Big races, big streaks, first wins, this weekend pretty much had it all. If you missed any of it, continue reading our Top 10 Stories to get you caught up from a big weekend in Short Track Racing.

 

1. Oxford 250 Winner Gerry Continues Remarkable Streak 

Oxford, MECurtis Gerry of Waterboro, Maine continued his recent dominance of Oxford Plains Speedway Pro All Stars Series North competition, outrunning Cassius Clark of Farmington and the rest of a 35-car starting field to claim victory in Sunday’s 150-lap Super Late Model feature race.

 

2. WoO LM Rookie of the Year Scores First Major Victory

FAIRBURY, ILThe World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series headlined one of the most prestigious races in the country; the 29th annual Prairie Dirt Classic presented by Bank of Pontiac. The fast quarter-mile of Fairbury American Legion Speedway (IL), located northeast of Bloomington in Fairbury, IL on Friday-Saturday, July 27-28th served as hosts as the 100-lap main paying $30,000 to win would see a rising star emerge victorious with his first major victory of his career. The 2017 Outlaws Rookie of the Year, 23-year-old Devin Moran passed defending series champion and defending race winner, Brandon Sheppard for the final time with 21 laps to go to secure the big payday.

 

3. Daring Move Seals the Deal for Campbell at Baer Field

It was a familiar scene Saturday afternoon at Baer Field Motorsports Park (IN) as Brian Campbell scored his third ARCA/CRA Super Series victory of the 2018 season.  Campbell took the lead from his eighth starting spot on lap 22 and went on to win the Summit City 100.

 

4. Patnode Strikes Late for SBM 125 Victory at Star Speedway

Epping, NH — It was a day late but worth the wait for Swanzey’s Todd Patnode, who claimed the top Tri-Track Open Modified Series (TTOMS) honors in the seventh running of the SBM 125 on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Star. The event was a holdover from the evening prior when heavy and prolonged rains forced the postponement. Under sunny skies on Sunday, Patnode held off Ron Silk of Norwalk, CT, and Matt Hirschman from Northampton, PA, to score the victory. Both Les Hinckley of Windsor Locks, CT, and Tommy Barrett of Millis, MA, turned up-and-down days into top-five finishes.

 

5. Sheppard Proves "It's Never Over" In $10,000 Comeback at BAPS

‘Super Matt’ was leading the 50-lap Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modified event when he packed the right-rear wheel with mud and relinquished the lead to head to the pits.

 

6. Summer Thunder: Casey Johnson Scores Big Win in Detjens Memorial

The Detjens Memorial at State Park Speedway in Wausau, Wisconsin is one of the biggest races of the year in the Dairyland. It brings out good competition and a great crowd. If you missed the race, you can relive it with our on-demand broadcast as part of Summer Thunder TV presented by PFC Brakes.

 

7. Jeremy Smith Defends Home Clay for First STSS Win

A 24-hour rain delay didn’t faze Jeremy Smith Thursday night at Afton Motorsports Park (NY), as he celebrated his first career Short Track Super Series victory.  Smith drew the number-one pill during the re-draw and dominated the Afton Action 50 from the pole position.

 

8. Smith Holds Off Creed for Rain-Shortened Pocono Win

Zane Smith won Friday’s rain-shortened ModSpace 150 for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Pocono Raceway. Smith led an MDM Motorsports sweep of the top four positions in his No. 41 LaPaz Margarita Mix/ICON Vehicle Dynamics Toyota. It was his fourth ARCA Racing Series win of the season.

 

9. Emory's Second FUEL Win Comes on the Track at Cherokee

Technically speaking, Saturday night at Cherokee Speedway (SC) gave Robbie Emory his second career win in the FUEL Late Model Series.  But it was the first time the Delaware native received the series’ first-place trophy before the podium rolled through post-race technical inspection.

 

10. Santos Finally Scores First Must See Racing Sprint Car Victory

OREGON, Wis. – After four years of blood, sweat, tears, heartache and close calls, Bobby Santos III finally picked up his first-career Must See Racing Sprint Car Series victory on Friday night at Madison Int’l Speedway.

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Top 10: Short Track Racing Stories from the Weekend