(CORDELE, Ga. – January 25, 2014) – Johnny Sauter set a new
track qualifying record Saturday and won the pole for Sunday’s ARCA/CRA Super
Series race at Watermelon Capital Speedway. The 200-lap non-points event kicks
off the season for the series.
Sauter set a blistering pace by turning his lap in 15.562
seconds, just ahead of John Hunter Nemechek (15.644), Daniel Hemric (15.652)
and Chase Elliott (15.658).
David Ragan (pictured above), a former ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards
winner, will start first in Sunday’s race because of the invert. Elliott – the youngest
superspeedway winner in ARCA Racing Series history – will start fourth with
Sauter lining up seventh.
Anderson Bowen, who races in the ARCA Racing Series for
Cunningham Motorsports, and John Wes Townley – the defending ARCA winner at
Daytona, will start 19th and 20th, respectively.