Current ARDC point leader, Steven Drevicki and Alex Bright led the field of wingless midgets to the green flag with Bright using the outside line to take the lead on lap one. Bright ran and hid from the field as he extended his lead lap after lap. Bright was already reeling in the back of the field by lap eight as Drevicki, Brenden Bright, Tim Buckwalter and Ryan Watt raced in the top five.
But disaster would strike for the young Collegeville, PA driver on lap eleven. Bright was preparing to negotiate his way through lapped traffic when contact was made between the Lightcap Electric #77 and the car driven by Eric Heydenreich. Bright took a wild ride in turn two before coming to rest on the inside of the track. Bright exited the car uninjured but his bid for his third ARDC win of the season ended with ten laps complete.
Drevicki took the lead on the restart as Brenden Bright and Tim Buckwalter battled for second in front of Watt. Tim Buckwalter took over second when the pair raced through turn three. Steve Buckwalter slid into third before the half way mark. After a two lap battle with Tim Buckwalter, Steve Buckwalter moved up to second. The caution waved for Tyler Brehm who sat on the infield just off of turn four with just eleven laps remaining.
Drevicki now had Steve Buckwalter on his back bumper for the single file restart. Drevicki and Buckwalter swapped the lead back and forth but Buckwalter took the lead for good on lap seventeen as the pair headed down the backstretch.
Steve Buckwalter had the lead to himself as Tim Buckwalter closed in on Drevicki in the final laps.
When the checkered flag waved, it was Steve Buckwalter for the win. Drevicki held off Tim Buckwalter’s challenges to finish second. Brenden Bright followed in fourth. Kyle Lick made a late race charge to crack the top five as he crossed the finish line in fifth at the end of twenty-five laps.