Prodigy Race Promotions on Sprint Car Insider. Driver Exclusive- SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 13, 2019) -> Lucas Mauldin drove his number 55x D1 Jr Sprint to a second place performance Friday night at Keller Auto Raceway Plaza Park.
His runner up finish in the Jr Sprint class accounted for his 12th podium of the season. In addition to 12 podiums Mauldin currently holds five wins, 12 more top fives, and 16 top tens in seventeen features overall. It’s been a banner season of consistency for the driver of the 55x.
Friday night was the only race action for the Mauldin team and it started out with fourth quick in qualifying. According to Scott Mauldin there were some slight setup issues they had to figure out before the heat race and judging by the results of the heat, it looked like they did.
Lucas Mauldin took the win in his heat race after starting from the second position. With a win to his credit this season at Plaza Lucas Mauldin came into the 20-lap feature in search of his 6th win of the season and second win at Plaza Park.
He came to green in the second starting position. As the race went on the leader proved to be having a very strong night as Mauldin held down the fort in the runner up position. He was able to hold off a fierce charge from the Plaza Park points leader and cross the checkered flag in the second position. His finish Friday night earned his 12th podium of 2019. In only 17 races Mauldin has finished off the podium a total of 5 times.
Next weekend Mauldin is back in action at Delta Speedway. On Saturday August 17th the track championship season at Delta Speedway resumes with race 10. Mauldin enters round 10 currently holding the points lead in the Jr Sprint championship by 35 points. Only four races remain in the battle for the title at Delta Speedway and Lucas Mauldin is trying to add win number 6 to his win total and ensure his best chances of wrapping up that coveted championship.
Racing action resumes at Delta Speedway and the famed 1/7th mike on the San Joaquin County fairgrounds Saturday night. Don’t miss a second of the action and all the results and details on Lucas Mauldin and his charge toward a title.
Lucas Mauldin #55x
Jr Sprint Class
Keller Auto Raceway
August 9, 2019
Heat Race: 1st
Main Event: 2nd
Saturday August 17, 2019
Lucas Mauldin would like to cordially thank all of his sponsors for their continued support, and belief in the program.
Special Thanks to: D1Chassis, K&T Truck Repair, Driven performance, Gr moto, Performance powder coating & sandblasting, Mcr Engines, micro sprint mart, Holdin out fabrications
Lucas Mauldin #55x
Top 5: 12
Top 10: 16
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