GSPSS – Lee USA Speedway (NH) – 6/3/16 

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What Won the Race: DJ Shaw took the lead from Derek Griffith on a wild lap 79 restart and pulled away late to win the Seacoast 100 at Lee USA Speedway.

 

The Finish:

1 60 DJ Shaw
2 12D Derek Griffith
3 00 Bryan Kruczek
4 29 Barry Gray
5 82b Bobby Baillargeon
6 51nh Jeremy Harclerode
7 14 Bobby Cabral
8 66 Mike Parks
9 01 Bill Helliwell
10 53 Tyler Fiscus
11 1 Cory Casagrande
12 40 Mike Mitchell
13 32 Steven Murphy
14 05 Jacob Dore
15 03 Joe Squeglia
16 09 Jeremy Davis
17 42 Guy Caron
18 51 Bill Ahern
19 08 Mike O’Sullivan
20 63 John Salemi
21 23 Glenn Martel

 

The Skinny: DJ Shaw started from the pole positions but fell back to as far as fourth in the running order.  He took advantage of restarts and misfortunes to find himself on the outside of the front row for a lap 79 restart. Once there he powered around Derek Griffith to take the lead and never looked back.

 

Winning Quote: “It was a perfect story for us there.  Bryan Kruczek was my best friend keeping the pressure on Derek (Griffith) at the end.” – DJ Shaw

 

Notebook: 2012 Granite State Pro Stock Series champion Bobby Cabral returns to action today in the No. 14 Matt Frahm-owned car.

 

Eight former Granite State Pro Stock Series winners are in the pit area at Lee USA Speedway. That list includes: Bobby Baillargeon, DJ Shaw, Barry Gray, Jacob Dore, Mike O’Sullivan, Bobby Cabral, Jeremy Davis and Derek Griffith.

 

Kyle Sawyer won the 30-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Super Modified race.

 

Car Count: 21 Super Late Models.

 

Title Fight: Unofficially, Mike O’Sullivan leads the Granite State Pro Stock Series standings following his win at Monadnock Speedway.

 

Winning Chassis: Dale Shaw Racecars

 

Winning Engine: GM Crate Engine

 

Winning Shocks: Advanced Racing Suspensions

 

Winning Crew Chief: Dale Shaw

 

On the Move: Bobby Cabral started 16th on the grid and charged to finish seventh, a gain of nine positions.

 

Biggest Loser: Jeremy Davis started from the outside of the front row and contended for the lead early on before doing up in smoke near the halfway mark. He finished 16th, a loss of 14 positions.

 

Starting Line-Up:

1 60 DJ Shaw
2 09 Jeremy Davis
3 12 Derek Griffith
4 82 Bobby Baillargeon
5 51nh Jeremy Harclerode
6 00 Bryan Kruczek
7 42c Guy Caron
8 05 Jacob Dore
9 29 Barry Gray
10 23 Glenn Martel
11 1 Cory Casagrande
12 01 Bill Helliwell
13 40 Mike Mitchell
14 63 John Salemi
15 32 Steven Murphy
16 14 Bobby Cabral
17 08 Mike O’Sullivan
18 53 Tyler Fiscus
19 03 Joe Squeglia
20 51 Bill Ahern
21 66 Mike Parks

 

Heat Race Results:

Qualifying Heat #1 Unofficial Results

1 09 Jeremy Davis
2 82b Bobby Baillargeon
3 42c Guy Caron
4 40 Mike Mitchell
5 14 Bobby Cabral
6 23 Glenn Martel
7 66 Mike Parks

 

Qualifying Heat #2 Unofficial Results

1 60 DJ Shaw
2 51 Jeremy Herclerode
3 05 Jacob Dore
4 1 Cory Casagrande
5 63 John Salemi
6 03 Joe Squeglia
7 08 Mike O’Sullivan

 

Qualifying Heat #3 Unofficial Results

1 12D Derek Griffith
2 00 Bryan Kruczek
3 29 Barry Gray
4 01 Bill Helliwell
5 32 Steven Murphy
6 53 Tyler Fiscus
7 51 Bill Ahern


Qualifying Events
: There will be three 12-lap qualifying heats to set the field for tonight’s Seacoast 100.  Following heat races, the winner of the first qualifying heat will draw an invert to determine the starting grid.

 

Practice Results: Derek Griffith led the way in the final practice session over Jeremy Davis, DJ Shaw, Bryan Kruczek and Mike O’Sullivan.

 

Event Schedule: Qualifying heat races for all six divisions will begin at 7 p.m. The Granite State Pro Stock Series, Hobby Stocks, Super Modifieds, Ironman, Pure Stocks and Late Model Sportsman are all in action.

 

Who To Watch For: Defending series champion Derek Griffith returns to the series tonight at Lee and will be a driver to keep an eye on.  Jeremy Davis, last year’s winner at Lee, and former PASS North champion DJ Shaw will also be tough to beat.

 

Entry List:

00 Bryan Kruczek
01 Bill Helliwell
1 Cory Casagrande
03 Joe Squeglia
05 Jacob Dore
08 Mike O’Sullivan
09 Jeremy Davis
12 Derek Griffith
14 Bobby Cabral
23 Glenn Martel
29 Barry Gray
32 Steven Murphy
40 Mike Mitchell
42c Guy Caron
51 Bill Ahern
51nh Jeremy Harclerode
53 Tyler Fiscus
60 DJ Shaw
63 John Salemi
66 Mike Parky
82 Bobby Baillargeon

 

The Track: Lee USA Speedway is a .375-mile oval located in Lee, New Hampshire. The track has become known for being abrasive on tires.

 

Weather: It’s a great day for racing in Lee, New Hampshire with temperatures in the high 60s and a slight breeze in the air.

 

Next Series Race: The series will make a visit to Claremont Speedway in Claremont, New Hampshire on Friday, June 17.

 

Speed Central: Shaw Pounces Late for GSPSS Win at Lee