Paul Bittle Wins Season OpenerMichael Wood
Paul Bittle wins the season opener for the National Compact Touring Series presented by REV X at Sandusky Speedway. With rain threatening, 22 cars took the green flag. Bittle started 12th, worked his way up to top three when the first yellow flag came out when a caution was thrown for a blown motor of Clayton Oliver, coming out of four. On the restart Bittle took and lead and never looked back. The rain started which slowed the race for a caution. On the restart Bittle continued his dominance till the second caution came for rain with 8 laps to go. Ending the race with Paul Bittle in first, George Sparkman in second, and rounding out the top three was Pete Doxey.