Scores First Super Cup Victory in First Career Start
Tradition continues in the Super Cup Series. Drivers winning
their first race in their first try has been extended once
again. Rob Jones of Trenton,
has carried on this tradition with his win at Franklin
on Sunday April 17th.
# 39 car qualified a very respectable third and drew the # 6
starting spot, Rob made his way to the front in a very calculating
way ,one position at a time until he see the top spot just in front
of him. Getting to Todd Peck was one thing, getting by was
another thing altogether, after challenging Peck for the top spot
for twenty laps or so the # 39 took the lead and never looked back
for his first victory in the Super Cup Series.
Series has raced at FCS four times and has produced four different
winners. Maybe next year FCS will produce a repeat winner. Rob
and the R & B race team made the move from ARCA trucks to Super
Cup for 2011. R&B
Racing made their presence known with this win in spectacular
fashion and extended the record for first time winners winning in
their first race.
thing that makes this win even more exciting to our series is since
2008 all of the first time winners winning in their first races have
come from Ohio, that in itself is a tradition. This
is very exciting for our series to have this type of winning streak
continue into its fourth season and we would to congratulate the the
entire R&B racing team on their victory at FCS.
say if it ain't broke don't fix it, but sometimes breaking it will
fix it, and that goes for track records. The #51
Harvey Harrison set fast time in qualifying and broke the old track
record so we had to fix a new one, it ain't broke no more and it
belongs to Harvey Harrison. Way to go Harvey.
to the series for 2011 were # 33 Dustin Rottman from Hanover, PA
along with # 07 Grant Andrews from Albrightsville, PA.
Pack and Jason Roberts made their first starts of 2011 and have sent
entries for all the races. Both
Roberts and Pack ran at Hickory
in October of 2010.
of the series regulars returned for 2011 racing season including
Kevin Kromer in the # 77 taking a 5th place and Brian
Harrison sporting a new race car that looked great and performed up
to expectations until an altercation with the outside wall slowed
his progress and left him an 8th place finish. Brandon Harrison's # 5 was back for
another season finishing 7th on the day and Tim
Richardson in the # 90 won
the Charlie Canterbury Hard Charger of the race Award by starting 9th
and finishing 6th. Defending
Champion Jody Harrison had an engine failure in practice and was
offered the opportunity to start Jason Roberts # 7 to get the
points. Another example of "Racin' the way it used to be".
Jason got in the car and finished a very
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