Rolfe’s Bold Move Pays Off With Victory


Callaway Investments Modified Series – Tour Modifieds – Round 9 – Nov. 27, 2018 – Richmond Raceway

In Round 9 for the Modified Series, they would take on Richmond for 100 laps under the lights.

Race Summary – Colin Allman held a comfortable lead for the first 50 laps of the race before Conner Blaise made his way back up near the front since getting inverted back. Blaise made a couple attempts at the lead but his best challenge came with 13 to go as he looked under Allman for the lead off of turn four. But that also opened the door for Matt Rolfe behind them to make a bold move down to the bottom three wide for the lead. A lap later as they continued to battle, Blaise would catch the wall and collected Allman, while Rolfe was able drive away and went on to win his 32nd career race.

Race Winner – Matt Rolfe – Qualified 8th, 11 laps led

Top Five – 2nd Ty Spearman, 3rd Brandon Wilkinson, 4th Matt Eddy, 5th Ryan Doucette

Hard Charger – Matt Eddy (+8 positions, 12th to 4th)

Pole Winner – Conner Blaise – 19.470 seconds – new track record

Points Battle – Despite getting collected in a late wreck, Conner Blaise leaves Richmond with a 50 point lead with just two races left on the schedule.

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