Contributed by: ACT Staff
Stock car driver Cris Michaud of Northfield tightened the track championship point battle at Barre’s Thunder Road with a victory in the 50-lap Times Argus Mid-Season Championship race on Thursday night. The win, his third of the season, came in a race that awarded double points, bringing him to within six points of leader Eric Williams, unofficially.
Trampas Demers of South Burlington finished second over Montpelier’s Phil Scott, in a season-best third place. Williams, of Hyde Park, finished in fourth over Middlesex racer Dave Pembroke. Dave Whitcomb, Joe Becker, John Donahue, rookie Tony Andrews, and Brett Wheeler completed the unofficial top ten finishers in order.
Michaud, who entered the night 18 points behind Williams, now trails 533-527, unofficially. Scott and Pembroke are tied at third with 500 points each, while Donahue sits fifth at 480.