7/13/2012 – Eldora Speedway
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ROSSBURG, Ohio — July 13, 2012 — Joey Saldana led all 30 laps to claim the Knight Before the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway.

Greg Wilson charged from 20th to earn the runner-up position, which also earned him the KSE Hard Charger Award, and Dale Blaney finished third to round out the podium. (CLICK FOR FULL RACE REPORT)

A-Main – (30 Laps) – 1. 9-Joey Saldana [1] [$10,000]; 2. W20-Greg Wilson [20] [$5,500]; 3. 2-Dale Blaney [2] [$3,200]; 4. 7-Craig Dollansky [4] [$2,800]; 5. 21-Brian Brown [6] [$2,500]; 6. 83X-Tim Shaffer [21] [$2,300]; 7. 82-Justin Henderson [5] [$2,200]; 8. 19-Stevie Smith [9] [$2,100]; 9. 11K-Kraig Kinser [14] [$2,050]; 10. 11-Steve Kinser [22] [$2,000]; 11. 83-Tim Kaeding [7] [$1,500]; 12. 89G-David Gravel [10] [$1,200]; 13. 1-Sammy Swindell [3] [$1,100]; 14. 15-Donny Schatz [25] [$250]; 15. 7S-Jason Sides [23] [$1,000]; 16. 4-Cody Darrah [12] [$900]; 17. 6-Bill Rose [11] [$800]; 18. 45-Paul McMahan [16] [$800]; 19. 59-Jac Haudenschild [19] [$800]; 20. 14-Tony Stewart [18] [$800]; 21. 49-Brad Sweet [13] [$800]; 22. 29-Kerry Madsen [17] [$800]; 23. 35W-Tyler Walker [24] [$800]; 24. OO-Jim Nier [15] [$800]; 25. 1Z-Danny Lasoski [8] [$800]. Lap Leaders: Joey Saldana 1-30. KSE Hard Charger Award: W20-Greg Wilson [+18].

Qualifying – 1. 89G-David Gravel, 13.343; 2. 19-Stevie Smith, 13.435; 3. 6-Bill Rose, 13.438; 4. 7-Craig Dollansky, 13.442; 5. 1X-Randy Hannagan, 13.488; 6. 4-Cody Darrah, 13.493; 7. 21-Brian Brown, 13.510; 8. 49-Brad Sweet, 13.512; 9. 2-Dale Blaney, 13.512; 10. 82-Justin Henderson, 13.512; 11. 1Z-Danny Lasoski, 13.515; 12. 9-Joey Saldana, 13.551; 13. 83-Tim Kaeding, 13.553; 14. 1-Sammy Swindell, 13.560; 15. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 13.579; 16. OO-Jim Nier, 13.608; 17. 45-Paul McMahan, 13.608; 18. 29-Kerry Madsen, 13.611; 19. 14-Tony Stewart, 13.611; 20. 59-Jac Haudenschild, 13.619; 21. W20-Greg Wilson, 13.643; 22. 83X-Tim Shaffer, 13.645; 23. 11-Steve Kinser, 13.649; 24. 7S-Jason Sides, 13.656; 25. 35W-Tyler Walker, 13.691; 26. 24H-Bryan Sebbetto, 13.692; 27. 27-Daryn Pittman, 13.694; 28. 5W-Lucas Wolfe, 13.697; 29. 54-Cap Henry, 13.716; 30. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr, 13.721; 31. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild, 13.723; 32. 63-Chad Kemenah, 13.725; 33. 55-Trey Starks, 13.796; 34. 15-Donny Schatz, 13.952; 35. 1S-Logan Schuchart, 13.965; 36. 78-Todd Kane, 14.002; 37. 1R-Chad Blonde, 14.002; 38. 8H-Brian Paulus, 14.005; 39. 15A-Adam Wilt, 14.023; 40. 56R-Ryan Myers, 14.133; 41. 2M-Dustin Daggett, 14.167; 42. 2MH-Dallas Hewitt, 14.255; 43. 48H-Scott Hull, 14.613; 44. 59P-Joey McGaruh, 14.818; 45. 60-Kory Crabtree, 14.889; 46. 35-Wes McGlumphy, 15.059; 47. 22W-Chuck Waddell, 15.595; 48. 3F-Rick Fraley, 16.036.

