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Buffington Continues Dominance at NHMS

Loudon, NH — The Amsoil Nelcar Legends Tour was back in the granite state this past weekend, at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The last time the tour showed at the quarter mile, it was Shaun Buffington who dominated the event and took home the checkered flag. If Buffington wanted to continue his dominance, he’d have to beat out some of the best Legends Cars drivers in the North East.

On the pole for the first heat race was Buffington’s teammate, Tom Gray. The 399 of defending Nelcar champion Bob Weymouth started on the outside. The field took the green and Gray got the early lead. On lap three however, the 59 of Reid Lanpher spun in turn two, ending his day early. Once the field got back to green flag racing, it was all Gray at the front as he took the first heat win. Weymouth finished second while Nelcar rookie Ryan Hammar took third.

For the second heat race, it was Buffington on the pole with the 56 of Evan Beaulieu to his outside. While Buffington was able to get away on the start, the field strung out and he made it look easy with taking the second heat win. Beaulieu was second with the 33 of Alan Smith finishing third.

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