wins the Mountain Dew 200
Hudson, North Carolina (July
4, 2008) - Largest crowd of the season, largest race of
the season equals one of the best races of the season. The Red
Baron Race Parts Hobby Stocks started the night off with the 4
car of Brad Ballard checking out and leading his way all the
way to the finish line. Paul Wyatt and Jimmy Whisnant battled for several laps for
second place. Wyatt
took second place from Whisnant on lap 8.
Ballard was disqualified for illegal parts on the car.
Wyatt, Whisnant, Micky Canipe, James Flynn and Dwight Wyatt
rounded out the top 5.
Baton Tire Street Stocks slated second for the show. The
street stocks inverted top six in points to start the race,
hoping to put on another show like last week.
Chris Kidd spun out on lap 3 keeping the field intact
at the start of the race. Marshall Sutton held on to the lead for most of the race
until Terrence Tucker caught up and made his way around Sutton
to take the lead away late in the race.
Kevin Eby and Kody Townsend got into each other midway
through the race and slowed both cars down. Tucker, Sutton,
David Smith, Jonathon Smith and Waylon Flynn finished out the
With the threat of rain coming,
the Whelen Late Models moved up in the schedule and got their
show started. Kevin
Leicht won the pole with a 16.227 and rolled the dice to
invert the field four cars putting local Jesse LeFevers on
jumped out to the early lead holding off track points leader
Andy Loden and hard driving Matt McCall for the early stages
of the race. On
lap 43, LeFevers had car trouble and had to pull in the pits.
Andy Loden took over in the lead and battled Matt McCall for
the next 57 laps until the midway break was presented. Matt
McCall held the lead at midway but rolled another 4 to invert
the field to restart giving RA Brown the inside pole on the
led every lap until the rear end came out of his car on lap
160 forcing him to go into the pits for the rest of the race.
Andy Loden, Matt McCall and Coleman Pressley battled
heavily over the next 20 laps until McCall got the lead and
held a strongpoint up front.
McCall pulled away on the final restart at lap 194
while Loden and Pressley battled hard for second place.
Run down of top five were: McCall, Loden, Pressley,
Leicht and Lee Tissot.
The Pepsi Limited Late Model show
was exciting from second place on back.
Josh Wright checked out on the field and went on to win
the event. Jason
Crouse and Scott Franklin battled side by side for several
edged Franklin at the end of the race for second place.
David Currier Jr finished fourth with Bill Cassavaugh
Next week will have the Whelen
Late Models, Pepsi Limited Late Models, Baton Tire Street
Stocks, Red Baron Race Parts Hobby Stocks, Carolina Vintage
and Road Rage. Gates open at 6pm, Qualifying at 7pm and
Features beginning at 8pm.
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Friday, July 4, 2008
Matt McCall #51
Andy Loden #29
Coleman Pressley #59
Kevin Leicht #2
Lee Tissot #55
Todd Goble #42
Eddy Cox #4
Jeff Melton #6
Grant Wimbish #57
Lucas Ransone #00
Jimmy Simmons #48
Duncan Molesworth #35
RA Brown #60
Nico Pieter de Bruijn #58
Michael Faulk #5
Patrick Molesworth #47
Jesse LeFevers #43
Limited Late Model Stock
Josh Wright #94
Jason Crouse #28
Scott Franklin #7
David Currier Jr #04
Bill Cassavaugh #21
Chris Phipps #37
Brad Berg #4
Chazz Anderson #15
Mike Eplee #86
Kevin Townsend #9
Tyler Church #07
Tire Street Stock
Terrence Tucker #42
Marshall Sutton #64
David Smith #40
Jonathon Smith #99
Waylon Flynn #55
Chris Townsend #21
Kody Townsend #10
Kevin Eby #03
Josh Burchette #88
Greg Grindstaff #3
Jeremy Pelfrey #25
Chris Kidd #7
Baron Race Parts Hobby Stock
Paul Wyatt #01
Jimmy Whisnant #11
Micky Canipe #5
James Flynn #1
Dwight Wyatt #00
Carroll McKinney #55
Scott Bumgarner #9
Brad Ballard #4 (DQ)