MONROE, Washington — Jake Repin won the 50-lap feature for the NASCAR Super Figure Eights at Evergreen Speedway on Saturday June 2. The feature for the Les Schwab tires NASCAR Street Stocks was first time winner Tim Widener. Main event winner of the Buzz Inn Steak House Stinger 8 division was Josh Young and Jeff Peterson won the Vintage Modified main. V-8 Extreme’s main was won by Doug Delfel. Another god crowd enjoyed the full night of racing at the ‘Super Speedway of the West’.
Repin fought his way through the field from the back to gain his first win of the season. Starting the night as the point leader for the 2012 season championship, Repin gained points on the rest of the field with the win points and the passing points. Getting by Seth Funden after a long side-by-side battle, Repin held off the remaining challengers. Steve Peters finished second after a long race holding back third place finisher Quinton Borreson.
The Street Stock feature winner Widener won his first ever division race. On a late restart Widener was alongside Frank Cowgill and won the turn one battle and went on to win that first race. Cowgill finished second ahead of Jeff Miller. Both Miller and Cowgill were very complimentary on victory stage of Widener and his first win.
There was a spirited race between Jessica Gray and winner Young during the Stinger 8 main. Gray held the lead through the first half of the 30-lap main with Young trying to get by. Once Young made the pass Gray tried valiantly to get back to the lead. Young held on for the win with Gray second and Ben Chandler third.
Vintage Modified winner Peterson survived an opening lap crash that took out three of the top competitors. John Mustered finished a distant second and Robert Rux third.
Next up at Evergreen Speedway on June 9 is the Summer Showdown preview with the Speedway Chevrolet NASCAR Whelen All American Series Super Late Model Twin 50’s on the Big Monster 5/8-mile oval. Over twenty cars are expected. The West Coast Street Stock Series is also on the schedule and expects 20+ cars on the 3/8-mile. In addition the Foster Press NASCAR Mini-Stocks combine with the Outlaw compacts on the 3/8-mile and the Interstate Batteries Hornet Nationals. The activities start at 6pm.
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Evergreen Speedway June 2 Official Results:
NASCAR Super Figure Eights (50lap Main): 1-Jake Repin; 2-Steve Peters; 3-Quinton Borreson; 4-Greg Scott; 5-Seth Funden; 6-Ryan Gunderson; 7-Pat Clark; 8-Brian Gunderson; 9-Mike Middleton; 10-Mike Leavitt
Les Schwab Tires NASCAR Street Stock (30-lap Main): 1-Tim Widener; 2-Frank Cowgill; 3-Jeff Miller; 4-Roger Drake; 5-Gary Flammang; 6-Steve Ptacek; 7-Jim Foti; 8-Kenny Erickson; 9-Mike Kyles; 10-Eric Gimmaka; 11-Kilian Regerio; 12-Nikki Bristol; 13- Ryan Hanson; 14-Scott Giebel; 15-Jason McQuinn; 16-Brian Cottrell
Buzz Inn Steakhouse Stinger 8 (30-lap Main): 1-Josh Young; 2-Jessica Gray; 3-Ben Chandler; 4-James Whisman; 5-Tyler Tiedeman; 6-Melissa Repin; 7-Nicole Pollard; 8-Tyler Draper; 9-Joselyn LaFleur
Vintage Modified (30-lap main): 1-Jeff Peterson; 2-John Mustered; 3-Robert Rux; 4-Kyten Jones; 5-Todd McCartney; 6-Mike Clother; 7-Chuck Peterson; 8-Bobby Wheeler Jr.; 9-Jim Jones
V-8 Extreme (15-lap Main): 1- Doug Delfel; 2-Joselyn LaFleur; 3-Bill Fleischacker; 4-Robert Glenn; 5-Dan Holliday