The Short Track Racing world world was busy this past weekend. This weekend saw some big races and some first-time winners too.
To get you caught up on the stories that took place this past weekend throughout the country, Speed51.com powered by JEGS presents you with a list of top 10 stories from the weekend.
Bubba Pollard had not raced on pavement in close to two months, but that didn’t slow him down at all on Saturday night in the 150-lap Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco season finale at Pensacola, Florida’s Five Flags Speedway.
For an on-demand replay of Saturday’s Trackside Now coverage presented by PFC Brakes, click here.
Justin Bonsignore only led one lap at New Hampshire Motor Speedway prior to Saturday’s F.W. Webb 100. But in front of a big crowd at “The Magic Mile,” the driver from Holtsville, New York led more laps than any other driver, including the final one, to score his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win at New Hampshire.
For an on-demand replay of Saturday’s Race Central Live coverage, click here.
Less than 16 hours after capturing his second straight Super Late Model title at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Casey Roderick jetted up Interstate 65 to take home the Hunt For The Bear 150 Pro Late Model race at Montgomery Motor Speedway.
For an on-demand recap from Saturday’s race, check out our Trackside Now coverage presented by PFC Brakes here.
It was a triumph that few were not surprised by. Eddie MacDonald claimed his fifth win in the ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, but this one was different than the rest. There were two items that made this one unique, first it is the only time “Eddie Mac” has won the event on an odd numbered year, and second, he had to go on a huge climb through the field to do it.
For expanded coverage from Saturday’s ACT Invitational, check out our Speed Central coverage.
No RoC Modified driver has had a better year than Patrick Emerling. Emerling has claimed wins in bunches this year, and he’s done so every way possible. He did it again on Sunday afternoon in the US Open 125 at the Lancaster National Speedway.
6. PASS Holds Doubleheader in North and South
PASS South – Fogleman Finally Scores Long Awaited PASS South Win
For expanded coverage from the PASS South event, check out 51’s Speed Central coverage here.
Brian Campbell has three kids, but only had two pairs of boxing gloves when he left home for Indianapolis, Indiana’s Lucas Oil Raceway. When Campbell gets home, he’ll have a third pair. Campbell scored his third win in the ARCA/CRA Super Series Fall Brawl 100 in dominating fashion on Sunday evening.
For an on-demand replay of Speed51.com’s Trackside Now coverage presented by PFC Brakes, click here.
Jimmy Phelps and Mike Mahaney battled all race long for the lead and the win at Fonda on Saturday night. Phelps eventually got the best of Mahaney and picked up the victory.
Dan Fredrickson won his fifth Thunderstruck 93 at Elko Speedway (MN) Saturday night, but this time around it was under unusual circumstances. The race was originally scheduled to be 125 laps in distance, with a break scheduled on lap 93; however, due to possible rain in the forecast and a busy track schedule, the ARCA Midwest Tour main event was moved up and shortened to just 93 laps.
For expanded coverage from the Thunderstruck 93, check out 51’s Speed Central here.
Jeff Cannon is batting one thousand in JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour competition in 2016. Cannon had yet to run a single race with the series in 2016 according to TheThirdTurn.com, but he found himself in victory lane at the end of Sunday’s 100-lap race anyway.
For highlights from Sunday’s race, click here.
For an on-demand replay of Sunday’s Trackside Now coverage presented by PFC Brakes, click here.
-By Rob Blount, Speed51.com Southeast Editor – Twitter: @RobBlount