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|Seth Bergman 9.20.18|| Rate Topic
|Posted: Thursday Sep 20th, 2018 08:15 PM||
|Bergman Continues Close Battle for ASCS National Tour Championship
Inside Line Promotions - LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 19, 2018) - Seth Bergman is hunting for his first career Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com championship.
He is only 16 points out of the top spot with seven races remaining this season. It's been the best opportunity to capture a title for Bergman, who has finished in the top 10 of the ASCS National Tour championship standings during each of the last seven years.
This weekend's challenge is a tripleheader at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo., which hosts the 8th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial Thursday through Saturday. Bergman has a top-10 result during the prestigious event in three of the last five years.
"It's a great event that honors a couple of the greats in sprint car racing," he said. "There should be a good car count with a lot of talented drivers showing up so we have to be on point every time we hit the track."
Bergman competed last Saturday during the Ralph Henson Memorial at I-30 Speedway. He opened the ASCS Mid-South Region and ASCS Red River Region by winning a heat race. That earned a spot into the dash and a fifth-place finish in the dash lined him up on the inside of the third row for the A Main. Unfortunately, Bergman's night ended early with a 15th -place result.
"We put ourselves in a good position early in the night," he said. "Our focus is now on Lucas Oil Speedway, which has three big races this weekend. That track can get really slick and can be very racy if you have your car right. We need to move forward each time we hit the track and put ourselves in position to contend for the win each night."
QUICK RESULTS -
Sept. 15 - I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark. - Heat race: 1 (2); Dash: 5 (5); Feature: 15 (5).
SEASON STATS -
55 races, 9 wins, 27 top fives, 38 top 10s, 44 top 15s, 49 top 20s
UP NEXT -
Thursday through Saturday at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo., for the 8th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com
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 - Corridor Electric
Corridor Electric is a full-service electrical contractor located in Snohomish, Wash. With a specialty in electricity, Corridor Electric was established in 1999 by Seth's parents - Steve and Terri Bergman.
"Corridor Electric has been the backbone for my racing career," Seth Bergman said. "It's my parent's business and I can't thank them enough for the support throughout the years. I wouldn't be able to chase my racing dreams without everything they have done for me."
Bergman would also like to thank Oilfield Equipment & Manufacturing, Lucas Oil Products, Inc., Young Tool Company, Triple X Race Components, 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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