SAUBLE BEACH, Ontario — Battling hard through both features on Saturday night, Rick Spencer-Walt scored a pair of top-five finishes.
Starting second in the first feature following qualifying, he’d slip back to fourth after an initial three-wide battle for the lead on the start. He’d begin moving forward immediately, passing Marvin Freiburger for third on Lap 9. followed by a pass mid-way to get up into second. With Andrew Gresel out to a half-track lead, Spencer-Walt was unable to run him down, crossing the finish line with a runner-up finish.
Starting seventh in the second feature, he would get hung up in traffic on the start, though began to make his way forward. Looking for fifth on Lap 7 on Jason Parker, there’d be contact resulting in Parker going around for the spin. As a result, Spencer-Walt was sent to the back for the restart. Restarting from the tail of the field, he’d make his way up to fifth with 20 laps to go, followed by a pass on Thayne Hallyburton shortly after to move into fourth. He’d track down the next car for third, but was unable to complete the pass, crossing the finish line with a fourth-place finish.
With the latest results, Spencer-Walt has now posted seven wins and 16 top-fives in his last 16 races at Sauble Speedway and Sunset Speedway, combined.
The pair of top-fives will allow Spencer-Walt to keep the track points lead as he entered the night leading Jason Parker by six points. There is only one night remaining, which is scheduled for Saturday, September 8.
Before then, though, Spencer-Walt will be in action at Sunset Speedway on Saturday, August 25 for the fifth round of the Great Lakes Concrete Series. Notably, he enters the event leading Jordan Lawrence by eight points with two races remaining. The Eldon-Wallis owned team knows their way around the Innisfil, Ontario oval, as seen with victories in the Spring Velocity and APC Series AP Exhaust 100 this season.
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