Shouse repeats in Sprint Series of Oklahoma action

Andy Shouse won a second straight Sprint Series of Oklahoma outing Saturday ay Elk City Speedway. (Photo by Mike Howard)

By David Smith Jr.

ELK CITY, Okla. (May 13) – Defending series champion Andy Shouse started on the pole and led every lap of Saturday’s Sprint Series of Oklahoma feature at Elk City Speedway.

Shouse held onto the point through restarts on the first and fifth laps and had a full straightaway advantage over Tristan Oakes while Blake Dacus and Chad Koch battled for third at midway.

Slower cars were not a challenge to the leader over the second half of the race. The reigning IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car national champion never missed a beat and went on to cruise to his second straight series victory and third career with the SSO.

Oakes and Dacus finished a career best second and third respectively with eighth starting Koch coming home fourth. Steven Shebester settled for fifth and while Jake Martens started 18th and ended in sixth.

For the fourth week in a row, the Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car Series presented by Smiley’s Racing Products will be in action, coming up this Friday night, May 19, at Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore in a co-sanctioned event with the Sprint Series of Texas.

Feature results – 1. Andy Shouse; 2. Tristan Oakes; 3. Blake Dacus; 4. Chad Koch; 5. Steven Shebester; 6. Jake Martens; 7. Shayla Waddell; 8; Cody Whitworth; 9. Blake Scott; 10. Blake Green; 11. Loyd Clevenger; 12. Justin Fisk; 13. Todd Schwartz; 14. Jerry Jumper; 15. Warren Fields; 16. Chase Smith; 17. Cody Jarvis; 18. Brandon Long; 19. Justin Mowery.