LICATA WINS BIG IN MODIFIED DEBUT AT STOCKTON 99 SPEEDWAY
CALIF. (JUNE 30, 2010)
– Joey Licata, Jr. gave Ron Sutton’s Winner’s Circle its first ever
Modified win in Saturday night’s NASCAR Whelen All-American
Series-sanctioned action at Stockton 99 Speedway in Stockton, Calif.
year-old is the 2009 ASA TRUCK SERIES champion and leads the points
in the 2010 ASA TRUCK SERIES. He also drives in NASCAR Auto Club
Late Models for Tim Huddleson’s High Point Racing.
Winner’s Circle driver development team is based on Sacramento,
Calif. and its Modified team includes multi-car efforts at both
Stockton 99 Speedway and All American Speedway.
the #7 Ron Sutton’s Winner’s Circle / Star Racing Supply Modified to
the pole around the quarter-mile asphalt oval with a time of 14.562
finishing third in his heat race, it was time for the trophy dash.
Licata started on the pole, led all four laps, and stretched his
lead to 1.2 seconds at the stripe.
The 30 lap
feature was more of the same for Licata. He paced the field easily,
leading all 30 laps of the contest and accumulating another large
win was the first for the quickly growing Ron Sutton’s Winner’s
Circle Modified team. Licata now has six top-two finishes nearing
the halfway point of his 2010 season.
“Joey took to
the Modifieds like a fish to water,” driver coach Ron Sutton said.
“We are very excited to have Joey in our Modified a few more times
later this year and also excited to see him continue his strong runs
in the trucks and late models!”
return to the seat of the RSWC Modified on August 28 at All American
Speedway in Roseville.
His next race will be this Saturday in the NASCAR Auto Club Late
Models at Toyota Speedway in Irwindale,
Jr. Racing and Ron Sutton’s Winner’s Circle thank partners: Justice
Brothers, United Nissan, High Point Racing, K&N Filters, Scribner
Plastics, Allstar Performance, Sunoco Race Fuels, and Star Racing
Joey Licata, Jr. Racing is online at
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About Ron Sutton’s Winner’s Circle:
Winner's Circle is an established talent scout and development
program, providing long term, comprehensive racing and career
development for up and coming drivers focused on NASCAR careers.
RSWC drivers are raced, coached, groomed, trained and molded, within
a professional racing environment, into what top NASCAR teams look
for when hiring drivers. Drivers involved in the program race in a
variety of cars, including USAC Young Guns Focus Midgets, USAC Ford
Focus Midgets, NASCAR Grand American Modifieds, NASCAR Late Model
stock cars and NASCAR Grand National stock cars.