WEST VALLEY CITY -- Utah race fans turned out in full force to see the Maverik Modifieds double main Saturday night at Rocky Mountain Raceways.
The Maverik Modifieds kicked off the night of racing with a fifty-lap main event. Roger Wilson and Michael Hale battled for first; Wilson took the win after beating Hale on an outside restart in lap 45. Hale came in second, with Lynn Hardy third.
In the second main event, Lynn Hardy charged through the field for the win, again battling a competitive Hale. The two championed racers drove hard; a caution in lap 35 brought the field together for a side-by side restart. With 15 laps to go, Hale went inside and Hardy went outside, surging ahead for the win. Hale came in a close second,with Mark Ith Jr. third.
Other winners included Wilson (Maverik Modifieds A main), Hardy (Maverik Modifieds B main), Greg Young (Super Stocks), Cory Hutchings (Figure-8 Cars), and Tracy Rider (Mini Cups).
ASA Racing will continue for the America First Credit Union Super Oval on Monday with the Young Chevrolet Military Appreciation Night featuring Winged Sprints, Focus Midgets, Hornets, Figure-8 Cars and HR Equipment Figure-8 Trains.
Military personnel and veterans will receive free spectator admission with valid ID at the ticket booth; accompanying family members will receive half-price admission.
Rocky Mountain Raceways Memorial Day celebration on Monday is part of the Northwest Winged Sprint's Speed Week. The series will include racers from western Canada, Idaho and Utah.
The Speed Week will commence at Magic Valley Speedway, in Twin Falls, Idaho on Saturday and culminate at Meridian Speedway in Boise, Idaho on May 30 and June 1-2.
The Northwest Winged Sprint series will draw large car counts that will challenge racers and delight fans. The Winged Sprints are the fastest race cars to hit the America First Credit Union Super Oval; traveling at speeds of more than 110 miles per hour.