Sunnyvale, Texas native Sam Hafertepe, Jr. moved up five places and took first almost 400 miles away from home in Amarillo at the Route 66 Motor Speedway in the ASCS Sprint Car feature Saturday.
The event kicked off the series’ Sizzlin’ Summer Speedweek, due to stop in Sedalia on Friday.
Aaron Reutzel, Danny Wood, Wayne Johnson and Josh Baughman rounded out the top five.
Sunset Hills, Missouri driver Brad Loyet moved up four spots to finish sixth.
The Sizzlin’ Summer Speedweek makes its next stop at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas.