51's Weekend Update
Who Has Been Winning This Weekend
Compiled From various Series and Track PR Reports
Updated - Monday, 4-20-09, 9:00am

ACT - Brad Leighton scored the win at Lee USA Speedway (NH) in the Govenor's Cup 150.  Leighton passed Joey Pole in the final 25 laps for the win.  click here for Speed51's Trackside Now coverage

1) Leighton  2) Pole  3) Scott Payea  4) Eddie MacDonald 5) Quinney Welch

ARCA - Veteran Ken Schrader led the most laps in ARCA RE/MAX Carolina 200, but he ran out of fuel with two laps to go giving the win to Sean Caisse who was driving the same car that Joey Logano took to victory lane last season.  Schrader ended up seventh a lap down. 

1) Caisse  2) Patrick Sheltra  3) Matt Merrell  4) Bryan Silas  5) Parker Kligerman

Big 8 Series - The 32nd annual Spring Classic scheduled for today at the Rockford Speedway (IL) has been postponed due to inclement weather that moved into the area earlier this morning. The event will now take place next Sunday, April 26th, and will feature the BRP Big 8 Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet in their season-opening SPYDER 108.

Camping World West – Jason Bowles won at Phoenix International Speedway (AZ) on Thursday night. click here for the story

CRA - A poor weather forecast for Sunday forced Winchester Speedway officials to postpone the CRA Super Series race.  The Super Late Model portion of the event will be made up on Sunday, May 17th.

DIRT Modifieds Alan Johnson won the 35-lap season-opening DIRT Modified feature at Cayuga County on Sunday.

Georgia Asphalt Series - Randy Porter from Easley, SC claimed the victory in the Upstate 100 - Georgia Asphalt Series race ran at the Anderson Motor Speedway on Friday night.  Ralph Carnes finished second, Chase Elliott finished third, Zach Rearden and Greg Simpson rounded out the top five. 

Ken-Ten Late Model Series - 26 cars hit the track at the Highland Rim Speedway (KY) for the first ever event in the Kentucky / Tennessee Late Model Series.  Ricky Sanford led the way to the checkered flag.

1) Sanford  2) Chad Willis  3) Austin Brawley  4) Jason Jones  5) Josh Byrns  

Modifieds Jimmy Blewett pocketed $2,500 Saturday night by winning the “Thunder at the Shore” 100 lap main event for Red Bank Sleep Shoppe Modified stock cars at Wall Stadium (NJ).

Modifieds The Kingpin of 100-lap Mahoning Valley Speedway features, Eric Beers, scored yet another victory in Saturday night’s season opener which was Hand One of the $3000-to-win Modified 100 Poker Series. Beers led wire-to-wire netting his unprecedented fifth such win and 25th overall.

PASS North Johnny Clark began his Pro All Stars Series title defense with a season opening victory at Speedway 95 in Hermon, Maine.   the 2008 series champion held off Cassius Clark (no relation) for the win. Scott Chubbuck, Richie Dearborn, and Adam Bates rounded out the top five.  

PLM – Former Big 10 Series race winner Preston Peltier won the first extra-distance race for NASCAR's new Pro Late Model division at Concord Speedway.  Peltier was disqualified for a fuel violation after qualifying, but came from the rear of the nine car field to win Saturday's 150-lap race. 

1) Peltier  2) Bobby Measmer Jr.  3) Roger Lee Newton  4) Cooper Faassen  5) Daniel Johnson

SLM Jeff Choquette held off Jared Allison and Jason Vail for the victory at the Orlando SpeedWorld (FL) on Friday night.

1) Choquette  2) Allison  3)  Vail  4) Rusty Ebersole  5) Cory Kaiser

Southern Pro Late Model Series - Russell Fleeman scored the win at Montgomery Motor Speedway (AL).  This is the second win of the season for Georgia Pro Late Model driver.  This was the first time the Montgomery track has hosted an event after sitting dormant for several seasons.  Chase Elliott took his second podium finish of the weekend as he ran strong on Friday night in the GAS race at Anderson.

1) Fleeman  2) Elliott  3) Ralph Carnes  4) Chris Serio  5) Mobley

Whelen Southern ModifiedsAndy Seuss scored the victory at Lanier National Speedway (GA) after holding off George Brunnhoelzl III for the win.   

Defending race winner George Brunnhoelzl III finished second. L.W. Miller and Burt Myers made contact in Turn 2 on the final lap while racing for third, and Myers went spinning. Miller went on to score his best finish of the year in third, with Brian Loftin and Jason Myers completing the top five.

1) Seuss  2) Brunnhoelzl III  3) L.W. Miller  4) Myers  5) Loftin  

UARA Stars - Corey LaJoie dueled with Paddy Rodenbeck in the latter stages of the UARA STARS Late Model Stock Car Series event at Rockingham Speedway (NC), but pulled away during a green-white-checkered finish to celebrate in victory lane as his famous father (Randy LaJoie) once did. 

1) LaJoie  2) Rodenbeck  3) Andy Loden  4) Kyle Grissom  5) Clay Greenfield

Viper SeriesBubba Pollard made it two-for-two this season at South Alabama Speedway after he won the Sidewinder 100 in car owned by Ronnie Sanders.  For Pollard it was his fourth Late Model win this season.

1) Bubba Pollard  2) DJ Vanderlay  3) Brandon Odom  4) Brandon Johnson  5)  Donald Crocker