LICATA SCORES BACK TO BACK VICTORIES IN ASA TRUCK SERIES
CALIF. (JUNE 8, 2010)
– 18 year-old Joey Licata, Jr. won his second straight ASA TRUCK
SERIES race on Saturday at the Las Vegas Bullring after setting fast
time and taking the lead on lap 29.
Licata is a
member of Ron Sutton’s Winner’s Circle driver development and won
the 2009 ASA TRUCK SERIES championship.
He won the last series event two weeks ago at Toyota Speedway in
#71 United Nissan / Justice Brothers Chevrolet Colorado, Licata set
the fast time in qualifying with a 16.268 second lap around the
three-eighths mile speedway.
By lap four of
the 75 lap feature, Licata found himself up to third place and
moving in on the leaders. On lap 24, Licata passed Dylan
Kwasniewski for second. It took just four laps for Licata to catch
leader Mike Herda and take the decisive lead.
up a lead of almost 2.5 seconds at the finish. In 2010, Licata has
two wins and two seconds in the ASA TRUCK SERIES and finds himself
in the points battle despite missing the series event at Firebird
young talent will return to driving in NASCAR Late Models for Tim
Huddleson’s High Point Racing on June 19 at Toyota Speedway in
performances in the trucks are amazing,” driver coach Ron Sutton
said. “As his development continues he is going to be a major
threat in Late Models ... and beyond!”
Joey Licata, Jr. Racing thanks sponsors Justice Brothers,
United Nissan, High Point Racing, and Ron Sutton’s Winner’s Circle.
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.