Chris Thorne knows something about winning. The twenty five year old Sidney, ME racer started winning back when he raced Mini Stocks at Unity Raceway nine years ago. Three Late Model Championships later Chris Thorne is still at it. Chris picked up
his first win of the season on Uncle Henry’s night at Wiscasset Raceway on June 27th. Thorne lead the entire race, holding off many challenges from T.J. Watson and Dan Trask over the closing laps. When Chris crossed the line he did so in front of Seth Raven who picked up his third top three of the year in the Steel’s Real Rod’s and Custom’s Late Models. Erik Nash would finish third all the way up from Mooresville, NC for the weekend. David Folsom would grab fourth and Danny Smart fifth.
In the Aable Auto Parts Mini Stock division Thomas True of Wiscasset was able to get by Kevin Douglass to pick up his second win of the season. Douglass would finish second with Pete McCollett grabbing the last trophy position. Point leader Ryan Ripley came home fourth with Tasha Dyer finishing fifth.
The U.S. Cellular Mini Truck’s put on a good show for the crowd with the top two trucks battling side by side for many laps. In the end it would be Ryan Hayes capturing his second checkered flag in as many weeks. Roger Allard would finish second to Hayes with Russ Anderson third. Fourth would belong to Roger’s son Opie Allard and fifth would go to Josh Harjula.
The New England Transmission Strictly Streets also put on a great show. Ian Bresnehan who just celebrated his 36th birthday on Friday picked up the feature victory. Jamie Henderson would finish second with Mike Hodgkins picking up his second straight third place finish. Fourth would go to Jamie’s dad Wally Henderson and fifth to point leader Mike Moody.
In the Verizon Wireless Super Street division there was a first time winner. Allan Moeller Jr. of Dresden picked his first career feature victory. Josh St. Clair of Liberty finished second with Shawn Austin coming home third. Ryan Gero would get fourth and Ryan St. Clair, Josh’s brother would take home fifth.
Chuck Colby was able to get his first feature victory of the season in the Clarks Car Crushing Pro-Stocks. Colby would have to hold off Jeff Burgess for the win. Scott King would grab third with fourth going to Chuck’s father Charlie Colby and Joe Creamer would get fifth.
Next Week at Wiscasset Raceway:
Sun. July 5th at 5 pm– ACORD AUTO present GIANT FIREWORKS– Regular Racing plus Mid-Coast Mini Cups Cars