By Lee Elder
Donny Schatz, Jason Sides and Steve Kinser collected wins in Canada during World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series races, making imprints on the season in different ways.
Schatz and Sides won at Ohsweken Speedway in Ontario, where Sides collected his fourth victory of the season, and Kinser won on the 4/10-mile Autodrome Drummond in Drummond, Quebec.
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Schatz won for the third time in 2010 and his first time at Ohsweken. Joey Saldana, the championship leader, finished second. Kinser was third, followed by Paul McMahan and Jason Meyers. Meyers recorded the fastest time in qualifying, a lap of 104.854 mph.
Sides collected his fourth victory of the season when he won at Ohsweken. It was his third victory at the track. Craig Dollansky finished second, followed by Schatz, Saldana and Kinser. Kraig Kinser, Steve’s son, had the best lap in qualifying, averaging 112.061 mph.
The elder Kinser’s win marked the 50th time he has won a WoO debut race. He led the final 31 laps of the 35-lap event. McMahan finished second. Saldana took third, Meyers was fourth and Sam Hafertepe Jr. was fifth. Lucas Wolfe led qualifying with a lap averaging 104.439 mph.
Saldana completed the week with 6,049 points, a narrow advantage over Steve Kinser, who has 6,018.
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