51's Weekend Update
Who Has Been Winning This Weekend
Compiled From Various Series and Track PR Reports
Updated - Tuesday, September 7th, 8:30am ET

ACT - St-Denis, Quebec’s Patrick Laperle held off a late charging Phil Scott to claim the ACT Late Model Tour win in the 32nd running of the Bond Auto Labor Day Classic at Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, VT on Sunday. Laperle led the final 14 laps of the 200 lap event after getting around Dave Pembroke. ... 1) Laperle 2) Phil Scott 3) Pembroke 4) John Donahue 5) Scott Payea

ARCA - Steve Arpin handed Venturini Motorsports its first ever ARCA Racing Series presented by RE/MAX and Menards victory on dirt with a convincing performance Monday afternoon in the 58th running of the Southern Illinois 100 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds.

Arpin, in the No. 55 Mike's Hard Lemonade Chevrolet, took the lead away from Tom Hessert on lap 62 of the 100-lap, 100-mile race and never relinquished it, beating Hessert to the checkered flag by a half second to earn his third career ARCA Series win.

1) Arpin  2) Hessert  3) Mikey Kile  4) Patrick Sheltra  5) Ken Schrader

ASA Midwest Tour - The American Speed Association® Kwik Trip Midwest Tour presented by ECHO Outdoor Power Equipment and grandstay.net had one of the most exciting races yet this season as the “Short-Track King,” Steve Carlson and seven-time Norway track champion, Jamie Iverson battled nose-to-tail and side-by-side lap after lap.  Jamie Iverson came out on top making this his fourth consecutive ASAMT Labor Day victory.  Thirty-one ASAMT Super Late Model drivers made the trek to the 1/3 mile oval in Norway, MI for the “Labor Day 125.” 1) Iverson  2) Nick Murgic  3) Carlson  4) Thor Anderson  5) Nathan Haseleu

CRA - Johnny VanDoorn held off a last-lap charge from Scott Hantz to win the CRA Super Series' McGunegill Engine Performance 100 at Winchester Speedway (IN) Monday afternoon.  VanDoorn was being reeled in by TJ Reaid, in the Kyle Busch Motorsports #51 and Hantz in the closing laps, but Reaid dropped out with engine problems and Hantz's last efforts to pass VanDoorn were held off. 

1) VanDoorn  2) Hantz  3) Tommy St. John  4) Eddie Van Meter  5) Rick Turner

FAST - Jeff Choquette won Saturday's Florida All Star Tour/Clyde Hart Memorial Super Late Model event at New Smyrna Speedway (FL). Choquette held off Wayne Anderson for the win. Austin Kirkpatrick was third, with Bobby Good and Ben Kennedy fourth and fifth. Thirty-seven SLM's were on hand for the event. Zack Donatti won the B-main over Joe Boyd and Shane Snipes.

Ken-Ten - Clay Alexander scored the Ken-Ten Late Model Series' victory Saturday night at the Nashville Fairgrounds over John Bolen, Michael House, Ryan Gifford and Johnny Brazier.  Check out Z3Sports.com's live coverage of the event by clicking here.

LMSC - In big Late Model Stock events in the Carolinas on Monday, Jeremy Burns won the $10,000-to-win SH Carter 125 at Greenville Pickens Speedway (SC), Australian George Miedecke picked up the win in the Bobby Isaac Memorial at Hickory Motor Speedway (NC) and Michael Elliott won the Labor Day 300 at Dillon Motor Speedway (SC).

LMSC - Bobby Measmer, Jr. held on during a green-white-checkered restart to win Saturday's Robbie Wells Memorial 100 Late Model Stock feature at Concord Speedway (NC). 1) Measmer  2) Kenny Brooks  3) Jerry Miracle

NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour - Tim Brown ended a nearly two-year absence from Victory Lane in dominating fashion Saturday night in the Visit Hampton 150 at Langley Speedway. It was Brown's sixth career NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour victory and first since he took the checkered flag at Caraway on Sept. 6, 2008. James Civali finished second, followed by Burt Myers and Andy Seuss.

PASS South - Chase Elliott became the first touring series winner at North Wilkesboro Speedway since the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' last race at the North Carolina facility in 1996 by winning the PASS South Super Late Model Labor Day Classic 200.  Jody Lavender led more than half of the event, but Elliott proved toughest down the stretch and battled with Lavender on two late-race restarts to claim the win.  Lavender hung on for second with Andy Loden third.


PLM - Bubba Pollard passed Johanna Long late and went on to win the Pro Late Model Lee Fields Memorial 150 at Mobile International Speedway (AL).  Long backslid to fifth late with mechanical problems.  1) Pollard  2) Josh Bragg  3) Eric Courville  4) David Jones  5) Long


Rocky Mountain Challenge Series - Thane Alderman scored the victory in the Rocky Mountain Challenge Series event at Meridien Speedway (ID) Saturday.  1) Alderman  2) Bruce Quale  3) John Nesmith 

SLM - Johnny Clark dominated the Auto Value 250 Super Late Model event at Speedway 660 in New Brunswick, Canada, Sunday night, leading 207 of the 250 laps.  Clark bested Shawn Turple and Shawn Tucker for the victory.


Southern Super Stars - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and Georgia-native David Ragan claimed victory in the Your Georgia Best Chevy Dealers 150 Southern Super Stars Short Track Series event on Friday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, his first win at the track since his days as a youth racing Legends cars.

Ragan led 129-of-150 laps to capture a dominating victory in the super late model race on Atlanta Motor Speedway's quarter-mile "Thunder Ring," located on the track's frontstretch. Ragan, a native of Unadilla, exuberantly climbed from the car to a roaring hometown crowd to celebrate.

1) Ragan  2) Jeff Letson  3) Brad Lemley  4) Mark Day  5) Lee Hansard

SRL - M.K. Kanke won the SRL Southwest Series race at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale (CA) on Saturday night. It was Kanke’s fifth career win at Irwindale.  Jonathon Gomez finished fourth and took over the lead in the SRL Southwest Tour Series standings. He entered the race seven points behind Derek Thorn.
Thorn, who had the fifth fastest qualifying time, was involved in a three-car crash on lap 19.  1) Kanke  2) Jason Gilbert  3) Ryan Foster  4) Gomez  5) Jim Pettit II