Oval Nationals 2011 Finals

2011 Oval Nationals finals. This does not include the flip sequence involving Richard Vanderweerd and Brady Bacon. That will be in it's own Photo Blog.

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  • Cory Kruseman qualifies.
  • Ray Potter Qualifies with something extra. Notice the traffic pylon on the left side of his car.
  • Rip Williams does his best. His son Austin had headed to the hospital with a sholder injury shortly before.
  • Rickie Gaunt not so 'Super". He missed the feature.
  • Troy Rutherford looks good after running 360 sprints for a few years.
  • Dave Darland in the Cheney car.
  • Gaunt and Jimmy Oskie turn tribute laps for Don Blair, long time racer and hotrodder.
  • Kyle Larson finally made the feature after failing for two previous events.
  • Damion Gardner starts on the outside of the front row.
  • Levi Jones on the pole.
  • Bob and Bobby East discuss how to repair a bent torsion bar tube.
  • Damion Gardner wins second Oval Nationals.
  • Mysterious chunk missing from Gardner's right rear tire.
  • Damion and crew on the podium.
  • Mike Spencer and sponsors of the Don Weaver Trophy Dash which he had just won.
  • Richard Vanderweerd lands on his tail after flip in heat. See the whole flip sequence in a seperate photo blog.
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