After a week off, the Dirt Midgets returned to the track on Monday night in the Open Wheel Series with a 35 lap feature event at Volusia.
Race Winner – Dave Bodio picked up his 2nd win of the season, both at Volusia, after taking the lead on lap 17 and went on to pick up his 8th career SARA win.
Race Summary – Greg Netherwood started on the pole after the Pole Shuffle handicap, and took full advantage by leading the first 16 laps of the race. Behind him, it was Dave Bodio that was making the charge to the front, quickly moving up from his 6th starting spot to 3rd on the opening lap, and then taking 2nd away from Josh Kotten by lap 8. Bodio then set his sights on Netherwood for the lead on lap 17, and went on to secure the win after a couple of late restarts.
Heat Winners – Greg Netherwood and Dave Bodio won the two Heat Races.
Hard Charger – Zack Passen started near the back of the field and charged forward 9 positions to finish inside the top five.
Title Fight – Derek Robinson finished the night with a podium finish and extends his points lead out to 19 points, with Bodio moving up to the 2nd position.
Up Next – The Midgets return next week for their second race of the season at Lanier, before taking an off-week for iRacing’s Week 13 in two weeks.