Tanner VanDoren Is First Time Slingshot Winner; Nowatarski Makes It Three Straight in Jr. Slingshots
by Barry Angstadt
Kutztown, PA – One could not help but notice that there was a special vibe, a certain magical feeling in the air on Wednesday night at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds.
It was Kenny Brightbill Appreciation Night, and his legion of fans turned out in droves to help the “Shillington Slingshot” celebrate his 50th (and most likely, his final) year of driving race cars. It’s surprising that Brightbill could even grip the steering wheel of his No. 19 SpeedSTR because his hand had to be cramping from signing so many autographs during the evening’s festivities.
Always known for his toughness behind the wheel, Brightbill did race on Wednesday. He was collected in a few tangles during the 30-lap main for the SpeedSTRs, but survived to finish fourth as Billy Pauch Jr. earned his second win of the season. The triumph propelled (more…)