Troy Audet races during Saturday’s race at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven.

WEST HAVEN — Healthy crowds of Hometown Heroes cheered on Devil’s Bowl Speedway competitors Saturday night including Sunoco Sportsman Modified driver Troy Audet, who earned his second win of the season in the 30-lap main event.

Cody O’Brien, Tim Aldrighetti, Adam LaFountain, Logan Dennis and Matt Wade also earned victories on a night honoring first responders and military at the bowl.

Troy Audet and Brent Warren would lead the 28-car Sunoco Sportsman Modified field to the high-flying green silk flown by Bob Bigelow. The two drivers would swap the lead early, with Audet finally securing the top spot for good on lap eight with his G.Stone Commercial number 13A.

Jimmy Davis gave chase in the East Coast Rubbish Removal 24 car racing from 10th to second, but would run out of time.

Johnny Bruno driving his Bruno’s Towing 22 Bicknell was doing some shaking and moving racing his way forward from his ninth starting spot to inside the top five. The Back Road Hair Styles Hair Salon 60W of Anthony Warren raced his way inside the top five.

It would all happen behind Audet, as he’d win his second of the season. Davis, Bruno, Walt Hammond Jr. and Anthony Warren completed the top five finishers.

Audet, Austin Comes and James Hanson were heat race winners. Vince Quenneville earned the CJ Richards Memorial Hard Charger honors, worth a $100 bonus. Quenneville started 23rd and raced his way to ninth.

Twin 20’s for the O’Reilly Auto Parts Limited Sportsman division meant double the action. Springfield driver Cody O’Brien raced from his ftfth starting spot to the win in Twin 20 number 1. He was followed by ‘Santa’ Bob Kilburn, Gary English, Jason Quenneville and Randy Ryan who completed the top five finishers.

In O’Reilly Auto Parts Limited Sportsman twin 20 number 2, it was Bethel driver Tim Aldrighetti who raced his way to victory lane after starting 6th at the drop of the green. He was followed by John Gosselin, William Duprey, Hunter Nutter and Alex Layn who completed the top five.

Mike McGinn, Cody O’Brien and Josh LeClaire earned heat race victories.

Adam LaFountain earned victory in the 20-lap Hoosier Daddy Racing Rookie Sportsman main event. The Starksboro racer started fourth, took the lead on lap 4, and never looked back. Kamden Duffy, Daryl Gebo, Josh Bussino and Holden Bass would round out the top five.

Holden Bass and Adam LaFountain were heat race winners.

Matt Wade claimed victory in the 15-lap Mini Stock A-Main. It’s his first win this season and comes at a good time considering the Fair Haven driver is currently third in championship point standings. He would be followed by Adam Mahoney, Chris Sumner, Chase Allen and Jake Barrows.

Griff Mahoney, Chris Sumner and Austin McKirryher were heat race winners. Nick Melotti won the 10-lap Mini Stock B-Main.

Current point leader Logan Dennis raced his way to another Friend Construction 15-lap 500cc Mini Sprint feature win on Hometown Heroes night. It was his second victory of the season helping extend the point lead for the Whiting driver. Rounding out the top five finishers were Chayton Young, Lane Saville, Chris Lennox and Kevin Smith.

Lane Saville and Gage Provencher were heat race winners.

Next up for Devil’s Bowl Speedway is CCV (Community College of Vermont) night including an appearance by the Mohawk Valley Vintage Dirt Modified Series. All weekly divisions will be in action with pit gates opening at 3 p.m., grandstands opening at 5:30 p.m., and racing scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

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