WILSON WINS THIRD OF SEASON IN NORTHSIDE AUTO PARTS 35 AT SPEEDWAY 660

Series Release/Photos by Michelle Roy

(GEARY, NB – September 6th, 2021) – Chris Wilson (South Esk, NB) put on a dominating performance on Sunday afternoon at Speedway 660 en route to his third win of the 2021 Atlantic Modified Tour season. After spinning in the opening laps of the race, Wilson was able to rebound to win the Northside Auto Parts 35 on Sunday afternoon at the Geary, New Brunswick oval. It is Wilson’s second win at Speedway 660 this season after winning the Chess Piece Café 35 in July.

Wilson started 5th in the 11 car field and was in possession of the lead by Lap 10, making the pass on point leader Travis Conroy (Miramichi, NB) for the win. Yves McCray’s streak of SpeedWeekend Sunday victories came to an end with a second place finish in the Northside Auto Parts 35. Zean Dutcher (Miramichi, NB) raced from the back to finish third for his fourth podium finish in eight events. Conroy and Kevin Bailey (Minto, NB) completed the top five in the eighth point event of the Atlantic Modified Tour.

Wilson and Conroy picked up heat race victories on Sunday. The Northside Auto Parts took 20 minutes to complete.

UNOFFICIAL FEATURE RESULTS
NORTHSIDE AUTO PARTS 35 – September 5th, 2021
ROUND EIGHT OF 11 – Speedway 660, Geary, NB

1st – #2W Chris Wilson
2nd – #58 Yves McCray
3rd – #55 Zean Dutcher
4th – #7 Travis Conroy
5th – #4 Kevin Bailey
6th -#00 Michael Savoie ®
7th – #12 Steven Curtis
8th – #81W Jamie Weston
9th – #75 Doug Matchett
10th – #05 Brody Levesque ®
11th – #91 Braxton Stafford
DNS – #17 Joe Hoyt

Dave O’Blenis (Boundary Creek, NB) began the weekend in Atlantic Modified Tour victory lane by winning the 35-lap exhibition race on Friday evening. O’Blenis took the lead on a late race restart and held off McCray and Doug Matchett (Miramichi, NB) for the win.

The Atlantic Modified Tour is back in action on Saturday, September 11th at Petty International Raceway with a 50-lap feature on tap. Racing is slated to begin at 6pm.

For more information about the Atlantic Modified Tour, please visit AtlanticModifieds.com.

About the Atlantic Modified Tour:
The Atlantic Modified Tour is a New Brunswick based open wheel modified touring series. Founded in 2003 by Jim Duke, the Atlantic Modified Tour continues to thrill fans across the Province. You can keep up with the Atlantic Modified Tour by liking the Series on Facebook and following the Tour on Instagram (@AtlanticModifieds) or by visiting their website at AtlanticModifieds.com.

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