Seth Bergman in victory lane at Longdale Speedway. (ASCS photo)

Bergman Romps In Longdale Sprint

LONGDALE, Okla. — Marking his fourth podium finish in as many outings with the American Sprint Car Series, Sunday at Longdale Speedway was Seth Bergman’s first trip to the top step with the National Tour this season.

Pocketing $4,000 at the Walley Rodeo Roundup, the Corridor Electric/Evergreen Coffee, Co. No. 23 spent the first six revolutions battling Howard Moore.

Gaining the momentum needed to clear the A.R. Dyno Specialty No. 3 on the seventh lap, Bergman would hold the point the rest of the way for his 17th career victory.

With the win, Bergman leads tour standings for the first time this season by six points over Jason Martin.

“Feels good. We’ve been working really hard to win one of these races this year. The first weekend, we came so close, and then last night stung running second again, but hats off to Jason [Martin]; he’s been the one to beat. We’ve been good, but starting position has hindered us a little bit, and tonight getting the front row, I wanted to make sure I made the best of it,” stated Bergman.

Jumping from fourth to second following a lap-15 restart, Matt Covington landed his first podium finish of the season, with Landon Crawley crossing third for his best career finish in ASCS National competition.

As high as second after starting 11th, Kyler Johnson would settle into fourth on lap 18, while Danny Wood made the charge to fifth on lap 23.

The finish:

Feature (25 Laps): 1. 23-Seth Bergman[2]; 2. 95-Matt Covington[5]; 3. 187-Landon Crawley[7]; 4. 45X-Kyler Johnson[11]; 5. 55W-Danny Wood[9]; 6. 10-Landon Britt[3]; 7. 55B-Brandon Anderson[8]; 8. 10C-Jeremy Campbell[10]; 9. 36-Jason Martin[6]; 10. 14-Jordon Mallett[22]; 11. 27-Jeremy Huish[13]; 12. 88-Jordan Knight[19]; 13. 71-Bradyn Baker[15]; 14. 6-Christopher Townsend[17]; 15. 3-Howard Moore[1]; 16. 2-Whit Gastineau[4]; 17. 13-Elijah Gile[14]; 18. 2B-Brett Becker[16]; 19. 26M-Fred Mattox[12]; 20. 10P-Dylan Postier[18]; 21. 91-Michael Day[21]; 22. 27B-Jake Bubak[20]