Bachetti Posts Second Place Finish in Mr. DIRT Track USA
Event at Lebanon Valley Speedway; Top Ten Finishes in
Both Weekly Events
Craig Revelle - Finish Line Web Design - August 19, 2014
past week was scheduled to be one of the busiest of the
season for Andy Bachetti and the Bachetti Motorsports
night was the ‘Hot Summer Night’ event at Penn Can
Speedway, with Thursday night at Lebanon Valley Speedway
as they hosted the Mr. DIRT Track USA race followed by
the usual weekly events at Accord Speedway and Lebanon
Can Speedway didn’t stand a chance against Mother
Nature on Tuesday and Brett Deyo and the Penn Can
officials made an early decision to postpone the race
due to heavy rain. The
‘Hot Summer Night’ event at Penn Can was postponed
until September 9th.
Valley was up next with their Mr. DIRT Track USA event
as of the Big Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series.
Bachetti qualified with the second fastest time
of the night in time trials, earning a front row
starting spot in the qualifying heat race.
Andy maintained a second place position, earning
a spot in the random redraw for a top 12 starting
position in the 100 lap main event.
By luck of the draw, Bachetti pulled position
number one, and lined up on the inside of the front row
as they rolled onto the race track.
He jumped out to the early race lead, and had
opened up a pretty good advantage through the first 20
laps before lapped traffic started to become an issue.
Bachetti held the lead until lap 28, while be
battled in heavy traffic.
Andy entered the night as defending race winner,
but would have to settle for second place in 2014.
seemed to be catching the leader again towards the end
of the race, but we just couldn’t get a good enough
run to get up and challenge for the lead”, says
car was really good tonight, it was a good night for
Speedway was up next on Friday night.
Bachetti wanted to get some seat time in the Dave
Zubikowski #11 with the possibility of running some
bigger events later in the year in that car.
Andy started deep in the field and battled to a
10th place finish.
car was ok, but definitely room for improvement”, says
am confident in the potential that this car and I look
forward to another opportunity later in the season”.
was back to Lebanon Valley Speedway on Saturday night
looking for another big night.
He started the feature from the 14th
position and had worked his way forward.
The handling started to go away on the car and he
would have to settle for a ninth place finish.
felt like the brakes were hanging up a bit, and it was
just killing our corner speeds”, he adds.
“We were good for about 10 laps before the car
will return to Accord Speedway this Friday night looking
to make up 17 points as he battles for the 2014
will also return to Lebanon Valley Speedway on Saturday
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