By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The first half of the Street Outlaws No Prep Kings season has seen several first-time winners. The first half closed out with yet another first-time winner.
Giuseppe Gentile picked up his first No Prep Kings win. He defeated Kayla Morton in the final round on Saturday at New England Dragway in Epping, New Hampshire.
“Congratulations to our homie and teammate Giuseppe Gentile on his Invitational win tonight at New England Dragway and Motorsports Park,” Fireball Camaro said in a Facebook post.
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With Gentile’s win, it was the second straight weekend that a driver won his first NPK Invitational. “Daddy Dave” Comstock defeated Nate Sayler last weekend at Beech Bend Raceway Park near Bowling Green, Kentucky.
This was Gentile’s second final round at an NPK event this season. David Gates Jr. previously defeated him during the Great 8 final round at Brainerd International Raceway in Brainerd, Minnesota.
Morton has now competed in three final rounds. She has dropped the last two final rounds that she was in.
Before this final round, she was defeated last weekend by Larry “Axman” Roach in the Great 8 final round at Beech Bend Raceway Park. Morton won the season’s first race; however, it was a non-points race.
She defeated Scott Taylor at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio.
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This was the final race in a brutal five-week marathon stretch that began at the beginning of June. Now, the teams have six weeks off to recharge.
The No Prep Kings will start up for the second part of the season on August 11th at Tulsa Raceway Park in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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