Hail to the BeauCHAMP!
Local driver wins TORC Championship
September 5, 2012
By Justin Marietti - Sports Reporter (firstname.lastname@example.org)
WIS. - Local Super Stock truck racer Danny Beauchamp, of Escanaba, left
the races at Bark River last month ahead by only two points in the
His next scheduled race was Labor Day weekend at
the Crandon International Raceway, with the Super Stock championship on
race for the championship was not without a little intensity, but
Beauchamp inevitably came away with the gold, winning first place in
both of his events.
Crandon, you line up all in a row, and race to the first corner in a
quarter-mile straight-away," he said. "Both days, I was able to pull
the hole shot, and get out of the gate first."
seems to fare well, even in races where he has a fairly low starting
position. But when the playing field is equal for everyone, he has a tendency to excel.
Mitch Dorr gave Beauchamp a run for his money on the first day of
races, but a bit of tough luck came Dorr's way and left the
front-runner all alone.
Saturday), there was one guy that was competing with me, but in the
last lap, he ended up blowing his engine," he said. "When his engine
blew, there was no one else even close to me."
even been a week, and Beauchamp said his victory hasn't fully
registered yet. But the surreal element of this particular victory is
"It hasn't quite hit me yet, but
it's awesome man," he added. "I'm just happy. Happy for all the guys
that have been helping me, happy for my family and friends.
"It's cool for everyone that has stuck by me all these years. What an achievement."
With his ascent to the Championship podium at Crandon, Beauchamp's season came to an end.
only thing we have left is a banquet for the trophies," he concluded.
"For my win on Saturday, I get a ring, because I'm a World Champion
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You can watch all Danny Beauchamp compete in all twelve rounds of TORC
Super Truck racing live on the internet @ www.usacracing.com/usac_live/usac_live_main. Afterwards all races will be archived so viewing will be available all season long.