3/23/2012 – Silver Dollar Speedway
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CHICO, Calif. — March 23, 2012 — Donny Schatz led all 35 laps to claim Night 1 of the Mini Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway. It’s his second victory of the season as he maintains the point lead. (CLICK FOR FULL RACE REPORT)

A Main – (35 Laps) – 1. 15-Donny Schatz [1] [$10,000]; 2. O-Jonathan Allard [2] [$5,000]; 3. 9-Joey Saldana [3] [$3,000]; 4. 83-Tim Kaeding [4] [$2,700]; 5. 11-Steve Kinser [5] [$2,500]; 6. 11K-Kraig Kinser [6] [$2,200]; 7. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [8] [$2,000]; 8. 6-Bill Rose [7] [$1,800]; 9. 7S-Jason Sides [9] [$1,600]; 10. 83SR-Jac Haudenschild [11] [$1,450]; 11. 1-Sammy Swindell [12] [$1,300]; 12. 63-Chad Kemenah [15] [$1,200]; 13. 24-Terry McCarl [16] [$1,100]; 14. 55-Trey Starks [20] [$1,000]; 15. 4-Cody Darrah [10] [$950]; 16. 7-Craig Dollansky [14] [$900]; 17. 77-Paul McMahan [19] [$850]; 18. 14-Jason Meyers [18] [$750]; 19. 29-Kerry Madsen [24] [$725]; 20. 121-Shane Golobic [23] [$700]; 21. 89-Rico Abreu [22] [$700]; 22. 83V-Kyle Hirst [17] [$700]; 23. 82-Robbie Whitchurch [21] [$700]; 24. 99-Kyle Larson [13] [$700]. Lap Leaders: Donny Schatz 1-35. KSE Hard Charger Award: 55-Trey Starks [+6].

Qualifying – 1. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 12.458; 2. 83-Tim Kaeding, 12.624; 3. 83SR-Jac Haudenschild, 12.665; 4. 11-Steve Kinser, 12.683; 5. 1-Sammy Swindell, 12.700; 6. 99-Kyle Larson, 12.776; 7. 7-Craig Dollansky, 12.788; 8. 9-Joey Saldana, 12.815; 9. O-Jonathan Allard, 12.831; 10. 63-Chad Kemenah, 12.863; 11. 24-Terry McCarl, 12.962; 12. 83V-Kyle Hirst, 12.967; 13. 14-Jason Meyers, 12.991; 14. 77-Paul McMahan, 13.010; 15. 15-Donny Schatz, 13.038; 16. 6-Bill Rose, 13.057; 17. 55-Trey Starks, 13.058; 18. 82-Robbie Whitchurch, 13.058; 19. 29W-Willy Croft, 13.090; 20. 44W-Austin Wheatley, 13.091; 21. 7S-Jason Sides, 13.128; 22. 89-Rico Abreu, 13.133; 23. 5W-Lucas Wolfe, 13.138; 24. 25-Bobby McMahan, 13.152; 25. 21-Brian Brown, 13.160; 26. 11VS-John Michael Bunch, 13.164; 27. OO-Jason Statler, 13.217; 28. 121-Shane Golobic, 13.364; 29. 33E-Evan Suggs, 13.372; 30. 4-Cody Darrah, 13.378; 31. 29-Kerry Madsen, 13.451; 32. 26M-Sean McMahan, 13.461; 33. 98M-Mitch Olson, 13.630; 34. 3C-Cody Lamar, 13.751; 35. 15H-Pat Harvey Jr., 14.017; 36. 28N-Brenton Nugent, No Time.

Heat 1 – (10 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. O-Jonathan Allard [2]; 2. 7S-Jason Sides [6]; 3. 14-Jason Meyers [1]; 4. 1-Sammy Swindell [3]; 5. 11K-Kraig Kinser [4]; 6. 33E-Evan Suggs [8]; 7. 55-Trey Starks [5]; 8. 21-Brian Brown [7]; 9. 98M-Mitch Olson [9].

Heat 2 – (10 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 4-Cody Darrah [8]; 2. 83-Tim Kaeding [4]; 3. 77-Paul McMahan [1]; 4. 89-Rico Abreu [6]; 5. 82-Robbie Whitchurch [5]; 6. 63-Chad Kemenah [2]; 7. 11VS-John Michael Bunch [7]; 8. 3C-Cody Lamar [9]; 9. 99-Kyle Larson [3].

Heat 3 – (10 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 15-Donny Schatz [1]; 2. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [6]; 3. 7-Craig Dollansky [3]; 4. 24-Terry McCarl [2]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [8]; 6. 83SR-Jac Haudenschild [4]; 7. OO-Jason Statler [7]; 8. 15H-Pat Harvey Jr. [9]; 9. 29W-Willie Croft [5].

Heat 4 – (10 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 9-Joey Saldana [3]; 2. 6-Bill Rose [1]; 3. 83V-Kyle Hirst [2]; 4. 11-Steve Kinser [4]; 5. 121-Shane Golobic [7]; 6. 25-Bobby McMahan [6]; 7. 44W-Austen Wheatley [5]; 8. 26M-Sean McMahan [8]; 9. 28N-Brent Nugent [9].

Dash – (8 Laps, finishing order determined first 10 starting positions of A-feature) – 1. 15-Donny Schatz [1]; 2. O-Jonathan Allard [2]; 3. 9-Joey Saldana [3]; 4. 83-Tim Kaeding [5]; 5. 11-Steve Kinser [4]; 6. 11K-Kraig Kinser [6]; 7. 6-Bill Rose [7]; 8. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [9]; 9. 7S-Jason Sides [8]; 10. 4-Cody Darrah [10].

B Main – (12 Laps – Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 83SR-Jac Haudenschild [1] [-]; 2. 99-Kyle Larson [2] [-]; 3. 63-Chad Kemenah [3] [-]; 4. 55-Trey Starks [4] [-]; 5. 25-Bobby McMahan [7] [$200]; 6. 33E-Evan Suggs [11] [$180]; 7. 21-Brian Brown [8] [$175]; 8. 29W-Willie Croft [5] [$160]; 9. OO-Jason Statler [10] [$150]; 10. 98M-Mitch Olson [13] [$150]; 11. 3C-Cody Lamar [14] [$150]; 12. 26M-Sean McMahan [12] [$150]; 13. 15H-Pat Harvey Jr. [15] [$150]; 14. 44W-Austen Wheatley [6] [$150]; 15. 11VS-John Michael Bunch [9] [$150]; 16. 28N-Brenton Nugent [16] [$150].