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|Hafertepe Wins Second Straight Dirt Cup
Alger, WA - Sam Hafertepe Jr was dominant in winning his second straight Jim Raper Memorial Dirt Cup. The 46th annual edition was presented by The Skagit Casino Resort. The Sunnyvale, TX driver collected a $15,000 top prize and was joined on the podium by Aaron Reutzel and Roger Crockett in racing action sanctioned by the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAV TV.
Crockett, who collected the Dick Wilskey Pole Award, led the early stages of the main before Hafertepe Jr rocketed past and into the top spot on lap eight. Hafertepe Jr was absolutely untouchable from there on, opening up an advantage of over five seconds before Garen Linder flipped with 36 laps in the book. On the ensuing restart, Sam once again rocketed out, cruising to his second straight Dirt Cup victory.
Kevin Smith was declared the winner after 15 laps of a caution shortened Napa Auto Parts Washington Modified Tour Main Event.
The Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAV TV moves next to Gray’s Harbor Raceway in Elma, WA to contest the Fred Brownfield Classic on Friday June 30th and Saturday July 1st. .
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