PRAIRIE, ALBERTA (May 13, 2010)
Ė 19 year-old Ron Suttonís Winnerís Circle driver Jamie
Krzysik won the IMCA Modified feature at Edmonton
International Raceway in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada on
earned a spot with Ron Suttonís Winnerís Circle driver
development program based in
after a strong showing in the driver shootout in October.
Krzysik beat out hundreds of drivers for a spot on the 26
member team. He has commuted back and forth between
California and Alberta for training sessions all winter long.
IMCA Canadian Rookie of the Year did a fine job against a
field of Wetaskiwin regulars on Saturday night. Driving the
#46 Modified with major sponsorship from First Choice
Pipehandlers and Ricís Grill, Krzysik qualified second quick
on the board with a time of 14.22 seconds around the
quarter-mile paved oval.
at Edmonton compete in a pair of heat races and in the first
heat race Krzysik lined up third on the grid. After a
restart, Krzysik won the drag race down the backstretch to
take the lead and the win.
race two, Krzysik started third and took the lead down the
backstretch on the opening lap to win the race.
starting seventh in the feature, Krzysik quickly made three
wide passes through the field to move into second by lap
three. At this point, the leader had already accumulated a
Krzysikís fortunes changed when the leader broke and headed to
the pits. Just three laps later, another car stalled and a
shootout to the finish was set up between Krzysik and the
second place car.
drivers made contact entering turn one, with Krzysik getting
sideways before gathering it up and beating him down the
led all the way to checkered flag after a very successful
day. This weekend, Krzysik will make his first start in the
racing a USAC Ford Focus Midget car. The USAC Ford Focus
Midgets run a modified version of a street-legal Focus Focus
powerplant. They produce nearly 200 horsepower in race trim.
us at Ron Suttonís Winnerís Circle were already very excited
for Jamieís debut this weekend but after winning his Modified
race up in Canada we are very optimistic for a strong run!Ē
said driver coach Ron Sutton.
will compete in Saturday nightís races at the one-third mile
paved All American Speedway in
He will also test late in the week and participate in the RSWC
Kryzsik Racing and Ron Suttonís Winnerís Circle thank
partners: Canadian Western Maintenance, Ricís Grill, First
Choice Pipehandlers, Northwoods Hauling, LTD., PROEX, Decca
Industries, G.D. Cornish Trucking, IPS, The Muffler Man,
Sportswear Plus, Tim McTaggart Trucking, Kal Tire, Prairie
Gold Jewelry, 3S Contracting, JB Trucking, Dokat Mechanical,
Sun Life Financial Ė Dan Boorse, Jim Clark Peterbuilt, K&N
Filters, Scribner Plastics, Allstar Performance, Sunoco Race
Fuels and Star Racing Supply.
all-new Jamie Krzysik website is launching soon. Race fans
can log onto
for more information.
For more information on Ron Suttonís
Winnerís Circle, log on to
Ron Suttonís Winnerís Circle:
Sutton's Winner's Circle is an established talent scout and
development program, providing long term, comprehensive racing
and career development for up and coming drivers focused on
NASCAR careers. RSWC drivers are raced, coached, groomed,
trained and molded, within a professional racing environment,
into what top NASCAR teams look for when hiring drivers.
Drivers involved in the program race in a variety of cars,
including USAC Young Guns Focus Midgets, USAC Ford Focus
Midgets, NASCAR Grand American Modifieds, NASCAR Late Model
stock cars and NASCAR Grand National stock cars.