26 Jun 2016 — April Dillon commanded the lead most of all, leading 57 of 80 laps on a run to first place in the Jacksonvillie Superspeedway HDISS in Round 4 of the ARAIG 1974 Winston Cup Stock Car series.
Dillon traded positions with Rob Milliken in a long and tense battle for the race lead starting early on, running within car lengths of each other over a stretch of 31 laps. Dillon ran nearly equal parts leading Milliken after being engaged by him on the first lap. After losing the spot on lap 16, Dillon passed Milliken and into first place on lap 28, and held it the remaining 52 laps to the finish.
Dillon remains in second in the standings, cutting the gap to first’s Rich Baker to nine points. Dillon has four starts and led 194 of her 430 laps while taking the victory three times.
ARAIG 1974 Winston Cup Stock Car series moves on to its fifth and final round in two weeks at Indianapolis Oval. The series has 10 drivers competing for points in the championship.
Angelo Dos Santos logged four laps at the front in a fifth-place run.
Rich Baker leads the championship in a tight campaign over April Dillon, separated by just a few finishing positions. The title continues to be challenged by Jim Barisoff, Angelo Dos Santos, Rob Milliken, John Stanley, and Aaron Jackson as well. The Top 5 places are an open field for seven drivers in the running with one race remaining.
Rich Baker logged six laps at the front in a third-place run.
Dos Santos drove the majority of 14 laps total pursuing April Dillon after being caught and passed by her on the fifth lap. Dos Santos launched a prolonged attack at Dillon in the beginning, staying within a scrape behind her and keeping pace over an unbroken run of 10 laps. In the end Dos Santos settled into second the few laps before retiring early due to dnf trouble.
Dos Santos drops to fourth in the standings, one point behind Jim Barisoff. Dos Santos has four starts and led 11 of his 357 laps while finishing as high as third.
Baker spent the majority of 59 laps total pursuing Jim Barisoff after being engaged and passed by him on lap 14. Baker launched a prolonged challenge at Barisoff in the middle stages, staying within a lap behind him and gaining ground over a continuous run of 40 laps. In the end Baker settled into third the 27 laps running to the conclusion.
Baker remains in the lead of the standings, nine points ahead of April Dillon. Baker has four starts and led 88 of his 428 laps while taking the victory once.
Rob Milliken logged 13 laps at the front in a fourth-place run.
Milliken mixed it up with Jim Barisoff in a drawn-out battle for second starting midway through, fighting over a span of 29 laps. Milliken spent the majority leading Barisoff after being engaged by him on lap 6. After losing the spot on lap 30, Milliken got around Barisoff and into second place on lap 35, and held it another 13 laps toward the finish before retiring early due to suspension trouble.
Milliken remains in fifth in the standings, increasing the lead over rival John Stanley to 139 points. Milliken has four starts and led 46 of his 315 laps while finishing as high as third.
Jim Barisoff won second place.
Barisoff took the fight back and forth with Rob Milliken in a prolonged fight for second from the middle stages, battling over a stretch of 30 laps. Barisoff spent the majority pursuing Milliken after targeting him on lap 6, coming from as many as five places back. Barisoff launched a prolonged challenge at Milliken midway through, staying within a lap behind him and gaining ground over a continuous run of 14 laps. Barisoff cleared Milliken for the second time and into second place when Milliken retired on lap 49, and controlled it the final 28 laps to the checkered flag.
Barisoff moves up to third in the standings, 45 points behind April Dillon. Barisoff has four starts and finished as high as second