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Coltin Everingham Edges Out Semeraro for Victory at Sunset Speedway

It came down to the last lap right at the line, but Coltin Everingham had enough to hold the lead, and score the victory on Saturday night at Sunset Speedway.

Stefan Semeraro won the first heat ahead of Nick Tooley, Ethan Constable, Johnny Morrison, Frank Davey, Tom Walters, and William Hughes.

Dustyn Mombourquette won the second heat ahead of Coltin Everingham, Brandon Passer, Justin Holmes, Gerrit Tiemersma, Mike Weeda, and Herb Walters.

The third heat featured a quick caution on Lap 9 for Tom Walters spinning Constable. Johnny Morrison picked up the win ahead of Semeraro, Tooley, Davey, Constable, Hughes, and Walters.

Justin Holmes won the final heat ahead of Weeda, Everingham, Herb Walters, Mombourquette, Passer, and Tiemersma.

Come feature time, Coltin Everingham started pole ahead of Nick Tooley, Stefan Semeraro, Johnny Morrison, Justin Holmes, Dustyn Mombourquette, Ethan Constable, Mike Weeda, Brandon Passer, Frank Davey, Herb Walters, Gerrit Tiemersma, Tom Walters, and William Hughes.

Everingham and Tooley started off the feature side-by-side, as Semeraro and Morrison battled for third. Everingham would get the lead on Lap 3, with Semeraro moving into second a lap later. Justin Holmes would run third as of Lap 5, with Johnny Morrison moving up to fourth a lap later ahead of Tooley and Constable. Constable would then get alongside Tooley for fifth at Lap 7, as Mombourquette and Weeda battled for seventh.

At the front of the field, Semeraro got alongside Everingham for the lead at Lap 8, as Holmes continued to run third ahead of Morrison, Constable, Tooley, and Weeda, with Mombourquette and Passer battling for eighth. The battle for the lead almost got interesting on Lap 11, as Holmes looked three-wide on the top-two, but he thought better of that move.

The leaders would remain side-by-side with Holmes still third ahead of Morrison and Constable, with Weeda now alongside Tooley for sixth at Lap 12. Tooley would hold him off, with Passer instead making the move to get up to seventh.

Back at the front, Everingham managed to hold off Semeraro, clearing him for the top spot at the halfway mark of the 30-lap feature. Holmes continued to run third ahead of Morrison, Constable, Passer, and Herb Walters, with Weed alongside Tooley for eighth. Weeda would get the spot on Lap 18, bumping Tooley back to ninth ahead of Mombourquette.

The battles continued around the track, with Constable getting alongside Morrison for fourth at Lap 19, completing the pass a lap later. Passer ran sixth ahead of Herb Walters, Weeda, Tooley, Mombourquette, Tiemersma, and Tom Walters. Tiemersma would pass Mombourquette for 10th at Lap 23, getting alongside Tooley for ninth a lap later as Hughes headed down pit road. The move paid off for Tiemersma, as he was able to move into ninth with four laps to go.

At the front of the field, Stefan Semeraro tried once again to make the move on Coltin Everingham, getting back alongside him with three laps to go. Despite the effort, it wasn’t enough, as Everingham would edge him out at the line for the feature victory. Justin Holmes finished third, followed by Ethan Constable and Johnny Morrison.

Brandon Passer finished sixth, followed by Herb Walters, Mike Weeda, Gerrit Tiemersma, and Nick Tooley. Dustyn Mombourquette finished 11th, followed by Tom Walters, Frank Davey, and William Hughes.


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