Brachmann Breaks Through for Second Ransomville Modified Win

RANSOMVILLE, NY – Chad Brachmann from Sanborn, NY won his second Krown Undercoating Modified feature of the season at Ransomville Speedway on Friday night. Dante Mancuso from Batavia, NY won his fourth Sunflowers of Sanborn Mini Stock feature of the season.

Jonathan Reid and Pete Bicknell were on the front row for the Krown Undercoating Modified feature with Reid in the lead as Mat Williamson battled with Bicknell for second. The duo of Bicknell and Williamson were in tight racing, with Williamson going into the moat, and losing several spots on the track. Robbie Johnston slowed on the front straightaway to bring out the caution on lap one. During the caution, Williamson would make contact with Bicknell, sending Williamson to the tail of the field for making contact under caution. Williamson’s night would go from bad to worse early on after suffering a flat right rear tire to bring out the caution. The restart would see Reid and Bicknell showing the way with Chad Brachmann, and Ryan Susice racing inside the top four. Susice would go after Bicknell for second, as Bicknell battled with Reid for the lead. Bicknell to the lead on lap 13. Brachmann took second away on lap 20 and would go after Bicknell. Brachmann would use the outside lane to pass Bicknell for the lead with nine laps remaining and would go on to score the win, his second of the season.

Ryan Plante and Dante Mancuso were on the front row for the Sunflowers of Sanborn Mini Stock feature with Mancuso quickly jumping into the lead over Plante, with Ian Paul, Dave Dussault, and Curtis Rung racing inside the top five. With Mancuso showing the way, Brad Whiteside reeled in Plante for second before the races halfway mark, with Whiteside taking over the runner-up position. Rung would take over third with five laps remaining. Mancuso would drive away to his fourth win of the season.

Next Friday, Performance Manufacturing will present the Sean Letts Memorial for the Sportsman plus the return of the go-kart exhibition. The stars of the Little R will get a chance to run in front of the Friday night crowd as well as show their karts on display in the midway. A full card of Modifieds, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks, and Novice Sportsman will round out the program. Pit gates will open at 5:00 pm with grandstands opening at 6:00 pm and racing will begin at 7:15 pm.


Krown Undercoating Modifieds: CHAD BRACHMANN, Pete Bicknell, Ryan Susice, Jonathan Reid, Mat Williamson, Greg Martin, Rick Richner, Jesse Cotriss, Robbie Johnston, Steve Lewis Jr, Andrew Smith, Luke Carleton, James Sweeting

Qualifying Heats: Mat Williamson, Ryan Susice

Sunflowers of Sanborn Mini Stocks: DANTE MANCUSO, Brad Whiteside, Dave Dussault, Ian Paul, Cole Susice, Brian Melcher, Jeffery Wynes, Kurt Rung, Ryan Plante, Mike Becker, Pete Nigro

Did Not Start: Don Hermanson, Don Whiteside

Qualifying Heats: Ian Paul, Dante Mancuso