Eric Beers holiday race week

Northampton, PA.. . . . . Saturday night at Pocono Mountain Speedway, Eric started the race in the 14th position. Playing the cards as they were dealt to him, Eric picked his spots to pass inside and outside. The biggest break of the race...

Northampton, PA.. . . . . Saturday night at Pocono Mountain Speedway, Eric started the race in the 14th position. Playing the cards as they were dealt to him, Eric picked his spots to pass inside and outside. The biggest break of the race was the big lap nine crash, which seemed to happen in front of, next to, and behind the #94 car. Eric got through with a few bent pieces but nothing to affect the overall handling of the K-CEE Distributing, Wynns, Brown Daub, Horwith Frieghtliner car. After a few laps Eric made his way up to second when the leader had to duck into the pits with a flat. This handed the lead over to Eric. They went green single file and Eric held on to pull into victory lane with Tim Santee, Ike Iddings and Chris Clemens, who had his best finish of the year, right behind him as Beers had to slow for lapped traffic in front of him. After victory lane ceremonies, in a post race inspection the same #94 Modified that was legal the week before was found to be slightly over the maximum left side weight making Tim Santee of Palmerton, PA the winner.

On Tuesday night, at Mahoning Valley Speedway, Eric started 7th in his heat race for the 50 lap Penn Jersey Modified Tour. Eric Beers and Eric Kocher put on a show for the fans as Eric and Eric were side by side with Beers on the outside trying to pass Kocher. After the heat race checkered flag flew, both cars pulled into victory lane as they waited for the official word. Kocher had won by inches. With a thumbs up to Kocher, Eric was on his way to the pits to get ready for the most difficult part of the night - redrawing for position. Eric is getting better. At Flemington, Eric picked 16th. On this night he did one better. To begin the race, the action up front was hot and heavy with Steve Whitt and Bill Teel battling for the lead. A caution around lap 9 bunched the field up in turn 3 with Eric getting through the melee in the 8th position. By lap 20 Eric worked the outside groove for several laps to grab the race lead. Several cautions slowed the event but the race ended with Eric battling Flemington Speedway hot shoe Steve Whitt, who had to work his way from the rear after spinning while going for the lead early in the race. Eric pulled into victory lane with Fireworks exploding in the background. A perfect setting to end an exciting weekend. Eric now has 8 feature wins for the 2000 season at three different race tracks. It was almost a Beers sweep at Mahoning Valley Speedway on Tuesday night as Jason Beers finished second in the Street Stock Feature coming from the 14th starting position

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