Krawiec rode his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson to a 6.880 at 196.36 in the Pro Stock Motorcycle final round to cross the finish line before Jerry Savoie, who posted a 6.856 at 196.76 on his White Alligator Racing Suzuki. Krawiec claimed his fifth win of the season, 36th of his career, and second at Texas Motorplex. Krawiec beat Karen Stoffer, Hector Arana Sr., and LE Tonglet to appear in his seventh final round of the season.
“Anytime you’ve got to race [Savoie], you’ve got to be focused,” said Krawiec, who now has a 17-point lead over teammate Andrew Hines. “As a matter of fact, you have to be focused for just about anybody out there. When you look at this category as a whole right now, it’s some of the best racing that there could be. You see LE [Tonglet] came up from nowhere and took Andrew out, then I’ve got to run him, and we run almost neck and neck with each other. You have to be on your game every single round here, no matter who you’re racing and who’s in that other lane.”
Savoie, an alligator farmer from Louisiana, beat Krawiec in the final round in Dallas one year ago. Savoie qualified No. 1 and sprinted past Joe DeSantis, Matt Smith, and Englishtown winner Angelle Sampey before losing to Krawiec.
PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE (following the 14 of 16 events)
|1.||Eddie Krawiec||Screamin' Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson||2425|
|2.||Andrew Hines||Screamin' Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson||2408|
|3.||Jerry Savoie||Savoie's Alligator Farm Suzuki||2376|
|4.||Angelle Sampey||Precision Service Equipment Buell||659|
|5.||Chip Ellis||PiranaZ Buell||2328|
|6.||LE Tonglet||Nitro Fish Suzuki||2288|
|7.||Cory Reed||Precision Service Equipment Buelli||2229|
|8.||Hector Arana Sr.||Lucas Oil Buell||2211|
|9.||Matt Smith||Nitro Fish Victory||2202|
|10.||Hector Arana Jr.||Lucas Oil Buell||2183|
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