Hirschman Captures Race Of Champions Again

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Matt Hirschman won the Race of Champions 250 for the fourth time in his career on Saturday at Oswego Speedway. (Jay Fish Photo)
Matt Hirschman won the Race of Champions 250 for the fourth time in his career on Saturday at Oswego Speedway. (Jay Fish Photo)
Matt Hirschman won the Race of Champions 250 for the fourth time in his career on Saturday at Oswego Speedway. (Jay Fish Photo)

OSWEGO, N.Y. – Matt Hirschman won the annual Race of Champions 250 for the fourth time in his career on Saturday evening at Oswego Speedway.

Hirschman drove by Patrick Emerling on lap 216 when Emerling got held up behind the lap car of Andy Lewis. Emerling stayed close over the final laps, but was unable to get the position back and settled for second.

The victory was worth $12,500 for Hirschman. Despite finishing second, Emerling locked up the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series championship.

Mike Leaty was third, followed by Andy Jankowiak and Daren Scherer.

The finish:

Matt Hirschman, Patrick Emerling, Mike Leaty, Andy Jankowiak, Daren Scherer, Jimmy Zacharias, Bryan Sherwood, Chris Pasteryak, Tyler Rypkema, Doug Reaume, Amy Catalano, Billy Whittaker, Tommy Catalano, Andy Lewis, Brandon Oltra, Calvin Carroll, Donny Hartzell, George Skora III, T.J. Potrzebowski, Chris Ridsdale, Austin Kochenash, Tommy Rought, Daryl Lewis Jr., Tim Lewis, Chuck Hossfeld, Rusty Smith, Craig Dolphin, Ken Canestrari, Karl Hehr.