Roger Avants holds off Dan Savage winning Chick-Fil-A Night at CNS
Saturday, 13 August 2011 21:59
GILLETT VET CLINIC LATE MODELS
Coming into tonight's Chick-Fil-A night at the races #74 Dan Savage had a slim 3 point lead over #12 Bruce Yackey, but The "Savageman" would have to start near the rear of the field in this 40 lap main event. At the start of the race #31 Rick Smith jumped out to an early lead over #27 Roger Avants. After a early race caution, race leader Rick Smith spun down the back straight and was sent to the rear of the field giving Avants the lead. Halfway through the main event Savage had come from the rear all the way to 2nd place bringing the CNS crowd to their feet. Behind Savage was #91 Chris Atkinson who was having a excellent run in third. Yet on this night it was the "ice man" Avants all the way who cruised to the win. In second place it was Savage with an impressive run from the back of the pack. Finishing third was Atkinson, fourth was #7 Adam Deines and #31 Rick Smith finished an impressive fifth after being sent to the back of the pack after his spin.
Qualifying race winners: #31 Rick Smith & #7 Adam Dienes
PAIR-A-DICE INTERIORS SPORTSMAN
The seemingly unstoppable team of #6 Tommy Roe and #98 Lee Kemmit lined up behind #17 Paul Deines and #84 Bruce Borchardt for the Pair-A-Dice Interior Finishes Sportsman 30 lap main event. It only took two laps for current point leader Kemmit to find his way to the front of the pack. Behind Kemmit, Bruce Borchardt battled Tommy Roe for 2nd but by lap 10 Roe had secured that spot. At the halfway point 2nd place car Roe began to fall back as Borchardt, Deines, #46 Eric Blackard, and #41 Dale Reeder had all passed Roe. With 5 laps to go Lee Kemmit's #98 Dodge had built a 20 car length lead over Borchardt who was getting heavy pressure from #8 Jeff Walbaum. Kemmit cruised to yet another dominate victory followed by Borchardt, Walbaum, Deines, and Blackard.
Qualifying race winners: #6 Tommy Roe & #84 Bruce Borchardt
SNAP-ON TOOLS PRO TRUCKS
Pro Truck #32 Mark Neff, #27 Roger Avants, and #09 Justin Simonson thrilled the CNS crowd racing door handle to door handle for the first 5 laps of the Snap-On Tools Pro Truck main event. As the racers settled in, Neff began to build a small lead over Avants. #34 Rudy Vanderwal and #36 Matt Burton navigated their way through the field working furiously to catch the leaders. In the end nobody had anything for Neff as he took the win followed by Avants, Vanderwal, Burton and Simonson.
Qualifying race winners: #27 Roger Avants & #32 Mark Neff
NTC LOGISTICS SUPER STOCKS
#39 Jack Nugent started out the night with a 73 point lead in the Super Stock standings and by the end of the night had put even a bigger margin between himself and second place. Nugnet lead from start to finish as the Super Stock main went caution free. Second place in points was #13 Jason Morris who left the track with mechanical problems. The top five at the finish were Nugent, #3 Michael Cox, #05 David Rothrock, #02 Darrell Smith and #7 Ethan Penrod.
Qualifying race winners: #05 David Rothrock & #39 Jack Nugent
WITTHAR RACING TRAINS
Only three trains made the main event in the Witthar racing train division. And to the dismay of the crowd the race went crash free and was won by #67 Keith Swensen.