Russo Masters Hornet Special At Holland


HOLLAND, N.Y. – Ben Russo picked up the win in the 50 lap Hornet feature event on Rupp Overhead Door, WNY Heroes and VSP Marketing Group night at the Holland NASCAR Motorsports Complex on Saturday night.

Lee Sharpsteen was the winner of the visiting Big 10 Super Stocks. Kirk Totten drove away to his first Getzoni Agency NASCAR Pro Modified feature of the season. Eldon King III won the McClurg Auto Group NASCAR Late Model main event while Dave Wilson Jr. won his first Bank of Holland Charger feature of the season.

Third generation driver Camden Barber won the NYPAMA TQ Midgets. Defending M&M U Pull It Figure 8’s Champion Jason Adams from Glenwood, NY picked up the Figure 8 feature event.

Josh Hill and Robert Palmer led the field of Hornets to the green flag for their 50 lap feature event and it was Hill leading early on and it was Kenny Hejna being scored the leader at the end of lap one. Ben Russo and Bill Lutz battled for second place with Russo reeling in Hejna and it was Russo taking over the race lead on lap number four.

Cousins Chris Powers and Tony Carbone battled for fourth and both drivers got around Bill Lutz to move into positions three and four at the end of lap seven. Carbone quickly went to work passed Hejna for third on lap nine while Chris Powers started to set his sights on race leader Russo.

The first yellow of the event came out on lap 16 for Destiny Koningisor who spun in turn four. The advantage that Russo had on the field was erased as on the restart, he saw the 17 ride of Chris Powers next to him. On the restart it was Russo pulling away from the field with Powers running in second.