Sprints & Midgets

Chester Nabs Southwest Sprint Run

Billy Chester won his first ASCS Southwest Region feature event at Canyon Speedway Park Saturday evening. (Terry Shaw Photo)

PEORIA, Ariz. – Billy Chester and Ricky Thornton, Jr., were among Saturday night’s feature winners as Canyon Speedway Park presented its second annual Father’s Day Classic.

While Chester captured his first career winged sprint-car win in ASCS Southwest Region action and Thornton, Jr., reeled off his second IMCA modified triumph in a row, other winners included Ty Weidner in pure-stock, Joe Peterson in bombers and Eddie O’Neil in dwarf cars.

Chester snared his first ASCS Southwest Region feature win after starting from the second row outside. Chester took the checkered flag in front fellow second row starter Dalten Gabbard.

After becoming the fifth different winner in as many IMCA modified feature events one week earlier, Ricky Thornton, Jr., rallied from the 14th starting position for his second win in a row.

Ty Weidner took advantage of a pole starting position by racing to his third pure-stock feature win of the year.

Joe Peterson claimed his first bomber win of the year from the pole starting position. Eddie O’Neil became the third different winner in as many dwarf car outing at CSP this year.

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