Larry Wight Captures First Win, Stewart Friesen Takes Track Championship at Utica-Rome Speedway
The final Modified Feature of the season at Utica-Rome saw Larry Wight capture his first win of the season. Stewart Friesen took the track championship along witht the $10,000 prize. Jack Miller won the Sportsman feature, Glenn Forward the Pro Stocks, Russ Marsden the Pure Stocks and Jason Barney the Empire Super Sprints. Check out the full results.
MODIFIED FEATURE FINISH(30 Laps)- LARRY WIGHT, Pat Ward, Mike Mahaney, Stewart Friesen, Todd Burley, Jimmy Davis, Ryan Phelps, Willy Decker, Mike Bowman, Marc Johnson, Paul Jensen, Dave Allen, Jason Rood, Eldon Payne Jr., Dave Moyer, Justin Boehler, Aaron Jacobs, Steve Cummings, Jim Walsh, Brad Alger, and Jerry Dineen. TRACK CHAMPION-STEWART FRIESEN
SPORTSMAN FEATURE FINISH (20 Laps)- JACK MILLER, Jeremy Vunk, Claude Hutchings Jr., Matt Janczuk, Tye-Scott Rood, Chad Ray, Chris Mackey, Stephen Denton, Randy Shantel, Craig Pope, Nick Krause, Ivan Joslin, Robert Barker, Darren Keyser, Bobby Heintz, Tom Tophoven, Joe Orlando, Greg Birosh, Steve Way, A.J. Filbeck, and Heath Carney. DNS- Dan Yankowski and Trevor Lindsey. TRACK CHAMPION-MATT JANCZUK
PRO STOCK FEATURE FINISH (20 Laps)- GLENN FORWARD, Bret Belden, Shawn Frost, Chris Carr, Tom Denton, Mark Effner, Ed Ostrander, Bill Knapp, Jim Normoyle, Corie Locke, John Roese, Dana Camenga, Jim Grippin, Art Newman Jr., A.J. Digsby, Jim Money, Joe Palmer, and Greg Tower. TRACK CHAMPION-TOM DENTON
PURE STOCK FEATURE FINISH (15 Laps)- RUSS MARSDEN, Frank Hyatt, Bill Mason, Ricky Breed, Ron Hawker, Rob Thieme, Chris Cunningham, Chris Watkins, Mike Kazlauskas, Jim Thomas, Bryan Owens, Ernie Staelens, Scott Wheelock, Andy Szewczyk, Mike Archer, and Keith Stevenson. TRACK CHAMPION-RON HAWKER.
EMPIRE SUPER SPRINTS FEATURE FINISH (25 Laps)- JASON BARNEY, Paul Kinney, Steve Poirier, Aaron Ott, Patrick Vigneault, Matt Tanner, Cory Sparks, Jessica Zemken, Shawn Donath, Dylan Swiernik, Danny Varin, Bryan Howland, Jeff Cook, Chuck Hebing, Sammy Reakes IV, Lance Yonge, Kevin Ward Jr., Etienne Girand, Robbie Stillwagon, Larry Wight, Joe Trenca, and Stewart Friesen.
Another big night of racing is scheduled for tonight--weather permitting--with gates opening at 3 and racing starting at 5:30. Check out all the details at Utica-Rome Speedway .com.
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