By Spieker Promotions
HARWOOD, N.D. (July 29, 2020) – Lee Grosz returned to the famed half-mile at the Marion County Fairgrounds, as he took to the Knoxville Raceway for one last tune-up before the 360 Knoxville Nationals that are coming up next week.
Grosz started his evening by setting the 12th best qualifying lap in his group, and followed that up with a second place run in his heat race.
Those runs combined to put him in the 19th starting spot in the main event.
Grosz had a decent start to the race, as he climbed up to 15th around the midway point of the race.
With 10 circuits remaining, Grosz and another car made contact, flattening the left rear on the 4J machine.
With all of the 24 scheduled drivers for the feature still running at that point, Grosz restarted the race at the rear of the field.
Cautions slowed the event four more times once Grosz got restarted, but Grosz was able to climb all the way back to where he was running before the flat, finishing with a 15th place result.
Most importantly, Grosz and the rest of the team were able to put some mechanical gremlins to bed, and improve the car before the 360 Knoxville Nationals next week.
“Felt like the car got better,” said Grosz, while looking forward to the 360 Nationals. “We’re making improvements in the right direction, and I feel like we’re getting where we need to be for next week. I feel like we made improvements every time we hit the track on Saturday and that gives me a little more confidence going into the Nationals. We didn’t have the best finish, but the car and motor ran good in the feature.”
Grosz and the HI-10 Sports Center / Vigen Farms No. 4J team will take this weekend off to prepare for their trip back to Knoxville for the 360 Nationals next week.
Lee and the entire team would like to thank all their sponsors for their continued support!
Grinch Service & Sales
HI-10 Sports Center
Kickass Beef Jerky
J&J Auto Racing
Moyle Racing Engines
Penske Racing Shocks
Fischer Auto Body
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