Scott Heckert Captures First Career Win with Bully Hill Vineyards 125 Victory
Kenzie Ruston records top-10 finish at Watkins Glen International
Andrew Ranger led going into the final lap of the Bully Hill Vineyards 125 when a last lap pass had Scott Heckert taking the green-and-white checkered flag in Friday’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race at Watkins Glen International.
WATKINS GLEN, NY – Andrew Ranger led going into the final lap of the Bully Hill Vineyards 125 when a last lap pass had Scott Heckert taking the green-and-white checkered flag in Friday’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race at Watkins Glen International.
A late race caution found Ranger beating Cole Custer on the final restart to The Glen finish line. The two battled it out until Heckert found an opening, passing both drivers on the final lap exiting Turn 1.
Custer lost control of his No. 00 Chevrolet exiting the final turn, hitting the sand barrels at the entrance of Pit Road to finish 16th.
NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Championship point leader Ben Rhodes finished third in the Bully Hill Vineyards 125. Kenzie Ruston posted a top-10 finish in her No. 96 Bully Hill Vineyards Chevrolet.
Friday’s race marks the return of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East to The Glen since 2009. Watkins Glen International is one of only two road courses on the 16 event schedule.
On Saturday, the 10th anniversary Zippo 200 begins at 2 p.m. with NASCAR Nationwide qualifying (9:40 a.m.) and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying (11:40 a.m.) starting the day at WGI. Green flag for Sunday’s Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen is 1 p.m.
WGI Ticket Office opens at 8 a.m.
Mark your calendars for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend at The Glen August 7 - 10. Start the weekend with the Bully Hill Vineyards 125 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race Friday, August 8, followed by the Nationwide Series Zippo 200 Saturday, August 9, and NASCAR Sprint Cup Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen Sunday, August 10. Tickets may be purchased by calling 866.461.RACE or online at www.TheGlen.com. Keep up with The Glen on Facebook and Twitter. Download The Glen’s free mobile app, The Glen, from the App Store or Google Play.
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