Wild West Shootout continues on for Theiss
On Wednesday night for the third round of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Ariz.), Theiss posted an eighth place finish in his heat race, sending him into the B-Main. Needing to place third or better to make the show, Austin fell short with a seventh-place finish.
After a scheduled off day on Thursday, Austin came in seventh in his heat race on Friday, giving him one final shot at the $5,000-to-win preliminary feature with a consolation event. Transferring the Top 3, Theiss recorded a ninth-place outing.
On Saturday afternoon for the final $5,000-to-win preliminary feature, Theiss fell two spots short of a transfer position in his heat with a fifth place finish, transferring him into the B-Main. Locking in the Top 3, Austin faded back to a 16th place outing.
He and his team made the decision to scratch from the finale on Sunday.Back to News