Shawn & Thornton Top Peoria Stocks


PEORIA, Ariz. — Don Shaw and Ricky Thornton Jr. took top honors during the stock car portion of the seventh annual Copper on Dirt program Friday night at Canyon Speedway Park.

Shaw won the West Coast Late Model Series feature, taking the lead at the start and holding off Garrett Alberson to win the non-stop 25-lapper with Pat Door a close third much of the way.  Lance Mathees was fourth with Steve Drake rounding out the top five.

After winning four of six IMCA modified features in Winter Challenge action, Thornton  picked up right where he left off by leading all the way to take the checkered flag ahead of reigning track champion Jason Noll.  The rest of the top five included Logan Drake, Mike Wedelstadt and Ryan Roath.