ROSSBURG, Ohio — July 14, 2012 — Sammy Swindell survived a late run by Kerry Madsen to pick up his third career Kings Royal title in the 29th annual event at Eldora Speedway.

Swindell moved into a tie with Jac Haudenschild, who finished third, with three career Kings Royal victories. (CLICK FOR FULL RACE REPORT)

A-Main – (40 Laps) – 1. 1-Sammy Swindell [3]; 2. 29-Kerry Madsen [10]; 3. 59-Jac Haudenschild [8]; 4. 82-Justin Henderson [5]; 5. 11K-Kraig Kinser [23]; 6. 27-Daryn Pittman [4]; 7. 9-Joey Saldana [11]; 8. 15-Donny Schatz [21]; 9. W20-Greg Wilson [22]; 10. 11-Steve Kinser [24]; 11. 83X-Tim Shaffer [13]; 12. 4-Cody Darrah [20]; 13. 2-Dale Blaney [14]; 14. 45-Paul McMahan [2]; 15. 49-Brad Sweet [15]; 16. 2L-Ed Lynch Jr. [12]; 17. 35-Tyler Walker [17]; 18. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [18]; 19. 1Z-Danny Lasoski [9]; 20. 21-Brian Brown [16]; 21. 7-Craig Dollansky [7]; 22. 63-Chad Kemenah [6]; 23. 83-Tim Kaeding [1]; 24. 19-Stevie Smith [19]. Lap Leaders: Daryn Pittman 1, 4-10; Paul McMahan 2-3; Sammy Swindell 11-40. KSE Hard Charger Award: 11K-Kraig Kinser [+18].

Qualifying – 1. 7-Craig Dollansky, 13.338; 2. 59-Jac Haudenschild, 13.414; 3. 19-Stevie Smith, 13.469; 4. 4-Cody Darrah, 13.473; 5. 9-Joey Saldana, 13.505; 6. 83-Tim Kaeding, 13.533; 7. 83X-Tim Shaffer, 13.546; 8. 2-Dale Blaney, 13.551; 9. 49-Brad Sweet, 13.614; 10. 29-Kerry Madsen, 13.633; 11. 35-Tyler Walker, 13.656; 12. 55-Trey Starks, 13.659; 13. 63-Chad Kemenah, 13.667; 14. 82-Justin Henderson, 13.678; 15. 1Z-Danny Lasoski, 13.682; 16. 21-Brian Brown, 13.689; 17. 45-Paul McMahan, 13.695; 18. 5W-Lucas Wolfe, 13.710; 19. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 13.739; 20. 15-Donny Schatz, 13.754; 21. 27-Daryn Pittman, 13.758; 22. 1-Sammy Swindell, 13.760; 23. 78-Todd Kane, 13.760; 24. 2L-Ed Lynch Jr., 13.776; 25. 89G-David Gravel, 13.789; 26. 7S-Jason Sides, 13.805; 27. 11-Steve Kinser, 13.819; 28. W20-Greg Wilson, 13.895; 29. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild, 13.925; 30. 2M-Dustin Daggett, 13.941; 31. 71M-Paul May, 13.944; 32. 15A-Adam Wilt, 13.990; 33. 6-Bill Rose, 13.994; 34. 24H-Bryan Sebbetto, 14.008; 35. 1S-Logan Schuchart, 14.010; 36. 3G-Shane Stewart, 14.050; 37. 1X-Randy Hannagan, 14.067; 38. 2MH-Dallas Hewitt, 14.079; 39. 97-Dean Jacobs, 14.119; 40. O9-Craig Mintz, 14.128; 41. 1R-Chad Blonde, 14.268; 42. 4S-Danny Smith, 14.268; 43. 56R-Ryan Myers, 14.374; 44. 8H-Brian Paulus, 14.556; 45. 60-Kory Crabtree, 14.562; 46. 59P-Joey Magaruh, 14.667; 47. 35M-Wes McGlumphy, 14.689; 48. 48H-Scott Hull, 14.783; 49. 22W-Chuck Waddell, 15.087; 50. 3F-Rick Fraley, 15.359.

