RADFORD, Va. - Frank Deiny Jr.
made it a two-for-two weekend, winning at Ace Speedway in Altamahaw, N.C., on Friday night, and at Motor Mile Speedway on Saturday night.
The wins capped off a long week of travel for Frankie
crossed the Virginia-North Carolina border four times in order to practice and race at each facility.
"We tested some this week," the Mechanicsville, Va., driver said."We wanted to try some things with the Bailey's Pontiac and fine-tune on our setups."Deiny's
teams were able to parlay what they learned in those test sessions into two impressive wins.
On Burlington Times-News night at Ace Speedway, Deiny
qualified on the pole with a lap time of 15.95 seconds.After a mandatory redraw for position, he
started the in third position.
When the green flag dropped for the 75-lap late model feature, the Bailey's Pontiac quickly moved to the front, taking over the lead on Lap 8.A late-race caution bunched up the field, but Deiny
was able to hold on to the lead, taking the checkered flag a couple car lengths ahead of second-place driver, Robert Turner.
inherited the pole since the starting line up for the late model field was determined by the point standings. Deiny
took over the lead at the start of the race and never looked back.Late-race cautions stripped away his
straightaway lead, but he
was still able to hold off Chad Harris in a green-white-checkered finish to collect his
ninth win of the season (six at MMS, three at Ace).For the second week in a row, Deiny
led from flag-to-flag in the late model feature.
"I have to thank the guys on my crew," Deiny
...Deiny continues to hold the top position in the point standings at both Ace and Motor Mile.
This weekend Deiny will compete in the Setzer-Wiles Memorial, presented by Dick Shirley Chevrolet at Ace
Speedway on Friday.Then on Saturday, he
will run the WDBJ 100 at Motor Mile