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Late Model Stock Roundup (April 9-11)

The past weekend of Late Model Stock racing on the East Coast was one marred by both triumph and tragedy.

Andy Marquis

Sunday was an afternoon of triumph and tragedy for the Late Model Stock community.

While former ValleyStar Credit Union 300 winner and NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series champion Josh Berry celebrated his first career Xfinity Series win at Martinsville Speedway, Franklin County Speedway was grieving over the sudden passing of former track champion Calvin Brooks.

Franklin County Speedway

Tony Housman picked up his first career Late Model Stock victory after the race was shortened due to Brooks’ medical emergency. The 68 year-old would be pronounced dead at a nearby hospital hours later.

Dominion Raceway

Doug Barnes took the win in the first of two Late Model Stock features on Saturday evening but Davey Callihan would pull off the upset in the second race by holding off John Goin for his first win since 2012.

Race No. 1 Top 5:

1. Doug Barnes Jr.
2. Mason Bailey
3. Grayson Cullather
4. Landon Pembelton
5. John Goin

Race No. 2 Top 5:

1. Davey Callihan
2. John Goin
3. Aaron Donnelly
4. Peyton Sellers
5. Mason Bailey

Coastal Plains Raceway

Bradley McCaskill enjoyed a dominant evening on Saturday evening by sweeping both twin features in a car prepared by veteran Louis White.

Race No. 1 Results:

1. Bradley McCaskill
2. Jason York
3. Brandon Clements
4. Paul Williamson
5. Tyler Horne

Race No. 2 Results:

1. Bradley McCaskill
2. T.J. Barron
3. Paul Williamson
4. Gerald Benton
5. Brandon Clements

Orange County Speedway

Joe Valento shook off some early-season struggles in his debut CARS Tour season on Saturday by taking home the victory in the 50-lap Late Model Stock feature on Gary Emmons Memorial Night.

Race Results:

1. Joe Valento
2. Alan Dillard III
3. Daniel Schadt
4. Matt Gould
5. Tracey Chambers

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Brandon White graduated from the University of North Carolina pursuing a career in journalism. Prior to joining Short Track Scene, he worked with the CARS Tour and at Race22. He predominantly covers the CARS Tour as well as other races throughout the year.

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