Heat 1 – (8 Laps – Top 3 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 63-Chad Kemenah [2]; 2. 7-Craig Dollansky [4]; 3. 83X-Tim Shaffer [3]; 4. 11K-Kraig Kinser [1]; 5. 89G-David Gravel [5]; 6. 71M-Paul May [6]; 7. 56R-Ryan Myers [8]; 8. 22W-Chuck Waddell [9]; 9. 1X-Randy Hannagan [7].

Heat 2 – (8 Laps – Top 3 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 82-Justin Henderson [2]; 2. 59-Jac Haudenschild [4]; 3. 2-Dale Blaney [3]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [1]; 5. 7S-Jason Sides [5]; 6. 8H-Brian Paulus [8]; 7. 2MH-Dallas Hewitt [7]; 8. 15A-Adam Wilt [6]; 9. 3F-Rick Fraley [9].

Heat 3 – (8 Laps – Top 3 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 27-Daryn Pittman [1]; 2. 1Z-Danny Lasoski [2]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [3]; 4. 11-Steve Kinser [5]; 5. 19-Stevie Smith [4]; 6. 6-Bill Rose [6]; 7. 97-Dean Jacobs [7]; 8. 60-Kory Crabtree [8].

Heat 4 – (8 Laps – Top 3 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 1-Sammy Swindell [1]; 2. 29-Kerry Madsen [3]; 3. 21-Brian Brown [2]; 4. 4-Cody Darrah [4]; 5. W20-Greg Wilson [5]; 6. 24H-Bryan Sebbetto [6]; 7. O9-Craig Mintz [7]; 8. 59P-Joey Magaruh [8].

Heat 5 – (8 Laps – Top 3 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 45-Paul McMahan [2]; 2. 9-Joey Saldana [4]; 3. 35-Tyler Walker [3]; 4. 1S-Logan Schuchart [6]; 5. 1R-Chad Blonde [7]; 6. 35M-Wes McGlumphy [8]; 7. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild [5]; 8. 78-Todd Kane [1].

Heat 6 – (8 Laps – Top 3 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 83-Tim Kaeding [4]; 2. 2L-Ed Lynch Jr. [1]; 3. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [2]; 4. 55-Trey Starks [3]; 5. 3G-Shane Stewart [6]; 6. 2M-Dustin Daggett [5]; 7. 4S-Danny Smith [7]; 8. 48H-Scott Hull [8].

C-Main – (10 Laps – Top 6 finishers transfer to the B-feature) – 1. 2MH-Dallas Hewitt [2]; 2. 4S-Danny Smith [6]; 3. 15A-Adam Wilt [8]; 4. 56R-Ryan Myers [1]; 5. 78-Todd Kane [9]; 6. 22W-Chuck Waddell [7]; 7. 3F-Rick Fraley [12]; 8. 59P-Joey Magaruh [4]; 9. 60-Kory Crabtree [3]; 10. 48H-Scott Hull [10]; 11. 1X-Randy Hannagan [11]; 12. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild [5].

B-Main – (15 Laps – Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 15-Donny Schatz [2]; 2. W20-Greg Wilson [4]; 3. 11K-Kraig Kinser [1]; 4. 11-Steve Kinser [3]; 5. 1S-Logan Schuchart [5]; 6. 89G-David Gravel [7]; 7. 55-Trey Starks [6]; 8. 24H-Bryan Sebbetto [10]; 9. O9-Craig Mintz [16]; 10. 6-Bill Rose [9]; 11. 7S-Jason Sides [8]; 12. 15A-Adam Wilt [21]; 13. 4S-Danny Smith [20]; 14. 71M-Paul May [13]; 15. 1R-Chad Blonde [11]; 16. 35M-Wes McGlumphy [17]; 17. 2M-Dustin Daggett [18]; 18. 8H-Brian Paulus [14]; 19. 78-Todd Kane [23]; 20. 56R-Ryan Myers [22]; 21. 22W-Chuck Waddell [24]; 22. 2MH-Dallas Hewitt [19]; 23. 97-Dean Jacobs [15]; 24. 3G-Shane Stewart [12].