Reutzel Rules All Stars at Lernerville
Aaron Reutzel cruised to his second Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory of the 2018 season on Friday night at Lernerville Speedway, leading all but the first two circuits to ink his name on the $5,000 winner’s check.
Reutzel, who started second on the feature grid, nearly swept the entire evening program at the Sarver, Pa., 4/10-mile oval, not only recording the fastest time of the night during hot laps and qualifying time trials, but also earning a dash victory. The main event win allowed the Clute, Texas, native to extend his All Star driver championship point lead, now with a 28-point advantage over the “Wild Child” Jac Haudenschild.
“We’ve been working really hard at getting our cars to go where other people can’t,” Reutzel said in victory lane, driver of the Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports No. 87. “I knew it was going to take a really fast race car to beat us here tonight. I felt that if we didn’t make any mistakes, we were going to be really good…”
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