With anticipation of the mega-dollar DIRTcar 'Build Your Bank Challenge' presented by Phelps Cement Products and Canandaigua Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram reaching a crescendo during the final weekend of September, in truly fitting fashion encore performances by weekly Saturday night stars Erick Rudolph and Kevin Root brought down the curtain on the 2019 season at Land Of Legends Raceway.
It only took an extra day as promoter Paul Cole's second special of the month was extended to Sunday for the second time as rain once again soaked the Ontario County Fairgrounds oval midway through the fast-paced race program.
In what may amount to his swan song on the Northeastern sprint car circuit, Frenchman Steve Poirier was right on key after sweeping the extended three-day weekend at Land Of Legends Raceway.
The rain-delayed New York Nationals short-track extravaganza closed out Sunday afternoon and for first-ever 360 Sprint Car event winner Poirier, he probably wouldn't mind an entire speedweek at the Ontario County Fairgrounds oval where he now owns an even half-dozen feature wins in winged competition.
Veteran wingmen Steve Poirier and Jason Barney officially launched promoter Paul Cole's first-ever New York Nationals on Friday night, each banking a cool $1,000 for victories in the 360 Sprint Car 'Twin 15s' Qualifiers at Land Of Legends Raceway.
Both past winners at LOLR, Frenchman Poirier and CNY standout Barney, along with race runner-ups Jordan Thomas andJonathan Preston, advanced to tomorrow's special pole dash that will determine the front rows' starting line-up for Saturday's $5,000-to-win main event.