By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod
A beautiful Carolina evening,6 divisions of race cars,5 feature events and the best stars and cars of the region greeted a great crowd of fans Friday night at the New Wake County Speedway. Dillon Spain won both Legend features to highlight the action packed evening.Jonathan Kornegy, Robert “The Outlaw” Arch and Cade Lambert also picked up feature wins.
Young Gun Dillon Spain increased his point lead in the Dirt Cheap Sand and Gravel Legends points race roaring to victory in both 25 lap features. In the first race of the evening,Spain turned back Fayetteville’s Billy Gomez,Jr. to secure the victory. Billy Hall, Kenneth Tripp, Brenton Irving and Stephen Ford rounded out the top 6 positions when the checkered flag waved. Dillon thanked his team,family and fans from victory lane.
The Wilson Septic and Backhoe Bandoleros division continues to grow and Cade Lambert continued his impressive 2013 season with a trip to victory lane. Lambert held off hard charging Hunter Hansen, Clayton and his Rockside Tire Bando for the “W”. Ethan Johnson had a strong run to finish in 3rd place with car numbers #24 and #81 rounding out the top 5 positions.
The Aviator Brewery Late Model winner was Jonathan Kornegy. Kornegy’s car really came to life during the middle stages of the 60 lap feature event. Kornegy’s first 2013 Wake County Speedway victory was sweet after early season woe’s at America’s Favorite Bullring. The “Outlaw” Robert Arch, pulling double duty, had a great early run before coming home in 2nd place. Garner veteran, Todd Langdon drove his PowerTek Washing, State Farm,Shear Shack Ford to a 3rd place finish followed by Fuquay-Varina speedster Lizzy Smith and newcomer, Ben Peterson. Thanks for towing to run with us Ben.
Huge $3000 to win 100 lap Aviator Brewery Late Model Showdown on Fan Appreciation Night September 6,2013. Late Model drivers to be eligible to win the money you have to run with us on August 9th and 23rd;call Adam Resnick or Michael Cooper at Wake County Speedway for details. Look for Ryan Gray, Raleigh and Brandon Setzer, Hickory plus Raleigh speedster Bradley McCaskill to join the heavy hitters all
gunning for the big money at the County!
The Walls Roofing/C-Mini-Mart Feature event was an action packed event from the drop of the green flag. The “Outlaw” Robert Arch has won 9 events this year and a bounty on him hasn’t slowed his quick Honda down this season. Chris Gault and his Murray Tire special tried to end Arch’s win steak and was bad fast early but at the end of 25 laps,Arch was standing in victory lane. Justin Fussell was the winner of the C-Mini Mart race within a race with a fine 3rd place finish. Jeremy Ottaway and Duane Godwin rounded out the top 5 finishers in the 25 lap feature event.
The second Legendary Legend event winner,Dillon Spain held off Brenton Irving,Kenneth Tripp,Billy Hall,Billy Gomez and Stephen Ford in the nightcap to close out the evening of up close, in your face action from America’s Favorite Bullring Wake County Speedway. We would like to thank everyone for coming out
and look forward to seeing you on August 9th when we run again. Aviator Brewery Late models running twin 30 lap features, Mt.Dew Kickstart Modified 4′s a 30 lap feature,Walls Roofing/C-Mini Mart feature-25 laps,Dirt Cheap Sand and Gravel Legends 25 laps and Wilson Septic and Backhoe Bandoleros running a 15 lap feature event.Wake County Speedway is located off Highway 401 South,Raleigh, N.C. on Simpkins Road.By the Grace of GOD and 600 horsepower;hope to see you at the races!