Even though the APC Auto Parts United Late Models season got off to a delayed start, it was still action packed from the very first event at Jukasa Motor Speedway to the final laps in their return to the crown jewel a month later. Six races over the span of two months saw a little bit of everything, with Jo Lawrence scoring his first career series championship.
As we look back at the year, here is a glance at the season that was in a statistical sense.
2 drivers scored feature wins – Brandon Watson and Lawrence
2.8 was the second-best average finish of all drivers, set by Watson, across all five events
3rd in the season-opener at Jukasa was the best finish for 2019 series champion Matt Pritiko
4 victories certainly helped Lawrence en route to the championship
4 drivers scored more than two top-five’s this season – Watson, Lawrence, Shepherd, and Shae Gemmell
5 top-five’s for Lawrence was the most of any driver, giving him a perfect season
5 top-10’s for Lawrence, Shepherd, and Watson was the most of all drivers, giving them all perfect seasons
7th was the fourth-best average finish of all drivers, set by D.J. Kennington, across three starts
7.8 was the fifth-best average finish of all drivers, set by Gemmell, across all five events
9 of Watson held off J.R. Fitzpatrick in a late-race battle to the checkered for the win at Sauble Speedway
11 drivers scored at least one top-five in 2020
16 drivers ran all five events in 2020
29 of Ryan Kimball showed speed at Sunset Speedway with a season-best fourth-place finish.
32 of Treyten Lapcevich scored a pair of top-five’s as he continues to chase his first win in the series
41 drivers ran at least one event in 2020
55 of Gary Adriaensen impressed in his rookie season on the tour with a fourth in the season finale at Jukasa
77 of Darrell Lake showed speed at Jukasa with a sixth-place finish
83 of Dale Shaw proved he can still get the job done with a third-place finish in the season finale at Jukasa
Categories: United Late Models of Ontario Tour