Windom on the Last Lap in USAC Opener

Chris Windom led just one lap in Thursday’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car season opener at Bubba Raceway Park, but it was the one that paid the most as the Canton, Ill. driver prevailed on a wild final lap scramble that saw three different race leaders edge ahead at one point in an instant Valentine’s Day classic.

Windom’s victory gave the venerable Goacher Racing team just its second career USAC National Sprint Car feature win, their first such appearance in USAC victory lane in 27 years!  You’ll have to go all the way back to the 1992 season to find Goacher Racing’s lone previous series’ win with driver Danny Smith in the “4-Crown Nationals” at Eldora Speedway.

“You’ve got to hound the guy and let him know you’re there,” Windom reiterated. “But, when you make your move, you got to make it count…”

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