Thornton gets fourth straight victory at Show Low
SHOW LOW, Ariz. (June 12) — Ricky Thornton Jr. raced to victory Saturday at Thunder Raceway for his fourth consecutive victory on the Total Seal Southwest Dirt Racing Association and fifth overall of 2010. The third-starting Thornton earned $1,000.
Art Lacy of Casa Grande, Ariz., advanced six positions to finish second followed by fellow Casa Grande driver Mike Tahtinen and six-time SWDRA champion Lonnie Parker Jr. of El Mirage, Ariz. Brad Williams of Arizona City, Ariz., rounded out the top five.
Thornton is two victories shy of Parker’s all-time series record of six consecutive victories set last season.
SWDRA @ Thunder: (1) Ricky Thornton Jr., (2) Art Lacy, (3) Mike Tahtinen, (4) Lonnie Parker Jr., (5) Brad Williams, (6) Karl Tipton, (7) Joey Moriarty, (8) Jerry Fincher, (9) Tommy Hussak, (10) John Romero, (11) Bruce Duckett, (12) James Chavez, (13) Justin Thornton, (14) Brad Whitfield, (15) Marty Hussak, (16) Cory Hemphill, (17) Anthony Madrid, (18) Keith McKinney. Heat race winners (among 18 cars): Madrid, Williams, Parker.