Race Reports

Glenn Watson Dominates Super Late Model Feature at Sunset Speedway

Taking the lead just before halfway, Glenn Watson dominated the Fast Eddie Super Late Model feature on Saturday night at Sunset Speedway.

Kicking off the night, he wasn’t the quickest in time trials, with Kelly Balson setting the fastest lap at 13.872 seconds. Watson was second at 13.880 seconds, followed by Derrick Tiemersma (13.958), Sean Grosman (14.077), and Brad Corcoran (14.140).

With the invert in play, it’d be Kerry Micks starting pole ahead of Paul Howse, Brad Corcoran, Sean Grosman, Derrick Tiemersma, Glenn Watson, Kelly Balson, Gary Passer, Adrian Foster, and Ian Bourque.

The drop of the green flag saw a battle for the lead side-by-side with Micks and Howse, with Howse getting the top spot on Lap 3 ahead of Micks, as Corcoran and Tiemersma went side-by-side for third behind them. Tiemersma got the spot on Lap 4, with Watson following him through for fourth. Corcoran now ran fifth, with Grosman and Balson side-by-side for sixth.

Tiemersma continued to move forward as he got alongside Micks for second at Lap 6, completing the pass a lap later and bringing Watson through with him for third. Watson then got alongside Tiemersma for second at Lap 9, completing the pass a lap later, with Corcoran getting alongside Micks for fourth. Corcoran got the spot on Lap 11, bringing Balson through with him for fifth. Micks now ran sixth ahead of Grosman, Bourque and Foster.

Grosman then looked to make his way forward, getting alongside Micks for sixth at Lap 13, and completing the pass two laps later, as Passer headed down pit road. Foster then made his move, getting alongside Bourque for seventh at Lap 19, and completing the pass a lap later.

At the front of the field, Watson was able to track down Howse for the lead, getting alongside him for the top spot at Lap 21. He’d complete the pass a lap later, taking the lead. Howse now ran second ahead of Tiemersma, Corcoran, Balson, Grosman, Micks, Foster, and Bourque. Foster continued to make his way forward, passing Micks for seventh at Lap 30. Unfortunately, Bourque’s run came to an end at Lap 57 as he made his way down pit road with a problem.

Tiemersma would suffer a mechanical issue, ripping the third link out of the chassis. As a result, Corcoran was able to pass him for third on Lap 59, followed by Balson making a pass on him with two laps to go for fourth.

Glenn Watson led the rest of the way en route to scoring the victory ahead of Paul Howse, Brad Corcoran, Kelly Balson, Derrick Tiemersma, Sean Grosman, Adrian Foster, Kerry Micks, Gary Passer, and Ian Bourque.

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