Paul Wolff led from the drop of the green flag all the way to the finish line during Saturday night’s Project X Rage on the Rocks at Crandon Int’l Raceway.
After starting from the pole in the Ultra4 USA 4400 Unlimited class headliner, Wolff dropped the hammer in his No. 1018 entry. While the holeshot went to early contender Shannon Campbell, Wolff quickly retook the lead heading to the gravel pit.
Within moments, Loren Healy was hot on the heels of Campbell, with the Ford Bronco driver making the pass on Campbell as they battled through the rock section. Healy’s teammate, Vaughn Gittin Jr., also overtook the three-time King of the Hammers champion on the opening lap.
As the circuits clicked by on the Project X course, Wolff, Healy, Gittin Jr., Brent Harrell and Dowker Tad settled into a rhythm as they raced inside the top five. Wolff had a nearly 30-second lead over Healy as the seven-lap race approached it’s halfway point.
At the finish line, following his picture-perfect effort in the 4400 Unlimited division at the Big House, Wolff threw his fist in the air to celebrate his third win of the weekend — his prior two wins at Crandon came earlier this weekend in the 4900 UTV Open class.
“I’m on top of the world right now,” Wolff said, smiling wide on the podium.
Healy hung on for a runner-up finish, while Harrell pulled together a third-place result.
Phillip McGilton and Chad Hundt completed the top five, while Gittin Jr. fell back to 10th.
Project X Rage On The Rocks Results
Wolff also set sail in his 4900 UTV Open machine earlier in the night, taking the win over Tyler Gibbs and Jack LeTourneau.
The 4900 UTV Pro Mod race was a thriller from start to finish. Early in the race, leader Kyle Chaney lost air in the right front tire of his No. 900 entry, forcing him to slow down his pace. Rookie Cash LeCroy then made his way past Chaney and appeared to have control of the race, until his right rear tire flew off and across the race track.
With only three tires to move it along, LeCroy’s No. 17 entry eventually got stuck in the rocks.
Chaney initially retook the lead following LeCroy’s stumble, but with the white flag out, Travis Zollinger put his best foot forward and stole the win out from under the Can-Am driver.
“First year here, we finished third. Last year, we finished second,” Zollinger said. “We’re happy to be here.”
Tyler Gibbs and Kyle Chaney completed the podium in the 4900 UTV Pro Mod class.
Brent Harrell took a commanding lead in the Ultra4 USA EMC class and earned his second win of the weekend. Bailey Cole collected a repeat victory in the 4600 Stock class. Duane Garretson rebounded from an 18th-place start to nudge out Justin Hall for the win in the 4500 Modified division.
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