Bacon Banks $10K in Eastern Storm Opener

In each of the last two years, Brady Bacon had to pull some late-race heroics out of his pocket in the final laps of the “Jesse Hockett Classic” / “Eastern Storm” opener at Grandview Speedway.

This one Tuesday night was anything but a nail-biter as the Broken Arrow, Oklahoma driver led all 40 laps in dominant fashion to collect $10,000 and become the first driver in Eastern Storm history to win three races at a single track, an achievement which took him just three years to accomplish.

As opposed to his 2017-18 Grandview triumphs, Bacon felt he had car to beat right from the get-go, though it very nearly ended as soon as it started with a huge bike in turn two during hot laps that he managed to save, carry on and then thrive, on a night and a 1/3-mile track he seems to have a knack for winning at.

“This is the first year I actually think we had the best car,” Bacon admitted…

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