by Lyndal Scranton, Lucas Oil Speedway
Coming off a 2020 season in which he came up just short of victory lane numerous times, JC Newell wasted little time enjoying the spoils of first place on opening night of the Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series at Lucas Oil Speedway.
Newell earned the Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mod feature win by leading the final six laps, after perennial championship contenders JC Morton and Kris Jackson tangled ahead of him.
“I kind of had a feeling something was gonna happen,” Newell said of the battle playing out in front of him. “I was trying pretty hard to stay in third and put ourselves in position. It worked out for us.”
For the 24-year-old from Buffalo, who’s won dozens of races over the years on dirt and pavement, it marked his first-ever feature win at Lucas Oil Speedway.
“It meant a lot. It’s something we’ve been…