Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified Feature Event Highlights from Land of Legends Raceway in Canadaigua, New York on July 4th, 2019.
McLaughlin led 99 laps until tangling with Rudolph coming to checkers as Sheppard adds fourth Series win of 2019
CANANDAIGUA, NY — July 4, 2019 — It took 99-and-a-half laps, but the packed grandstands at Land of Legends Raceway saw a huge Fourth of July fireworks display in the middle of turns three and four on Thursday night when Max McLaughlin and Erick Rudolph made heavy contact in a final turn battle for the checkered flag.
Canandaigua, NY – Thursday, July 4 – On lap ninety-nine out of one hundred Max McLaughlin and Erick Rudolph swapped the lead and made heavy contact in the final corner coming to the checkered flag. A few laps before that Matt Sheppard made a stunning three-wide move going into turn three to get into a podium position. As it turned out, that was the winning move. Billy Dunn crossed the finish line in second place after spending a majority of the race battling wheel-to-wheel in the top 3. In third place, outside pole sitter Just Wright kept his nose clean and finished an impressive third place.
CANANDAIGUA, NY – The stars and cars of the Super DIRTcar Series have pounded around the Canandaigua, NY dirt oval nearly every year since 1976. Forty-five Super DIRTcar Series events have been completed at Land of Legends Raceway, with Hoosier Racing TIre Weekly Championship competitor Alan Johnson leading all drivers with six Series wins. The …