The OBRL 12 Week Metro Ford Cup Series Alabama 500 race at Talladega started with Eddie “Ragin Cajun” Jones capturing the pole and Mike Schrader recording the fastest lap of the race. John “Johhny Joystick” Hastings gained 21 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Dwayne McArthur led the most laps with 39, with Joel “The Deer Hunter” Kilburn going on to take the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in 3 cautions with 19 lead changes and there was 1 disqualification with 7 disconnects in a 31 car field ending with Joel “The Deer Hunter” Kilburn capturing his 2nd win of the season with Dwayne McArthur finishing 2nd, Mike Schrader 3rd and Brian “Bull” Glass capturing 4th.

This week the OBRL 12 Week Metro Ford Cup Series moves to the Quaker State 400 night race at Kentucky Speedway with the current playoff leader Jim Westerfield looking for ways to maintain his lead in the Series.

The question is … can he hold off the charging Old Bastards?

We shall see when the green flag drops at 11:40 am Eastern time.

In the OBRL 12 Week Metro Ford Cup Series points championship, Mike Schrader in 2nd, Brian Glass 3rd, Ed Adams in 4th and Dode Hoskins in 5th.

The Kentucky night race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.

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December 31, 2018

Written By Mike Schrader