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April 9, 2014

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Ticket information can be found at www.kokomospeedway.net.

BIG CAR OPENER

After battling back and forth with Windom and Hines just before the midway point, Kody Swanson pretty much dominated the field in the season opener for the USAC Traxxas Silver Crown Series Sunday night at the Terre Haute Action Track in the annual running of the Sumar Classic.

Aboard the DePalma No. 63 entry, Swanson led the opening 35 laps before Windom claimed the top spot on the 36th circuit only to have Hines wrestle it away a lap later. Once Swanson reclaimed the point from Hines on the 38th lap, he never trailed the remainder of the 100-lap event.

Hines was second and Coons third. East and Daum completed the top five. Darland piloted the Longworth Racing No. 19 to a seventh-place showing.

The series gets back into action May 17 at the Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.

Brett Bowman may be reached at brettbowman29@aol.com.

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