Brad Rouse claims series point lead with fourth place finish
RANSOMVILLE, N.Y. – Saturday, September 6, 2014 – James Michael Friesen took victory in the DIRTcar Sportsman fifty lap series event last Friday night.
Friesen was in a torrid side by side battle with Cody McPherson when a caution slowed the main on lap eighteen. Piloting his Manchester Cable sponsored #52, Friesen set the pace on the restart and maintained the top spot through the remaining laps.
McPherson held on for the runner up position followed by Matthew Desjardins, Brad Rouse, and James Henry. Rouse, strong in fourth, took over the series point lead. A total of thirty starters took the green with twenty on the track at the checkered. Gary Lindberg, Justin Sharp, Rob Clark, Boyd MacTavish, and Derrick Borkenhagen rounded out the top ten.
The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series picks back up Saturday, Sept. 6, with a 50-lap feature at Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ontario.
DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Statistical Report
Friday, September 5, 2014
A-Main Finish – 1. JAMES MICHAEL FRIESEN, 2. Cody McPherson, 3. Matthew Desjardins, 4. Brad Rouse, 5. James Henry, 6. Gary Lindberg, 7. Justin Sharp, 8. Rob Clark, 9. Boyd MacTavish, 10. Derrick Borkenhagen, 11. Greg Martin, 12. Austin Wood, 13. Matt Farnham, 14. Kevin Wills, 15. Jessica Power, 16. Adam Leslie, 17. Louis Jackson Jr., 18. Kenny Wills, 19. Mike Stacey, 20. Allan Wills, 21. Adam Hilton, 22. Scott George, 23. Sean Letts, 24. Jim Zimmerman, 25. Jesse Cotriss, 26. Shane Pecore, 27. Andy Smith, 28. Cory Wheeler, 29. Billy Coleman.
B-Main Winner – Mike Maresca.
Heat Winners – James Michael Friesen, Jesse Cotriss, Shane Pecore, and Greg Martin.
2014 DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Schedule of Events
Date Track Location
Sun., June 1 Cornwall Speedway Cornwall, Ontario M.Pelletier
Wed., July 2 Ransomville Speedway Ransomville, New York J.Sharp
Mon., July 21 Autodrome Granby Granby, Quebec M.Pelletier
Tues., July 22 Autodrome Drummond Drummondville, Quebec S. Pecore
Fri., Sept. 5 Ransomville Speedway Ransomville, NY J. Friesen
Sat., Sept. 6 Merrittville Speedway Merrittville, Ontario
Sun., Sept. 7 Humberstone Speedway Port Colborne, Ontario
Sat., Sept. 13 Mohawk International Raceway Akwesasne, New York
Fri., Sept. 19 Brighton Speedway Brighton, Ontario
Sat., Sept. 20 Le RPM Speedway St. Marcel de Richelieu, QC
Wed., Oct. 8 Cayuga County Fairgrounds Speedway Weedsport, NY
Sat., Oct. 11 New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, NY
Sat., Oct. 18 Brockville Speedway Brockville, Ontario
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