FARGO, N.D. — June 16, 2012 — Sammy Swindell captured his series-leading fifth victory of the season after an epic duel with Chad Kemenah at Red River Valley Speedway.

Swindell and Kemenah traded slide jobs for three straight laps after a caution with 10 laps remaining to cap a feature filled with side-by-side racing.

Donny Schatz, whose family owns the track, charged from 11th to third. (CLICK FOR FULL RACE REPORT)

A-Main – (30 Laps) – 1. 1-Sammy Swindell [1] [$10,000]; 2. 63-Chad Kemenah [8] [$5,500]; 3. 15-Donny Schatz [11] [$3,200]; 4. 7S-Jason Sides [7] [$2,800]; 5. 11K-Kraig Kinser [9] [$2,500]; 6. 7-Craig Dollansky [3] [$2,300]; 7. 9-Joey Saldana [4] [$2,200]; 8. 29-Kerry Madsen [17] [$2,100]; 9. 1K-Chris Shirek [19] [$2,050]; 10. 4-Cody Darrah [5] [$2,000]; 11. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [12] [$1,500]; 12. 6-Bill Rose [16] [$1,200]; 13. 82-Justin Henderson [2] [$1,100]; 14. 44W-Austen Wheatley [10] [$1,050]; 15. 2-Austin Pierce [14] [$1,000]; 16. 91K-Kyle Fedyk [22] [$900]; 17. 10TRB-Bob Martin [20] [$800]; 18. 6C-Kaley Gharst [24] [$800]; 19. 11-Steve Kinser [13] [$800]; 20. 6N-Greg Nikitenko [21] [$800]; 21. 19-Lee Grosz [15] [$800]; 22. 17M-Todd Mickelson [18] [$800]; 23. 8-Casey Mack [6] [$800]; 24. 92-Mitch Mack [23] [$800]. Lap Leaders: Sammy Swindell 1-8, 23-30; Chad Kemenah 9-22. KSE Hard Charger Award: 1K-Chris Shirek [+10].

Qualifying – 1. 9-Joey Saldana, 12.566; 2. 7-Craig Dollansky, 12.728; 3. 8-Casey Mack, 12.731; 4. 4-Cody Darrah, 12.735; 5. 82-Justin Henderson, 12.825; 6. 1-Sammy Swindell, 12.842; 7. 7S-Jason Sides, 12.875; 8. 63-Chad Kemenah, 12.879; 9. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 12.908; 10. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 12.999; 11. 15-Donny Schatz, 13.030; 12. 5W-Lucas Wolfe, 13.069; 13. 6C-Kaley Gharst, 13.097; 14. 11-Steve Kinser, 13.121; 15. 2-Austin Pierce, 13.152; 16. 19-Lee Grosz, 13.153; 17. 6-Bill Rose, 13.186; 18. 27-Chris Ranten, 13.193; 19. 29-Kerry Madsen, 13.285; 20. 17M-Todd Mickelson, 13.375; 21. 16-Rayce Martin, 13.409; 22. 1K-Chris Shirek, 13.420; 23. 10TRB-Bob Martin, 13.547; 24. 6N-Greg Nikitenko, 13.562; 25. 91K-Kyle Fedyk, 13.769; 26. 92-Mitch Mack, 13.845; 27. 2K-Kevin Ingle, 14.643.

Heat 1 – (8 Laps – Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 44W-Austen Wheatley [1]; 2. 7S-Jason Sides [2]; 3. 4-Cody Darrah [3]; 4. 9-Joey Saldana [4]; 5. 19-Lee Grosz [6]; 6. 29-Kerry Madsen [7]; 7. 1K-Chris Shirek [8]; 8. 91K-Kyle Fedyk [9]; 9. 6C-Kaley Gharst [5].

Heat 2 – (8 Laps – Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 63-Chad Kemenah [2]; 2. 7-Craig Dollansky [4]; 3. 15-Donny Schatz [1]; 4. 11-Steve Kinser [5]; 5. 82-Justin Henderson [3]; 6. 6-Bill Rose [6]; 7. 10TRB-Bob Martin [8]; 8. 17M-Todd Mickelson [7]; 9. 92-Mitch Mack [9].

Heat 3 – (8 Laps – Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 11K-Kraig Kinser [2]; 2. 1-Sammy Swindell [3]; 3. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [1]; 4. 2-Austin Pierce [5]; 5. 6N-Greg Nikitenko [8]; 6. 8-Casey Mack [4]; 7. 27-Chris Ranten [6]; 8. 16-Rayce Martin [7]; 9. 2K-Kevin Ingle [9].

Dash – (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 10 starting positions of A-feature) – 1. 1-Sammy Swindell [1]; 2. 82-Justin Henderson [2]; 3. 7-Craig Dollansky [5]; 4. 9-Joey Saldana [6]; 5. 4-Cody Darrah [3]; 6. 8-Casey Mack [4]; 7. 7S-Jason Sides [7]; 8. 63-Chad Kemenah [8]; 9. 11K-Kraig Kinser [9]; 10. 44W-Austen Wheatley [10].

B-Main – (10 Laps – Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 10TRB-Bob Martin [6] [-]; 2. 1K-Chris Shirek [5] [-]; 3. 91K-Kyle Fedyk [7] [-]; 4. 17M-Todd Mickelson [3] [-]; 5. 92-Mitch Mack [8] [-]; 6. 6C-Kaley Gharst [1] [-]; 7. 27-Chris Ranten [2] [$200]; 8. 16-Rayce Martin [4] [$180]; 9. 2K-Kevin Ingle [9] [$175].