Demetrios Drellos won Sunday's Vermont 200. (Jeremy McGaffin photo)
Demetrios Drellos won Sunday's Vermont 200. (Jeremy McGaffin photo)

Drellos Romps From 21st In Vermont 200

WEST HAVEN, Vt. — Demetrios Drellos started 21st and made his way through traffic to win Sunday night’s Vermont 200 for sportsman modifieds.

Drellos took the lead from Robert Bublak Jr. on lap 85 and led the final 115 circuits. Drellos earnined $10,876, which included $3,376 in lap-leader bonuses.

Kevin Root finished second but was disqualified in post-race technical inspection.

Mike Maresca, originally third at the finish, was moved up to the runner-up spot, followed by Matt Janczuk, Tim Hartman Jr. and rookie Josh Masterson.

A total of 89 drivers attempted to qualify for 34 starting positions.

Scott Holcomb led every step of the way in the SCoNE field in a 25-lap feature, but held off a final-lap charge from both Cory Sparks and Will Hull in heavy lapped traffic. Holcomb’s win was his first at Devil’s Bowl Speedway since 1996. Jesse Pruchnik was uninjured in a flip during the race.

Rookie Troy Audet was a first-time winner in a two-day, two-segment race. Audet combined a win in the first 12-lap segment on Saturday with a fifth-place effort in Sunday’s second leg for a race-low total score of six points (1st + 5th =6 pts.) and the overall victory.