Begor And Bernier Blast Competition On Back To School Night At Plattsburgh Airborne

PLATTSBURGH, NY- Steve Bernier aced a late race re-start to win his 3rd feature event of the 2019 season at Plattsburgh Airborne Speedway Saturday night.

Dany Gagne took the early lead in the Egglefield Brothers Ford 358 modified feature event, while Bernier would quickly move into the 2nd spot.

Gagne held him off for ten laps before relinquishing the top spot to Bernier.

Mike Mahaney slid into the runner up position late in the event, but was no match for the driver from St. Hyacinth, Quebec.

Mahaney held on for second, Gagne third, Lance Willix fourth, and Matt Woodruff fifth.




Chris Frennier and Derrick McGrew Jr. led the 30 lap Poirer’s True Value Sportsman feature event to the green flag, but it wouldn’t be long before Adam Pierson took advantage of an up front starting spot to take the lead.

While Pierson held the top spot, Jamy Begor was looking to go back to back in sportsman competition, working his way into second.

Begor and Pierson battled side by side of a restart for a number of laps before the Mooers, NY campaigner would take the top spot for good, winning his third feature in the month of August.

Pierson finished second, Nick Heywood battled overheating issues to finish third, Jack Speshock fourth and Bucko Branham fifth.

Zach Daniels would take advantage of misfortune from a number of drivers, to win his third Ernie’s Discount Tools Super Stock race of the season.

Michael Wright came from the back three times during the event to finish second, Tyler Irwin finished third, Garrett Given fourth, and Joe Daniels fifth.

Jonathan Rush led wire to wire to become the eighth different winner in Novice Sportsman competition.

Josh Pete came across the line second, Dylan Bokus third, Matt Labombard fourth, and Vincent Girouard fifth.

The Dirt Modified Nostalgia Tour made their second stop of the 2019 season.

Josh Powers won the Nostalgia class, while Tim McClemon winning the modified class.

The Chris Frennier Motorsports Strictly Stocks were suspended after lap 1, following a trail of fluid being dropped on the track, making it unsafe for drivers.

The race will be the first event on the card on Saturday August 31st.

EGGLEFIELD BROTHERS FORD 358 MODIFIED – 1. STEVE BERNIER, 2. Mike Mahaney, 3. Dany Gagne, 4. Lance Willix, 5. Matt Woodruff, 6. Codie Aubin, 7. Ryan Mclean, 8. Roger Labreche, 9. Chris Raabe, 10. Christophe Lupien

POIRER’S TRUE VALUE SPORTSMAN: 1. JAMY BEGOR, 2. Adam Pierson, 3. Nick Heywood, 4. Jack Speshock, 5. Bucko Branham, 6. Travis Bruno, 7. Lonnie Rivers, 8. Jamie Lafountain, 9. Justin Severance, 10. Chris Frennier, 11. Connor Cleveland, 12. Chris Cayea, 13. RJ Tressider, 14. Justin Stone, 15. Derrick Mcgrew Jr. 16. DJ Gonyo, 17. Christopher Reeves, 18. Mike Phinney, 19. Dylan Rabtoy, 20. Jason McClatchie, 21. Cory McCoy, 22. Robin Wood, 23. Codie Aubin, 24. Jason Bruno, 25. Melvin Rush, 26. Brian McGinley, DQ- Ricky Thompson.

ERNIE’S DISCOUNT TOOLS SUPER STOCKS: 1. ZACH DANIELS, 2. Michael Wright, 3. Tyler Irwin, 4. Garrett Given, 5. Joe Daniels, 6. Matt Leonard, 7. Tylor Terry, 8. Shawn Duquette, 9. Jared Blake, 10. Richie Turner, 11. Cam Gadue, 12. Curt Giventer, 13. Jesse Rule, 14. Jim Mckiernan, 15. Rolland Guay, 16. Mark Caron, 17. John Bradley

NOVICE SPORTSMAN: 1. JONATHAN RUSH, 2. Josh Pete, 3. Dylan Bokus, 4. Matt Labombard, 5. Vincent Girouard, 6. Robert Laware.