Sweeney comes from deep to win at Volusia

The 358 series would take to Volusia tonight to start off the nights racing, and what a show it would be. In qualifying it was the usual name up top, Zack Passen, setting quick time. But a very notable name of Bobby Sweeney was off big time, and would qualify a disappointing 15th. Right off the get go in heat 1 Jared Molski would start pole and lead the rest of the way to win it easily, and Passen would get jumbled and fall all the way back to 7th and the C-Main. Heat 2 would see Eric Tupper battle with Robert Schaeffer before he would finally grab the heat win. Daryl Barrett would dominate heat 3 for the easy win. And Ryan Dolbear would hold off a surprisingly fast Charlie Ryan for the win in heat 4. Passen would ride the lightning in the C-Main, leading 13 of 15 laps to advance to the B. Which he would drive from 7th to best Chris Cable. The feature was where the fun stuff was. For the entirety of the 30 laps, cars were 2 and 3 wide all through the field. With two lanes running, it was a mad house for track position and passes. Jared Molski would start pole and lead the first handful of laps, before Eric Tupper would take over. But the shocker of the night was Bobby Sweeney and Brett Rowles just absolutely driving by folks down low. Both cars started deep (11th and 13th) but as the laps kept ticking they kept passing. Eventually on lap 16 Sweeney would get by Tupper for the lead, and Rowles would do his best to reel him in but Sweeney found the sweet spot. Aaron Daeffler and Josh Kotten were moving up the field too from some deep spots in the pack but it was still all Sweeney the last 14 laps. He’d hold on for the win!

The rest of the top 5-
1- Bobby Sweeney (11)
2- Brett Rowles (13)
3- Eric Tupper (2)
4- Zack Passen (17)
5- Charlie Ryan (8)

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