Ryan Warren of Ridge was declared the winner of the 40-lap 4/6-Cylinder Gut & Go event at Riverhead Raceway some two plus hours after the race took the checker flag.
John Palmeri of Lindenhurst was thought to have won the wild event based on signals for the in car transponder scoring system. However Warren along with several other cars had “low” signals emanating from their transponder until due to their mounting positions.
John Palmeri of Lindenhurst was runner-up while Eric Germuth of Hicksville was third.
After a painstaking review of all information available track officials awarded the win to Warren pictured here with his brother Joe who earlier in the night won his 5th Mini Stock race of ’19
Moving forward GM John Ellwood along with Chief Scorer Erin larsen have indicated this will be the one and only time this type of adjustment will be made. A meeting before the First Responders Gut & Go 9/14/19 and the final race on 9/29/19 will be held to instruct teams on the proper method and placement of the scoring transponders.
Gut & Go Enduro (top five) 1. Ryan Warren 2. John Palmeri 3. Eric Germuth 4. Peter Verwys Jr. 5. Jason Savoy