OH (May 19, 2013) -- Just ten days shy of his 58th birthday, Ken Schrader
became the oldest winner in the ARCA Racing Series on Sunday at Toledo
Schrader, who started on the
outside pole, dominated the Menards 200 race leading three times
for 163 laps.
ARCA Series legend
Iggy Katona was previously the oldest winner until Schrader's win Sunday
Schrader, making his 61st
series start, notched his 16th career win--including five wins at Toledo.
cars took the green flag with 15-year-old Kyle Benjamin starting on the
Benjamin also became the
youngest driver to capture a pole in the series.
led the first 22 laps before giving way to Schrader due to mechanical
Schrader took control from
there out leading 163 of the final 178 laps.
veteran driver swapped the lead with Grant Enfinger (48-59) and Josh Williams
(127-129) while leading the final 71 circuits before an adoring full-capacity
Mason Mingus finished in second
place followed by Frank Kimmel who fought back from an earlier spin in his No.
44 Toyota to claim third.
Justin Boston finished
in fourth place after starting 11th, while Matt Tifft rounded out the list of
top five finishers.
The race was slowed
eight times for cautions for 45 laps.
Kimmel (1330) maintains a slim 20-point advantage over Mason Mingus (1310) in the ARCA Series driver standings.
ARCA Series, which has had five different winners to date this year, will take
a week off before returning to action June 1, at Minnesota's Elko Speedway.
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