STRAIGHT NASCAR LATE MODEL WINS FOR MATT SCOTT RACING
GROVE, CALIFORNIA (July 6, 2011)
– 19 year-old Matt Scott continued his drive for back-to-back Late
Model championships at All American Speedway by sweeping Saturday
night’s NASCAR Whelen All-American Series twin 50s at the one-third
mile asphalt oval outside Sacramento.
The twin 50 wins
give Scott three straight to go along with this win on June 18, and
his second straight fast-time. The Pine Grove, CA driver now has 17
career NASCAR Late Model wins and 11 career NASCAR Late Model
Scott led time trials with a 13.792 second lap to place him eighth
on the grid after the inversion. Navigating the in a race that saw
several accidents and spinouts, Scott finally cracked the top-five
on lap 17.
On a lap 25
restart, Scott began to close down on the top-two cars. With the
#35 BJB Enterprises / RPM NorCal / Karp Capital Chevrolet running
well, Scott was able to pass Juan Pitta for second on lap 25 and get
past rookie Dylan Hutchison to take the lead on lap 29.
cool during a late charge from Hutchison to take home the win in the
first 50 lap feature. Immediately following the win, Scott spun a
six on the invert wheel for the second race.
At the start of
the second 50 lapper, Scott made a power move on the outside to go
three wide and take over second on lap one. Scott then took over
the lead from Brian Keck on lap six during a restart battle.
The final 44
laps were dominated by Scott as he picked up the win and extended
his points lead to a whopping 52 markers over Juan Pitta and 54
points over 2009 track champ Jason Romero.
Racing will get one week off before returning to action with a 100
lap contest on Saturday July 16 at All American Speedway.
Racing is sponsored by BJB Enterprises, Inc., RPM NorCal, Karp
Capital, Kamps Propane, Jimboy’s Tacos, CatchYourEye.com, Halm Metal
Fab, Pardee Lake Recreation, DoubleTree Hotel Monrovia, Hobbs
Construction, T.A.S. Construction, Sumseeds, Red Corral Auto, and
Blakesley Sports Media.
available for Matt Scott Racing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series, West.
Sponsorship and media inquiries can be forwarded to Steven Blakesley
or (916) 509-7049.
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