Doyle Claims Late Model Win at TCMS
By Pat Simmons
Hudson, NC (August 26, 2005) - Jimmy Doyle picked up
the Late Model Stock victory at
Tri-County Motor Speedway Friday night after holding off Nick
Waycaster early in the race and then Josh Goble, who had his
sights set on the trophy.
Doyle took the lead on lap two and was able to extend his
lead, but an early caution on lap 10 for Junior Franks and
Waycaster spinning in turn four bunched the field back up.
On the restart Goble began to pressure Doyle but was
unable to get by.
With Doyle leading the 16 car field to the checkered flag,
Goble was second with Franks third and Waycaster fourth.
Matt Leicht was fifth, Jimmy Rice sixth, Bobby DeCola
seventh, Stan Robinson eighth, Charles Collins ninth and
Scottie Collins broke into the top ten on his first visit to
Pepsi Super Sport Challenge race, once again, belonged to
Scott Franklin, who had to work his way from the eighth
starting spot for the win.
At the drop of the green Monty Cox charged to the front and
with only two laps to go Franklin made the move after the pair
raced side-by-side for several laps, keeping the fans on their
Cox was second with Ricky Brown third, Kaleb Pressley
fourth and Brian Stahl fifth.
In the Hudson Superette Street Stocks, Josh Burchette
picked up another win after, also, starting in the eighth
As the field came to the green, Kevin Hensley grabbed the
lead, but on lap five Terrence Tucker took over on the point.
It took 13 laps for Burchette to the front and take the
lead away from Tucker.
Kevin Eby moved up to take second with Jesse LeFevers
third, Gary Ledbetter fourth and Tucker fell to fifth.
Hank Hefner scored the victory in the Mini Stock feature
after a tough battle with David Pennell. Hefner
started fourth with Pennell in the rear.
Hefner bolted past Archie Sanders early to take the point,
and never looked back, until he felt the pressure from Pennell.
On the last lap it looked as though Pennell might be
able to make it a photo finish, but he got loose in turn four,
giving Hefner a clear shot for the win while Pennell
A.J. Sanders was in third, Doug Setzer fourth and George
In the Fast and Furious shoot-out Jody Church came to the
front from the fifth starting spot for the win.
David Hasson had the lead early, but on lap sixth Church won
the battle for lead. Hasson then had to
contend with a strong running Jeff Poston and the two ran
side-by-side lap after lap until Poston took over second.
With Church celebrating in victory lane and Poston second,
Hasson was third, Stephen Clippard fourth
and Wayne Harrington was fifth.
The Tri-County Minis put on a battle of major proportions
as Travis Cook took his first win. Jeff
Banks started in the rear and made his way to the front car by
car to pressure Cook, while young Tim McRae was wanting to get
into the battle and the three crossed the start/finish line
together in a three-wide finish. Banks
earned second with McRae third, Tony Taylor fifth and Matthew
Sizemore in fifth.
Next Friday night Road Rage will return with racing in all
other divisions. For more information call
726-6600 or visit the speedway.
Race Results Tri-County Motor Speedway - August 26, 2005
Late Model Stock
A. J. Sanders
Fast and Furious