PLATTSBURGH, NY – CD Beauchamp picked up the DIRTcar Pro Stock victory for the second consecutiveseason at Airborne Park Speedway.
Beauchamp started in the ninth position on the grid and worked his way up to the lead on lap-20 when he worked under Byron Wescott. The two ran inside the top three for the remainder of therace.
Wescott was about six car lengths back with five laps remaining, and went to the outside of thetrack. Wescott was charging and came up one car length short, as Beauchamp had just enough to win.
Pascal Payeur was the leader for laps five through 18, but ended up third. Roch Aubin and MikeWhite finished fourth and fifth, respectively.“We try to set our car up to be better as the race goes on,” Beauchamp said. “Our car wasn’tgreat on restarts, but we were good on green flag runs.”
Beauchamp was crowned as the 2018 Pro Stock Champion at the Cornwall Motor Speedway last weekend.
“This is our seventh Pro Stock win of the year, so were very happy.”
Chris Frennier collected his first win of the season in the Poirier’s True Value Sportsman
Modified division.Frennier started out front and led the entire way, as he had his machine dialed in. Mike Phinneyrallied late to capture the runner-up position, while Bucko Branham, Codie Aubin and Delbert LeGrow Jr.completed positions three through five.
Double features were run for the Mini-Mod and Strictly Stock divisions on Saturday. Josh
LaPorte and Dave Demore collected Mini-Mod wins, while Caleb Tourville and Shawn Walker scored in the Strictly Stock division.
Airborne will be silent next weekend, but returns to racing action on September 23 for the
American/Canadian Sprint Car Clash. More details will be available at airborneparkspeedway.com or on
Facebook at Airborne Park Speedway.
DIRTcar Pro Stock Series (50 Laps): CD BEAUCHAMP, Byron Wescott, Pascal Payeur, Roch Aubin, Mike White, Marc Lalonde, Justin Knight, Jocelyn Roy, Stephane Lariviere, Dan Older, Jason Meltz, Jonathan Viens, Burton Ward, Nick Stone, Codey Benoit, Ed Thompson, Chris Wemple, Jeffrey LaPalme, Guy Viens, Tylor Terry-DNS