Archive for March 22nd, 2009

Rowe, Goodson capture PASS South Lid Lifters at Dillon

Turner Maine’s Ben Rowe and his team  made the long tow to Dillon Motor Speedway worth their while Saturday afternoon as Rowe set fast time and  won the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South Carolina Clash for super late models .  Rowe started fifth after the top ten time trialers re- drew for starting positions, and the four time PASS North champion quickly powered his way to the front.  Rowe took the lead from 2008 PASS South champ Alex Haase on lap twenty-two and despite the best efforts of Justin Wakefield on every double file restart,  Rowe cruised to a convincing victory. Wakefield had to settle for second and young Ryan Blaney came from the back of the field to finish third.  Jeff Fultz and Spencer Wauters rounded out the top five.

The South Carolina Clash marked the inaugural appearance of the PASS Late Model Trucks, and Hal Goodson goes in the record book as the first race winner in the new touring series. Grant Davidson chased Goodson to the checkers with Joe Heigl third.
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Thompson Practice Photo Gallery

Thompson International Speedway hosted an open practice session for race teams ahead of the season-opening Icebreaker 2009 on April 4-5.

Our Paul Fohlin was there capturing the teams in action, their first chance to test the high banks of the historic 5/8 mile oval since the World Series last October.

[Photo Gallery] by Paul Fohlin