(May 15, 2021): Billy Pauch Jr. won for the second time at New Egypt in 2021 as he took top honors in the 30 lap Vahlco Wheels Modified main event on Jeep Night Saturday. The two time champ raced from 14th starting spot on the grid to take the lead from early race leader Jack Swain at about the halfway mark, and then outran Jimmy Blewett to the checkered by .935 seconds. For Pauch Jr it was his 31st career Modified win at NES. Blewett, who was a heat winner earlier in the night, settled for second. Mike Gular came home third, followed by point leader Brandon Grosso & 2018 champion David Van Horn. John McClelland, Bryan Kuhl, Davey Sammons, PJ Oliver and Swain rounded out the top ten.
Justin Grosso posted his first career Racersguide.com Crate Modified victory in the 20 lap feature. Grosso drove thru the field from 11th starting position, grabbing the lead from race long leader Matt Miller with less than 2 laps to go and went on to collect top honors. Miller settled for second, chased by young George Garies Jr, who posted his best finish of the season. Jon Meyer and Anthony Tramontana completed the top five at the checker.
Kevin Nagy again drove a flawless race with the MASS 305 Sprints to win the A Main for the second straight time at NES. Nagy started 7th and had to catch and pass leader Eddie Wagner during the second half of the event to win for the 4th time in five MASS events in 2021. Wagner held on for second, followed by Rick Stief, Jon Brennfleck and young hot-shoe Zack Bealer.