Ninth To Victory Lane For Joey Scarborough Saturday Night At Airborne Speedway
Story By: ROBBY KNOWLES / AIRBORNE SPEEDWAY – PLATTSBURGH, NY – Joey Scarborough drove to victory from ninth on the starting grid in a green to checkers 25-lap feature event for the J & S Steel Sportsman at Airborne Speedway.
Michael Wright led the field throughout the race until lap-23, when Scarborough pulled to the outside and used a lap car to his advantage to help him complete the winning pass. Wright hung on for second and Craig Wholey completed the podium.
Jamy Begor charged from position 12 on the starting grid to finish fourth, while Beau Reeves rounded out the top five.
Billy Thwaits picked up his first win of the season in the Hartson Total Opening Renegade division. Thwaits was able to hold off late restart challenges from Tylor Terry to secure the win. Terry (Tylor) held on for the second spot over his brother Josh Terry, who finished third. Shawn Duquette and Richie Turner completed the top five.
Jake Fountain made an early race pass of Rick Doner to take the lead for good in a green to checkered feature for the Taylor Rental Street Stock division. Doner (Rick) held on for second and Josh Laporte Jr. finished third after charging from position 13 on the starting grid. Josh Blake and Jordan Terry finished fourth and fifth, respectively.
Mike Arnold picked up his second win of the season in the Northern Blacktopping Limited Sportsman division. Rick Frenyea and Parker Dermody completed the podium.
J & S STEEL SPORTSMAN FEATURE (25 LAPS): JOEY SCARBOROUGH, Michael Wright, Craig Wholey, Jamy Begor, Beau Reeves, Mike Phinney, Tanner Forbes, Codie Aubin, Mark Fewster, Josh Jock, Lonnie Rivers, Ricky Thompson, Fire Swamp, Mike Wells, Cody O’Brien, Rico Hernandez, Chris Cayea, Billy Cook (DNS), Jonathan Toohill (DNS), Gabriel Cyr (DNS), Bucko Branham (DNS)
HARTSON TOTAL OPENING RENEGADE FEATURE (25 LAPS): BILLY THWAITS, Tylor Terry, Josh Terry, Shawn Duquette, Richie Turner, Zack Daniels, Hunter Sawyer, Amber Rhoades, Jason Bogett, Levi Bombard, Tyler Irwin, Keith Pelkey, David Sartwell-Cornell, Travis Stokes, Mark Caron, Nick Harnden, Jim McKiernan, Nathaniel Guay, Chuck Mooney
TAYLOR RENTAL STREET STOCK FEATURE (15 LAPS): JAKE FOUNTAIN, Rick Doner, Josh Laporte Jr., Josh Blake, Jordan Terry, Nate Smart, Greg Zindler Jr., Mat Lavalley, Josh Laporte Sr., Kenny Tourville, Ryan Senecal, Bill Doner, Luke Marcheski, Mat Parker, John-Michael Bresette, Speedy Bresette, Makaela Goddeau, Brett Manor, John Fountain, CJ Belanger, Caleb Tourville, Tyler Warren, Ernie Parent, Jon Brown, Jason Bradley, Kevin Burdo (DNS),
NORTHERN BLACKTOPPING LIMITED SPORTSMAN FEATURE (15 LAPS): MIKE ARNOLD, Rick Frenyea, Parker Dermody, Nathan Leonard (DNS)