Nascimento wins first Late Model race at Madera Speedway
Courtesy of Ethan Smith/Madera Speedway
Ethan Nascimento celebrates with the crowd his first-ever Lunkerdaddy Pro Late Models victory at the Madera Speedway on Saturday. The win marked the fourth different series with victories for Nascimento at the Madera Speedway.
Ethan Nascimento became the latest first-time winner in the Lunkerdaddy Pro Late Models at Madera Speedway, dominating the second half of the MAVTV-televised round number two from the one-third mile speedway.
With the win, the 15-year-old Nascimento has Madera victories in INEX Bandoleros, INEX Legends, four wins and the 2022 51FIFTY Jr. Late Model championship, and Saturday’s Pro Late Model triumph on his young resume.
“Right before the break, we lost brake pressure. We tightened up the car after the break and pretty much did not look backwards,” Nascimento said. “I’ve grown a lot. I have been racing ARCA cars and Super Lates. I’m going to Nashville tomorrow to race five races in the Legends cars. Hopefully, we can some more W’s and keep up this momentum.”