Ferrisburgh driver earns first win at Devil’s Bowl
WEST HAVEN — At the Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Saturday, Ferrisburgh veteran racer Jamie Aube took his first win of the season in the Central Vermont Motorcycles Late Model division in a two-segment, scored feature event.
Aube finished second in both 20-lap legs of the race for a total low score of four points. In the battle for second, Robert Bryant Jr., Seth Bridge and Vergennes racer Steve Miller all tied at seven points, but Bryant got the tiebreaker for the runner-up position based on his win in the final segment. Bridge took third, followed by first-segment winner Miller.
Fair Haven’s Billy Lussier won the 30-lap feature race for the Bond Auto Parts Sportsman Modified division, earning first career victory in a wire-to-wire romp.
Jim McKiernan of Moriah Center, N.Y., won the Rosen & Berger Auto Recyclers Renegade division by sweeping two 15-lap scored segments to score a perfect two points. Ray Germain of Bristol finished second with five points.
Eric “Mongo” Messier of Hinesburg nabbed his first career win in the hotly contested Portland Glass Mini Stock race. Messier, runner-up Brad Bertrand of Ferrisburgh, and third-place Harold LaVair were among the drivers that combined for nine lead changes in just 15 laps.
Saturday’s winners and local finishers were:
• Bond Auto Parts Sportsman Modified Feature (30 laps): 1. Lussier; 5. Vince Quenneville Jr., Brandon; 7. Jimmy Ryan, Whiting; 8. Dave Snow, Brandon; 11. Chuck Bradford, Addison.
• Central Vermont Motorcycles Late Model Feature (20 laps x2): 1. Aube; 4. Miller; 6. Josh Masterson, Bristol.
• Rosen & Berger Auto Recyclers Renegade Feature (15 laps x2): 1. McKiernan; 2. Germain.
• Portland Glass Mini Stock Feature (15 laps): 1. Messier; 2. Bertrand; 4. Garrett Given, Cornwall; 12. Kaleb Shepard, New Haven.
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