Late Model Series: Thornton Sweeps at Canyon
- Sept. 5. Ricky Thornton, Jr. made Labor Day seem effortless as he swept the holiday weekend double header by
winning both 25-lap Total Seal Late Model feature events.
aboard a second Joey Moriarty entry, started fourth in both Saturday and Sunday's feature events, making quick
work to get the front and paced the remaining laps nearly unchallenged as he claimed his fourth Total Seal Late
Model victory of the year, matching the win total of Anthony Madrid.
follow Thornton to the checker in Sunday's feature while picking up a third place finish on Saturday and
extending his point lead over Lonnie Parker, Jr. while Thornton was able to gain ground on
Parker. With the two wins, Thornton tightens the chase for the championship, which will be
settled at Canyon Speedway's Copper State 50 in mid November.