grabs first points win
TN (April 7th) – With one in the books, it's time
to let the 2012 Crossville Raceway Championship
Points Season begin! Saturday night, was the first
points race of the season, and it was for Double
Points! 2012 Track Championship bragging rights
was on the line, and for the Late Model Division,
big Ujunkdit.com point money.
In Late Model qualifying Crossville’s #10 Chris
Wilson set fast time with a lap of 13.63. Second
quick was another Crossville driver #34 Duke Lowe
with a lap of 13.79. The heat race saw #95 Brandon
Williams take the win, with #4X Joe Cline in second,
and #13 Jim Bolen rounding out the top three. In
the Hoosier Fast Car Dash, Wilson drew a six after
qualifying, meaning all six cars in the dash would
be inverted. Lenoir City’s #00 Rueben Mayfield took
the win, with #77 Robby Reagan finishing in second,
and Wilson rounding out the top three.
The 30-lap feature saw Mayfield power into the lead
followed by Reagan and Wilson. Wilson got by Reagan
for second on lap two. On lap three Williams moved
into the top five. On lap thirteen Wilson began
applying pressure to Mayfield. On lap fourteen Wilson
got by Mayfield for the lead, only to see a caution
come out. On the restart Wilson completed the pass
and took the lead. Williams began pressuring #5J
Jesse Lowe for fourth. With five to go Reagan pressured
Mayfield for second. Up front it was Wilson taking
the win in his GRT chassis/604 crate engine mount,
sponsored by Dale’s Auto Repair and Brown Construction.
Mayfield held on to finish second, Reagan was third,
Jesse Lowe powered to fourth, and #95 Brandon Williams
rounded out the top five.
The Front Runner class saw a feisty group of drivers
give it their all. #J27 JD Rector took the lead
at the start, with #C4 Eddie Brown in hot pursuit.
Brown grabbed the lead on lap two. On lap three
#92 Nick Adams took second from Rector. One lap
later Adams jumped into the lead. On lap five Rector
sped into second past Brown. Lap six saw Rector
retake the lead. Brown cruised into second on lap
eleven. Lap fifteen saw Brown move to the lead,
only to see Rector regain the lead one lap later.
Rector would lead the remaining laps to pick up
his first win of the season. Brown finished second,
Nick Adams was third, #57 Stephen Conley finished
in fourth, and #93 Nathan Adams rounded out the
top five. Brown and Rector won the heat races.
The Chevette class saw some good racing on this
night. #66 Todd Spivey powered into the lead at
the start, with #23 Stephen Fields and #34 Dustin
Benton following in his tire tracks. Benton took
the lead as the field came by to complete the first
lap. Fields was running in second and Spivey a close
third. On lap three Spivey got by Fields for second.
On lap four, #0 Paul Ramsey scooted into third past
Fields. On lap five Spivey began pressuring Benton
for the lead. Lap six saw tight, close knit action
as Spivey and Benton came together allowing Ramsey
to take the lead. Spivey got beside of Ramsey on
lap thirteen. On lap sixteen Spivey finally cleared
Ramsey for the lead. Sparta’s Spivey would lead
the rest of the way for the win, Ramsey finished
second, #92 Jason Qualls was third, #55 Mark Vibbert
fourth, and #15 Tony Lewis rounded out the top five.
Benton and Spivey won the heat races.
In the Street Stock feature, Mt. Juliet #84 Jason
Savage took the lead at the start and led every
lap for his second win in a row. #7 Jarrett Jones
finished second. Savage also won the heat race.
The Junior Hornets saw #4 Kane Pelfrey take the
win, #K46 Kenzy Kirkland was second, and #17 Carlie
Mullinax finished third. Pelfrey also won the heat
Models: (1. 10 Chris Wilson (2. 00 Rueben Mayfield
(3. 77 Robby Reagan (4. 5J Jesse Lowe (5. 95 Brandon
Williams (6. 4X Joe Cline (7. 34 Duke Lowe (8. 41
Morris Bice (9. 13 Jim Bolen (10. 8 Trent Mullinax
(11. 76 Fred Flatt (12. 6X Bruce Davenport
Stocks: (1. 84 Jason Savage (2. 7 Jarrett Jones
(DQ) 21 Daniel Young (DNS) 07 Ronny Braddam (DNS)
9 Phillip Lawrence
Runners: (1. 27 JD Rector (2. C4 Eddie Brown
(3. 92 Nick Adams (4. 57 Stephen Conley (5. 93 Nathan
Adams (6. L92 Lucas Presley (7. 69 Joey McIntire
(8. 31 Mike Brown (9. 01 Cody Brown
(1. 65 Todd Spivey (2. 0 Paul Ramsey (3. 92 Jason
Qualls (4. 55 Mark Vibbert (5. 15 Tony Lewis (6.
5 Jeff York (7. 23 Stephen Field (8. 34 Dustin Benton
Hornets: (1. 4 Kane Pelfrey (2. K46 Kenzy Kirkland
(3. 17 Carlie Mullinax