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TY DILLON DOMINATES IN IOWA CAPTURING HIS FIFTH WIN OF THE SEASON

7-19-2011

Ty Dillon and crew indicating their fifth win of the season. (photo courtesy of www.arcaracing.com) NEWTON, IA (July 16, 2011) -- Ty Dillon continues his amazing season in ARCA Racing Series competition. This time, the 19-year-old driver notched his fifth win of the season at Iowa Speedway on Saturday. Dillon led an astounding 193 of 200 laps en route to winning the Prairie Meadows 200.

Thirty-nine cars were on hand for qualifying with Ty Dillon capturing his fourth pole of the season. Dillon posted the fastest time after circling the .875-mile oval in 23.459 seconds or 134.277 mph. Cale Gale was second fastest with a time of 23.510 seconds or 133.986 mph.  

Dillon dominated the event from the outset leading the first 111 laps before 11th starting Chris Buescher took a brief turn out front. Beuscher led 7 laps before Dillon regained the top spot. 

Dillon led the final 82 circuits crossing the finish line 1.634 seconds ahead fellow front row starter Cale Gale. All told, Dillon led 193 laps in the 200-lap event.

Chris Buescher finished in third place followed by Grant Enfinger in fourth and Tim George, Jr. in fifth. 

The race was slowed eight times for cautions for a total of 37 laps. 

With the win, Ty Dillon extends his lead in driver standings over Frank Kimmel to 270 points heading into the next event.

The ARCA Racing Series takes a week off before returning to action, July 28, at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, IN.

The Ansell Protective Gloves 200 will be broadcast LIVE on SPEED at 7:00 p.m. (ET).

Hoosier is proud to be in its 17th consecutive season as the exclusive tire provider to the ARCA Racing Series.

For more information about the Iowa race or the ARCA Series visit www.arcaracing.com.

      

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