It was another busy weekend of short track racing action in all four corners of the country this past weekend.  We understand that between attending races and enjoying the summer weather that you may have missed a few stories from those races throughout the weekend.  That’s why we have put together a list of the top-10 stories from the past weekend, so that you can catch up on the biggest short track racing stories from the weekend of August 28 – August 30.

 

Glen Luce climbs out to celebrate his Oxford 250 win. (Norm Marx photo)

1. Luce Experiences Feeling Like No Other with Oxford 250 Win

Glen Luce climbed from his race car at Oxford Plains Speedway (ME) on Sunday night speechless.  When he attempted to talk, his emotions got the best of him.  The driver from Turner, Maine had never experienced a feeling anything like what he felt at the end of those 250 laps.

 

Luce was the winner of the 42nd Annual Oxford 250 and even he couldn’t believe it.

 

2. Wallace Easily Outruns Pack, Nearly Evades Bad Luck at Concord

A jubilant Steve Wallace proudly waved the checkered flag as he climbed from his winning JET Tools racecar at Concord Speedway Saturday night, pounding the checkered flag into the hood of the race car so hard it broke the handle on the checkered flag.

It was an ironic change to symbolize the end of bad luck that has plague Wallace’s season on the inaugural CARS Super Late Model Tour. Fast racecars have been derailed time and time again by mechanical issues.

 

3. Bonsignore Brings Out the Broom After Riverhead Sweep

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour returned to Long Island for their second stop of 2015 at Riverhead Raceway (NY) Saturday night.  Noticeable were some slight differences from back in June, but a couple of the same results remained.

 

4. Give Me Five: Pulliam Adds More to Impressive LMSC Resume

In the Late Model Stock Car ranks, it is tough to think of a driver that has accomplished more than Lee Pulliam.  Driving the No. 5 Kiker Motorsports machine, the Virginia native has a pair of NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Championships to go along with his countless wins and championships all across the Southeast region.

This past weekend Pulliam added to his legacy by doing a few things he’d never done before and it’s prepped him for bigger things down the road.

 

Bradley McCaskill and crew celebrate their CARS Tour win at Concord. (Speed51.com Photo)

5. McCaskill, Snyder Battle to CARS Tour Checkers at Concord

In a late race duel that may go down as one of the best finishes of the year in the CARS Tour Late Model Stock division, Bradley McCaskill edged Myatt Snider on the white flag lap to pick up his first CARS Tour win.

 

6. Pasteryak Hits Nail on the Head for Oxford VMRS Win

Oxford Plains Speedway is considered by many to be the mecca for full-fender racing in the Northeast, but on Saturday night the Valenti Modified Racing Series hit the 3/8-mile oval to show off their brand of open-wheel excitement. It was Chris Pasteryak who covered the field most of the night to claim his fourth win of the 2015 MRS season. Despite starting from the pole and leading upwards of 80 of 100 laps, Pasteryak was still staggered by the level of domination on the night.

 

7. On-Board Video: Reid Lanpher Does Oxford 250 Practice One-Handed

Speed51.com strapped an in-car camera in Reid Lanpher’s Super Late Model on Saturday afternoon for Super Late Model practice.  What we found out even surprised Lanpher.  He was driving around the track one-handed.  Check out the on-board video presented by Docks.com today.

 

8. Galvin Savors Home Track Victory at ‘The Speedbowl’

Josh Galvin becomes the fifth different winner in six races on the North East Street Stock Tour, as he picked up the victory in the A-1 Auto Center/Stebbins Discount Stump Grinding event at New London-Waterford Speedbowl.

 

Daryn Pittman climbs out a winner on his birthday. (WoO Photo)

9. Pittman Celebrates Birthday With Outlaws Win at Castrol

Daryn Pittman got a nice birthday surprise Saturday night at Castrol Raceway as he drove his No. 9 Great Clips car to victory lane in the finale of the Oil City Cup.

The victory was not an easy one as he battled past a hungry Logan Schuchart and held off a late charging Donny Schatz to score his fourth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season – his first in three months.

 

10. Video: NASCAR Modifieds Rumble in Thunder Valley

The ground-pounding Modifieds of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour made their yearly visit to Bristol Motor Speedway (TN) on August 19.  51 TV cameras were there to capture all of the on-track action.

Top 10: Short Track Racing Stories From the Weekend