Rodney Sanders wheels to podium finish in Fall Jamboree finale at Deer Creek
Returning to the driver’s seat of his Wichita Tank Racing No. 20 Modified, Rodney Sanders embarked on the 24th annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree weekend with a visit to Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minn.) on Thursday afternoon for the $3,000-to-win opener. (Tyler Rinken photos)
After starting the night off with a heat race victory, Sanders recorded a third-place finish in the 30-lap preliminary feature.
On Friday, Rodney’s second-place finish in his heat race positioned him on the third row for the prelim. With $5,000 on the line, Sanders clawed forward one spot to register a fourth-place finish.
For Saturday’s finale, Sanders edged his way into the $12,000-to-win Featherlite Fall Jamboree A-Main with a third-place finish in his heat. Wheeling his way into a podium spot, Rodney passed 11 cars in the 50-lapper to cross the line in third. He trailed Jim Chisholm and Brandon Davis to the checkers with Lucas Schott and Dustin Sorensen completing the Top-5 finishers.
Rodney is currently fifth in the latest USMTS point standings.