East Bay Raceway Park,
Sanction: Non-touring Crate (Scott Thompson Memorial ) - $4,000
Information provided by: Track reports (last updated April 15, 4:12 pm)
Late pass lifts Winger in Thompson Memorial
Scott Thompson Memorial
- Ashton Winger
- Doug Horton
- Phillip Cobb
- Jack Nosbisch Jr.
- Travis Varnadore
Ashton Winger led the final five laps of the Scott Thompson Memorlal.
What won the race: Leading the final five laps of the 50-lap main event after passing race-long leader Phillip Cobb, Georgian Ashton Winger outdistanced Doug Horton to win the 12th annual Scott Thompson Memorial at East Bay Raceway Park. Cobb settled for third after leading the first 45 circuits.
Key notes: Cobb dominated the race early before eventually giving way to Winger. … The annual Scott Thompson Memorial for Crate Late Models, traditionally offers a winning prize of $3,800 in tribute to the Thompson family’s No. 38, but an additional $200 was added the year thanks to a donation by Robert Romano, boosting the winner’s share to $4,000. … Former winners include Keith Nosbisch, Rich Pratt, Doug Horton, Travis Varnadore, Mark Whitener, Jason Fitzgerald and Kyle Bronson. … Nosbisch and Bronson are two-time winners, while Whitener is the only three-time winner.
Winner's sponsors: Winger drives a Rocket Chassis sponsored by Textron Off Road and Johnny Doan Plumbing.
Heat race winners: Phillip Cobb, Mark Whitener, Steve Mathis Jr.
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.