Although he was the class of the field during the early segments of the 30-lapper, extending his lead to nearly four seconds just before the midpoint, Blaney’s stronghold over the field was soon interrupted by traffic.
Hobaugh, who advanced to the runner-up spot on lap two, was able to chip away at Blaney’s advantage in traffic, cutting it down to less than two seconds by lap 18, then down to just a half-second by lap 20.
4C-Paul Kish  Heat #2 - Group (B) (8 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer 1.
 Heat #3 - Group (C) (8 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer 1.
27K-Jeremy Kornbau, 99.000 Heat #1 - Group (A) (8 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer 1.
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With traffic intensifying in Blaney’s preferred groove around the bottom of the speedway, the 2014 Lou Blaney Memorial champion had no choice but to shift lanes and move to the top of the speedway.
The desperate lane shift would not only cost momentum, but also cost Blaney the point position, as Hobaugh was able to slip underneath Blaney to officially lead the 22nd circuit.