The 2009 season finale for the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South super late models is officially in the books and for the second straight year, a driver by the name of Johnny Clark has closed out the southern schedule as the final event winner. Last year the 2008 PASS North champ took the win at the Mason Dixon Meltdown as the tour finished out at the South Boston Speedway while this year he duplicated the feat, claiming both the PASS North title and winning at the PASS South “Howler” finale at Greenville-Pickens Speedway to wrap up the 2009 season. Johnny held off another veteran in Jay Fogleman for the win. Fogleman showed true grit Saturday after starting the day at the hospital with symptoms of the flu. DJ Shaw was third followed by Ben Rowe in fourth and Randy Porter fifth.
The 125 lap “Howler” was only slowed for two cautions, allowing for tons of green flag racing. A pair of veterans in Porter and Fogleman led the field to green after the series’ mandatory redraw of the top ten qualifiers. Justin Wakefield, who was the quickest in qualifying, would start the race from the ninth position. Close racing between the pair provided the majority of the action for the first half of the event until the yellow flag waived for the first time on lap sixty. Many of the top ten took the opportunity to make adjustments to their cars including second place man Fogleman.
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