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Auto City Speedway Results 5/26/19
Well after the Maximum Destruction Show, sponsored by Flag Poles Etc. of Holly, MI., was postponed from Saturday to Sunday, Mother Nature gave us warm temperatures and blue skies.
As the fans started filling the stands and the Knight Monster Bus was giving rides, it was the perfect setting for an evening of destruction which included Megasaurus.
There was no qualifying for the All American Trucks or the Lipstick Ladies, even though they were in action.
The night started with a ceremonial flag raising by Scout Troops from Mt. Morris. After a moment of silence, invocation and the National Anthem, the stage was set.
First up were the Lipstick Ladies division drivers and it was Amanda Clayton #53 and Barb Boone #22 battling side by side for the lead. After the eight laps were complete, it was Amanda Clayton getting the win.
The All American Trucks were next and with twenty-one trucks starting the feature, it was an action packed thirty lap race. After having a couple restarts, it was the #7 of Brad Reseigh, #98 Josh Beechler, #74 Josh DeBoer, #03 Jacob Zervan and #067 Josh Delong all jockeying for position. In the early laps though, the #067 of Delong retired to the pits with mechanical issues. That left Zervan in the lead followed by Beechler. With only three laps to go, Beechler got around Zervan and took his first ever feature win. Making it more heartfelt, his son, Caleb was the flagman and was the one who was waving the checkered as he crossed the line.
The fun and infamous ten lap Boat Race was now being set. As the water flew into the air, boats became dislodged and attrition fell into place and the competitors dropped like the water from the sky. When all settled, it was the #79 of Brandon Neph getting the win with the #032 of Justin June finishing second.
To dry up the track, it was the Draggin’ Race next for ten laps as well. When the checkered flag flew, it was the #7 Brad Reseigh getting the win.
The Chain Gang race was now up and with eleven teams of two, it was the all too familiar #067 team of Josh Delong in his destruction truck with Jim Rifki being pulled. They were followed by the #948/#80 team of Justin Pepitone and Gerald Persails Jr.
The new I-75 Race was next with twenty-eight competitors and after maneuvering around the two buses on the track for twenty laps, it was Justin Pepitone in his #948 Crown Vic getting the win.
The Push Race was next on the schedule and it was the #067 team of Delong and Rifki getting that win as well.
Another new race called Blind as a Bat was up and with eleven challengers having their hoods in the “up position” and going ten laps, it was Anthony Richardson’s #422 taking the win.
There were thirty-nine competitors for the fifty lap Enduro Race. As the green dropped, it was a madhouse with everyone trying to get to the front. As some of the leaders were catching up to the lapped traffic, it made it a whirlwind of excitement. Early battles were the #74 of Nick DeBoer, #948 Justin Pepitone and the #067 of Josh Delong in his Crown Vic. When the checkered dropped, it was Delong getting the win over Pepitone.
The six lap Skid Car Race was now on tap and the familiar Shane Fogarty’s #87 parked it at the finish line for the win.
The School Bus Figure 8 Race for ten laps was next and it was the BOND OF BROTHERS bus getting the win, with Josh Delong at the wheel. Josh ended up giving the trophy to Cathy Pulley, the organizer of the Bond of Brothers 21-19-1 Organization.
The Trailer Figure 8 Race was the finale of the night. With twelve trailers being towed around, it was fun and eventful for all. One driver, #810 Travis Eaton had a huge camper trailer he was pulling and after the trailer got blasted in the X, it was amazing he could continue, but he did. On one of the latter laps, he got bumped from behind going into the turn, and with that hit the huge trailer took a spill and ended up on its side. Travis was OK, but could not continue. After the red flag to get his trailer off the track, it was back to green flag racing. Taking the last win of the night was Josh Delong in his #067 Destruction truck.
The next race is June 1st with the ICAR Klotz Thunder Roadsters and more. Check out www.autocityspeedway.com or Auto City Outdoor Event Center Facebook page for more details and we’ll “See you at the City”.