Friday night saw Drake Troutman return to the Super Late Model ranks at Williams Grove Speedway (Mechnanicsburg, Pa.) for the Zimmer’s United Late Model Southern Series sanctioned contest. In a field of 22 cars, Drake followed up the 13th fastest time in qualifying with a third-place finish in his heat. Starting the $3,000-to-win A-Main in seventh, Troutman got collected in a tangle with another competitor while battling for a podium finish that dropped him back to 15th. (Jason Walls photo | WRTSpeedwerx.com)
The following night at Port Royal Speedway (Port Royal, Pa.), Troutman posted a fourth-place finish in his heat, which positioned him 16th on the starting grid for the feature. With $3,000 on the line, Drake was challenging for a top-10 spot early in the 25-lapper but fell back to a 15th-place outing when the checkered flag flew.