Sheldon Creed's win in the Zomongo 200 was long overdue, and an anniversary of sorts for spotter Lorin Ranier. Ranier's family race team earned a NASCAR Cup win in June 1983 with Cale Yarborough at the wheel. In fact, Yarborough swept both Cup races at MIS in 1983. "That was the year I graduated high school," Ranier said in victory lane. "It's hard to imagine that was 35 years ago. There's a reason why I wanted to have the number 28 on this racecar when I got involved. We had a lot of success with thaty number and it's good to finally win a race with Sheldon in that number, too."
Creed was dominant on the day, leading 65 of the race's 100 laps. Even with a caution flag with just 17 laps to go, Creed drove off to a 9-second margin of victory. When Creed asked crew chief Jeff Stankiewicz where he was beating the competition during their victory lane celebrations, Stankiewicz simply responded "everywhere."
Leilani Munter's team was ecstatic with her top-10 run in the No. 20 Vegan Strong Toyota, her second top-10 finish in five starts so far in the 2018 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season. "She picked up nearly two seconds a lap from the start of the race to the end," said crew chief Frank Kimmel. "If the race was another 20 laps I think we could have gotten her even faster. She did a great job staying out of trouble, running her own race and when that happens we can have a good finish." Munter's next scheduled race is the Scott 150 at Chicagoland Speedway.
Kevin Cywinski is ready to get back to short track action when the series returns to Madison International Speedway for the Herr's Potato Chips 200. "I won my first late model race there in 1984," Cywinski said. "I had just got out of high school and didn't have a whole lot of experience. I beat Rich Bickle. That's still hard to do today, it was even harder to do back then."
The Herr's Potato Chips 200 is scheduled for Friday June 15 at Madison International Speedway, located just outside Madison, Wisconsin. Practice is scheduled for 2:15 pm ET (1:15 pm local), with General Tire Pole Qualifying is set for 6 pm ET (5 pm local), with the green flag slated for 8 pm ET (7 pm local). Live timing and scoring of all on-track sessions will be available at ARCARacing.com, and the race will be televised live on MAVTV.