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|Seth Bergman 9.28.17|| Rate Topic
|Posted: Thursday Sep 28th, 2017 04:58 PM||
|Bergman Battles Throughout Hockett/McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway
Inside Line Promotions - WHEATLAND, Mo. (Sept. 27, 2017) - The 7 th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial was a work in progress for Seth Bergman.
"We don't have the speed we need right now," he said. "We were just behind all weekend and I believe no matter where you start you should be able to pick your way through the field."
Bergman maneuvered from eighth to fifth place in a heat race last Thursday during the opening night of the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour event at Lucas Oil Speedway. That lined him up on the pole of a qualifier, but a third-place finish relegated him to a B Main. He won the consolation race to advance into the 19th starting position in the main event.
Bergman was in contention for a top-10 result when a power steering line blew, which ended his night early. He was credited with a 19th -place finish.
The team returned to the oval on Friday for Round 2. Bergman ended sixth in a heat race before rallying from seventh to third place in a B Main. That was one spot shy of a transfer and forced him to use a provisional to start the main event 23rd.
Bergman advanced to an 18th-place result and he opened Saturday's finale by passing two cars to finish fourth in a qualifier. He then ended third in a B Main to transfer into the 22nd starting position for the main event.
Bergman gained a half-dozen positions to finish 16th.
He will return to action with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour this Saturday at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb., for the Midwest Fall Brawl. Bergman finished third in September 2015 during his most recent race at the track.
QUICK RESULTS -
Sept. 21 - Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo. - Heat race: 5 (8); Qualifier: 3 (1); B Main: 1 (1); Feature: 19 (19).
Sept. 22 - Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo. - Heat race: 6 (4); B Main: 3 (7); Feature: 18 (23).
Sept. 23 - Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo. - Qualifier: 4 (6); B Main: 3 (3); Feature: 16 (22).
SEASON STATS -
59 races, 2 wins, 25 top fives, 38 top 10s, 47 top 15s, 54 top 20s
UP NEXT -
Saturday at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb., for the Midwest Fall Brawl with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour
MEDIA LINKS -
Bergman has men's and women's t-shirts available for sale at his race trailer during events he competes in this season.
SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Lucas Oil Products, Inc.
Lucas Oil Products, Inc., has established itself as a top selling additive line in the American truck stop industry. Lucas is also one of the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry. A premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives has helped to firmly establish Lucas as a prominent figure in this marketplace. Lucas also produces a heavy duty line of products for the industrial and agricultural markets. For more information, visit http://www.LucasOil.com.
"We're proud to have such a valued company in Lucas Oil Products, Inc., join our team this season," Bergman said. "They make top-of-the-line products that all the race teams use and their brand is known as quality so it's exciting to have the support of such an esteemed company."
Bergman would also like to thank Oilfield Equipment & Manufacturing, Corridor Electric, Young Tools, Triple X Race Co., Scott Baylor Racing Engines and FK Midwest for their continued support.
"Sometimes it's to your advantage for people to think you're crazy." - Thelonious Monk
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