SRX Series thrills on their debut at Stafford Motor Speedway
Tonight, the SRX Series makes their debut in front of a packed house in Stafford Springs, CT. The short track series is set to drop the green flag at Stafford Motor Speedway.
View full SRX race results below.
2021 SRX Menu: 6 Races
Stafford | Knoxville | Eldora | Lucas Oil | Slinger | Nashville
Greg Biffle broke the rear end and trackbar in heat two. He’ll be going to the backup car just ahead of the main event. Bill Elliott has lost fuel pressure on the lineup laps. The start has been delayed as officials go to work to replace some wires. With that done, Bill is back out and we’re ready to race.
Doug Coby and Michael Waltrip line up on the front row. 100 laps of short track racing are up next…
Green flag, Coby is clear into turn one. Tony Stewart takes over 2nd with Waltrip in 3rd.
Lap 3, Biffle has climbed from the tail of the field to 7th, in the backup car.
Lap 4, Ernie Francis dives inside of Michael Waltrip in turn three. He washes up the track and tags Waltrip in the left rear. The caution is out.
Green, Stewart and Coby run side by side for the lead. Two laps later, they remain side by side.
Lap 11, Willy T Ribbs spins, no caution.
Lap 12, Stewart and Coby remain side by side! Marco Andretti has a run on both of them! Andretti doors Coby in turn four, pushes them both up the track and Andretti takes the race lead!
Lap 15, Biffle has climbed from the back to the front! He’s in the gas early and has a run on the inside off turn four. Biffle wins the race into turn one and takes over the lead.
Lap 23, Coby enters high in turn one to build momentum. He crosses under Biffle off turn two and takes the lead!
Race break caution
Lap 40, the race break caution is out.
Green, Coby drives it deep into turn one. He runs wide and bangs on the fenders of Biffle to his outside. Coby holds the race lead.
Lap 57, Castroneves looks inside of Andretti into turn three. Castroneves can’t hold it on the bottom and he spins Andretti, caution.
Green, Coby and Biffle run door to door in turn one. Coby struggles on the bottom off turn two. He drives it deep to the bottom in turn three and pulls back even. They rub doors and Coby finally clears him on the inside lane.
15 to go, Coby leads Biffle by 5 car lengths.
7 to go, Andretti blows a tire and the caution is out.
Green, Coby noses ahead on the inside in turn one.
White flag, Coby leads Biffle by a car length.
Doug Coby wins at Stafford Motor Speedway!
SRX Series Results
Stafford Motor Speedway
June 12, 2021
The following includes all on-track action:
Heat 1 (15 Minutes) : 1. Greg Biffle; 2. Bobby Labonte; 3. Helio Castroneves; 4. Ernie Francis Jr; 5. Tony Kanaan; 6. Doug Coby; 7. Tony Stewart; 8. Marco Andretti; 9. Bill Elliott; 10. Michael Waltrip; 11. Willy T Ribbs; 12. Paul Tracy;
-Points are handed out for heat finishing positions. The starting field of heat two was inverted based on the finish in heat 1.
Heat 2 (15 Minutes) : 1. Doug Coby; 2. Michael Waltrip; 3. Tony Stewart; 4. Bill Elliott; 5. Ernie Francis Jr; 6. Paul Tracy; 7. Tony Kanaan; 8. Bobby Labonte; 9. Marco Andretti; 10. Willy T Ribbs; 11. Helio Castroneves; 12. Greg Biffle;
-The finishing order of heat 2 sets the starting grid in the feature.
1. Doug Coby
2. Greg Biffle
3. Tony Stewart
4. Helio Castroneves
5. Bobby Labonte
6. Ernie Francis Jr
7. Tony Kanaan
8. Willy T Ribbs
9. Paul Tracy
10. Marco Andretti
11. Michael Waltrip
12. Bill Elliott
As of: June 12, 2021
Pos | Driver | Points
1. Tony Stewart
2. Bobby Labonte
3. Ernie Francis Jr
4. Helio Castroneves
5. Tony Kanaan
6. Michael Waltrip
7. Paul Tracy
8. Willy T Ribbs
9. Marco Andretti
10. Bill Elliott