51's Weekend Update
Who Has Been Winning This Weekend
Compiled From Various Series and Track PR Reports
Updated - Monday, Sept. 14th, 10:20am ET


ARCA RE/MAX SERIES - Patrick Long took the victory in the ARCA RE/MAX Series South Jersey Building Trades 150 race at New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJ) on Sunday.

1) Long  2) Parker Kligerman  3) Spencer Pumpelly  4) Robb Brent  5) Tim George Jr.

ASA LATE MODEL CHALLENGE SERIES - Steve Carlson made a last lap pass on Brian Campbell to claim the victory in the Gateway 100 at Gateway International Raceway (IL). Josh Hamner dominated the event leading 60 of the 80 laps before breaking a wheel bearing on his WCIparts.com Ford Fusion. Hamner fell off the pace three laps prior to the finish of the Gateway 100. This allowed Campbell to take the lead for two laps before Carlson muscled his way past in turns three and four just before the checkered flag.

1) Carlson  2) Campbell  3) Willie Allen  4) Ross Kenseth  5) Brandon Johnson

ASA NORTHWEST TOUR - Garrett Evans (E.Wenatchee, WA) took the lead of the iRacing.com American Speed Association Northwest Late Model Tour Wenatchee 125 on lap 33 and was in control for the remainder of the race. Brent Harris (E. Wenatchee, WA) tried again and again on restarts to get around Evans and settled for second. Third place went to Kelly Mann (Monroe, WA).

Evans was able on each double restart, of the 125-lap main on the high banked .250-mile oval at Wenatchee Valley’s Super Oval, to hold back Harris’ attempts at the lead. Within a few laps Evans was back out to a strong lead. Evans started his second race with the series and has two wins both at WVSO.

Harris climbed to within two points of Gary Lewis (Snohomish, WA) for the 2009 iRacing.com ASA NWLMT championship chase. Lewis struggled to finish sixth and heads to the season's last race next weekend at Yakima Speedway.

The Port City Racecars ‘Rookie Challenge’ winner will be decided at the final race with Joey Tanner (Portland, OR) and Alan Cress (Albany, OR) within two points. Tanner was the fast qualifier for the race but suffered damage in an incident on track that forced an early retirement.

1) Evans  2) Harris  3) Mann  4) Brad Stanwood  5) Dan Rhodes

CARQUEST MARITIME PRO STOCK TOUR - Shawn Turple of Enfield, NS captured his first CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour Championship on Saturday afternoon at Scotia Speedworld. Turple had a 19 point lead going into the final event of the 2009 season and finished the Parts for Trucks 200 in the fifth position to retain his points lead over Wayne Smith of Timberlea, NS. Smith got caught up in turn two in the early laps of the race and suffered damage to his front left side of the race car, only managing to get back on the track after the halfway break.

Shawn Tucker of Fredericton, NB won the Parts for Trucks 200, the 2009 CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour Finale on Saturday afternoon. Tucker took the lead for the final time with 15 laps remaining in the race to win his fourth race of the season. Donald Chisholm of Antigonish, NS finished third behind Mike Stevens of Riverview, NB. John Flemming of Halifax, NS and Shawn Turple of Enfield, NS rounded out your top five.

MID-AMERICAN STOCK CAR SERIES - Paul Neisius stepped out of line, swung to the outside and cruised past three cars in two laps, while towing his cousin Justin to second, en route to his second Mid-American Stock Car Series feature win of the 2009 season in Saturday’s running of the September Showdown.

1) P. Neisius  2) J. Neisius  3) Brian Back  4) Eugene Gregorich Jr  5) Jeremy Spoonmore

NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES - In typical Barrie Speedway fashion, Don Thomson Jr. won the Torbram Electric 300 presented by The Source in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 action on Saturday night in front of a capacity crowd.

Racing in Barrie is the epitome of short-track competition, but it suits the veteran Thomson just fine. He led a race-high 106 laps on the cozy .333-mile tri-oval and took his Home Hardware Chevrolet to Victory Lane for the first time this season as he beat Mark Dilley to the line by .180 seconds. It was Thomson’s fifth series career win and his first since last September.

Scott Steckly led a fair portion of the final third of the race, but with just 18 laps remaining, Simone and Beauchamp made contact in Turn 2 and blocked in Steckly causing him to lose the race lead to Thomson before eventually finishing third.

Brad Graham finished a season-best fourth followed by Jason Hathaway in fifth.

