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|Posted: Friday Oct 5th, 2018 07:59 PM||
|Bergman Earns 10th Triumph of Season During 360 Fall Haul Finale
Inside Line Promotions - WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa (Oct. 4, 2018) - Seth Bergman hit the double-digit win mark on Sunday when he claimed the 360 Fall Haul at 34 Raceway.
The Sprint Invaders triumph was his 10th victory of the season and it marked the third time since 2014 he's scored at least 10 trips to Victory Lane.
"We run a lot of races throughout the year and expect to win," he said. "I've won double-digit races before. The next step is I want to hit 20 wins. We've never had 20 wins in a season so that would be the next goal."
Bergman kicked off the doubleheader on Friday by finishing where he started - second - in a heat race. He then advanced from eighth to fifth place in the dash before gaining a position in the A Main to finish fourth during his debut at the track.
"The track was pretty heavy so it was a little tough to pass," he said. "We weren't as good as we needed to be. As the race went on I got better and late in the race I got a couple of cars to finish fourth. The track had a few unique things you had to be there to experience. We took some of the things we learned and applied them Sunday."
Weather postponed the 360 Fall Haul finale from Saturday to Sunday, but Bergman was ready to pounce on the 34-lap, $3,400-to-win feature. He placed second in a heat race after starting fifth and finished second in the dash before lining up on the pole for the main event.
"We had a favorable starting position and we capitalized," he said. "We got a good start and then pulled away. Traffic came into play pretty early, but I think we maneuvered through it well. That's probably as good as we've been in a while. We've been working on finding that speed."
The 10th win is tied for the second-most triumphs in a season for Bergman, who also accomplished the feat in 2014. His season high is 13 victories, which he earned in 2015.
Bergman is scheduled to compete this Friday and Saturday at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., during the 31st annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals with the ASCS Mid-South Region.
QUICK RESULTS -
Sept. 28 - 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa - Heat race: 2 (2); Dash: 5 (8); Feature: 4 (5).
Sept. 30 - 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa - Heat race: 2 (5); Dash: 2 (3); Feature: 1 (1).
SEASON STATS -
60 races, 10 wins, 30 top fives, 42 top 10s, 48 top 15s, 53 top 20s
UP NEXT -
Friday and Saturday at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., for the 31 st annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals with the ASCS Mid-South Region
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 - Young Tool Company
Young Tool Company is a company within the oil industry that is located in Drumright, Okla.
"I'm glad to be associated with Tim and have him and everyone from Young Tool Company on board," Bergman said. "He's a great guy and is passionate about racing. He's a good friend of mine and it's nice to have him as part of the race team."
Bergman would also like to thank Oilfield Equipment & Manufacturing, Corridor Electric, Lucas Oil Products, Inc., Triple X Race Co., Scott Baylor Racing Engines and FK Midwest for their continued support.Seth
"Sometimes it's to your advantage for people to think you're crazy." - Thelonious Monk
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