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Berry banks big with CARS victory at Orange County

By Series PR
  Contact Editor

Josh Berry made the most of his CARS Tour return Sunday afternoon to win the Old North State Nationals at Orange County Speedway in Rougemont, North Carolina.

Deac McCaskill, who had a shot at the win, finished second. Tyler Matthews finished third, making it back-to-back podium finishes dating back to his last outing with the series at Hickory on March 20.

Berry used strategy to gain track position on lap 46 choosing to stay out when many of the other competitors chose to pit. Despite being at the lead point for 153 of the 200 laps Berry had to hold of multiple charges from McCaskill.

Berry’s win made it back-to-back $30,000 paydays after winning last year’s edition held at South Carolina’s Greenville-Pickens Speedway. The win was number 20 in his series career, 12 more than the second closest competitor. The big payday also pushed Berry’s career earnings to over $214,000, which is again best all time in series history.

Bobby McCarty came away with a sixth place finish and will take command of the championship points lead over rookie Sam Butler, whose misfortunes left him with a disappointing last place finish Sunday afternoon.

For additional information on the CARS Late Model Stock Tour and the CARS Super Late Model Tour visit CARSRacingTour.com.

CARS Racing Late Model Stock Car Tour
Orange County Speedway – Rougemont, NC
Old North State Nationals* – April 25, 2021

1. #8 Josh Berry
2. #08 Deac McCaskill
3. #41 Tyler Matthews
4. #14 Jared Fryar
5. #51 Stephen Nasse
6. #22 Bobby McCarty
7. #26 Bubba Pollard
8. #2T Trevor Noles
9. #95 Sam Yarbrough
10. #4H Kaden Honeycutt
11. #2 Brandon Pierce
12. #97 Daniel Silvestri
13. #81 Mini Tyrrell
14. #14J Connor Jones
15. #01 Camden Guillie
16. #74 Ronald Hill
17. #88 William Cox III
18. #19 Jessica Cann
19. #87 Mike Looney
20. #2N Sammy Smith
21. #99 Layne Riggs
22. #24 Mason Diaz
23. #91 Jonathan Shafer
24. #4 Jonathan Findley
25. #44 Justin Johnson
26. #17 Joe Valento
27. #1 Craig Moore
28. #81B Sam Butler

*Unofficial Results

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