Posted: June 14th, 2009
With the threat of rain looming, track officials scrambled to get the feature races off tonight at White Mountain Motorsports Park. The NAPA AUTO PARTS fifty lap feature was under the gun with intermittant sprinkles falling here and there. Looking for a triple crown tonight was the Fadden Racing Team. Travis took his qualifier and the semi feature and was leading for over thirty laps at the feature. Fighting his way from the middle of the pack to take over the lead was Quinten Welch. Welch had his hands full making it past Brett Clairmont who was in the top five along with Bernie Lantange. Finishing third was Orin Remick and Travis Fadden had to settle for second. Quinten Welch congratulated the other drivers for a awesome race with hard faught battles with no cautions. Welch commented on last weeks' early caution that saw many drivers' cars take a beating and had to perform extensive repairs in order to be race ready for this week.
The SHUTTLE CONNECTION Super Streets held two segment races of twenty laps apiece. The standings for the first segment race Cam Clairmont in 5th, Jourdan Davis 4th, Tim Churchill took 3rd, Chan Davis took 2nd and Dereck O'Hern won. The standings for the second segment race was Chan Davis finishing 5th, Tyler Alati finishing 4th, Tim Churchill took third again, Cam Clairmont snagged 2nd and Craig Roy won the second segment. Overall standings for the Shuttle Connection Division was as follows; Third place went to Chan Davis, Second place was Cam Clairmont and the win goes to Tim Churchill.
The Beacon Resort Strictly Stock Division saw a twenty five laps of hard racing. The Division raced hard and was relatively event free, with the checkers falling the following top five cars; 5th place was David Baron Sr., 4th place was David Driscoll, third went to Steve Parker, Alex Kelley took second and the win went to Mike Davis.
The Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank Strictly Stock Mini division saw the red flag come out when Allan Young appeared to get loose coming out of turn two, correct, then get hit from the right causing him to lose control, taking out Rubin Call who barrel-rolled to a stop at the beginning of turn four. A quick assessmeent proved that Call was alright and he was uprighted by the tow truck and taken into the pits by the flatbed. The cars continued racing and with two laps to go, Call made it back out onto the track in a cloud of smoke to finish the feature. Rounding out the top five was Kevin Willey in fifth, Ernest Snider in 4th, Kyle Willis in third, Opie Thayer in second and taking the win was returning driver Tucker Williams.
Another red flag event occurred during the HK POWERSPORTS Kids Truck Division. During the night Nick Willis gave the crowd a start as he stopped short of slamming into the wall by pit road. A bit premature on the part of the flagman who thought for sure the Willis truck was history. Having a terrible time last week was Alex Rooney who said earlier in the pits that he was having troubles with the engine and was not sure if he was able to correct them. A fifth place finish for the night settled that question as fourth went to Connor McDougal. Nick Willis regained his composure and went on to finish third and Derek Stone took second. Finding his way into victory lane again with a win was Brandon Bourne.
Putting on a great show for us was the Northeast Mini Stock Tour. This tour raced in Canaan last week and came to WMMP to put on a show for the fans here this week. Racing the "big boys" were our own Opie Thayer and Nick Pilotte who opted to give it a shot. Racing hard for thirty laps and coming out with a fifth place finish was Loren Smith, fourth goes to Shawn Sinclair, third went to Ricky Porter, second place for the second week in a row went to Justin Trombley and win was awarded to Emerson Cayer. Cayer also won last week at Canaan. The Northeast Mini Stock Tour moves on to Hermon Maine to race at Speedway 95 on June 27th. Our thanks goes out to the tour drivers for putting on a great show. For more information please visit www.northeastministocktour.com .
Looking ahead at the events for WMMP we will have the Senior Tour on tap followed by the ACT for a 150 lap feature event. Check out www.vlfphotos.com for extensive photos of events held here at WMMP and as always, Donnie and Teri Avery thank our fans for coming out each week to support our drivers and thier teams. Our next event will be held on Saturday June 20th at 5pm. WMMP is located on Rt.3 in Woodstock NH., 3 miles north of exit 30 off I-93 coming from the south, 2 miles south of the jct. of Rt.112 in N.Woodstock NH. Drive carefully and we look forward to seeing YOU at "Thunder in the Mountains", White Mountain Motorsport Park.
463 Daniel Webster Hwy
North Woodstock, NH 03262