Saturday, 18 November 2017

PLATTSBURGH, NY – July 6, 2017 – Larry Wight turned in a dominating performance in the Super DIRTcar Series first-ever visit to Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY. Wight became the race’s fourth leader when he took the lead from Keith Flach on a lap 31 restart and then dominated the final 69 circuits to earn his first Super DIRTcar Series win of the season. Wight lapped all but the top-five finishers, who included runner-up Max McLaughlin, Jimmy Phelps, Tim Fuller and Pat Ward.

Super DIRTcar Series Statistical Report; Airborne Park Speedway, Plattsburgh, NY; July 6, 2017

Feature (100 Laps) – 1. 99L-Larry Wight [5]; 2. 6h-Max McLaughlin [11]; 3. 98h-Jimmy Phelps [12]; 4. 19-Tim Fuller [3]; 5. 42p-Pat Ward [7]; 6. 20-Brett Hearn [8]; 7. 3j-Marc Johnson [14]; 8. 54-Steve Bernard [10]; 9. 43-Keith Flach [4]; 10. 19m-Jessey Mueller[19]; 11. 7m-Mike Maresca [6]; 12. 01-Chris Raabe [9]; 13. 109-Billy Whittaker [25]; 14. 22d-Danny Johnson [16]; 15. 21y-Yan Bussiere [15]; 16. 8-Rich Scagliotta [13]; 17. 22-Brandon Walters [18]; 18. 91-Billy Decker [2]; 19. 14-CG Morey [22]; 20. 55-Matt Woodruff [1]; 21. 96-JF Corriveau[23]; 22. 35-Frank Cozze [17]; 23. 1ny-Greg Atkins [20]; 24. 91ny-Travis Bruno [24]; 25. 34-George Foley [21]; 26. 63-Patrick Dupree [DNS]; 27. 66x-Carey Terrance [DNS].

Qualifying Group 1 - 1. 20-Brett Hearn, 16.889; 2. 19-Tim Fuller, 16.962; 3. 43-Keith Flach, 16.988; 4. 98h-Jimmy Phelps, 17.037; 5. 8-Rich Scagliotta, 17.173; 6. 14-CG Morey, 17.228; 7. 22d-Danny Johnson, 17.323; 8. 1ny-Greg Atkins, 17.567; 9. 63-Patrick Dupree, 17.840.

Qualifying Group 2 - 1. 91-Billy Decker, 16.467; 2. 6h-Max McLaughlin, 16.896; 3. 42p-Pat Ward, 16.918; 4. 3j-Marc Johnson, 16.937; 5.  99L-Larry Wight, 16.964; 6. 35-Frank Cozze, 17.187; 7. 19m-Jessey Mueller, 17.385; 8. 66x-Carey Terrance, 17.402; 9. 96-JF Corriveau, 17.585.

Qualifying Group 3 - 1. 01-Chris Raabe, 16.960; 2. 54-Steve Bernard, 17.106; 3. 55-Matt Woodruff, 17.172; 4. 7m-Mike Maresca, 17.252; 5. 22-Brandon Walters, 17.279; 6. 21y-Yan Bussiere, 17.427; 7. 109-Billy Whittaker, 17.821; 8. 34-George Foley, 17.997; 9. 91ny-Travis Bruno, 18.366.

Heat 1 (8 Laps – Top-6 Qualify – Top-4 Redraw) - 1. 19-Tim Fuller [2]; 2. 20-Brett Hearn [1]; 3. 43-Keith Flach [3]; 4. 98h-Jimmy Phelps [4]; 5. 8-Rich Scagliotta [5]; 6. 22d-Danny Johnson [7]; 7. 1ny-Greg Atkins [8]; 8. 14-CG Morey [6]; 9. 63-Patrick Dupree [9].

Heat 2 (8 Laps – Top-6 Qualify – Top-4 Redraw) - 1. 91-Billy Decker [1]; 2. 6h-Max McLaughlin [2]; 3. 42p-Pat Ward [3]; 4. 99L-Larry Wight [5]; 5. 3j-Marc Johnson [4]; 6. 35-Frank Cozze [6]; 7. 19m-Jessey Mueller [7]; 8. 96-JF Corriveau [9]; 9. 66x-Carey Terrance [DNS].

Heat 3 (8 Laps – Top-6 Qualify – Top-4 Redraw) - 1. 7m-Mike Maresca [4]; 2. 01-Chris Raabe [1]; 3. 55-Matt Woodruff [3]; 4. 54-Steve Bernard [2]; 5. 21y-Yan Bussiere [6]; 6. 22-Brandon Walters [5]; 7. 34-George Foley [8]; 8. 109-Billy Whittaker [DNS]; 9. 91ny-Travis Bruno [DNS].

Last Chance Qualifier 1 (10 Laps – All Transfer to A-Feature) – 1. 19m-Jessey Mueller [2]; 2.1ny-Greg Atkins [1]; 3. 34-George Foley [3]; 4. 14-CG Morey [4]; 5. 96-JF Corriveau [5]; 6. 91ny-Travis Bruno [6]; 7. 109-Billy Whittaker [7]; 8. 63-Patrick Dupree [DNS]; 9. 66x-Carey Terrance [DNS].

CONTINGENCY WINNERS: VP Racing Fuels ($50 Cash): Steve Bernard; Pole Position Raceway Fast Time ($100 Cash): Billy Decker; Bicknell Racing Products ($100 Product Certificate): Larry Wight; Cometic Gasket ($50 Cash): Chris Raabe; Comp Cams ($50 Cash): Chris Raabe; Comp Cams ($50 Product Certificate): Larry Wight; Edelbrock ($50 Cash): Keith Flach; Fox Racing Shocks ($50 Cash): Brett Hearn; JE Pistons ($50 Cash): Pat Ward; JE Pistons (Product Certificate): Rich Scagliotta; JE Pistons (Product Certificate): Travis Bruno; KSE Racing Products Inc. ($50 Product Certificate): Larry Wight; MSD Ignition ($50 Cash): Larry Wight; MSD Ignition ($25 Cash): Travis Bruno; SuperFlow Dynos & Flowbenches ($50 Cash): Rich Sagliotta; Wrisco Aluminum (Product Certificate): Larry Wight; JRI Shocks ($50 Cash): Rich Scagliotta; Dig Safely 811 Redraw Bonus ($100 Cash): N/A; Speedy First Aid Hard Luck Award (Product Certificate): Billy Decker; ASi Racewear ($50 Cash): Marc Johnson.

SEASON WINNERS

  • Billy Decker - 2 (Fulton Speedway on April 29; Outlaw Speedway on June 20)
  • Ryan Watt – 1 (Bridgeport Speedway on May 16)
  • Matt Sheppard – 1 (Five Mile Point Speedway on June 11)
  • Tim McCreadie – 1 (Albany-Saratoga Speedway on June 27)
  • Stewart Friesen – 1 (Utica-Rome Speedway on July 2)
  • Larry Wight – 1 (Airborne Park Speedway on July 6)

 

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