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Westby Racing’s Jack Roach Notches A Top-Five Result In Rain-Soaked Junior Cup Race At Barber

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Birmingham, AL – September 18, 2021 – Westby Racing’s Junior Cup rider withstood the prodigious rains on Saturday at Barber Motorsports to finish fifth, which was his best result of the season with one more race left to run.

 

Starting in ninth on the grid, Jack got a good jump off the line and was in sixth place at the end of the opening lap. From there, he focused on being smooth in the wet conditions, and it paid off since he was able to move up to fifth on lap three of the seven-lap event. Jack tenaciously held onto his top-five position and maintained it all the way to the checkered flag.

 

“It was a stressful race,” Jack said. “Especially after watching my teammate Mathew (Scholtz) in the Superbike race, which was just before our race. I knew that, if I just stayed smooth, I could get a good result. I didn’t have the setup that I was happy with, but we have changed the bike for tomorrow so, hopefully, that will give me the confidence in race two.”

 

Sunday’s Junior Cup race two is at 1 p.m. CT and will be streamed on MotoAmerica Live+. Both Saturday’s and Sunday’s race one and race will be broadcast via tape delay on FOX Sports 2 (FS2) on Tuesday, September 21 beginning at 4 p.m. ET.

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