51's Weekend Update
Who Has Been Winning This Weekend
Compiled From Various Series and Track PR Reports
Updated - Sunday July 18th, 8:15pm ET


ARCA Max Gresham had an opening, and had no choice but to take it. Gresham led the final 47 laps at Mansfield Motorsports Park to win the Tim Richmond Memorial 200 in just his third career ARCA Racing Series presented by RE/MAX and Menards start.

Gresham, a 17-year-old from Griffin, Ga., pushed his No. 71 Gresham & Associates Toyota to the lead on Lap 138 of 200 when previous leader Chris Buescher's right front tire went flat, causing the driver to pull onto pit road. Buescher's No. 17 David Ragan Fan Club Ford had seemingly been the class of the field, and Roulo Brothers Racing appeared to be well on the way to another victory at an Ohio short track after winning at Toledo in May.

1) Gresham  2) Craig Goess  3) Frank Kimmel  4) Tim George  5) Dakota Armstrong

ASA NORTH - Griffin McGrath scored his first career ASA Late Model Series victory today at the Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin. McGrath was the fast qualifier and drew a 7 for the invert to start on the inside of row four. Rebecca Kasten started on point and led the first 32 laps until McGrath took the top spot. Kasten passed McGrath on a restart at lap 77 to lead one more lap, but McGrath reclaimed the top spot on lap 78 and never relinquished the lead.

ASA MW – Will be racing on Sunday at Raceway Park in Shakopee, Minnesota for the Kwik Trip Stores 125  

BIG 8 – The Big 8 Series will be in action on Sunday night for the King of the High Banks 88 at Slinger Speedway in Wisconsin.

CANADIAN TIRE - Andrew Ranger continued his mastery of road courses, taking the Jumpstart 100 Saturday in the first visit for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 to the Toronto street course.
It is the 10th career series win and seventh on a road course for Ranger. The two-time series champion, who is not running for the title this year, has also captured a pair road course wins in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series in the last month.

1) Ranger  2) Jason Bowles  3) DJ Kennington  4) Don Thompson  5) Kerry Micks

CARQUESTKent Vicent won Saturday night's IWK 250 Pro Stock (Super Late Model) race at Riverside Speedway in Antigonish, Nova Scotia over Wayne Smith, Shawn Tucker, Jonathan Hicken and Chris Hughes. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Marcos Ambrose was credited with a finish of 19th.

CRAAugie Grill dominated the US Auto Sales 100 at Gresham Motor Sports Park in Jefferson Georgia.  TJ Reaid and Bubba Pollard were second and third, however a post-race tech infraction left Reaid dead last in the 20 car field.  The results are still unofficial as of now.  

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GREAT LAKES OUTLAWTerry Senneker beat out Tim DeVos and Andy Ponstien in the Great Lakes Outlaw feature at Kalamazoo Speedway (MI) on Saturday night. 

K&NPWS – The NASCAR West Series will be at Portland International Raceway (OR) for a Sunday afternoon event.

KEN-TEN - Mark Day outlasted a field of 26 Pro Late Models to win the 125 lap event at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway (TN).  Clay Alexander, Daniel Bolden, Michael House  and Sterling Marlin rounded the top five.

MRSAndy Seuss won Saturday night's Modified Racing Series race at Oxford Plains Speedway (ME) during Oxford 250 weekend at the track.

OUTLAW LM – With Eight Laps to go, Mike Root used the outside groove to build momentum and passed Tim Felver for the lead and from there, the Grand Rapids, Michigan driver in his Universal Graphic Solutions Chevrolet would go on to score the biggest win of his career in the 47th annual Dixie Classic 100 and take over the points lead in the chase for the 2010 Dixie Cup Triple Crown Series Championship in the process.
1) Mike Root  2) Tim Felver  3) Scott Hantz  4) Johnny VanDoorn  5) Dakota Carlson    

PASS NORTH - Mike Rowe made his way to the front to score the win in the Bastille 200 at Lee USA Speedway (NH) on Tuesday night.  Johnny Clark was second, Ben Rowe was third.

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PASS NORTH Bill Rodgers has won the PASS North race at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway (ME) over Trevor Sanborn, Cassius Clark, Scott Mulkern and Johnny Clark.

PLM – The 100 lap Pro Late Model event at Concord Speedway (NC) on Saturday was rained out.

PLMHunter Robbins scored the win at Montgomery in the Show Me The Money event after Josh Hamner and John Bolen tangled for the lead with two laps to go.  Hamner was leading when the two made contact, race officials put both to the rear after the incident.

1) Robbins  2) Allen Gordon  3) John Boy Wilkinson  4) Kyle Benjamin  5) Justin South 

LATE MODELS –  Eddie MacDonald has won the TD Bank 250 for the second year in a row at Oxford Plains Speedway (ME). MacDonald took home $29,800 for the win. Brian Hoar was second followed by Corey Morgan.

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SLM – Northwest Late Model stud Gary Lewis won the Montana 200 at Montana Raceway Park for the fourth straight year.

SRL Jonathon Gomez inched out Derek Thorn on Saturday night at Irwindale Speedway (CA) to score the win in the Spears Manufacturing 100 SRL Southwest Tour Series event. 

SUPER PRO – Will be at Springport Motor Speedway (MI) on Sunday afternoon.

SUNOCO NT - Veteran Michigan racer, Andy Bozell, got by Brent Downey with two laps to go to claim his first Sunoco National Tour Victory. Eddie Hoffman came home in second, with Downey third, and rookie driver Winston Wood in fourth. Seth Moody, another rookie, came home in fifth. Downey had the dominant car, but his motor stumbled late in the race off turn four, which allowed Bozell to get underneath him with two laps remaining. Downey will continue to lead the point standings in the Sunoco National Tour as both Bryan Ortiz and A.J. Henriksen suffered problems.

UARA – Brennan Poole was disqualified from his win last night at Tri-County Motor Speedway due to an infraction with his heads. Matt Kurzejewski unofficially takes home the win, but Poole's team is planning to appeal the decision in an effort to get it reversed.

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USAR PRO CUPClay Rogers scored his fifth win of the 2010 season at Motor Mile Speedway (VA) on Saturday night.  Brandon Ward, AJ Frank, Mark McFarland, and Logan Ruffin rounded out the top five. 

WMTTed Christopher celebrated the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour's return to the high banks of Monadnock Speedway with his 36th career victory Saturday.

The win moved Christopher, the 2008 Tour champion, into sole possession of third place on the career win list. It's Christopher's second win of the season, allowing him to move past Tony Hirschman. The Plainville, Conn., driver now trails only Mike Stefanik (70 wins) and Reggie Ruggiero (44).

The Whelen Modified Tour was making its first race at the quarter-mile oval since 1990.

1) Christopher 2) Eric Rudolph 3) Ron Silk 4) Eric Berndt 5) Bobby Santos III