First Insurance sponsored a beautiful night of racing at Saratoga Speedway.
The Bomber cars, Old Timers, I.M.C.A Modifieds and the Motorcycles were all on the racing card on Saturday
Jim Deas had a great night in the Motorcycle division, dominating the field to win all three races featured on Saturday.
Tim Openshaw and Dano Bryant were involved in a big accident in the I.M.C.A Modifieds, breaking Bryant’s rear axle.
Openshaw managed to get his car back together for the main event and dominated it, leading all 15 laps of the feature race.
Eight Old Timers showed up for their first appearance of the 2012 season. James Miller was having an average night up until the main event. Miller found himself in first on lap 7 and he never looked back from there. Duane Zeinstra was chasing him but he randomly pulled off the track on lap 14 due to mechanical issues, giving the win to Miller. Stewart came into Saturday with a 162 point lead in the Bomber car division. Lee qualified the fastest, won the reverse heat.
Lee and Travis Stevenson battled for first and second in the 30 lap main event, but Lee would eventually get around Stevenson and he wouldn’t look back from there, spreading his points lead even farther.
Extra laps…Next weekend marks Saratoga Speedway’s fourth annual bikini contest. This year they are expecting 20-30 girls to compete for the $1,000 grand prize. First runner-up will receive $500, and the second runner-up will receive $250.
Next weekend also marks the second Crash to Pass boat race of the 2012 season. The Hornet cars, figure 8’s and the Roadrunners will also be on the racing card next weekend. The Wilroc Sprint cars will be making their last appearance the following weekend. These cars run lap times of 14-16 seconds, making these cars the fastest cars that race at Saratoga Speedway.
The I.M.C.A Modifieds, Bomber cars, Dwarf cars and the Motorcycles will also be racing that night, so make sure to check out these great racing events.