Contributed by: ACT Staff
“King of the Road” Title To Be Decided In 100-Lap Finale
After a summer long battle the 2011 Thunder Road Late Model Champion will be crowned this Thursday, August 25 with a 100 lap finale presented by Aubuchon Hardware and Benjamin Moore Paints.
The “King of the Road” title has been narrowed down to four contenders. Dave Pembroke of Montpelier currently sits atop the standings and will attempt to secure his second career title after winning back in 2007. Pembroke used back-to-back wins including the Mid-Season Championship to pull himself back from an 88 point deficit.Graniteville’s John Donahue led the standings for the majority of the season but now finds himself in second, 38 points out of the lead. Donahue has the most Late Model wins this season at the ¼-mile speedway, including big wins in the Memorial Day Classic and the VT Governor’s Cup. The two-time Tiger Sportsmen Champion will be looking for his first career Thunder Road Late Model title on Thursday night.