The Granite State Pro Stock Series made the long haul to Speedway 51 in Groveton, NH this Fourth of July weekend. Although DJ Shaw of Center Conway, NH looked like the driver to beat with lap times of 12.7 in practice and the heats, it was Jeremy Davis of Tamworth, NH who walked away with a first place trophy Saturday night.
Mike Parks of Walpole, NH started on the pole, and was fast all afternoon posting the second fastest lap time behind Shaw. Last week’s winner Jeremy Davis started on the outside pole. Davis secured the lead immediately. Lap four saw the one and only caution of the night when area racer Ben Belanger of Whitefield, NH spun in turn two.
After the restart, the race belonged to Davis. Shaw fought early on to capture the lead, however, Davis seemed to be in his own zip code all night. On lap 33 Parks came out of turn four loose and looked like he was going to spin but managed to save it on the front stretch, the other cars managing to get around him without incident.
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