MWR/Bryan Clauson – NSL Top Tens Set up Another Busy Weekend!
(Bill W) August 26, 2015 – Bryan Clauson and the Matt Wood Racing #17w team racked up a pair of top tens last weekend with the FVP National Sprint League at Fairmont Raceway in Minnesota, and at the Huset’s Speedway near Brandon, South Dakota. This weekend, brings three nights of excitement and three vastly different venues. The series visits Randolph County Raceway near Moberly, Missouri on Friday, Knoxville Raceway in Iowa Saturday, and Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin on Sunday.
Last Friday at Fairmont, Bryan timed in seventh quick. “It was another little different place that we’d never seen,” says Bryan. “We qualified o.k. It wasn’t a great lap, but it gave us a shot at the redraw.”
Trouble struck in the heat race. “We had an issue where we lost a cylinder,” says Bryan. “You obviously don’t want that at a big place like that. We ran until we felt we fell out of the redraw. We pulled it in and swapped it out for the feature.”
Bryan would start eleventh in the 25-lap feature. “We felt like the track was still really fast, even in the feature,” he says. “We weren’t really sure how far we were going move. We were committed to running the top, especially in one and two to try and see if we...more