(RICHMOND, VA) The season finale for the ASRS Super Late Model Tour took place Wednesday night at Richmond International Raceway and nobody could have prepared for what was going to happen when the lights came on at the 3/4 mile d-shaped oval. Jim Foose entered the night with a four point advantage over Matt Vaade in the championship standings.
Jonathan Holstein led the field the green flag in the #70 Skeeber Flob’s Chevrolet as the field of 23 prepared for 100 laps of short track racing. It didn’t take long for action to take place and championship battles to heat up. Through it all seven cautions slowed the pace, while six drivers swapped the lead nine times. Mogard took the lead for 81 laps and drove to victory at the end of the race. Jordan Harnish was second, followed by Allan Young, Brad Cross and Ben Nile who rounded out the top five.
Matt Vaade finished ninth after leading a lap mid-race, while Foose finished 12th after a penalty with 20 laps to go sent the #42 back down pit road. Vaade and Foose tied for the championship lead, with Vaade winning out on the tie breaker (3 wins to Foose’s 2 wins).
Next week the ASRS Super Late Model Tour is on track as part of the 19th Annual All American 400, running a 200 lap main event on Wednesday evening. No points will be awarded for the All American 400.