51's Weekend Update
Ritch, Johnson, Clark, Lia and Vinny Who? All Win Big
ASA LATE MODELS - The ASA Late Model Series Southern Division returned to action Saturday night, with a field of 28 cars taking the green at New Smyrna Speedway (FL). Homestate hero Travis Cope started from the pole, but the race belonged to rookie Brandon Johnson, who started on the outside pole and led all 100 laps to win. Jeff Choquette, Jason Boyd, Brian Blum and Sean Bass rounded out the top five finishers.
PASS - Cassius Clark was the dominant force when the PASS North Super Late Model Series visited Scotia Speedworld near Halifax, Nova Scotia for the Forbes Chevrolet-Olds 200 on Saturday night.
After Shawn Turple, Travis Benjamin, Richie Dearborn and Johnny Clark all led laps early on, Cassius Clark took command of the event just after it was one-quarter finished. He stayed out front until making a pit stop for two new tires and fuel, then reassumed the lead from Johnny Clark with 30 laps to go and sailed to victory from there. The margin of victory for Cassius Clark was over three seconds.
PASS North point leader Ben Rowe finished in the runner-up position, with Trevor Sanborn taking the third position in his first visit to the Scotia facility. Johnny Clark finished fourth with Turple being the highest finishing Canadian driver in the fifth spot.
NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour - Donny Lia won his third Tour race in five starts so far this season by visiting victory lane at Thompson International Speedway on Thursday night. The race was shortened to 100 laps due to showers and Ted Christopher finished an unhappy second. Click here for the complete race story.
RoC MODS - Ken Wooley is no stranger to Wall Township raceway and he showed it on Saturday night by holding off Matt Hirschman to win the RoC Modified event there. Tony Ferrante, Rowan Pennick and Tommy Farrell rounded out the top five.
TVMRS - Hometrack veteran Vinnie Annarummo (commonly known through New England as Vinny Who?) won Saturday night's True Value Modified Racing Series event at Seekonk Speedway over last week's winner at Lee, Louie Mechalides. Andy Seuss picked up a ride driving for Gary Cassela and finished third. Dwight Jarvis and Peter Jarvis rounded out the top five finishers.