After a long summer day, the sun went down over the Ukiah valley and the AABLM drivers jumped into their Late Models, lining up for another exciting Saturday night of racing in the “Forrest North River Guides 75 laps Feature Event”. After the dust finally settled it was Corey James to get his second win with the AABLM.
The drivers and crew put their best effort into setting fast time. Mike Lovell set a new track record yet again at Ukiah Speedway, and qualified the fastest with his time of 12.329 receiving the fast time plaque sponsored by Speedy Signs. Kevin Ostern followed with 12.420, Mike Doss 12.478, Corey James 12.489, and Clay Caturegli with a 12.608 rounding out the top 5.
Joe Aiken won the B dash over Dallas Shane, Myles Anderson, Allen Gibney and Mike Bourbon. Corey James won the A Dash, followed by Mike Lovell, Mike Doss, Jeremy Donahoo, Kevin Ostern and Clay Caturegli.
Airport Auto Brokers Late Models returned to Ukiah Speedway for the “Forrest North River Guides 75 laps Feature Event”. Jim Stillman Jr had the pole and Dallas Shane on his outside. Stillman got the jump on the start and led the next 53 laps, Stillman at times had a few car lengths lead on the pack, there were a few cautions, first one was for Berndt Akerstrom and Mike Bourbon on lap 2, second caution came out on lap 10 for Joe Aiken’s spin in turn 2. Clay Caturegli spun on lap 19 bringing out the third caution while trying to get turned around, he and Bourbon collided, ending their night. Stillman developed problems, sliding back quickly by lap 56. He retired to the pits with mechanical issues. James claimed the checkers followed by Doss, Lovell, Shane, and Ostern. With only 2 points races left, Doss is still ahead of Lovell by 41 markers, Lovell got a small gain by qualifying the fastest; but was not able to make any gains in the feature and he finished right behind Doss.
Airport Auto Brokers Late Models are at Shasta Raceway Park August 28, making our second appearance of 2010. Also competing will be the Taylor Motor's Modifieds, Napa Mini Stocks, I-5 Tire Factory Hornets Division, and the first ever SRP Bus/Boat Race. Pit gate opens at 1 pm, practice at 2:30 pm. Grandstand opens at 5 pm, qualifying at 5:30 pm, racing at 6:30 pm
Our last point’s race for the season is at Ukiah Speedway on September 11, 2010. Please plan to attend the Patriot Day Celebration and crowning the champion, this is a must attend event. Wear and display our countries colors, in remembrance of the heroes of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Our prayer goes out to the families of the 2993 American killed in the horrifying attack on America.
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