Wes Falk claims victory in 2012 season opener at Langley Speedway
Wes Falk came through with a win on opening night of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series at Langley Speedway, earning a victory Saturday, April 7 in the Pomoco Auto Group 100 for the EZ Auto in Newport News Late Model Stock Cars.
Falk took the lead on lap 89 and held on for the win. Greg Edwards led for the first 62 laps after starting on the pole.
Brandon Gdovic finished second while Danny Edwards Jr. finished third. C.E. Falk and Casey Wyatt took fourth and fifth, respectively.
In the Larry King Law Super Trucks, Troy Turnage and Robbie Davis each earned a win in the twin 20-lap races.
Turnage grabbed the lead on lap five in the first race and never looked back. Tommy Nixon held the edge during the first four laps out of the pole position. Davis ended up second while Nixon was third.
Davis battled hard in the second race, though, and took the lead on lap 17 en route to the victory. Chris Munger finished second.
Bill Eaker took the lead early on in the Savita-Pets.com UCAR Feature and never looked back. He moved into the lead on lap four of the 25-lap race.
Eaker started on the pole but trailed Sammy Gaita for the first three laps. Gaita stayed close throughout the race, but Eaker managed to hang on. Gaita was the runnerup.
Bobby Hall came out on top in the 30-lap Standard Welding Pro Sixes, taking control after a midrace restart. Anthony Perez took second as he moved ahead of Steve Williams late in the race. Williams started on the pole.
Charlie-Ray Lora was the winner in the Rhonda Claiborne, Realtor HRKC Pro Winged Champ Karts. He was awarded the victory after David Millard and Mark Brooks, the two finishers, failed post-race inspections.
The race was scheduled to go for 20 laps but was halted after 16 because a couple of extended cautions put the field in a fuel mileage bind.