(Photo by Studio 92 Photography)
Inside Line Promotions – KNOXVILLE, Iowa (April 22, 2014) – White Lightning Motorsports didn’t get off to the start the team hoped for last Saturday during the Knoxville Raceway season opener.
“We all three had a little bit of a struggle,” Jamie Ball said.
Competing in the 360ci class, Ball qualified fifth quickest and advanced from fifth to fourth place in his heat race. He then started on the outside of the second row for the main event.
“I had an awesome start,” he said. “I went into turn one in third and was right there. Then the car was terrible.”
Ball maintained a top-10 position for the entire race before settling for a ninth-place result. When he came into the pits the team found the reason for the handling issue.
“My left rear wheel nut came loose,” he said. “When I came in it had backed off about a half inch. We drill out the end of...more