Top Ten 2021 Moments ...#10. Helger clinches Bandolero title while Brent Robidoux wins feature on final night, showcasing youth racing at Seekonk
Helger & Robidoux Both Celebrate On Final Night of Seekonk Bandolero Action For 2021
The final night of the Fast Friday season on Friday, September 24, 2021 was one to remember for a variety of reasons. Five drivers were officially crowned track champions, as names like Luke LeBrun, Greg Perry and Mikey LeFort added to their Seekonk championship totals, and Darren Krantz Jr. and Richie Helger Jr. grabbed their first career track titles.
But, the moment in Victory Lane after the Seekonk Grand Prix Bandolero Outlaw race was one of those we will remember for years to come.
While Richie Helger Jr. finally captured championship glory after two years of hard work, and countless wins, Brent Robidoux climbed from the car at the start-finish line in celebration following his second career Seekonk Speedway win. It was a moment that truly showcased the emotion, excitement and energy that is involved with the Youth Racing at Seekonk Speedway. For many years, Seekonk Speedway’s youth program has showcased the rising talent at the track, with many of those drivers becoming winners in our NASCAR Saturday divisions.
On this night, while Richie Helger and his entire family were drawn to tears after etching his name in track history as champion, Helger was just as excited to go over to Robidoux at the end of the race and share a hug and a photo to celebrate the victory by Robidoux.
It was a truly memorable moment. One that showed us that the racing family is truly formed as one, especially in youth racing — where above all else, the young rising stars are friends with each other, on and off the track.
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