51's Weekend Update
Rain Messing With the Midwest; Lia Doubles Up at Stafford & More
ACT Castrol Quebec Series - Normand Lavigeur of Laval, Quebec turned a strong lead-pack performance into a surprise Serie ACT Castrol victory at Autodrome St-Eustache (St-Eustache, Qc) on Saturday night.  Lavigeur, who started the St-Eustache 100 in fourth place, was among the top five drivers throughout the race until a lap 88 crash took leaders Patrick Laperle and Sylvain Lacombe out of contention.  1) Lavigeur  2) Steven Boissonneault  3) Jean-Francois Dery  4) Martin Lacombe  5) Andre Coursol

ACT Late Models - Although it is not an ACT Late Model points race, one of the most prestigous events for that type of car is scheduled for this weekend.  The Memorial Day Classic at Thunder Road Speedbowl was supposed to be run on Sunday afternoon, but rain postponed the event until Monday.  Previous winners of the event, which dates back to 1961, have included Jean-Paul Cabana, Dave Dion, Bobby Dragon, Kevin Lepage, Robbie Crouch, Kip Stockwell and Brent Dragon.

ASA Late Models - This weekend's ASA Late Models Northern Division events scheduled at Grundy County Speedway (IL) have been postponed due to rain.  No makeup date has been announced.

Blizzard Series - Justin Drawdy passed Josh Hamner six laps from the finish to win the 100-lap Blizzard Series Super Late Model feature Friday night at Five Flags Speedway (FL).  1) Drawdy  2) Scott Carlson  3) Eddie Mercer  4) Hamner  5) Donald Long

CRA - Rain hit Berlin Raceway Saturday evening postponing Saturday's CRA Super Series Berlin Raceway (MI) 125 until August 25.  The CRA Super Series will be at Toledo Speedway (OH) as scheduled on Sunday May 27.

GAS - Fredrick Moore took the victory in saturday night's Georgia Asphalt Series LM event at Peachstate Speedway (GA).  The defending GAS champion is now locked into the 300-lap, $10,000-to-win World Crown event at Peachstate in November with the win.  1) Moore  2) Greg Motes  3) Kevin Stephens  4) Kyle Fowler  5) Michael Pope

Goodyear - Doug Moff took the checkered for this third win in the Goodyear Challenge Late Model 2007 season Saturday night at Desoto SuperSpeedway (FL).  1) Moff  2) Joe Winchell  3) Justin Larson  4) Steve Gill  5) Jesse Dutilly

Late Models - 17-year old DJ Shaw won $10,000 by capturing the checkered flag ahead of Mike Rowe in Sunday's Coastal 200 at Wiscasset Speedway (ME).  Rowe crossed the line two car lengths behind and after the race said, "that little kid can drive!"  Shaw was coached on the radio by his father, 1994 NASCAR Busch North Series champion Dale Shaw.  1) Shaw  2) Rowe  3) Steve Reny  4) Wayne Helliwell, Jr.  5) Kevin Sherman

Late Models/ SK Modifieds - Tim Jordan won his third consecutive Late Model feature at Waterford Speedbowl on Saturday night.  It is his fourt vitory of the 2007 season.  Kenny Horton shook off his bad luck streak by winning his first feature of the season in the SK Modified division.

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour - Donny Lia is now two-for-two in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour events at Stafford Motor Speedway (CT) this year.  Lia led the final 36 laps and held off a hard-charging James Civali to score his second win of the year at Stafford.  1)  Lia  2) Civali  3) Eddie Flemke  4) Zach Sylvester  5) Todd Szegedy

PASS North - Mike Rowe held off his son Ben to win Saturday night's PASS North Super Late Model race at White Mountain Motorsports Park.  Dave Dion led early after winning his heat race, but battled power steering problems and finished third.   1)  M. Rowe  2) B. Rowe  3) Dion   4) Stephen Barry  5) Johnny Clark

Pro Cup - Benny Gordon cycled to the lead of the USAR Hooters Pro Cup North event at Madison International Speedway on lap 76 and went on to score the win.  Gordon had to hold off rookie Brandon Ward on a bevy of late-race restarts. The final restart came with just three laps remaining, but Ward couldn’t close on Gordon and finished .484 seconds behind Gordon.  1) Gordon  2) Ward  3) Gary St. Amant  4) Jack Bailey  5) Shane Wallace

TVMRS - Kirk Alexander won Saturday night's True Value Modified Racing Series event at Monadnock Speedway (NH).  1) Alexander  2) Les Hinckley  3) Dwight Jarvis  4) Rob Goodenough  5) Louie Mechalides