What Won the Race: Derek Griffith took the lead from Garrett Hall just after the halfway mark and pulled away late to win the Hight Chevrolet Buick GMC 150 at Speedway 95 (ME).
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The Skinny: The first half of Sunday’s race featured a handful of lead changes with Travis Benjamin, Garrett Hall, Mike Hopkins and Cassius Clark all swapping the lead. Derek Griffith joined that battle near they halfway mark before eventually taking over the lead from Garrett Hall on lap 78. The win is just the second PASS win of Griffith’s career.
Winning Quote: “I actually think it paid off a lot. The whole atmosphere of this place, the mounds with the telephone poles in the middle and how rough it is, it’s just like Hudson Speedway. I’m excited to knock one off here.” – Derek Griffith on winning at Speedway 95, a track very similar to his home track of Hudson (NH).
Winning Crew Chief: Louie Mechalides
Winning Chassis: Lefthander/Hanley
Winning Engine: 604 Crate
Winning Shocks: Penske
On the Move: Defending PASS champion DJ Shaw started 12th and charged to a fourth-place finish, a gain of eight positions.
Biggest Loser: Johnny Clark started from the fourth position, but faded to 11th at the finish, a loss of seven positions.
-Austin Teras won the 20-lap Legends feature.
-Ben Tinker took the win in the PASS Modified feature after Andy Shaw drifted high in turn four coming to the white flag.
-Cassius Clark is here today with the Hight Motorsports team. It is just his second race of the year with the team.
-Garrett Hall enters today’s race after winning last night’s Pro Series feature at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway (ME).
-Andrew McLaughlin, a stout competitor at Speedway 95, has entered today’s race in his Late Model transformed into a Super Late Model.
-Garrett Hall was fastest in the final round of practice.
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Heat Race Results:
Heat 1 Unofficial Results
Heat 2 Unofficial Results
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Heat Race Lineups:
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Car Count: 18 PASS North Super Late Models
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Qualifying Format: There will be two qualifying heats to set the field for today’s 150-lap race. Any driver who has won a PASS North race this season may not start better than 11th.
Heats Begin at 2 p.m. ET
PASS Mod Feature
Who to Watch For: Garrett Hall enters today’s race fresh off a victory in the Pro Series at Beech Ridge last night. He’s also the defending winner of this race. Cassius Clark also returns to action today and is always a threat at Speedway 95.
Title Fight: With seven races in the books already this season, Glen Luce leads Ben Rowe by just 13 points in the standings. DJ Shaw sits just 17 points back in third.
The Track: Speedway 95 is 1/3-mile paved oval located in Hermon, ME.
Weather: Temperatures are in the high 60s with mostly cloudy skies above the race track.
Next Series Race: PASS heads to Lee USA Speedway next Friday, June 23.
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