The Kid’s Alright: Billy Whittaker Wins All-Star Showdown at Eldora

The Kid’s Alright: Billy Whittaker Wins All-Star Showdown at Eldora

ROSSBURG, OH – July 19, 2017 – Billy Whittaker started on the pole and drove the cushion to perfection on his way to victory in the Super DIRTcar Series All-Star Showdown at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday night. While it was a non-points race, it was Whittaker’s first Feature win of any kind with the Series. The Central Square, NY drive was ecstatic in Victory Lane following the race.

“Tony Stewart’s done a heckuva job with this place,” Whittaker said. “I’ve never been here, so for me to roll off with this car and this team, you know I do this part-time, so this is as cool as it gets. Look at this place. All the way around, there’s fans everywhere.”

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7/19/17 – Eldora Speedway NP

ROSSBURG, OH – July 19, 2017 – Billy Whittaker started on the pole and drove the cushion to perfection on his way to victory in the Super DIRTcar Series All-Star Showdown at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday night. While it was a non-points race, it was Whittaker’s first Feature win of any kind with the Series. Whittaker built a sizable lead that Brett Hearn and Billy Decker tried to erase, but fell about five car lengths short. Max McLaughlin and Mat Williamson rounded out the top-five. The All-Star Showdown featured the Super DIRTcar Series full-time drivers and the top-six non-regular finishers from the July 18 full points event. 

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