NASCAR WHELEN SOUTHERN MODIFIED TOUR - George Brunnhoelzl III took another large step toward earning his first NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour championship by winning the Caraway 150 Saturday night.

Brunnhoelzl, who entered Caraway Speedway with a 76-point lead on Andy Seuss in the season standings, made the decisive pass for the lead on Lap 85 and held on through a green-white-checker finish to register his third win of the season.

Pole winner Burt Myers crossed the line second followed by Frank Fleming, Jason Myers and John Smith. Gene Pack, Thomas Stinson, Buddy Emory, Josh Nichols and Jim Willis rounded out the top 10.

Fleming, who started on the pole after the post-qualifying redraw, led the first 67 laps of the race and Burt Myers led Laps 68-84 prior to Brunnhoelzl’s winning pass.

Seuss finished 14th – five laps down – after suffering mid-race mechanical problems. As a result, Brunnhoelzl was able to extend his lead in the championship standings to 135 points on Seuss with four events remaining on the schedule.

PASS MODIFIEDS - The PASS Modifieds were at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway (ME) as part of the PASS 400 weekend.  Scott McDaniel dominated the 50-lap PASS Modified feature - winning a race that ran without a single caution.  McDaniel had nearly a half lap lead on Andy Shaw, the PASS Modified point leader who started deep in the pack, at the finish line.

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PASS NORTH / NATIONAL SUPER LATE MODELS - Mike Rowe has won the PASS 300 at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway.

Late in the race, Rowe closed up on Trevor Sanborn behind the lapped cars of Tom Scully, Jr. and Donnie Whitten.  Then Sanborn pulled away, but broke and dropped out of the race with only 10 laps to go.

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PASS SPORTSMAN SERIES - Carey Martin has won the 100-lap PASS Sportsman race at Beech Ridge.  With 14 laps to go Mike Landry went by Martin for the lead on the high side.  Martin held tight down bottom while Landry nosed ahead, but a lap 93 caution period closed the two up.  Martin then pulled away on the restart and held off Landry and Donnie Morse for the victory.

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PRO CHALLENGE - SOUTH - The Pro Challenge South Series was in action on Saturday, September 12th, at Lanier National Speedway (GA).  Kyle Benjamin, who has dominated the racing action at Lanier this year in Pro Challenge cars, added another victory to his 2009 season.

1) Benjamin  2) Brady Boswell  3) Jacob Wallace  4) Jesse Hoak  5) Melina Rolo

RoC ASPHALT MODIFIED TOUR - Billy Putney won Sunday's Race of Champions at Oswego Speedway (NY) over Earl Paules, Tony Hirschman and Ted Christopher.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE SERIES - John Dillon took the victory in the 100-lap CarbonX Rocky Mountain Challenge Series "Alternative Maintenance Solutions 100" at Magic Valley Speedway in Twin Falls, Idaho, on Saturday, September 12, 2009.  This was the final race on the 2009 season for the series, and with the victory, Dillon also claimed the series title.

Race results: 1) Dillon  2) Jonathon Gomez  3) John Newhouse  4) Craig Bell  5) Bruce Quale

SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES - Starting out Friday morning with a 90% chance of clear skies in Western Pennsylvania, the forecast quickly changed by late afternoon and the 90% call for rain finally materialized by 9 p.m. forcing officials to reschedule the remainder of the Super DIRTcar Series ‘Sarvertown 75’ at Lernerville Speedway to Friday, October 23.

Before the rains hit the legendary Sarver oval, ‘Super Matt’ Sheppard continued his tour success posting a track record of 15.858 seconds (90.806 mph) in Integra Shocks Time Trials then copping the first of four qualifying heats. Series points leader Brett Hearn, Jimmy Phelps and teenage traveling star Larry Wight also scored heat wins with a pair of consolation round races still to be run off during the DIRTcar Roundup ‘Steel City Stampede’ at Lernerville on Oct. 22-24.

TEXAS SUPER RACING SERIES (TSRS) LATE MODELS - Due to weather forcast, Thunderhill Raceway (TX) cancelled all events scheduled for Saturday, September 12th, including the Texas Super Racing Series Late Models.  The TSRS will make up their event at the track on September 26th.

USA MODIFIEDS - The USA Modifieds were in action at Berlin Raceway (ME) on Saturday, September 12th.  Scott Tomasik and Bob Curry started on the front row, but it was Kyle Jones taking the victory in the 50-lap race.

1) Jones  2) Brian Nester  3) Jake Meyerink  4) Curry  5) Travis Eddy