Dirt Night – Midgets – Race 5 – July 30, 2018 – Volusia Speedway Park
The Midgets took their turn taking on the Volusia Speedway Park for a 40-lap A-Main in the 10th race of the season for Dirt Night.
Race Summary – Darrell Hamlin led the race early on and throughout the first half of the race, until Derek Robinson began applying pressure around the halfway mark. As Robinson closed the gap on lap 21, the two would make contact, forcing both drivers to slip up, while Clay Snider benefitted and slipped by on the bottom to take over the lead. Snider would hold on over the final 19 laps to pick up his second win of the season, and his 9th career SARA victory.
Race Winner – Clay Snider – Started 3rd, 19 laps led
Top Five – 2nd Matt Rolfe, 3rd Derek Robinson, 4th Darrell Hamlin, 5th Russell Berry
Heat Winner – Derek Robinson
Points Battle – Snider’s win closed the gap in the overall points battle down to just 4 points behind Jarrid Boiros leaving Volusia.