Two heavy-hitters crash fighting for the win at New Hampshire, a Georgia driver finds victory lane multiple times, and "Big Money" does what Big Money does best. All of that and more happened over the course of a busy racing weekend. Get caught up on all of the big stories right now.

 

1. Bonsignore and Preece Collide; Dowling Steals Musket 250 Win

The longest race in NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour history came down to a dramatic final lap Saturday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.  Chase Dowling avoided a collision between leaders Justin Bonsignore and Ryan Preece on Lap 250 of the inaugural Musket 250 to score his elusive first NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory. 

 

2. Pollard Stays Hot in Blizzard Series Finale at Five Flags

Bubba Pollard continued his dominant 2018 season at Five Flags Speedway (FL) Saturday night, holding off a hard-charging Chandler Smith to score the victory in the Deep South Cranes 150 presented by Earnest Performance.

 

3. 'Big Money' Makes it Five in U.S. Open at Lancaster

Matt Hirschman of Northampton, PA won the 30th annual U.S. Open 125 Race of Champions Modified Series event on Sunday afternoon at Lancaster National Speedway for his record-tying fifth U.S. Open Modified win.

 

4. Smooth Operator Bests Superman in Jackson 100 Duel

Bobby Pierce passed race leader Jonathan Davenport as the two headed to the white flag and held off Davenport on the final circuit to win Sunday afternoon’s 39th Annual Jackson 100 at Brownstown Speedway.

 

Bonsignore's crashed car crosses the finish line at New Hampshire. (Speed51.com photo)

5. Smith Scores Monstrous Achievement with Beech Ridge Win

Veteran short track driver Gary Smith fulfilled a dream over the weekend, driving to victory in the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) 150 on Sunday at historic Beech Ridge Motor Speedway.

 

6. Déjà Vu for Pollard and Roderick in Pro Late Models

The expression is French for “already seen,” and that’s exactly how it felt at the end of the Allen Turner Pro Late Model Tune-Up 100 championship race Saturday night at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida.

 

7. McReynolds Scores a Special Victory at the Magic Mile

A late caution and green/white/checkered finish gave back to Brandon McReynolds what Derek Kraus almost took away during the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Apple Barrel 125 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

 

Billy Decker flies through the air at Fonda. (Joe Grabianowski photo)

8. Fuller Thunders to Victory While Decker Flies at Fonda

Tim Fuller goes back-to-back in Super DIRTcar Series Feature events after winning “The Jack” at Fonda Speedway. For Fuller, his Mohawk Int’l Raceway victory was sweet, but clinching a guaranteed 12th place starting position at the Billy Whitaker Cars & Trux 200 NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week finale is sweeter. NASCAR Camping World Truck Championship contender Stewart Friesen lead a majority of the laps, but failed to hold off the hard-charging Tim Fuller. Brett Hearn, who started alongside Fuller in row 7, followed in Fuller’s tracks to secure the podium finish.

 

9. Smokey Leaves 'Em in the Dust at Selinsgrove

The track was fast and the time was right for Chris “Smokey” Madden on Saturday night at the Selinsgrove Speedway for the 20th running of the Late Model National Open, as he picked up his eighth win of 2018 and 24th career all-time with the World of Outlaws.

 

10. Sunshine is Bright in USAC National Midgets at Eldora

Tyler Courtney picked up right where he left the “4-Crown Nationals” stage one year ago, following up a walk-off homer in the Silver Crown race last year with a dominating performance in the USAC P1 Insurance National Midget event Saturday night at Eldora Speedway.

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