Contributed by: ACT Staff
Hometown stock car drivers swept the top three finishing positions in the 30-lap NAPA Tiger Sportsman feature on Merchants Bank Opening Day at Barre, VT’s Thunder Road. Scott Coburn scored his fourth career win in a slugfest event. Coburn’s VT Shifter Karts/M&M Beverage #1 Chevrolet ran from the pole starting position for the win. Barre’s Shawn Sicard and David Finck completed the podium finishers.
Tom Therrien of Hinesburg and Pete Ainsworth of Middlesex finished fourth and fifth, respectively. Brendan Moodie, Derrick O’Donnell, Tony Rossi, Doug Crowningshield, and Craig Bushey were rest of the unofficial top ten.
Dave LaFleche of Graniteville scored his first career Allen Lumber Street Stock victory with a final-corner pass of Hardwick’s “Super” Joe Fecteau. Tim Campbell of West Topsham and Josh LaCourse of Barre completed the unofficial top five.