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Matt Sheppard reaches Utica-Rome Speedway victory lane





Matt Sheppard won the 30 lap Regular Event at the Utica-Rome Speedway on Friday. This was Matt's seventeenth win of the season, fouth at Utica-Rome Speedway this year, and eleventh Weekly win of the season. For the 39 year old Sheppard it was their forty-sixth win putting him second on the Utica-Rome Speedway win list since 2002.
Finishing 1.7030 seconds behind in second was Billy Decker. This was Billy's Twentieth Top 5 of the season, first at Utica-Rome Speedway this year, and tenth Weekly Top 5 of the season.
Finishing third was Rocky Warner, their fourteenth top 5 of the year.
Finishing fourth was Alan Johnson, their ninth top 5 of the year.
Finishing fifth was Brian Gleason, their first top 5 of the year.
David Schilling, Rusty Smith, Jessica Friesen, Darren Smith, and Willy Decker rounded out the top 10.

Significant Milestones and Streaks
All event starts since 2002: Rocky Warner - 200
Consecutive wins all events: Matt Sheppard - 2
Consecutive top 5's all events: Matt Sheppard - 10
Consecutive top 10's all events: Matt Sheppard - 10
Consecutive wins at Utica-Rome Speedway: Matt Sheppard - 4
Consecutive top 5's at Utica-Rome Speedway: Rocky Warner - 5
Consecutive top 10's at Utica-Rome Speedway: Matt Sheppard - 11
Consecutive Weekly wins: Matt Sheppard - 3
Consecutive Weekly top 5's: Matt Sheppard - 16
Consecutive Weekly top 10's: Matt Sheppard - 16