Service Night at
Dossey took the lead at the start chased by Josh Dietz, Kyle Baugh, John
Robbins and Rodney Smith.
The first of three caution flags waved on lap three when Chris Hacker spun
in turn four, but the front five remained in the same running order
following the restart.
Robbins passed Baugh on lap seven using the high line entering turn three.
The second caution flag waved when Smith spun on the back straight after
contact from the car driven by Aaron Holden while the two were battling for
Before another lap could be completed Cody Anderson forced Jarret Alexander
high in turn one. Alexander made contact with the outside retaining wall and
collected the car of Mike Carroll.
From there Dossey went on to claim the win followed by Dietz, Robbins, Baugh
and Jack Dossey III.
“The car was tighter than in the heat race,” Dossey said following the
victory. “We didn’t make any adjustments before the feature.”
In the first of two heat races the early lead was claimed by Smith pursued
by Robbins and Holden.
Dossey used the low line on lap four to pass Robbins going down the back
straight and on the next circuit passed Smith entering turn three.
Robbins made the final pass among the front runners when he slipped inside
of Smith entering turn three on lap six.
Dossey was followed to the checkers by Robbins, Smith, Holden and Gerard
The second heat race started off with a bang when Kathy Campbell made heavy
contact with the outside retaining wall in turn two, ending her night of
Dietz took the lead and led the entire way with Baugh passing Hacker on lap
three to claim the second position. Hacker, Dossey III and Alexander rounded
out the top five.
Dossey Jr. claimed the quick time for the second time this year with a lap
of 14.032-seconds to edge Baugh and Robbins.
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