Every time we attend a race, we hope to see something special – an amazing move to take the lead, a memorable duel, someone overcoming the odds stacked against them, or pretty much something you don’t see on a regular basis. These are those eight moments from the 2020 USAC National season that drew us out of our seats and made us say “wow!”
2. McIntosh The Last Corner, Last Lap Hero At Sweet Springs
Oct 28, 2020
In the moments leading up to the final lap, Cannon McIntosh figured a chance at victory was just out of the realm of possibility during the September 4 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature at Missouri’s Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex.
Yet, all it takes to win is to lead just one inch, a foot, a yard. A valiant effort by the 17-year-old Bixby, Okla. native saw McIntosh erase a late-race one-second lead held by Chris Windom as Windom dealt with a throng of traffic on the final lap. McIntosh ripped around the outside of turn four to nip Windom at the stripe by a half-car length for the victory – the only corner, the only lap McIntosh led throughout the evening.