4/20/2012 – Missouri State Fair Speedway
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SEDALIA, Mo. — April 20, 2012 — Sammy Swindell and Joey Saldana battled inches apart in the closing laps at Missouri State Fair Speedway, where Swindell claimed Round 1 of the Kasey Kahne Challenge.

The duo remain first and second in the championship standings and Donny Schatz, who entered the night third in points, charged from 19th to fourth to stay within 20 points of the lead. (CLICK FOR FULL RACE REPORT)

A-Main – (25 Laps) – 1. 1-Sammy Swindell [3] [$10,000]; 2. 9-Joey Saldana [5] [$5,500]; 3. 21-Brian Brown [11] [$3,200]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [19] [$2,800]; 5. 7S-Jason Sides [14] [$2,500]; 6. 29-Kerry Madsen [12] [$2,300]; 7. 11K-Kraig Kinser [8] [$2,200]; 8. 99-Brady Bacon [7] [$2,100]; 9. 7-Craig Dollansky [9] [$2,050]; 10. 89G-David Gravel [17] [$2,000]; 11. 33-Danny Lasoski [2] [$1,500]; 12. 11-Steve Kinser [25] [$400]; 13. O1-Paul McMahan [15] [$1,100]; 14. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [16] [$1,050]; 15. 18-Tony Bruce Jr [18] [$1,000]; 16. 4S-Danny Smith [23] [$900]; 17. 6-Bill Rose [20] [$800]; 18. 4-Cody Darrah [1] [$800]; 19. 14-Tony Stewart [4] [$800]; 20. 63-Chad Kemenah [6] [$800]; 21. 24-Terry McCarl [22] [$800]; 22. 44W-Austin Wheatley [24] [$800]; 23. 54-Cap Henry [21] [$800]; 24. 19-Stevie Smith [10] [$800]; 25. 49-Brad Sweet [13] [$800]. Lap Leaders: Cody Darrah 1-14, Sammy Swindell 15-25. KSE Hard Charger Award: 15-Donny Schatz [+15].

Qualifying – 1. 7-Craig Dollansky, 15.975; 2. 63-Chad Kemenah, 16.002; 3. 11-Steve Kinser, 16.055; 4. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 16.064; 5. 9-Joey Saldana, 16.071; 6. 1-Sammy Swindell, 16.072; 7. 14-Tony Stewart, 16.087; 8. 33-Danny Lasoski, 16.107; 9. 4-Cody Darrah, 16.109; 10. 21-Brian Brown, 16.114; 11. 99-Brady Bacon, 16.153; 12. 19-Stevie Smith, 16.165; 13. 29-Kerry Madsen, 16.226; 14. 49-Brad Sweet, 16.242; 15. 7S-Jason Sides, 16.243; 16. O1-Paul McMahan, 16.254; 17. 5W-Lucas Wolfe, 16.256; 18. 89G-David Gravel, 16.339; 19. 18-Tony Bruce Jr, 16.415; 20. 15-Donny Schatz, 16.417; 21. 6-Bill Rose, 16.417; 22. 54-Cap Henry, 16.447; 23. 28-Brian Paulus, 16.500; 24. 24-Terry McCarl, 16.520; 25. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 16.563; 26. 4S-Danny Smith, 16.631; 27. 41-Jason Johnson, 16.654.

Heat 1 – (8 Laps – Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 14-Tony Stewart [2]; 2. 7-Craig Dollansky [4]; 3. 29-Kerry Madsen [5]; 4. 11K-Kraig Kinser [3]; 5. 18-Tony Bruce Jr [7]; 6. O1-Paul McMahan [6]; 7. 44W-Austen Wheatley [9]; 8. 21-Brian Brown [1]; 9. 54-Cap Henry [8].

Heat 2 – (8 Laps – Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 33-Danny Lasoski [2]; 2. 99-Brady Bacon [1]; 3. 9-Joey Saldana [3]; 4. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [6]; 5. 15-Donny Schatz [7]; 6. 63-Chad Kemenah [4]; 7. 49-Brad Sweet [5]; 8. 28-Brian Paulus [8]; 9. 4S-Danny Smith [9].

Heat 3 – (8 Laps – Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 1-Sammy Swindell [3]; 2. 19-Stevie Smith [1]; 3. 7S-Jason Sides [5]; 4. 89G-David Gravel [6]; 5. 4-Cody Darrah [2]; 6. 24-Terry McCarl [8]; 7. 6-Bill Rose [7]; 8. 11-Steve Kinser [4]; 9. 41-Jason Johnson [9].

Dash – (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 10 starting positions of A-feature) – 1. 4-Cody Darrah [1]; 2. 33-Danny Lasoski [2]; 3. 1-Sammy Swindell [4]; 4. 14-Tony Stewart [3]; 5. 9-Joey Saldana [5]; 6. 63-Chad Kemenah [7]; 7. 99-Brady Bacon [9]; 8. 11K-Kraig Kinser [6]; 9. 7-Craig Dollansky [8]; 10. 19-Stevie Smith [10].

B-Main – (10 Laps – Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 21-Brian Brown [2] [-]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [3] [-]; 3. 54-Cap Henry [5] [-]; 4. 6-Bill Rose [4] [-]; 5. 4S-Danny Smith [8] [-]; 6. 44W-Austen Wheatley [7] [-]; 7. 28-Brian Paulus [6] [$200]; 8. 11-Steve Kinser [1] [$180].