WINNERS: Donny Schatz – 2018 King’s Royal

Donny Schatz #15 from Minot, ND won his third consecutive and fifth overall King’s Royal at the 1/2 mile dirt oval of Eldora (OH) Speedway this weekend. Schatz took the lead on lap 15 of the 40 lap event and narrowly held off a hard charging Brad Sweet #49 to collect the $50,000 winning prize. Cory Eliason #83 finished third in his first career start in the high-profile Sprint Car main event. Donny Schatz, driving the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing car, also won the Knight Before the King’s Royal earning an extra $12,000 for the weekend.

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(Photo from Eldora Speedway)

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