Sauter survives rain, hail and spin at Kansas

Johnny Sauter held off Ron Hornaday on Sunday at Kansas Speedway to win a wild race after hard rain along with hail stopped the race and both drivers make miraculous saves to finish 1-2.

Pole sitter Hornaday was trying to make the pass for the lead with 13-laps to go. Hornaday got loose and came up the track into the side of Sauter. Both trucks spun sideways into almost 45-degree slides at over 150 mph and both drivers were able to save their trucks and go on without NASCAR having to throw a caution flag.
 
The save all but ruined his worn-down rear left tire of Hornaday and Sauter was able to pull away after the spin. This was Sauter’s first win at Kansas and his second career truck series win. “That’s unbelievable stuff right there.” Sauter said.
 
“That’s the way you’re supposed to race. That’s what truck racing is all about.” said Hornaday.
 
Sauter is also the 10th different race winner in 10 races at Kansas Speedway.
 
Todd Bodine finished third, Brian Ickler fourth and Johnny Benson finished fifth. Timothy Peters finished 23rd and holds a 22-point lead over Bodine.
 
Unofficial Race Results
O’Reilly Auto Parts 250, May 2, 2010 – Race 5 of 25
Pos.
St.
No.
Driver
Make
Pts.
Bon.
1
3
13
Johnny Sauter
Chevrolet
195
10
2
1
33
Ron Hornaday
Chevrolet
175
5
3
6
30
Todd Bodine
Toyota
165
0
4
9
18
Brian Ickler
Toyota
165
5
5
13
15
Johnny Benson
Toyota
160
5
6
5
3
Austin Dillon *
Chevrolet
150
0
7
4
51
Aric Almirola
Toyota
146
0
8
8
5
Mike Skinner
Toyota
142
0
9
12
2
Ken Schrader
Chevrolet
138
0
10
25
81
David Starr
Toyota
139
5
11
23
23
Jason White
Dodge
130
0
12
7
4
Ricky Carmichael
Chevrolet
127
0
13
14
7
Justin Lofton *
Toyota
124
0
14
30
63
Jack Smith
Ford
126
5
15
28
7
Tony Jackson Jr.
Chevrolet
123
5
16
11
31
James Buescher
Chevrolet
115
0
17
17
12
Mario Gosselin
Chevrolet
117
5
18
32
46
Terry Jones
Dodge
109
0
19
27
39
Ryan Sieg
Chevrolet
106
0
20
26
186
Jamie Dick
Chevrolet
103
0
21
24
85
Brent Raymer
Ford
100
0
22
20
56
Tayler Malsam
Toyota
97
0
23
10
17
Timothy Peters
Toyota
94
0
24
36
57
Norm Benning
Chevrolet
91
0
25
2
88
Matt Crafton
Chevrolet
88
0
26
33
47
Brett Butler *
Chevrolet
85
0
27
35
1
Carl Long
Chevrolet
87
5
28
21
10
Jennifer Jo Cobb *
Ford
79
0
29
19
90
Jesse Smith
Toyota
76
0
30
18
21
Chris Eggleston *
Chevrolet
73
0
31
15
76
Rick Crawford
Ford
70
0
32
34
6
Brian Rose
Chevrolet
67
0
33
31
89
Mike Harmon
Ford
64
0
34
29
93
Shane Sieg
Chevrolet
61
0
35
16
116
Wes Burton
Chevrolet
58
0
36
22
60
Narain Karthikeyan
Chevrolet
55
0
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