Pappa lined up his No. 20Jr. racecar in the 10th starting position for the 20 lap sportsman main event. Within a few laps Pappa had blasted his way to the third spot and was looking to make his way to the coveted number one position. After making his way up to second Pappa waged a furious side-by-side battle for the win falling just short of victory lane.
“What a great race,” exclaimed Pappa. “We had the fastest car but I just couldn’t make that last pass. I wanted to win this for my Mom who celebrated her birthday on Sunday. It was a great night for TeamTwenty I was 2nd Brett won his 850th career race.”
Matt’s next race is back at the Valley on Thursday August 14th where the Sportsman Cars join the Modifieds for the Mr. Dirt Track USA race.Matt’s stats for 2014 are 9 races, 1 win, 5 Top 5’s and 9 Top 10’s.