DeCaire Stars In A Shootout At Punta Gorda

DeCaire Stars
Troy DeCaire (36) races Joey Aguilar Saturday at 417 Southern Speedway. (David Sink photo)

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. – Troy DeCaire continued his winning ways with the Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series by topping Saturday’s 40-lap feature at 417 Southern Speedway.

DeCaire took the lead from fellow veteran Sport Allen on lap 28 and raced out to a 2.128-second victory at the checkered flag.

Allen held off John Inman for the runner-up honors, with Joey Aguilar crossing fourth and Scotty Adams finishing fifth.

Michael Tharp, who paced the first three laps of the feature, faded to seventh in the end.

Other winners during the program included Stuart VanDevender (A Modified), Jacob Wallace (Mini Stock) and Chris Huntoon (Street Stock).

The finish:

1. Troy DeCaire, 2. Sport Allen, 3. John Inman, 4. Joey Aguilar, 5. Scotty Adams, 6. Tommy Nichols, 7. Michael Tharp, 8. Gary Wiggins, 9. Travis Bliiemeister, 10. Rex Keene, 11. LJ Grimm, 12. Ryan Adema III, 13. Francis Crowder, 14. Daniel Miller.


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