On Thursday night, the TUNDRA Super Sim Series presented by LOKOTOCO Designs hit the track at The Bullring for the third race of the season, with the running of the LOKOTOCO Designs 150. 38 drivers showed up in attempt to make the field, with 30 of them taking the grid for the feature.
Race Winner – Ryan Matthews used the benefit of an invert to lead the field to the green flag from the pole position. He never gave up that lead spot en route to his first career SARA win.
Race Summary – An 8-can invert at the front of the field brought Ryan Matthews to the front of the grid to lead the field to the green flag. While Matthews never gave up the lead, the battle behind him was intense throughout the field. Multiple early cautions took out top contenders, but in the final laps, it was Matthews holding off the field on a late restart to take down the win.
Pole Award – With a lap of 13.695 seconds, Colin Allman bested the field in time trials to pick up his fifth career pole award.
Hard Charger – Scott Austin started 27th on the field, but was able to make his way through some mid-race wrecks to finish in 9th spot, gaining the most positions of anyone in the field.
Rookie of the Race – Ryan Matthews, who picked up the victory, was the highest finishing rookie of the race.
Title Fight – After a third straight podium run, Jimmy Mullis leads the championship standings by just six points over Zack Novak.
Up Next – The TUNDRA Super Sim Series presented by LOKOTOCO Designs will go from The Bullring, to the Myrtle Beach Speedway next week, for the running of the Our Insurance Options 150.