Ridenour Picks Up First Career Sprint Car Victory at Butler

Chase Ridenour Tom Willavize

By Tom Willavize

Chase Ridenour Tom Willavize
Chase Ridenour
Tom Willavize

Quincy, MI — (May 3, 2014) — A spirited duel between veteran driver Doug Zimmerman and Sprint car newcomer Chase Ridenour had the fans on there feet Saturday night at Butler Motor Speedway.  17 Winged warriors would take the green flag before the red would wave on lap 1 for a Jess Stiger tumble.  Jess was ok, but was finished for the night.  The restart would see Scott Euler take an early lead, while the Ridenour and Zimmerman show would begin.  Zimmerman would eventually settle into the lead.  Ridenour, who started 5th would make a blast past Zimmerman in turns 3 and 4 and would go on to the big win.  Ridenour, who in March just turned 15 years old, was making his 7th career winged sprint car start.  Rounding out the top 5 was Zimmerman, Euler, Ryan Kirkendall and Brad Lamberson.

Winged Sprints
Feature: 1. 11R Chase Ridenour, 2. 19 Doug Zimmerman, 3. 17 Scott Euler, 4. 27K Ryan Kirkendall, 5. 27 Brad Lamberson, 6. 7K Kyle Pitts, 7. 4 Josh Turner, 8. 50B Mike Burns, 9. 10S Jay Steinbach, 10. 94 Fred Worden IV, 11. 12B Mike Baker, 12. 00 Emily Rogers, 13. 5Q Quentin Blonde, 14. 29S Marques Huffer, 15. 8J Jess Stiger, 16. 33 Brandon Hyliard, 17. 17H Jared Hortsman,
Heat Winners: Chase Ridenour, Brad Lamberson