strikes again, Rector takes FWD win
Raceway (June 30th) - Crossville Raceway was in
action on Saturday night. It was Ray Varner Ford
Race Night with the Front Runners racing for $500
to win and it was Topless Late Models. Also there
was an Independence Day celebration with Fireworks.
The Late Models started out by qualifying and the
fast qualifier was #00 Ruben Mayfield with a lap
of 13.22 (fastest qualifying lap of the year at
the track). Second quick qualifier went to #44K
Chase King who tripped the clock at 13.32, third
quick qualifier was #77 Perry Delaney with a lap
13.42, fourth quick was #8 Trent Mullinax with a
13.69 lap, and your fifth quick qualifier was #5J
Jesse Lowe also with a 13.69. Fast qualifier Mayfield
then rolled a 4 on the dice to invert the top four,
for the Hoosier Fast car dash. In the Hoosier Fast
car dash, Delaney crossed the stripe first, followed
by King in second, and #33 John Ownby. The Late
Model heat race saw #4X Joe Cline take the win,
with #5M Scott Shelton finishing in second, and
#84 Buddy Knox rounded out the top three.
In the 30-lap Late Model feature Delaney surged
into the lead with King and Ownby in pursuit. On
lap 2 Mayfield got by Lowe for the fourth spot.
Delaney extended his lead throughout the race. On
lap 16 Lowe got back by Mayfield for fourth. Nobody
could touch the #77 machine of Delaney on this night
as he powered to his fourth win and his second in
a row. King would finish second, Ownby was third,
Lowe fourth, and Mayfield rounded out the top five.
The Front Runner class had a special race on this
night, as the raced for a $500 first place prize.
They qualified on this night and #L92 Lucas Presley
set fast time with a lap of 17.08. The second quick
qualifier was #J27 JD Rector with a lap of 17.20,
third was #3 Matthew Sullivan with a 17.24 lap,
fourth was #02 Joe Wall with a lap of 17.32, and
fifth fastest was #A93 Nathan Adams with a lap of
The 25-lap feature started off with Sullivan taking
the lead. Lap 2 saw #14B Derik Duggan slip by Sullivan
for the lead. On lap 5 JD Rector took over the lead
from Duggan. Laps 6 and 7 saw some fantastic lap
as JD Rector, #16R Cody Rector, and #02 Joe Wall
battled for the lead. On lap 8 Wall and JD Rector
came in contact together and Rector hit the wall.
Rector’s night was over and Wall went to the rear
of the field. This turned the lead over to Cody
Rector. #92 Nick Adams began putting the pressure
on Rector. Rector thwarted Adams advances as he
went on to capture the big payday. Adams finished
a close second, Wall was third, Duggan fourth, and
#7 Daniel Sizemore rounded out the top five.
The Street Stocks had an entertaining night. The
heat race saw #11 Raymond Sheppard take the win.
The 20-lap feature race saw Sheppard grab the lead
at the start, with #28 Chris Young in second, and
#9 John Ross in third. Lap six saw Young come in
contact with Sheppard that resulted with Young taking
the lead. Sheppard wound up in third after #84 Jason
Savage got by him for second. In the remaining laps
of the race Savage dogged Young trying to grab the
lead. Young would hold off Savage to capture his
second win of the year. Savage finished a very close
second, Ross was third, #65 Todd Spivey finished
in fourth, and Sheppard rounded out the top five.
In the Mini Stock class #92 Jason Qualls proved
to be the top dog for this class as he won both
the heat race and the feature race. #15 Tony Lewis
finished second in the feature, followed by #0 Paul
Ramsey and #2 Jeff York.
The Jr. Hornets saw #A198 Kelly Morton win her third
race of the year. #44 Ronnie Hargis finished second,
#K46 Kenzie Kirkland was third, #17 Carlie Mullinax
fourth, and #01 Kane Pelfrey finished fifth.
In the A-Hobby class #20 Mike Selby won both the
heat race and the feature, #1 Joey Whittenburg finished
second in the feature and #21 Daniel Young finished
Next week at Crossville Raceway there will be kids
turtle races along with Ujunkdit.com Championship
DOUBLE POINTS Races for all divisions.
Models (Topless): 1. #77 Perry Delaney 2. #44K
Chase King 3. #33 John Owenby 4. #5J Jesse Lowe
5. #00 Ruben Mayfield 6. #8 Trent Mullinax 7. #45
Doug Smith 8. #5M Scott Shelton 9. #34 Freddie Simpson
10. #1 Cody Brun 11. #4X Joe Cline 12. #84 Buddy
Stocks: 1. #28 Chris Young 2. #84 Jason Savage
3. #9 John Ross 4. #65 Todd Spivey 5. #11 Raymond
Sheppard 6. #7 Dwayne Jones
Runners ($500 To Win): 1. #16R Cody Rector 2.
#92 Nick Adams 3. #02 Joe Wall 4. #B14 Derik Duggan
5. #7 Daniel Sizemore 6. #A93 Nathan Adams 7. #57
Stephen Conley 8. #3 Aaron Ashcraft 9. #2 Brad Cross
10. #151 Michael Conley 11. #3 Matthew Sullivan
12. #717 Amelia McClain 13. #77 Dylan Cole 14. #J27
JD Rector 15. #C4 Eddie Brown 16. #L92 Lucas Presley
17. #60 Blake Hall (DNS) #7 Brian Larson
Stocks: 1. #92 Jason Qualls 2. #15 Tony Lewis
3. #0 Paul Ramsey 4. #2 Jeff York
Hornets: 1. #A198 Kelly Morton 2. #44 Ronnie
Hargis Jr. 3. #K46 Kenzie Kirkland 4. #17 Carlie
Mullinax 5. #01 Kane Pelfrey (DNS) #25JR Cole Atkins
1. #20 Mike Sleby 2. #1 Joey Whittenburg 3. #21