The coronavirus pandemic has slowed native auto racing to a crawl, however Saturday evening on the Can-Am Speedway, the 2021 native season opened up in excessive gear and Stewart Friesen received the featured 100-lap, important occasion for the Tremendous DIRTcar Sequence big-block modifieds.
It had been 518 days because the DIRT modified tour ran a point-paying occasion, however the Can-Am Speedway in LaFargeville offered all of the elements to kick-start Upstate New York racing into high pace.
It began with a picture-perfect spring day and 48 big-blocks mods within the pits, together with 56 sportsman and 21 professional shares. Can-An proprietor Tyler Bartlett offered a clean, quick racing floor, and North Nation racing followers turned out in nice numbers for the opener.
Friesen has been a dominant power in modified racing together with his potent Halmar Racing machine, and he began fourth in Saturday’s 100 lapper. After falling again to sixth within the early going, Friesen raced again into competition and handed early chief, Tim Fuller, for the highest spot on the seventy fifth lap.
As soon as within the lead, Friesen made no errors down the stretch and picked up a $7,500 test for the win. Fuller needed to accept second, with Larry Wight, Billy Decker, Tim Sears Jr., Peter Britten, Matt Sheppard, Mike Mahaney, Justin Haers and Pat Ward making up the remainder of the highest 10.
Different native finishers included Chuck Hile (13), Max McLaughlin (20), Erick Rudolph (22), Jimmy Phelps (23) and Billy Dunn (24). Each McLaughlin and Rudolph had been working with the leaders within the early going earlier than getting knocked out with flat tires.
The 30-lap sportsman function noticed veteran Matt Janczuk simply maintain off Tyler Corcoran for the win. Mike Fowler was third, with Andrew buff and Chris Mackey following.
Ronnie Silk wins $10,000 for Thompson pavement modified triumph
Ronnie Silk handed Keith Rocco within the closing laps to win Saturday evening’s Icebreaker 125 important occasion for tour-type modifieds on the Thompson (Connecticut) Speedway.
Rocco and Bobby Santos had been second and third, respectively.
James McFadden and Carson Macedo win Outlaw dash occasions in Indiana
The World of Outlaws Dash Automobile Tour had a pair of occasions this weekend in Indiana. Friday evening, Australian James McFadden received $10,000 for his victory at Kokomo Speedway.
Saturday evening it was Carson Macedo getting his $10,000 test on the Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Indiana.
The favored WoO dash tour has upcoming New York state dates at Ransomville Speedway on July 30 and Weedsport Speedway on July 31.
Each Friday and Saturday’s NASCAR inventory automotive occasions on the Martinsville (Virginia) Speedway had been rain delayed mid-race and will likely be accomplished Sunday beginning at midday. Fox Sports activities 1 will air each races.