Lathroum earns $5,000 in Raye Vest opener
WINCHESTER, Va. (Oct. 14) – Jamie Lathroum of Mechanicsville, Md., picked up a $5,000 victory Friday night during the first night of the two-race Raye Vest Memorial at Winchester Speedway.
Lathroum scored the victory over runner-up finisher Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga., and third-place finisher Vic Coffey of Caledonia, N.Y. Jason Covert of York Haven, Pa., was fourth driving a Ernie Davis-owned Rocket Chassis. Rick Eckert of York, Pa., rounded out the race’s top five finishers.
Winchester will host the Raye Vest Memorial finale Saturday night, with $10,000 going to the winner. The event, which was originally scheduled for Aug. 26-27 before being postponed by rain, honors Raye Vest, Eckert’s long-time car owner.
Raye Vest Memorial: (1) Jamie Lathroum, (2) Jonathan Davenport, (3) Vic Coffey, (4) Jason Covert, (5) Rick Eckert, (6) Austin Hubbard, (7) Dan Stone, (8) Jeremy Miller, (9) Mark Pettyjohn, (10) Booper Bare (complete finish unavailable).