Top-10 finish in World 100 prelim at Eldora Speedway
Chase Junghans trekked to Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) on Wednesday afternoon to kick off the 52nd annual World 100 weekend with the Chasing the Dream preliminary features. (Ryan Roberts Photography)
Splitting the 66-car field into three groups, Chase locked into the sixth-starting spot for his $5,000-to-win prelim via his time trial effort. Moving forward four spots in the 20-lapper, Chase raced to a second-place finish, which came behind Mike Marlar with Garrett Smith rounding out the podium.
For a pair of 25-lap preliminary features on Thursday as the 52nd annual World 100 weekend came to life, Junghans’ fifth-place finish in his heat pinned him on the eight row for the A-Main. With $12,000 on the line, Chase lost two positions to finish 19th.
On Friday, Chase followed up a second-place finish in his heat race with an eighth-place showing in his 25-lap prelim.
With preliminary points from Thursday and Friday positioning him on the second row of his heat race, Junghans secured his spot into the $55,000-to-win World 100 with the third-and-final transfer spot in his heat. Starting in 18th, Chase was credited with a 17th-place finish after retiring on lap 74.Back to News