Contributed by: ACT Staff
Thunder Road International Speedbowl officials have announced that stock car driver Joey Laquerre of East Montpelier, VT has been disqualified from his apparent second-place finish in the NAPA Tiger Sportsman division’s Merchants Bank feature event on Sunday, May 6.
Laquerre’s car was lighter than the allowed minimum weight requirement in post-race inspection, and was stripped of its finish. Laquerre has been penalized all points and purse money earned in the Sportsman portion of the Merchants Bank event.
Pete Ainsworth, Jr. of Middlesex, VT crossed the finish line in third place behind Laquerre and winner Nick Sweet, and now inherits the runner-up position. Chuck Beede, Kevin Campbell, and Justin Hart complete the revised top five finishers.
Thunder Road’s 48th season of exciting stock car racing continues with the Casella Waste Management Mother’s Day Extravaganza on Sunday, May 13. Post time is scheduled for 1:00pm. For more information, call (802) 244-6963 or visit www.thunderroadspeedbowl.com.