What Won the Race: Derek Ramstrom pulled away from Travis Benjamin on late-race restart to win the PASS Support 50 Legs 150.
|10||7F||Dave Farrington, Jr.|
The Skinny: Derek Ramstrom started from the pole and led the first 98 laps of the race. Joey Doiron took the lead on lap 99, but Doiron and Ramstrom made contact in turn four the next time by. Benjamin drove to the inside of both drivers and took away the lead until Ramstrom took it back for the final time on lap 123.
Winning Quote: “The car was just phenomenal, it didn’t fall off at all there. I was running hard the whole race and it just didn’t back off. That’s when you know you have a good piece.” – Derek Ramstom
Winning Crew Chief: Jeff Belyea
Winning Chassis: Distance Racing
Winning Engine: Stock Chevy Crate
On the Move: Todd Stone started 18th and picked off spots throughout the race to finish ninth, a gain of nine positions.
Biggest Loser: Joe Squeglia started from the outside of the front row and contended up from early before being involved in a mid-race incident and finishing 15th, a loss of 13 positions.
-DJ Shaw is behind the wheel of the No. 49 car Dale Shaw Race Cars ride today.
-Joe Pastore is behind the wheel of the car owned by NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series spotter (for Kyle Larson) Derek Kneeland.
-Dave Farrington, Jr. went for a spin on lap 6 of the first qualifying heat race.
-Derek Griffith went for a spin off the front bumper of Joe Pastore on lap 10 of the first heat race. Pastore was sent to the rear for his involvement in the accident.
|11||7F||Dave Farrington, Jr.|
Heat Race Results:
Heat 1 Unofficial Results
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Heat 2 Unofficial Results
Heat Race Lineups:
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Final Practice Results:
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Car Count: 19 PASS North Super Late Models
|7F||Dave Farrington, Jr.|
|97||Joey Polewarczyk, Jr.|
Qualifying Format: There will be two qualifying heat races set the field for tonight’s race.
Event Schedule: Qualifying heats are scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. ET. NEMA Lites, Six Shooters, NEMA, PASS North Super Late Models, 350 Supermodifieds, Strictly Stocks and Roadrunners will all be in action.
The 150-lap PASS North feature is the fourth feature race after the NEMA Lites (20 laps), Six Shooters (20 laps) and NEMA (25 laps).
Who to Watch For: We’ll give you a few drivers to watch for including an underdog. Starting with the favorites, you have to like Joey Polewarczyk, Jr.’s chances here at Star Speedway. The New Hampshire native has had success at the track previously and is hungry for a win after some bad luck to start the season. It’s also only a matter of time until Travis Benjamin and the No. 7 team find Victory Lane once again. But for an underdog, keep an eye on Joe “The Show” Squeglia. He’s a former PASS winner at nearby Lee USA Speedway (NH), but has plenty of laps around the tight Star Speedway.
Title Fight: Glen Luce leads Ben Rowe and DJ Shaw by 25 markers heading into today’s race.
The Track: Star Speedway is a tight 1/4-mile bullring located in Epping, New Hampshire.
Weather: The skies are partly cloudy with temperatures in the mid 50s.
Next Series Race: PASS North will head north of the border to Autodrome Montmagny (QC) next Saturday, May 21.
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