HOFFMAN HOLDS BACK BROWN TO WIN $3K AT WYTHEadmin
Rural Retreat,VA-Nick Hoffman and Blake Brown battled tooth-and-nail but at the end of 30 laps Hoffman showed the way over the final 18 laps to earn the win in the Inaugural Mountain Modified Championship at Wythe Raceway in the co-sanctioned event with the Brucebuilt Performance Iron-Man Series.
Qualifying would see Austin Holcombe earn his first career Southeast Dirt Modified Series pole with a lap of 17.804 around Wythe Raceway. Troy Loomis would qualify second quick with Ryan Ayers, Blake Brown and Nick Hoffman rounding out the top 5 in time trials.
In Heat Race action Ryan Ayers would get to the lead and hold off a last lap charge from Austin Holcombe to earn the win in heat race 1.
Heat Race 2 saw Blake Brown get out front and look strong en route to the win over Troy Loomis and Chris Arnold.
In the feature Blake Brown and Ryan Ayers battled early for the race lead. Ayers would find trouble bouncing off the wall while Nick Hoffman would take advantage and make his way to battle Brown for the race lead. On lap 12 Hoffman would make his move around Brown to take the lead. Behind the race leaders Daniel Parker, Troy Loomis and Austin Holcombe all battled to try and catch the leaders. Hoffman would hold back every advance and take home the $3,000 payday and the championship belt for the Inaugural Mountain Modified Championship. The win marks Hoffman’s 2nd SEDMS win of 2021 and 6th SEDMS win all-time.
The next race scheduled for the Southeast Dirt Modified Series will be Saturday, May 8th at Friendship Motor Speedway in Elkin,NC for $2,000 to win. For more info visit www.FriendshipSpeedway.net
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FEATURE RESULTS (Unofficial, 30 laps, $3,000 to win)-Nick Hoffman, Blake Brown, Daniel Parker, Ricky Tinch, Chris Arnold, Troy Loomis, Wayne James, Austin Holcombe, Derek Radford, Michael Grantham, Ryan Ayers, Jesse Rockett, Kenny Shaw, Shawn Martin
HEAT RACE WINNERS-Ryan Ayers, Blake Brown
POLE AWARD-Austin Holcombe 17.804