Two Winners in Twin 50's at Shenandoah Speedway
North Carolina (August 29, 2009) - On Saturday, August 29, Shenandoah Speedway fans got to
see two Super Cup races with two different winners in the same
For the second time in 2009, the Super Cup Series held
twin fifty lap races. The afternoon began with Harvey Harrison of
Renick WV setting the fast time and winning the pole for both of
Race # 1
Harrison # 51 began as the leader and was able to lead all
the laps with the #71 of Tyler Nuckles in hot pursuit. Nuckles tried
to get by Harrison running side by side for several laps, but the
#51 was able to remain the leader. The caution flag flew on lap
forty eight for a single car spin in turn four. The restart allowed
the field to tighten up, and when the green flag flew again the # 51
took off and the # 71
of Nuckles went to the
bottom while # 75 Jody Harrison went to the top.
The two touched sending the # 75 into the outside wall
which put an end to his night. The # 71 came into the pits for
repairs and finished fifth in the first fifty lap race of the night
while Harvey Harrison celebrated his victory of race # 1 of the Twin
Race # 2
The second race of the night had # 51 Harrison on the pole
and # 71 Nuckles outside.
Nuckles and Harrison charged turn one on the start and ran
two wide for the best part of the race creating great racing
excitement for the Shenandoah Speedway fans! Tyler edged out
Harrison and went on to win the seasons final race, making it six
wins in his rookie year!
The season ending awards presentation saw Tyler Nuckles
win the Super Cup Championship for the 2009 racing season. Finishing
second in the points was two time winner Harvey Harrison.
Michael Mohelski of the # 12 won the race at Ona speedway
in July, and went on to become the 2009 Super Cup Rookie of the year
and he claimed third
place in the final point standings. Rounding out the top 5 was #77
Kevin Kromer finishing fourth and Jody Harrison of the #75 car
finishing fifth. Congratulations to all drivers for a great season
of spectacular racing and to the Super Cup Series on its completion
of another year!
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