Meeks, Kirby, Potts, Trapp, Desormeau & Gill Win at Can-Am Motorsports Park

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Garden CityNY… Chapman’s Can-AmMotorsportsPark along with FABCO, Sundance Leisure and Massey’s Furniture Barn presented a full night of racing action on Friday, July 25, 2014. The beautiful summer night was headlined by the Sportsman Modifieds competing in a 25 lap feature event. Joining them in action were the Pro Street Stocks, Pro Late Models, Thunder Cars, Thunder Stocks and Novice Sportsman.

The Whitesboro Plow Shop, A-Verdi Storage Thunder Car Division kicked off the nights racing action with Pat Sullivan and OJ White leading the field to the green flag in their 12 lap feature event. OJ White took the lead of the field as the pack moved into turn number one over Dakota Bechler and Ray Bechler. White along with both Bechler boys began to check out on the rest of the field as they battled for the front three positions. The caution flag waved on lap four when Pat Sullivan stopped in turn three and four. On the restart, Dakota Bechler pulled to the outside of White to take over the lead as the duo set sail down the back stretch. Ray Bechler would then take his shot at White to take claim of the second position as the halfway sign was shown to the field. Dakota and Ray Bechler then began their battle for the top spot while OJ White watched from the third position. Dakota Bechler collected the victory over Ray Bechler, OJ White, Nick Trapp and Pat Sullivan.

Mike Trapp and David McDonald led the SUNY Canton Bear World, Whitesboro, PlowShop of Watertown, A-Verdi Storage Containers Late Models to the green in their 20 lap feature event. Trapp took the lead of lap one over McDonald, Phil Potts, Caley Weese and Charlie Sandercock. Sandercock quickly took to the low side of the speedway and clicked off positions to the front until lap 8 when he took the lead of the field from Trapp. At the halfway mark, Sandercock continued to lead the way over Trapp, Potts, McDonald, and Weese. Sandercock checked out on the rest of the field while the battle began to heat up for the second position between Trapp and Potts as Potts would use the inside groove to attempt to duck under Trapp to take the spot. On a lap 18 restart, Potts slipped to the inside of Sandercock and took the lead. Phil Potts collected the victory over Caley Weese, Mike Trapp, David McDonald, and Billy Eisele.

The Dig Safely NY, Whitesboro Plow Shop of Watertown, Subway Sportsman was next on the docket for their 25 feature event. Bill Plooy took the lead of lap number one while Rick McCready, Mike Prentice, Brandon Sweet and Tyler Meeks filled out the top five. Bill Plooy began to check out on the field while the caution flag waved on lap six as Tyler Meeks spun in turns three and four. On the restart, Plooy remained in control of the field while Jack Meeks and Rick McCready battled for positions two and three while Luke Whittaker and Josh Van Brocklin filled out the top five. Jack Meeks would look to use the low side of the speedway to move under McCready for second while Josh Van Brocklin used the high side to take fourth from Whittaker. Looking to use the same move Meeks did, Van Brocklin began to use the bottom of the speedway to look to take over the third position from McCready. Josh Van Brocklin switched to the high side to attempt to take the position from McCready, but as he came high out of turn four, Van Brocklin hit the wall to bring out the yellow. This caution created a two lap dash to the finish. On the restart, Jack Meeks slipped under Bill Plooy for the lead while Luke Whittaker also stuck his nose in for the top spot. Jack Meeks took the win over Luke Whittaker, Rick McCready, Taylor Caprara and Bill Plooy filled out the top five.

Milt Combs and Rick Dusckas led the Pro Street Division Massey’s Furniture Barn, Whitesboro Plow Shop of Watertown, A-Verdi Storage Containers to the green. Milt Combs took the lead of lap one over Shawn Kirby, Rick Dusckas, Steven Gilmore and Rob Martin. Shawn Kirby slipped under Milt Combs to take the lead while David Rogers picked through the field to take over the second position. Sid Harmer Sr. battled heavily for the third position but then suddenly slowed as a left front tire slowed his momentum to the front. The caution flag waved on lap 17 when Mike White and Sid Harmer Sr. slowed on the top of turn number three. Shawn Kirby collected the victory over David Rogers, Mike Durham, Milt Combs and Steven Gilmore.

Pat Sullivan and Matt Marcinko led the Whitesboro Plow Shop, A-Verdi Storage Thunder Stock Division to the green. Phil Desormeau took the lead of lap one over Nick Trapp, Matt Marcinko, Pat Sullivan and Don Woodworth. Phil Desormeau collected the win Nick Trapp, Matt Marcinko, John Holder and Justin Burns.

Chapman’s Can-AmMotorsportsPark will take a break from racing action on Friday August 1st as the Annual Night of Fire and Destruction will be taking center stage. The Monster Trucks will be in action on Friday August 1st along with a $500 to win, Figure 8 Enduro. The Monster Trucks will return on Saturday, August 2nd when a demolition derby along with a HUGE fireworks display will also be on the docket.

Racing action will return in its regular weekly fashion on Friday August 8th when Kost Tire and Massey Furniture Barn will present a full night of racing. Family Autograph Night will highlight the night, as it was previously rained out earlier in the season The Sportsman division will headling the night’s racing action along with the pro street, pro late models, thunder cars, thunder stocks and novice sportsman. For more information on the 2014 season can also be found on the tracks website at www.canammotorsports.com or by contacting Alana Moncrieff at (646) 416-3585.

Dig Safely NY, Whitesboro Plow Shop of Watertown, Subway Sportsman (25 Laps)- Jack Meeks, Luke Whittaker, Rick McCready, Taylor Caprara, Bill Plooy, Brandon Sweet, Brandon Hagan, Mike Prentice, Nick Webb, Anthony Stockman, Jeff Stevenson, Jordan Keruskie, Chris Thurston, Jamie Platt, Craig Collier, Jordan Miller, Josh Van Brocklin, Tiger Chapman, Jeff Hunter, Denny Peebles, Tyler Meeks, Sid Harmer Jr. (DNS) Heat Winners: Bill Plooy, Mike Prentice

Massey’s Furniture Barn, Whitesboro Plow Shop of Watertown, A-Verdi Storage Containers Prostreet (20 Laps) – Shawn Kirby, David Rogers, Mike Durham, Milt Combs, Steven Gilmore, Rick Dusckas, Sid Harmer Sr., Rob Martin, Robert Scott, Mike White, Trevor Halladay, Steve Toomey, Steve Pesarek (DNS)Heat Winners: Robert Martin, Shawn Kirby

SUNY Canton, Bear World, Whitesboro Plow Shop of Watertown, A-Verdi Storage Containers Late Models (20 Laps) – Phil Potts, Caley Weese, Mike Trapp, David McDonald, Billy Eisele, Charlie Sandercock, Elmer Stevenson  Heat Winner: David McDonald

Whitesboro Plow Shop of Watertown, A-Verdi Storage Containers Thunder Cars (12 Laps) –Nick Trapp, Pat Sullivan, Don Woodworth, Dakota Bechler (DQ), Ray Bechler (DQ), OJ White (DQ)    Heat Winner: Ray Bechler

Whitesboro Plow Shop of Watertown, A-Verdi Storage Containers Thunder Stocks (12 Laps) – Phil Desormeau, Nick Trapp, Matt Marcinko, John Holder, Justin Burns, Don Woodworth, Pat Sullivan (DNS)    Heat Winner: Phil Desormeau

Whitesboro Plow Shop of Watertown, A-Verdi Storage Containers Novice Sportsman (15 Laps) – Riley Gill, Brady Gill, Dustin Hutton Heat Winner: Brady Gill

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