Barre, VT – Charlotte’s Rich Lowrey won for the second time in three events in the Late Model division at Thunder Road International Speedbowl. Lowrey’s win on Pepsi Night was his second feature win of the 2009 season, along with his win last Thursday night, August 6. Dave Whitcomb led the majority of the race before losing the battle with Lowrey in the final two laps. Whitcomb held on for second followed by Jamie Fisher in third. Grant Folsom and Cris Michaud rounded out the top five. Jean-Paul Cyr widens his lead in the championship point standings with his sixth place finish. Nick Sweet finished seventh followed by Matt White, Craig Bushey and Jerry Lesage.
Hinesburg’s Bobby Therrien won his second career NAPA Tiger Sportsmen feature after surviving a wild final lap. Therrien took over the lead with just under five laps remaining and weaved his way through a wreck on the final lap to take the win. Matt Potter just beat Derrick O’Donnell to the line to claim second with O’Donnell third. Young Cody Blake finished fourth followed by Joe Steffen in fifth.
Martin Ingram of Essex Jct. captured his first career Allen Lumber Street Stock victory on Pepsi night. Ingram started on the pole but had to battle the entire race to hang on for the win. Rookie Tucker Williams finished second followed by Michael Moore in third. Greg Adams came home fourth followed by another rookie Danny Doyle in fifth.
Donnie Yates of North Montpelier was the top finishing Power Shift Junkyard Warrior for the second night in a row. Yates was chased to the line by Ken Christman and Kevin Wheatley for the Warrior top three.
Next Thursday, August 20 is the second to last nightly event in the 2009 50th Anniversary Season at Thunder Road International Speedbowl. All four divisions will be in action plus there will be a poster contest for kids. Post time is set for 6:30 pm.
Late Model Unofficial Feature Results – 1. Rich Lowrey (8vt) Charlotte, VT, 2. David Whitcomb (25) Essex Jct., VT, 3. Jamie Fisher (18) Shelburne, VT, 4. Grant Folsom (81) Waitsfield, VT, 5. Cris Michaud (6) Northfield, VT, 6. Jean-Paul Cyr (11vt) Milton, VT, 7. Nicholas Sweet (88) Barre, VT, 8. Matt White (42vt) Northfield, VT, 9. Craig Bushey (05) Cambridge, VT, 10. Jerry Lesage (74) Winooski, VT, 11. Dave Pembroke (44) Montpelier, VT, 12. Eric Chase (40vt) Milton, VT, 13. Mike Bailey (00) Barre, VT, 14. Tony Andrews (1) Northfield, VT, 15. Brooks Clark (68) Fayston, VT, 16. Reno Gervais (12vt) Island Pond, VT, 17. Pete Fecteau (75) Morrisville, VT, 18. Phil Scott (14) Montpelier, VT, 19. Cal Poulin (87) Braintree, VT, 20. Trampas Demers (85) South Burlington, VT, 21. Steve Fisher (24) Shelburne, VT, 22. Dylan Smith (34) Randolph, VT, 23. Doug Murphy (4) Tunbridge, VT, 24. Joe Becker (16) Jeffersonville, VT, 25. John Donahue (26vt) Graniteville, VT.
NAPA Tiger Sportsmen Unofficial Feature Results – 1. Bobby Therrien (4) Hinesburg, VT, 2. Matt Potter (23) Marshfield, VT, 3. Derrick O'Donnell (68) Bradford, VT, 4. Cody Blake (99) Barre, VT, 5. Joe Steffen (00) Essex Jct., VT, 6. Tom Therrien (48) Hinesburg, VT, 7. Tony Rossi (90) Barre, VT, 8. #Erik Steel (32) Barre, VT, 9. Jeff French (06) Northfield, VT, 10. Mike Ziter (26) Williamstown, VT, 11. David Finck (37) Barre, VT, 12. John Lambert (2) Northfield, VT, 13. Pete Ainsworth Jr. (80) Middlesex, VT, 14. Shawn Fleury (31) Middlesex, VT, 15. Steven Quenneville (88) Barre, VT, 16. Joel Hodgdon (36) Craftsbury, VT, 17. Lance Allen (18) Barre, VT, 18. Brian Delphia (55) Waterbury, VT, 19. Joey Laquerre (15) E. Montpelier, VT, 20. Ricky Roberts (9) Washington, VT, 21. Mark Barnier (0) Essex Jct., VT, 22. Ray Stearns (89) E. Corinth, VT, 23. Scott Coburn (1) Barre, VT, 24. James Hebert (58) Williamstown, VT, 25. #Shawn Powell (40) Jericho, VT, 26. Josh Demers (10) Middlesex, VT, 27. #Kevin Godfrey (21) Wentworth, NH, 28. Doug Crowningshield (14) Barre, VT, 29. Brendan Moodie (94) Wolcott, VT.
Allen Lumber Street Stocks and Power Shift Junkyard Warriors Unofficial Feature Results – 1. Martin Ingram (7ss) Essex Jct., VT, 2. #Tucker Williams (99ss) Hyde Park, VT, 3. Michael Moore (06ss) East Haven, VT, 4. Greg Adams Jr. (38ss) Hardwick, VT, 5. #Danny Doyle (51ss) Hancock, VT, 6. Bruce Melendy (68ss) Danville, VT, 7. Mike Martin (01ss) Craftbury Comn,VT, 8. William Hennequin (47ss) Morrisville, VT, 9. Ron Gabaree (9ss) Barre, VT, 10. Bunker Hodgdon (83ss) Hardwick, VT, 11. David Greenslit (20ss) Waitsfield, VT, 12. David LaFleche (2ss) Graniteville, VT, 13. Markus Farnham (13ss) Randolph Ctr, VT, 14. Gary Mullen (29ss) Tunbridge, VT, 15. Timmy Campbell (34ss) W. Topsham, VT, 16. Scott Weston (04ss) Berlin, VT, 17. Joe Fecteau (75ss) Hardwick, VT, 18. Gary Bashaw (92ss) Lincoln, VT, 19. Tommy Smith (50ss) Williamstown, VT, 20. Donny Yates (05jyw) N. Montpelier, VT, 21. Ken Christman (4jyw) Cabot, VT, 22. Kevin Wheatley (31jyw) Williamstown, VT, 23. Kevin Streeter (61jyw) Waitsfield, VT, 24. Lance Donald (52jyw) Williamstown, VT, 25. #Daniel Lathrop (6ss) Hyde Park, VT, 26. Keith Fortier (35jyw) Hinesburg, VT, 27. Tyler Therrien (16ss) Barre, VT, 28. Dave Whitcomb (77ss) Elmore, VT, 29. David Allen (11ss) North Troy, VT, DSQ Michael MacAskill (3ss) Williamstown, VT.