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Mike Houghtaling & Brad Litzenberger Earn Checkers At Airborne Speedway

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Dirt Modified Nostalgia Tour

Mike Houghtaling & Brad Litzenberger Earn Checkers At Airborne Speedway

By Jeff Ciglich

Plattsburgh, NY – The Dirt Modified Nostalgia Tour got it’s schedule underway this past Saturday night at the Airborne Speedway here in Plattsburgh, NY. 

Mike Houghtaling of Liberty, NY picked up the win for the Modified class and Brad Litzenbeger of Romulus, NY claimed the Nostalgia honors in the combined feature. Houghtaling would be chased across the line by George Palmer of Clifton Park, NY and newcomer Dan Karl of Lower Rotterdam Junction, NY.

The series resumes action June 26th at the Thunder Mountain Speedway, Center Lisle, NY

Pit notes: A rash of mechanical woes throughout the evening…Alan McDonald graciously handing over his Bill Wimble tribute car to Scott Gauthier for the feature…Palmer with his best DMNT finish to date…Unlimited feature fell to rain…Litzenberger’s second career DMNT feature win…Houghtaling won the Unlimited heat with a 2 barrel crate engine…Kevin Perry with steering issues…Chip Gauthier into the frontstretch wall at the start of the feature, heavy damage.

Nostalgia Heat: 1) 36 Brad Litzenberger 2) 95 Mike Wheeler 3) 33 Alan McDonald 4) 5 Scott Gauthier

Modified Heat: 1) 03 Mike Houghtaling 2) 0 George Palmer 3) 722 Dan Karl 4) 7 Chip Gauthier 5) x99 Kevin Perry DNS 39 Tony Kamburelis

Unlimited Heat: 1) 03 Mike Houghtaling 2) 44 Gus Kamburelis 3) 111 Merv Blackwell 4) 0 George Palmer 5) 7 Chip Gauthier 6) 95 Mike Wheeler

Modified/Nostalgia Feature 1) 03 Mike Houghtaling 2) 0 George Palmer 3) 722 Dan Karl 4) 36 Brad Litzenberger* 5) 95 Mike Wheeler 6) 33x Scott Gauthier 7) 7 Chip Gauthier DNS 39 Tony Kamburelis x99 Kevin Perry 33 Alan McDonald

*Nostalgia Class winner

Unlimited Feature: Rain

Photo Credit: Thomas Hodge

By Jeff Ciglich | Dirt Modified Nostalgia Tour

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