Justin Williams Scores Second Pro Late Model win of Season; Maxey, Adkins and Hutchens also Claim Victories
Jamaica, VA – Justin Williams of Concord, VA is looking like the Justin Williams of old grabbing the lead on lap 9 of the 30 lap Victory Lap Pro Late Model feature and then cruising to his second win of the season. Williams rocketed around the outside of Davis Lipscombe out of turn 4 when Lipscombe opened the door with a bobble. Once out front Williams set sail to grab the win.
“I don’t think I have ever had a car handle as good as this car did tonight, I could take it anywhere on the track,” commented Williams in Victory lane.
In other action Joey Polevoy of Powhatan, VA claimed his second Budweiser Modified win of the season taking the lead on lap 5 and never looking back. Brett Adkins of Gloucester, VA grabbed the lead on the opening lap and led flag to flag to score his second win of the season and in the Collision One Limited Stocks Ryan Hutchens of Providence Forge, VA rocketed around chad champion on lap 4 to take the lead and hold on for his second win of he season.
It took several tries to get the Victory Lap Pro Late Model feature underway but once it did the action up front got three wide. Lipscombe paced the early laps while Stephen Childress, Williams and Tyler bare battled for second. Williams would take over second on lap 4 and then set out to reel in Lipscombe. A bobble on lap 8 out of turn 4 was all the opening Williams needed as he rocketed to the outside to take a lead he would never relinquish. The only close call for Williams came on lap 18 when Williams almost collided with a slower car on the front stretch. Once out front Williams set sail and went on to score his second win of the season. Rounding out the top five were Lipscombe, Bare, Childress and Cody Dawson.
In the Truckin Thunder Sportsman 25 lap feature Brett Adkins of Gloucester, VA grab the lead on the drop of the green and never looked back going flag to flag for his second win of the season. Roger Jamerson, Chad Beahr, Joe Weiss and Tommy Upshaw battled for second on back with Jamerson taking second for good on lap 15. Rounding out the rest of the top five were Weiss, Beahr and rookie Chase Butler.
In the Budweiser Modified 25 lap feature Joey Polevoy of Powhatan, VA inherited the lead on lap five after leader James Sparks and Matt Quade got together in turn 1 battling for the lead. Once out front Polevoy fended off several attempts by Brian Maxey for the lead and went on to score his second win of the season. Rounding out the top five were Maxey, Qaude, Tim Schulte and Sparks.
The Collision One Limited Stock feature is always one of the best races of the night and tonight was no different as Chad Champion of Beaverdam, VA grabbed the lead on the start of the 20 lap affair. Champion would have plenty of company as the top six drivers raced nose to tail. On a lap 4 restart Champion slowed just enough to allow Hutchens to jump to his outside for the lead. Hutchens dodged a close call on lap 16 when a lapped car spun in front of him as he exited turn 2 and went on to score the victory. Rounding out the top five were Marty Coltrain, Cory Bradley, Chad Champion and Brian Bradley.
The speedway will return to racing on Saturday July 16th for MetroCast Night and week eight of the Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship season featuring the Victory Lap Late Models, Budweiser Modifieds, Truckin Thunder Sportsman and Collision One Limited Stock Cars in action.
Competitor gates for Saturday July 16th will open at 4pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30pm with hot laps.
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RACE RESULTS FOR DIRT TRACK NIGHT, SATURDAY JULY 9, 2016:
Victory Lap Pro Late Models (30 Laps):
A-Main: 1. 2-Justin Williams ; 2. 71-Davis Lipscombe ; 3. 30-Tyler Bare ; 4. 03-Stephen Childress ; 5. 36-Cody Dawson ; 6. 47-Mark Parks ; 7. G6-Eddie Groome ; 8. 09-Brad Rigdon ; 9. 29-Billy Hubbard ; 10. 12-Ryan Adams ; 11. 40-Brent Bordeaux ; 12. 40x-Matt Stambaugh ; 13. 7A-Corey Almond ; 14. 91s-Mike Gignac ; 15. 17-Camden Testerman ; 16. 45-David Williams ; 17. 28-Carl Vaughan ; 18. 2*-Jared Powell
Fast Qualifier: Justin Williams – 18.885 seconds
Truckin Thunder Sportsman (25 laps):
A-Main: 1. 16A-Brett Adkins ; 2. 8-Roger Jamerson ; 3. 43J-Joe Weiss ; 4. 1-Chad Beahr ; 5. 11-Chase Butler ; 6. 00-Jimmy Priddy ; 7. 91-Kevin Curtis ; 8. 01-Tommy Upshaw ; 9. 92-Kacey Gordon ; 10. 14-Sean Owens ; 11. 12-Russell Steele ; 12. 9-Steve Causey ; 13. 10-Matt Ashworth ; 14. 22-Michael Hayes ; 15. 7c-Will Clark
Fast Qualifier: Roger Jamerson – 22.183 seconds
Budweiser Modifieds (25 laps):
A-Main: 1. 51-Joey Polevoy ; 2. 04-Brian Maxey ; 3. 47-Matt Quade ; 4. 10s-Tim Schulte ; 5. 26x-James Sparks ; 6. 01-Francis Jarrelle III ; 7. 33-Hunter McClendon ; 8. 99-Charlie Hubbard ; 9. 44-Steve Bryant ; 10. 68-Adam Hoegerl ; 11. 21c-Davey Conley ; 12. 3-William Mongold ; 13. 7+7-Jeff Solinger
Fast Qualifier: Brian Maxey – 20.389 seconds
Collision One Limited Stock Cars (20 laps):
A-Main: 1. 14-Ryan Hutchens ; 2. 25-Marty Coltrain ; 3. 41-Cory Bradley ; 4. 08-Chad Champion ; 5. 40-Brian Bradley ; 6. 32M-Chris Champion ; 7. 18-John Hankins Jr. ; 8. 28-Brandon Sandridge ; 9. 4-Randy Hutchens ; 10. 26-Stephanie Stallings ; 11. 38-Caleb Carter ; 12. 50-Blair Sibley ; 13. 20-James Bunn ; 14. 31-Ben Lowry ; 15. 8-James Givens ; 16. 01-Trent Clemans ; 17. 18N-Josh New
Fast Qualifier: James Givens – 23.324 seconds