Wight Whips ‘Em for $10,000 and Guaranteed NAPA Super DIRT Week Start

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Plattsburgh Airborne Speedway shines in 100-lap Border Battle, Wight Wins over Sheppard and Johnson

PLATTSBURGH, NY – July 1, 2019 – Lightning Larry Wight took advantage of a restart at the halfway point to drive by Matt Sheppard while riding the cushion on the extreme outside line of the half-mile race track. Wight and the Gypsum Racing team went home $10,000 richer and now have a guaranteed starting position in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII in October at Oswego Speedway. Runner-up Matt Sheppard drove to the front early, passing both Mat Williamson and then leader Brett Hearn in one fell swoop. Sheppard had built a massive half-track lead but after the bottom line went away for him he lost speed. In third place came the No. 27J of Danny Johnson who battled hard in the top ten all night to earn his podium result.

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07/01/19 — Plattsburgh Airborne Speedway

PLATTSBURGH, NY – July 1, 2019 – Lightning Larry Wight takes advantage of a restart at the halfway point to drive passed Matt Sheppard on the outside. Wight and the Gypsum Racing team went home $10,000 richer and now have a guaranteed starting position in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII in October at Oswego Speedway. Runner-up Matt Sheppard drove to the front early, passing both Mat Williamson and then leader Brett Hearn for the lead. Sheppard had a massive half-track lead at one point but after the bottom line went away for him, he lost his speed. In third place came the No. 27J of Danny Johnson who battled hard in the top ten all night to earn his podium result. 

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Danny Johnson Shocks Matt Sheppard with Late Race Pass

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Battle of Plattsburgh 100 at Airborne Park Speedway Won by Danny Johnson on Lap 98 Restart

PLATTSBURGH, NY – July 31, 2018 – The defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion, NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVI Champion, and current Championship points leader had the fastest car at Airborne Park Speedway in Hot Laps, Time-Trials, and 98/100 laps of the Battle of Plattsburgh 100. But then, on a lap 98 restart, The Doctor Danny Johnson, racing the Ray Graham no. 21G Big-Block Modified, went to the bottom of the track in turn one and passed Matt Sheppard down the backstretch for the win. Max McLaughlin the HBR Motorsports no. 6H grabbed the final podium stop after battling in the top five all race. Erick Rudolph, who spent most of the night chasing Sheppard in second place, seemed to lose some speed and fell back to the fourth position to end the night.

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