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EAMS Results - August 12, 2017

Recap of racing at EAMS Saturday, 8/12/2017:

EAMS Late Models (25 Laps):

1 - #55 Montana Dudley started 4th, took 3rd on lap 4, 2nd on lap 5, and then had a classic battle with #1D Dalton Cook for the lead for the next 10 laps until taking the lead off turn 2 on a restart on lap 17.  He was challenged on the bottom by #5 Thomas Lewis, but moved down to cover the spot and them pulled away for his 2nd win in 2 weeks.
2 - #1D Dalton D. Cook started on pole with a 15.41 and appeared to be the driver to beat until a minor slip on a restart allowed the relentless Dudley to take advantage and get the lead.  He fell back to P4 before rallying back to 2nd on lap 23.
3 - #14 Josh Taylor started 8th and made the biggest move up of the night, not breaking into the top 5 until lap 19, P4 on lap 21, and P3 on lap 23.
4 - #5 Thomas Lewis started 3rd, was up and down from 2nd to 5th, before finally settling into P4 at the end.
5 - #7 Tyler Thomason started 5th, dropped back to 7th at one point before moving all the way up to 2nd on laps 19 & 20 and then spinning on lap 21 - did a great job getting back into the top 5.

01 #55 Montana Dudley
02 #1D Dalton Cook
03 #14 Josh Taylor
04 #5 Thomas Lewis
05 #7 Tyler Thomason
06 #14W Patrick Wall
07 #54 Tim Dixon
08 #33 Randy Scrimpshire
09 #11 Dylan Holmes
10 #K9 Dana Eiland
11 #110 Rick Culpepper
12 #88 Russ Ogletree

602 Late Model Sportsman (20 Laps):
1 - #00 Richie Stephens started outside pole after winning his heat race from the rear, lead lap 1 as well as 2 through 20 - his 7th win in 8 races he has entered at EAMS this season.
2 - #8G Bubba Gorman started 4th, moved to P3 on lap 1, and P2 on lap 3 - was unable to challenge the Rocket Man for the win, however.
3 - #90 Josh Weathers started 11th, moved into the top 5 on lap 11, P4 on lap 13, and 3rd on lap 14 - tremendous run through the pack.
4 - #50 Steven Gaines started 5th, spun on lap 2 and took all the way to lap 16 to get back into the top 5, taking 4th on lap 17.
5 - #6 Donovan Singer started 9th, charged immediately into the top 5 running 4th most of the race before dropping to 5th on lap 17.

01 #00 Richie Stephens
02 #8G Bubba Gorman
03 #90 Josh Weathers
04 #50 Steven Gaines
05 #6 Donovan Singer
06 #83 Brandon Pijnenberg
07 #A8 Cord Dodgen
08 #1 DW Hinson
09 #14 Dustin Ducker
10 #31 Richie Grantham
11 #29 Randy Allen
12 #21 John Holdinghausen
13 #24 Justin Thornton

Hobby (15 Laps):
1 - #23 Kyle Conyers in only his 2nd run at EAMS this season started 4th, took 3rd on lap 1, 2nd on lap 2, and 1st on lap 5 when #6 Marty Beckwith spun out of the lead.
2 - #17 Lynn Robbins started 3rd, dropped to 4th, back to 3rd on lap 4, 2nd on lap 5 and then just held his own, not quite able to mount a challenge for the lead.
3 - #98 Travis Timms started on pole, dropped to 2nd on the 1st lap, 3rd on lap 2, 4th on lap 4, then settle into P3 on lap 5.
4 - #30 Tim Bosley started 5th, ran between 4th and 6th all race moving up to P4 on the last lap when #294 John Michael spun.
5 - #99 Chance Renfroe started 9th and struggled all night with the handle before slipping into P5 on the last lap.

01 #23 Kyle Conyer
02 #17 Lynn Robbins
03 #98 Travis Timms
04 #30 Tim Bosley
05 #99 Chance Renfroe
06 #442 Bryan Renfroe
07 #294 John Michael
08 #57 Johnathan Morris
09 #6 Marty Beckwith

Modifieds (12 Laps):
1 - #10 Jeff Culpepper lead every lap.
2 - #25 Herbie Donath ran 2nd every lap.
3 - #17 Brian Robinson ran 3rd every lap.
4 - #38 Chris Singleton
5 - #21 Bryan Westbrook

01 #10 Jeff Culpepper
02 #25 Herbie Donath
03 #17 Brian Robinson
04 #38 Chris Singleton
05 #21 Bryan Westbrook

Road Warrior (12 Laps):
1 - #2 Jarrod Harrison started 2nd and lead every lap for his 2nd win of the year.
2 - #1 Rickey Harrelson started 3rd, pitted to replace a flat on lap 2 after contact with #101 Brooks Shelley, took 2nd back when Shelley spun on lap 9.
3 - #101 Brooks Shelley started on pole and spun on laps 9 and 11, too loose off turn 2.

01 #2 Jarrod Harrison
02 #1 Rickey Harrelson
03 #101 Brooks Shelley
DNS #51 Daniel Britton

Hot Shots (12 Laps):
1 - #11 Clint Thornton started 3rd and ran 3rd in a tight battle with #05 Fred Woodrum and #93 John Catrett before taking 2nd on lap 6 and then the lead on lap 9.to collect his 2nd win in the last 3 races.
2 - #93 John Catrett started pole, lost the lead to Woodrum on lap 1, retook the lead on lap 5, but then lost it to Thornton on lap 9.
3 - #05 Fred Woodrum started 2nd, took the lead on lap 1, dropped to 2nd on lap 5, and P3 on lap 6.  Thornton, Catrett, and Woodrum put on a fantastic battle for the lead every lap.
4 - #22 Taylor McElhannon started 9th and made a great move through the pack taking P5 on lap 2 and P4 on lap 3 where he remained for the rest of the race.
5 - #21 Christopher Bosley started 6th and turned in a solid performance earning his 4th top 5 of the season.

01 #11 Clint Thornton
02 #93 John Catrett
03 #05 Fred Woodrum
04 #22 Taylor McElhannon
05 #21H Christopher Bosley
06 #96 Scott Marshall
07 #2 Patrick Harrelson
08 #32 TJ Sanders
09 #4 Carl Cowan
10 #88 Trenton Griffith
11 #7 Stormie Cowart
12 #00K Kyle Hope
13 #00 Troy Hinton
14 #13 Dave Bruce
15 #J38 Jayce Swint
16 #117 Shane McIntyre
17 #109 Jessie Catrett

This was not a great night for our points leaders, though they all still maintained comfortable points leads.
#K9 Dana Eiland finished 10th in the EAMS Late Model Feature.
#8G Bubba Gorman finished 2nd in the 602 LM Sportsman Feature.
#294 John Michael finished 7th in the Hobby Feature.
#1 Rickey Harrelson finished 2nd in the Road Warrior Feature.
#J38 Jayce Swint finished 15th in the Hot Shots Feature.

No racing at EAMS next weekend (8/19/2017).
Next event is Monster Truck Madness on Friday and Saturday, 8/25 & 26/2017.