Fall Nationals

Shouse wins Wheatshocker Nationals

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Andy Shouse, Mustang, OK

     A night earlier, Andy Shouse joked that he needed more laps around the dirt oval at RPM Speedway in Hays since he hadn’t raced there for several years. Apparently, Shouse is a quick learner. On Sunday night, the 305 sprint car driver from Mustang, Okla., walked away with a victory in the ninth Wheatshocker Nationals in Hays.      Shouse made a late charge en route to finishing second during Saturday night’s qualifier. On Sunday, he drew the fourth starting spot. “To be honest, we really just do our basic stuff,” Shouse said about being so fast at the 3/8-mile oval. “I think the big thing is we don’t really race at one race track all the time. We usually travel all over and see a lot of different places. I think that definitely helps us when we come to someplace new. It’s always tough when you get locals who have run at this race track a number of times. But we’re usually pretty good when we...

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