Finish For Jessica Clark Racing
VENTURA, CA- with five races remaining for the
2012 season, 18 year old Jessica Clark has progressed each race in
her Modified. This past Saturday night, Clark returned to Stockton
99 Speedway to run round 10 and 11 of the Star Grand American
Modifieds series. The Ron Sutton's Winner's Circle driver
took home a second and a third place
finish making this her third best finish.
Clark progressed into Saturday nights
features running both the NASCAR Whelen All American Modifieds and
the Star Grand American Modified series. The Star GAM series is a
series within a series program that allows older Modifieds to
complete within the Whelen series and be competitive with its own
points and payouts.
Drivers who compete in the Star GAM series are entered in two
separate points systems as well as payouts. The rookie qualified
seventeenth fastest in the Whelen division and fourth in the Star
GAM series with a time of 14.997 seconds.
Jessica was requested to run in the four lap fast trophy dash where
she finished third.
In the first 40 lap
feature, Clark was set to start 13th on the grid with the Whelen
series. Clark fell back in the opening laps falling back to the 16th
position when her teammate Nik Romano passed her. Following closely
behind her competitor for majority of the race. After the restart on
lap 23, Clark began picking up positions. By lap 29, Clark had
managed to land the tenth spot behind her rival. After the lap 30
restart, Clark fell back to 12th. Jessica took home a 12th place
finish in the Whelen division and a second in the Star GAM series.
the second feature, Clark started eleventh starting behind classmate
Romano and fell back to 12th losing the battle to Lyons. On lap 17,
Clark got knocked down to 13th and held off a fellow competitor. On
the restart of lap 36, Clark lost the battle and ran the remainder
of the race in 14th and collecting a third in the Star GAM series.
"It was a tough weekend for JCR. We didn't get
the results we were hoping for but I am always learning
something new. Can't wait for the next
race," stated Jessica Clark.
Clark's next race is scheduled for August 4th for round 12 and 13 at
Stockton 99 Speedway featuring Kids Night.
Jessica Clark Racing and Ron Suttonís Winnerís Circle thank
partners: Pit Image, Impact Racing, Race 4 Girls, Total Woman Gym &
Day Spa, K&N Filters, Scribner Plastics, Allstar Performance, Sunoco
Race Fuels, Star Racing Supply and RMG Race Media Group.
Jessica Clark Racing can be found at