June 14, 2014
By Mike Ray and Ms. Hotrod
Hickory’s Dillon Wilson roared to victory last night in the Late Model big money race at Wake County Speedway. The UCAR/4 Cylinder winners were Justin Fussell, Sanford and Ron Dupont in his Richard Aliff prepared Honda UCAR in the
Pepsi/Mountain Dew feature event. Austin Janocha was standing in victory lane with a great Bandolero win, Dillon Spain continued his winning ways in the Legends division and Roxboro’s Brandon Baker took down the win in the Modified 4 Division.
The first big money, extra distance race of the season for the Metal Depot Late Model division was a thriller, a little lighting in the air and a lot of fireworks on the track. The start of the feature found Bradley McCaskill, Knightdale and Willow Spring driver Randy Renfrow leading the field to the green flag. McCaskill and Renfrow traded the early lead with a hungry pack of drivers behind them. Clay Jones, Goldsboro was making his way through the field and lead at the halfway mark and picked up the $1000.halfway bonus money. The second half of the event saw the Hickory speedster, Dillon Wilson flex his muscle and streak into the lead.The Fireworks started in the pack as the laps ran down and when the beating and banging had finished, Raleigh’s Bobby Gower and Clay Jones,Goldsboro rounded out the top 3 finishers.Steve Smith, Fuquay-Varina had a great run in his ServiceMaster machine running 4th with Garner’s Todd Langdon and his State Farm,Powertech Washing Ford rounding out the top 5. In victory lane Wilson thanked his fans, family, crew and sponsors. The speedster saved his equipment and tires early and was rewarded with the big paycheck.
The Bandoleros feature winner was Austin Janocha, Clayton who streaked under the waving checkered flag followed by point leader Kade Lambert, Ethan Johnson and the Broadbent family, Henry and Xander in their Rowan Home Restoration Bandoleros.
Dillon Spain, Clayton bounced back from a crash earlier in the day to win the Legends feature. The young gun started shotgun on the field and raced his way through the field to win another 2014 trip to victory lane. Kenneth Tripp,Jr. ran
strong again, finishing in 2nd place with Justin Mitchell, Goldsboro; Zach Brown, Holly Springs and Caleb Day, Garner your top 5 when the checkered flag flew.
Brandon Baker, Roxboro has taken a liking to America’s Favorite Bullring. The driver of the Summey Electric Ford won the 25 lap Pro 4 Modified feature holding off multi-time track champ Dennis “The Dominator” Capps in his Cleveland Drafthouse Ford. Raleigh’s Keith Oliver came home in 3rd place followed by Matthew Denton, Raleigh and Fayetteville’s Mark Hovis.
The UCAR/4 Cylinder Mini Mayhem feature event winners were Sanford’s Justin Fussell and Ron Dupont. Dupot’s win in the feature was his first at Wake County Speedway. The top five finishers of the combo event were: Fussell, JeremyOttaway,Raleigh, Dupont, Jonathan Kornegay and Joey Morgan.
Wake County Speedway will run again in 2 weeks with a full racing card plus the USAC HPD Eastern Midget Open Wheel Series making their 1st ever appearance at the 1/4 mile bullring.Wake County Speedway is located off Highway 401 S.,Raleigh,N.C. on Simpkins Road. Six action packed divisions racing June 27th.Bring your family and
friends out for a fun filled evening of racing action and like us on Facebook, @wcspeedway on Twitter and on the web at wakecountyspeedway.com.
Pray for Robert Arch;the track champion had an accident this week and needs prayers,thank you.By the Grace of GOD and 600 hors
epower; hope to see you at the races