From Leading the Laps to a Let Down for Hathaway
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, July 28, 2016 – Jason Hathaway and his #3 Raybestos/HGC Chevrolet were hoping to turn their season around at the mid-week event at Wyant Group Raceway in Saskatoon on Wednesday night, but instead faced another let down.
Hathaway and his team fine-tuned their machine during practice and Hathaway qualified 8th in the starting lineup for the 250 lap event. Hathaway’s race car was fast and made quick work of the cars in front of him as he moved up the running order. On lap 75, Hathaway earned 2nd position with a great restart and by lap 92 was leading the pack around the 1/3 mile oval.
Hathaway led the field 49 laps and finally settled into 2nd place, saving his equipment. During the caution, with 33 laps to go, Hathaway radioed to his crew that he had a vibration and there was something wrong with the rear of the car. Crew Chief Craig Masters brought Hathaway down pit road and diagnosed a broken axel. The part failure would end their night, with a potential podium finish slipping from their grasp.
“We had a car here that we could have won with tonight. We have had a wicked string of bad luck this season and I hate it for this team and our sponsors. The boys worked hard to get this car right after the accident in Edmonton and we had a great thing going tonight,” said a disappointed Hathaway after the race.
T3R/EHR is also proud to be partnered with sponsors Raybestos, Fast Eddie Racewear, DSI, The Harman Group, Praxair, and Choko Motorsports.
Fans can keep up with Jason and the rest of T3R/EHR team at their Team 3 Red/ Ed Hakonson Racing page on Facebook, on Twitter @JasonHathaway3 or @EHRT3R, and on Instagram at jasonhathaway3 and ehrt3r. In addition, fans can also visit the official webpage www.Team3Red.com for all updates on the 2016 season.
For additional information please contact Jamie Hakonson at 416-560-6103 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org