THOMAS DOMINATES AT FAYETTEVILLE, RAIN WINS AT COUNTY LINE.admin
for the Southeast Dirt Modified Series presented by Owens Construction.
16 Southeast Dirt Modifieds would sign in for the first race of 2020 for the series. Christian Thomas would take the pole in hot lap qualifying with a lap of 16.233 seconds.
In Heat Race action Christian Thomas was able to vault to an early lead and hold off Austin Holcombe for the win in heat race 1. In Heat Race 2 Daniel Parker would lead flag to flag while Shawn Martin would work by Daulton Wilson to finish second.
In the feature Christian Thomas would take the lead off the jump with Daniel Parker close behind. From 3rd place on back it was intense between Shawn Martin, Hunter McClendon and Austin Holcombe. Up front it was all Christian Thomas holding off Parker’s repeated challenges picked up the win in the SEDMS portion of the Wayne Gray Sr Memorial. For Thomas it was his first ever Southeast Dirt Modified Series win.
Saturday the Southeast Dirt Modifieds would make the 90 mile trip north to County Line Raceway in Elm City, NC where 12 Modified drivers signed in for the $1000 to win main event.
In qualifying David Stremme of Mooresville, NC would take the pole with a lap of 15.645 seconds.
In heat Race action David Stremme and Daniel Parker would swap the lead racing for the lead, Stremme would throw a slide job in turn 4 to cement his lead and win the heat. Christian Thomas was in the lead in the second heat race when rain came in. Rain continued to fall and forced the cancellation of racing for the night.
The next race scheduled for the Southeast Dirt Modified Series will be Saturday, August 15th at County Line Raceway in Elm City, NC.
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FRIDAY 6/19 @ FAYETTEVILLE
RESULTS (UNOFFICIAL)-20 Laps Christian Thomas, Daniel Parker, Shawn Martin, Hunter McClendon, Austin Holcombe, Daulton Wilson, Wayne Gray Jr, Carlos Jaramillo, David Taylor, Robbie Turner, Curtis Mason, Steve Strickland, Jordan Taylor, Ryan Toole, Tyler Kussman, Dennis Brewer, Eddie Bullard-DNS
HEAT RACE WINNERS: Christian Thomas & Daniel Parker
POLE AWARD: Christian Thomas 16.233