Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Vision Aviation Racing Continues To Fly Toward Championship

Las Vegas natives and Vision Aviation Racing teammates Justin Johnson and Dusty Davis continued their march toward a 1-2 points finish in the NASCAR Super Late Models on Saturday night at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale. Johnson started the evening by winning the first 40-lap race. It was his fourth consecutive win in the premier class. Davis finished second in the race, with Corona's Jason Patison finishing in third.

Davis would follow in his teammates footsteps in the second race, dominating from the start and capturing his third win of the year. Randel King of Fontana finished second, with Johnson rounding out the top three. Johnson holds a 24-point advantage over Davis after 11 races.

Brian Deegan, the former X-Games star and founder of the Metal Mulisha freestyle motocross team made his NASCAR debut in the Super Late Model races, finishing in 10th and 11th in the two races.

Santee's Darren Amidon captured his third straight win in the Legends race. Amidon held off points leader Brent Scheidmantle of Alta Loma. Alta Loma's Tom Landreth finished third.

Michael Zimmerman, a driver from Hemet, pulled off the upset of the night while winning his first Southwest Tour Trucks race at Toyota Speedway. Zimmerman passed points leader Jeff Williams late when Williams' truck caught fire. Both the driver and truck were alright. Alta Loma's Gus Nanos finished second, with Gilbert, AZ native Tom Mikla battling back from an early wreck to finish third.

Roman Lagudi, from Las Vegas, picked up his first ever win in the NASCAR S2 race. Lagudi beat teammate Joe Anderson of Valencia. Laguna's David Busby rounded out the top three, giving the High Point Racing team a sweep of the podium.

Barefoot Billy Ziemann led all twenty laps in the Outlaw Figure Eight's race. Steve Stewart finished second, followed by Rod Proctor.

Taylor Cuzick won the 50-lap ASA Truck race. Cuzick beat Joey Licata and Mike Herda for the win in the caution-free event.

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