Snyder Tops a Very Competitive Bandit Field at Madison

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Dan Snyder successfully defended his track championship by topping one of the most competitive fields in Pellitteri Waste Systems Bandit history at Madison.

Snyder’s second title was fueled by a division high four feature wins and six fast times along with a pair of heat wins. He finished in the top five on ten of eleven nights and totaled 1202 points. He becomes the second multi-time champion in the division and now has nine career feature wins placing him second behind Chester Ace.

Nick Schmidt took home runner-up honors with 1116 points. He won his first feature race at Madison this season plus added a division high five heat wins and ten top five finishes. Schmidt was consistently a threat to win.

Brandon DeLacy finished in third place with 1102 points that included two feature wins, one heat win, two fast times, and eight top five finishes. DeLacy finished in the top ten on all eleven nights which tied him with Steve Dickson for most top ten finishes. DeLacy now has four career feature wins on the “Ring of Fire” at Madison.

Steve Dickson, the 2007 Bandit champion, finished in fourth place overall with 1065 points. He won a feature, three heats, and set fast time on one night. Dickson wound up with nine top five finishes and a perfect eleven for eleven in the top ten. He now has six feature wins in his Madison career.

Making the trip to Madison from the Milwaukee area each week was David Schmidt who finished in fifth place with 1064 points. His season included two feature wins, two heat wins, and two fast times plus nine top five finishes.

Other top ten finishers in the point standings included Jovanni DiMaggio (790 points), rookie Chris Tolliver (771 points), Cade Watters (740 points), McKayla Adams (705 points) and Lyle Phillips (460 points). Tolliver added three heat wins and five top five finishes for the season while DiMaggio scored two heat wins while Adams picked up one.

The First Supply Dash Series was hotly contested as four drivers had a chance for the title going into the final night of the season. Snyder came out on top with 47 points followed by Nick Schmidt and David Schmidt with 45 points and Brandon DeLacy in fourth with 44 points. Dickson rounded out the top five with 26 points. Nick Schmidt and David Schmidt each finished with four dash victories with single victories going to DeLacy and Dickson.

The Ring of Fire will once again be the place to be for exciting four cylinder Bandit racing in 2016.