Fort Kent’s Theriault notches second place finish at Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault posted his best finish of the season in the K and N Pro Series East auto racing circuit on Saturday night as he wound up second behind Justin Haley in the NAPA 150 at the Columbus Motor Speedway in Ohio.
The 22-year-old Theriault, who is in his first season in the series, qualified third. It was his third top-five finish over the last four races, and he solidified his hold on fifth place in the points standings and moved closer to fourth place Spencer Davis.
Theriault has 278 points through eight races, 17 behind Davis and 56 behind points leader Haley, and he has four top-fives and five top-10 finishes in his Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota.
There are six races remaining with the next one being the United Site Services 70 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on July 16.