Heat 1 – (8 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 2-Dale Blaney [2]; 2. 83-Tim Kaeding [1]; 3. 89G-David Gravel [4]; 4. W20-Greg Wilson [6]; 5. 45-Paul McMahan [5]; 6. 35W-Tyler Walker [7]; 7. 1X-Randy Hannagan [3]; 8. 55-Trey Starks [9]; 9. 2M-Dustin Daggett [11]; 10. 1R-Chad Blonde [10]; 11. 54-Cap Henry [8]; 12. 60-Kory Crabtree [12].

Heat 2 – (8 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 1-Sammy Swindell [1]; 2. 82-Justin Henderson [2]; 3. 4-Cody Darrah [3]; 4. 19-Stevie Smith [4]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [5]; 6. 15-Donny Schatz [9]; 7. 83X-Tim Shaffer [6]; 8. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr [8]; 9. 24H-Bryan Sebbetto [7]; 10. 8H-Brian Paulus [10]; 11. 35-Wes McGlumphy [12]; 12. 2MH-Dallas Hewitt [11].

Heat 3 – (8 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 1Z-Danny Lasoski [2]; 2. 21-Brian Brown [3]; 3. 11K-Kraig Kinser [1]; 4. 11-Steve Kinser [6]; 5. 6-Bill Rose [4]; 6. 27-Daryn Pittman [7]; 7. 14-Tony Stewart [5]; 8. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild [8]; 9. 1S-Logan Schuchart [9]; 10. 48H-Scott Hull [11]; 11. 15A-Adam Wilt [10]; 12. 22W-Chuck Waddell [12].

Heat 4 – (8 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 9-Joey Saldana [2]; 2. 7-Craig Dollansky [4]; 3. OO-Jim Nier [1]; 4. 7S-Jason Sides [6]; 5. 49-Brad Sweet [3]; 6. 59-Jac Haudenschild [5]; 7. 63-Chad Kemenah [8]; 8. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [7]; 9. 78-Todd Kane [9]; 10. 59P-Joey McGaruh [11]; 11. 56R-Ryan Myers [10]; 12. 3F-Rick Fraley [12].

Dash – (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 10 starting positions of A-feature) – 1. 9-Joey Saldana [1]; 2. 2-Dale Blaney [4]; 3. 1-Sammy Swindell [10]; 4. 7-Craig Dollansky [6]; 5. 82-Justin Henderson [3]; 6. 21-Brian Brown [5]; 7. 83-Tim Kaeding [9]; 8. 1Z-Danny Lasoski [2]; 9. 19-Stevie Smith [7]; 10. 89G-David Gravel [8].

C-Main – (10 Laps – Top 2 finishers transfer to the B-feature) – 1. 8H-Brian Paulus [1] [-]; 2. 2M-Dustin Daggett [4] [-]; 3. 15A-Adam Wilt [2] [$150]; 4. 60-Kory Crabtree [8] [$125]; 5. 59P-Joey McGaruh [7] [$125]; 6. 35-Wes McGlumphy [9] [$100]; 7. 22W-Chuck Waddell [10] [$100]; 8. 2MH-Dallas Hewitt [5] [$100]; 9. 48H-Scott Hull [6] [$100]; 10. 56R-Ryan Myers [3] [$100]; 11. 3F-Rick Fraley [11] [$100]; 12. 54-Cap Henry [12] [$100].

B-Main – (12 Laps – Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 83X-Tim Shaffer [4] [-]; 2. 14-Tony Stewart [2] [-]; 3. 59-Jac Haudenschild [3] [-]; 4. 35W-Tyler Walker [5] [-]; 5. 55-Trey Starks [12] [$200]; 6. 24H-Bryan Sebbetto [6] [$180]; 7. 15-Donny Schatz [13] [$175]; 8. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [8] [$160]; 9. 8H-Brian Paulus [17] [$150]; 10. 27-Daryn Pittman [7] [$150]; 11. 63-Chad Kemenah [11] [$150]; 12. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild [10] [$150]; 13. 2M-Dustin Daggett [18] [$150]; 14. 78-Todd Kane [15] [$150]; 15. 1X-Randy Hannagan [1] [$150]; 16. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr [9] [$150]; 17. 1R-Chad Blonde [16] [$150]; 18. 1S-Logan Schuchart [14] [$150].