Photo Finish Decides Sportsman Classic at Weedsport

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. — After a series of thrilling lead changes, Richard Murtaugh claimed Weedsport Speedway’s $2,500-to-win Sportsman Classic 75 with a last-lap, photo finish pass. “I thought we had one more lap to go,” said Murtaugh. Murtaugh threw the switch on Lap 25 and started moving aggressively towards the front. “That’s one of the adjustments we have in the cars that I can work with. Like Murtaugh, Waldron drove to the front after the Lap 25 restart which followed a red flag for an incident in Turn 1 involving Tony Finch II and Tyler Stevenson. But on Lap 54, Waldron got a huge run, passed Murtaugh, and cleared two lapped cars for a cushion between them. “When I was leading, I kept catching lapped cars and catching lapped cars. Maybe I should have driven through the lapped car but that’s not how I race.

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