Shane Stewart earns first win of WoO season in Night 2 at Nashville

Shane Stewart earns first win
Shane Stewart wheels the No. 5 car at Stockton. Photo Credit to World of Outlaws.

Shane Stewart started on the outside of the front row in the A-Main Saturday night as part of the second part of the first-ever Music City Nationals at Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville.

By the time the field reached the middle of the back stretch, Stewart had gotten around Jeff Swindell to take the lead.

He wouldn’t go on to lead all of the final 29 and a half laps, but the CJB Racing driver would take the No. 5 car to victory lane for the first time this season.

Shane Stewart earns first win of WoO season in Night 2 at Nashville

Stewart did however hold the lead until lap 7, when Brent Marks got around him for the first spot still looking for his own first victory of the year.

The caution flew however after four cars spun in turns three and four, meaning Stewart would retain the lead on the single-file restart.

Marks would continue to work Stewart for the lead, and the two eventually battled wheel-to-wheel for the top spot for a few consecutive laps before the No. 19 took the lead on lap 12.

Fast forward 10 laps and Marks was staring lapped traffic in the face going into turns one and two trying to finish off his night in Nashville.

Marks ran the car too high and ended up catching some of the cushion to allow Stewart to pass him for the lead on the inside with nine to go.

Stewart would lead for the remainder of the night and hold off Marks to earn a $25,000 check and a trip to victory lane.

Stewart remains in sixth in the World of Outlaws standings, but gains 10 points on leader Donny Schatz and another 20 points on fifth-place Logan Schuchart.

The World of Outlaws Sprint Cars return to the track on Tuesday for the FVP Platinum Battery Showdown at Fairbury Speedway in Illinois.

Music City Nationals Night 2 Results
1. Shane Stewart
2. Brent Marks
3. Brad Sweet
4. Tony Stewart
5. Donny Schatz
6. David Gravel
7. Carson Macedo
8. Jeff Swindell
9. Kevin Thomas
10. Logan Schuchart
11. Jason Sides
12. Derek Hagar
13. Brady Bacon
14. Daryn Pittman
15. Ian Madsen
16. Russel Borland
17. Jacob Allen
18. Kraig Kinser
19. Chad Boespflug
20. Jim Stinson
21. James McFadden
22. Jordan Givler
23. Carson Short
24. Scotty Thiel

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Standings
Position Driver Points Behind
1 Donny Schatz 3230
2 Brad Sweet 3182 -48
3 Daryn Pittman 3096 -134
4 David Gravel 3094 -136
5 Logan Schuchart 3030 -200
6 Shane Stewart 2996 -234
7 Carson Macedo 2960 -270
8 Ian Madsen 2948 -282
9 Brent Marks 2776 -436
10 Kraig Kinser 2744 -486
10 S. Haudenschild 2744 -486

Music City Nationals coverage
Preview: World of Outlaws Season continues with another new, big money event
Night 1: Schatz takes Night 1 in Nashville
Night 2: Stewart earns first win of WoO season (above)

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