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Mohawk Raceway season heats up heading into homestretch


AKWESASNE - Entering the final month of the regular season at Mohawk International Raceway, the intensity is beginning to heat up as championship battles in all divisions begin to take shape.

Another exciting night of racing is in store this Friday night as Brass Horse Pizzeria & Lounge presents a full program of Modifieds, Sportsman, Pro Stocks and Bandits as well as the TUSA Mod Lite Series.

Coming off three consecutive victories, Billy Dunn currently leads the way in the 358 Modified division, but Chris Raabe, Carey Terrance and Brian McDonald all remain in striking distance. Jeff Sykes currently rounds out the top five going into Friday night’s events. In the Sportsman division, Dylan Evoy has won the championship two years in a row by a large margin, but this year he finds himself in a close battle with Corey Wheeler for the title. Wheeler currently holds a 12-point advantage. Last week’s winner Darryl Nutting holds down the third position in points ahead of Brent Kelsey and Mike Arquiette. Stephane Lebrun holds a 12-point advantage in the battle for the Pro Stock championship in front of both Rock Aubin and PJ Peters. Jean Marc Larose has a hefty lead in the Bandit division standings while Joel Hargrave has a 25-point advantage over Harley Brown and Mathieu Robinson in the Mod Lite division.

Pit Gates and Spectator area will open at 4pm. Heat race action will get underway at 7:30p.m. Pit Admission is $25 with DIRTcar License and $30 without. Grandstand Admission is only $12 with children 12 and under admitted free.

Please note that Mohawk International Raceway will be closed Friday, August 9, and will return to action on August 16 as Cedar View Golf Course presents a full show for the Modifieds, Sportsman, Mod Lites and Bandits.

For more informtion, visit the track website at

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