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Taylor Gray Gets The ARCA West Series Win In Portland As Jake Drew and Eric Nascimento Miss Corner

Taylor Gray crossed the finish line 3rd but won Saturday night’s Portland 112 at Portland International Raceway, a victory that marked the 16-year-old’s second win in the ARCA Menards West Series.


Jake Drew, who qualified on the General Tire Pole on Saturday afternoon, crossed the finish line first after a last-lap restart on the 12-turn, 1.967-mile road course. Eric Nascimento, crossed the finish line second ahead of Gray. But..............................

Both Drew and Nascimento were penalized by ARCA officials for missing Turn 2 on the final restart. As a result, Gray was credited with his first victory of the 2021 season.

Final Results:

  1.    Taylor Gray 

  2.    Paul Pedroncelli, Jr.

  3.    Jesse Love

  4.    Joey Iest 

  5.    Takuma Koga

  6.    Tim Spurgeon

  7.    Trevor Huddleston

  8.    Stafford Smith 

  9.    Paul Pedroncelli 

  10.    Jake Drew 

  11.    Eric Nascimento 

  12.    Cole Moore 

  13.    Rodd Kneeland

  14.    Dave Smith 

  15.    Bobby Hillis, Jr.

  16.    Bridget Burgess

  17.    Todd Souza

Check Out the full recap by Tadd Haislop:

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