Well, he’ll see how good it is on Saturday night when the green flag drops on the 15th annual John Seitz Memorial Late Model Invitational 92-lap feature.
Mass won Friday night’s 15-lap pole dash at the Seitz, earning him the top starting spot in one of the region’s biggest-paying late model races.
The winner of the 92-lap feature will take home $9,200. Mass’ win in the pole dash paid $920.
“It was a fast race, a fun race and there were two grooves of racing side-by-side,” said Mass. “You couldn’t ask for much more.”
Mass, who started third in the eight-car dash, captured the lead with seven laps to go and then held off hard-charging A.J. Diemel, a two-time Seitz winner who finished second.
Mass edged Diemel by 0.369 seconds.
Mass isn’t quite sure what to expect in the 92-lap feature.
“We’ll try and go our hardest,” he said. “It’s a long race and my car hasn’t been good on long runs but we’ll see what we can do to make it better.”
Mass, who is from East