SPRING Metropolis – Rain delayed, but did not end the racing at Mountain Watch Raceway on Saturday night.
The party was delayed three hrs by rain, but the track crew was equipped to iron in the ¼-mile significant-banked clay oval to give supporters a 4 and a 50 % hour demonstrate with a good deal of action in seven racing divisions.
Josh Collins of Knoxville drove the Knoxville Diesel Rocket to the earn in the 20-lap Late Product Attribute Race. Collins took about the position just after early chief John Ownbey of Cleveland had a mechanical failure with five laps to go.
Collins then held off Addison Cardwell of Knoxville in the Cardwell Racing Special, who charged to 2nd from the 10th beginning spot, Tim Taylor of Science Hill, Kentucky took the 3rd location in the Taylor Trucking Black Diamond.
Mike Bishop of Decatur was fourth in the Bishop Racing Unique and Brian Selby of Sparta rounded out the prime five in the Selby Racing Particular. When the subject took the environmentally friendly flag, Jody Hixson of Graysville took the direct from the exterior entrance row starting off spot in the Hixson Racing GRT.
Hixson led lap 1 adopted by the defending observe champion and existing level leader Barry Goodman of Spring City in the Charlie’s Applied Automobile Components CVR, Ownbey, Taylor and Collins. The first of two caution flags arrived out on lap four when Goodman obtained into the again of Hixson in flip 4 and spun.
Collins commenced his march to the entrance of the pack by passing Taylor for the 3rd spot on lap 7. Ownbey, in lookup of his fifth gain of the time at Mountain See Raceway, took the direct from Hixson on lap 8. Collins handed Hixson for the second place on lap 9. Ownbey raced into lapped site visitors at the midway position of the race with Collins making an attempt to chase down the leader.
Ownbey’s night time went up in smoke on lap 15 when the motor underneath the hood of his Orr Brothers Building experienced a important malfunction and brought out the warning flag. Collins led Cardwell, Taylor, Bishop and Selby down for the five lap dash to the finish. Goodman came back from his early race spin to restart eighth and climb to a sixth-place finish in the closing laps.
Not only was there loads of passing in the Late Design Division, but also in the six other regular weekly racing divisions at Mountain Watch Raceway, represented by 100 motorists from a few different states.
Joe Bray of New Tazewell gained the 15-lap Sportsman Primary Function in the Bray Roofing Rocket followed by Cardwell in the Cardwell Racing Special and Seth Jolley of Spring Town in the Jolley Racing Particular.
Cardwell was the passing king of the night after racing from 10th to second in the Late Model Attribute, and charging from the seventh setting up gap to second in the Sportsman principal party.
Jeremy Thurman of Rockwood picked up his 1st gain of the season in the Starter Sportsman 15-lap Characteristic Race driving the Addison’s Finish Car Fix GRT. Tyler Loden of Spring Town took the 2nd location in the Lashes and Waxing By Paige GRT, and David Peak of Evensville completed 3rd in the BS Welding Rayburn.
Clayton Miller of Elkton, Kentucky created his initial take a look at to Mountain Watch Raceway a successful one, as he drove the Miller Racing Special to victory in the 15-lap Open up-Wheel Modified Element Race. Brad Dyer of Mohawk was next in the Dyer Trucking LG2 and third went to Kirk Turner of Crossville driving the C&S Logging Grime Will work.
Jim Gilbert of Rossville, Ga. took the get in the 15-lap B-Interest Major Event in the Rat Rod Chevelle. Casey Income of Spring Town concluded 2nd in the Duncan Relatives Automotive Group Camaro and Kenneth Daniels of Spring City was 3rd in the Daniels Racing Unique.
Chris Williams of Soddy Daisy was the winner of the 15-lap Thunder Division Aspect Race driving the Ameka Wilkey Monte Carlo. Tony Tankersley of Spring Town took the second location in the Tankersley Racing Particular and Spencer Walton of Crossville completed 3rd driving the Kennedy Siding Monte Carlo.
With inclement weather in the area, the $1,000-to-acquire Entrance-Wheel-Generate Specific Race that was scheduled for Saturday night was postponed until finally upcoming Saturday evening.
The 30-motor vehicle Entrance-Wheel-Travel discipline did tune up for upcoming Saturday night’s massive present with a pair of 15-lap attribute races.
Dustin Dunkin of Chattanooga gained the initial 15-lap Entrance-Wheel-Travel Primary Function driving the Dunkin Racing Unique. Josh Scealf of Decatur in the J&S Towing Honda concluded second and 3rd went to Bryan Williams of Sevierville driving the Williams Racing Exclusive.
Nathan Adams of Crossville drove the Adams Racing Distinctive to his ninth earn of the season in the next 15-lap Front-Wheel-Travel Function Race. Jason Crowder of Loudon was 2nd in the Crowder Racing Specific and Gene Clayton of Dayton completed 3rd in the Clayton Racing Honda.
Alongside with the $1,000-to-gain Front-Wheel-Push Exclusive Race, the Sharp Mini Late Products will be in action upcoming Saturday night time at Mountain Look at Raceway alongside with the Late Model, Sportsman, Novice Sportsman, Open up-Wheel Modified, B-Hobby, and Thunder Divisions competing in weekly place races.
This Saturday, the pit gate opens at 3 p.m. and the grandstand and tier parking gates open at 4 p.m. Pre-race registration and technological inspection will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Motorists registering just after 6 p.m. will begin at the rear of a heat race or get just one lap of qualifying. The drivers assembly is set for 6:15 p.m.
Pit passes are $25 for older people, $15 for children 6-11, and children 5 and under are admitted free of charge. The general admission and tier parking ticket selling prices are $10 for race fans 12 and more mature, small children 6-11 are $5 and small children 5 and below are admitted absolutely free. All small children should be accompanied by an grownup.
Mountain View Raceway is found at 20626 Rhea County Freeway (U.S. Highway 27), Spring Town 37381. For much more info, phone 423-507-2619 or stop by the keep track of web-site at www.mountainviewraceway.com