What Won the Race: A big inside run by Scott Dragon allowed him to get the win over Nick Sweet by a matter of feet.
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The Skinny: Dragon led with ten laps to go after getting the lead from Sweet on a previous restart. But another caution with nine to go put Dragon on the inside and Sweet to the outside. Sweet got the lead back on the restart and controlled the outside line. Dragon worked the inside and got Dragon on the last lap. It is Dragon’s first Vermont Governor’s Cup victory.
Winning Quote: “When we came across the line I was pretty sure I had him.” -Scott Dragon
Winning Engine: Chevrolet Crate
Winning Crew Chief: Joey Becker
On the Move: Jason Corliss started eighth and also had a shot at the win, coming home third,
Biggest Loser: Nick Sweet had the dominant car from pole position, leading most of the laps and lost by a few inches to Scott Dragon.
The field was set last Friday. When the race was set to roll the rain came in and postponed the event to tonight.
Title Fight: Nick Sweet leads by 9 points over Scott Dragon. Trampas Demers, Phil Scott, and Jason Corliss round out the top five.
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Lineup determined by heat races one week ago before rain out.
29 ACT Late Models
6:30 pm – Governor’s Cup 150
Who To Watch For: Nick Sweet, Jimmy Hebert, Tyler Cahoon, Scott Dragon
The Track: Thunder Road – Barre, VT ; 1/4 mile high bank asphalt
Weather: Mid 80’s, Few Clouds, No Breeze
Next Series Race: July 29