By Ken de la
24, 2013) - The father son team of
Brad Kares and Dustin Kares hooked up on a
restart with six laps remaining to finish
first and second in the IOFS FasCarts
The two hooked up on a restart after Dave
Reynolds lost a tire while batting for the
fourth spot on lap 14.
The lead was swapped several times by Jerry
Reynolds, Brad Kares and Dustin Kares over
the 20-lap distance.
On the restart Brad Kares went to the
outside to pass Jerry Reynolds and a lap
later Dustin Kares and Ryan Cherry got
inside of Reynolds.
With the five cars battling for the top spot
Dustin Kares lined up behind his dad, Brad,
in a two-car draft to sweep the top two
positions. Cherry finished third followed by
Jason Reynolds and Cody Rinehart.
Jerry Reynolds took the early lead but the
first caution flag waved on the second
circuit with Angie Goodin and Kenny Smith
spun on the front straight. Goodin’s night
was finished when her FasCart lost a rear
Brad Kares took the lead but was passed on
the fourth lap by Reynolds with an inside
move entering turn three. Dustin Kares
climbed into the third spot by the lap 14
Brad Kares finished two-tenths ahead of his
son with Cherry another tenth of a second
back in third followed by Jason Reynolds and
“My son gave me the push I needed for the
win,” Brad Kares said of the drafting help.
“He did a heck of a job in keeping me out
Smith won the first of the two heat races
with a pass of Goodin on the sixth lap
entering turn three and was followed into
the second spot by Jason Reynolds.
Goodin had taken the lead from Brad Kares on
the second lap with an inside pass entering
The race was checkered to an end on the
eighth lap when fast qualifier Kevin
Plunkett got loose in a scramble of cars
battling for position coming off the second
corner and made hard contact with the
outside retaining wall on the back straight.
Plunkett was uninjured.
David Reynolds climbed from the fourth
position to take the lead from Rinehart
after five laps of the second heat race to
claim the victory.
Reinhart led the first four laps but it was
Reynolds on the move by using the inside
groove to pass Michael Goodwin, Cherry and
Rinehart came back to pass Cherry on lap
eight to finish second followed by Cherry,
Goodwin and Chris Delesha.