The Legend cars did a 20 lap exhibition race with David Moyes, III setting fast time and winning the race. Chad Davis was second with Wayne Grubb coming home third. Mr. Dedication, Jesse Walker was fourth. Walker is at every single open practice turning laps and getting seat time in his racecar.
Josh Green took the lead early in Tuner class driving the Chris Carlisle machine. Green opened a cushion between himself and the rest of the field even lapping cars when the caution came out for a spin. Josh Brown took advantage of the situation, snatching the lead from Green on the restart. Green and Ronnie Upchurch got together as they battled for position, bringing out the caution. Fast Time Winner, Toby Tobitt went into the pits, before the start of the race forcing him to start at the rear of the field but managed to work his way up to challenge Brown for the top spot in the closing laps of the race. Brown held on to the top spot with Tobitt on his bumper for second at the line. Sean Frederick finished third, Justin Dickens finished fourth, and Adam Lawrence was back and finished fifth. Sean Frederick also picked up the win in the Dash for Cash race.
Huntsville, Alabama’s Trey Richardson took an early lead in the Pro Modifieds. Ryan Arms moved in to challenge Richardson for the lead. The pair got together, bringing out the caution forcing both drivers to the rear of the field. Chuck Adcock took the lead on the restart with Fast Time Winner, Matt Spurlock in his tire tracks. Arms and Richardson rolled back through the field towards the front finally catching Spurlock. Arms and Richardson split Spurlock as the trio dukes it out for the second position. The caution once again flew when Arms and Richardson got together collecting Spurlock in the mess. Spurlock was done for the night but Arms and Richardson were again sent to the rear. Adcock once again stretched into the lead as Arms and Richardson roll through the field. Richardson and Arms closed in on Adcock, lining themselves to make the move. The caution came out when Richardson spun. Arms took the lead from Adcock on the restart, while Richardson tried quickly to work his way back to the front, but time ran out. Ryan Arms walked away with the win, Chuck Adcock took second. Trey Richardson came back to third, Charlie Dickens was fourth, and Preston Bores rounded out your top five.
Leroy Binkley led the way early in the Super Stock race. Caution pulled the field together, but Binkley kept the top spot on the restart, but Tink Jackson was not far behind, challenging him for the position. Binkley pulled ahead, while Johnathan Dishman and Sam Arnold battled just behind them for third. After several laps, Dishman took the position. Jackson once again tried to take the lead from Binkley, but was unsuccessful. But Dishman was close behind. After several laps of Binkley and Jackson passing the lead back and forth like it was a game of hot potato, Jackson finally took the lead. As Dishman and Arnold steered their cars within striking distance. As Jackson crossed the line taking the white flag, his motor erupted, laying down tremendous amounts of fluid and smoke on the track. Binkley clips Jackson as he spun going into turn one. Dishman and Arnold sail by with Arnold racing back to the checkers for his first win in the class. Johnathan Dishman finished close behind for second, Leroy Binkley rolled across the stripe third. Bobby Ladd posted his best finish in fourth with Jim Jordan taking home fifth. The finishing order has been appealed by Dishman, Track owners and Tech will meet with Dishman on Tuesday to complete the appeals process.
Bubba Turner grabbed the lead early in the Pure Stock division. Kevin Wilson and Donnie Newcomb got together as they battled for second, but managed to keep going only losing track position. Terry Jackson took advantage of the situation moving into the second spot. Caution came out for a spin in turn four. On the restart, Turner kept his lead resulting holding it all the way to the checkers. Turner was disqualified after a post race inspection found a rules violation. Terry Jackson wound up with the win. Newcomb came back to finish second. Cody Jackson took the third spot with Jim Bork and Kevin Wilson rounded out the top five finishing fourth and fifth respectively.
The Late Models proved to be one of the fiercest battles of the night between Ricky Sanford and Wayne White. The pair passed the lead back and forth as Fast Time Winner; Bobby Terry laid in wait just behind them. White moved in to try to take the lead from Sanford, the pair had a hard run going touching sending Sanford around with just seven laps to go. Both White and Sanford were sent to the rear of the field. Terry, in the right place at the right time, took the lead, while Kyle Ivey and Scott Gay fought for second but there was not enough time for them to do anything with Terry. Bobby Terry took home the win, with Kyle Ivey coming away second just ahead of Scott Gay. David Guenther Jr. came in fourth and Mike Barrett fought his way back from an early race spin to finish fifth.
Kids Bicycle race winners were Madison Conner (3-5 year olds); Michael Meadows (6-8 year olds) and Isaiah Jennings (9-12 year olds).
Coming up this Saturday at the Rim is the Hot Laps for Hope American Cancer Society/Robertson County Relay for Life Benefit event. Open Wheel Modifieds will try to make their season debut as well as a 50 lap Doug Colbert Memorial Pro Modified race plus feature racing in the Sportsman, Super Stocks, Pure Stocks, Rim Runners, Tuners and Legends. Pit gate opens at 12:00 noon, Main gate opens at 3:30, Qualifying starts at 4:00 and Green Flag drops at 6:00!
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