Hirst Earns Top-5 at Johnny Key Memorial
8/14/17- Kyle Hirst added another Top-5 finish to his resume Saturday night aboard his Roth Motorsports entry at the Johnny Key Memorial race at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, California.
Hirst started the evening off with a fourth place qualifying lap and went on to finish third in his heat race, placing him in the dash event. A sixth place finish in the dash lined the 83 up on the outside of row #3 for the 50 Lap Feature event.
Hirst was able to gain two positions by Lap 10. At the halfway break on Lap 25, the 83 crew made adjustments to the Roth Enterprise/HR Livestock machine. Hirst continued to hold onto the fourth position as the lap count dwindled. A late pass in the race by Justin Sanders gave Hirst a 5th place finish.
The Roth Motorsports team would like to thank Roth Enterprises, HR Livestock Transportation, Roth Investments, 3H Cattle, FK Rod Ends, Weld Wheels, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Kent Performance and Astro Titanium for their support in 2017.
ON TAP: Hirst and the Roth Motorsports team will be racing at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, CA Friday night and Placerville Speedway in Placerville, CA on Saturday night.
SEASON STATS: Races: 42, Wins: 9, Top 5’s: 29, Top 10’s: 36
**Photo credit: Jason Tucker Photos
Roth Motorsports: Website: www.rothmotorsports83.com
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