Williamson Keeps Rolling At Merrittville


THOROLD, Ontario – Defending S&W Service Centre 358 Modified track champion Mat Williamson scored his sixth feature win of the season as the Seaway Mall presented the racing program at Merrittville Speedway on Saturday night.

Rob Knapp and Shayne Pierce were on the front row for the S&W Service Centre Modifieds with Knapp showing the way as Tim Jones and Todd Gordon battled for third on the opening circuit.

Pierce and Jones would pull away as a multi-car battle mid-pack took place with Bowman, Williamson, Bicknell, Lindberg, and Susice. Jones would look underneath Pierce for the lead on several occasions during the races’ early stages but Pierce would keep the lead.

Williamson would enter the top five before the halfway mark and would close in on Bicknell for third. The leaders would hit lap traffic on lap 22, just as Williamson passed Bicknell for third. Williamson would work by Jones to move into second on lap 26 and would close in on Pierce for the lead.

Williamson would take the lead on lap 29 after passing Pierce on the back straightaway. Williamson would go on to score the win, his sixth of the season.

Chad Chevalier won round two of the David Chevrolet King of the Crates for the David Chevrolet DIRTcar Sportsman. Rob Murray scored his fourth Hoosier Stock win of the season. Josh Sliter scored his fourth Doidge Building Centres Mod Lites feature of the season. Anthony Kelly Jr. scored his second Central Fabricating 4 Cylinder feature win of the season.