Great Lakes Traditional Sprints

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I-96 Speedway

I-96 Speedway

I-96 Speedway

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Great Lakes Traditional Sprints


Hartford, MI - Clark Lake native Brian Ruhlman takes home the feature win tonight at Hartford Speedway! The night was packed with a thrilling event of high speed racing and an amazing turnout in the stands. To start this right, we would like to say thank you to all of the fans, staff, and drivers. We would not of been able to have this night without all of your support!

Ruhlman started on the pole and had a great jump coming around turn 4. Ruhlman was able to keep his lead for almost half the race until Ricky Lewis (Oxnard, CA) who started in 4th place he was able to charge up onto him. Lewis was able to hold onto the lead for several laps until he ran into the wall coming into turn 3. Ruhlman was able to get back in 1st and hold onto it the rest of the race and took home tonight's Feature Race win!!

Brian Smith (Fremont, OH) wins tonight’s hard charger presented by Hoosier Racing Tire charging from 11th to 4th place!!. Lewis sets a fast time of 16.812 taking home the MPD Racing Fast Qualifier!

Ruhlman wins the Engler Machine and Tool Heat Race 1. Steve Irwin (Fenton, MI) wins the Beacon & Bridge Market Heat Race 2.

Next Up! GLTS will be racing at I-96 Speedway on July 21st and Silver Bullet Speedway on July 22nd!!

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Media Results for 7/7/2023 at Hartford Speedway - Hartford, MI
Great Lakes Traditional Sprints 14 Entries

A Feature 1 25 Laps | 00:26:25.463

  1. 49-Brian Ruhlman[1]; 2. 10S-Jay Steinebach[5]; 3. 25-Max Frank[9]; 4. 2+-Brian Smith[11]; 5. 3A-Mike Astrauskas[7]; 6. 18S-Aidan Salisbury[2]; 7. 33-Jason Ferguson[8]; 8. 10G-Kent Gardner[10]; 9. 00-Joseph (Joey) Irwin[12]; 10. 41-Ricky Lewis[3]; 11. 85-Dustin Daggett[4]; 12. 0-Steve Irwin[6]; 13. 5X-Trent Musk[14]; 14. 56-Mark Irwin[13]

Heat 1 8 Laps | 00:05:21.910

  1. 49-Brian Ruhlman[3]; 2. 41-Ricky Lewis[4]; 3. 10S-Jay Steinebach[1]; 4. 3A-Mike Astrauskas[2]; 5. 25-Max Frank[5]; 6. 2+-Brian Smith[6]; 7. 56-Mark Irwin[7]

Heat 2 8 Laps | 00:04:17.603

  1. 0-Steve Irwin[4]; 2. 85-Dustin Daggett[3]; 3. 18S-Aidan Salisbury[5]; 4. 33-Jason Ferguson[1]; 5. 10G-Kent Gardner[6]; 6. 00-Joseph (Joey) Irwin[7]; 7. (DNS) 5X-Trent Musk

Qualifying 1 | 00:01:22.449

  1. 41-Ricky Lewis, 00:16.812[13]; 2. 0-Steve Irwin, 00:16.944[11]; 3. 49-Brian Ruhlman, 00:17.319[7]; 4. 85-Dustin Daggett, 00:17.328[6]; 5. 3A-Mike Astrauskas, 00:17.683[1]; 6. 5X-Trent Musk, 00:17.685[2]; 7. 10S-Jay Steinebach, 00:17.813[14]; 8. 33-Jason Ferguson, 00:18.060[12]; 9. 25-Max Frank, 00:18.071[5]; 10. 18S-Aidan Salisbury, 00:18.189[4]; 11. 2+-Brian Smith, 00:19.012[10]; 12. 10G-Kent Gardner, 00:19.020[8]; 13. 56-Mark Irwin, 00:20.237[9]; 14. (DNS) 00-Joseph (Joey) Irwin, 00:20.237

Article Credit: Brooke K. Pulice

Submitted By: Brooke Pulice

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