Thornton doubles up in CSP Mother’s Day Race for the Cure

By Lonnie Wheatley

PEORIA, Ariz. (May 9) – Ricky Thornton, Jr., picked off a pair of feature wins at Saturday’s fifth annual Mother’s Day Race for the Cure at Canyon Speedway Park.

Thornton raced from the 10th starting position in both the 9th World Vapor IMCA Modifieds and Arizona Differential Pure Stocks for victory honors.

The defending track champion in the Modified ranks, Thornton made the most of his first regular season appearance of the year by rallying from the fifth row to take the checkered flag ahead of Brian Schultz, with Mike Strobl, Don Hagan and George Fronsman in the top five.