Senoia, GA — Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga. led from start to finish to capture the $4,000 payday Friday Night at Senoia Raceway during the Showdown Shootout sanctioned by the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Tennessee RV.
Clanton led all 40 laps for his second series victory of the season while driving the Clements Racing Englies-powered, Capital Race Car which is sponsored by Weld Bank Energy, Advocare, Keyser Manufacturing, Super K Express, The Butcher Shop, Bill Roberts Trucking, Cooper Meat Packers and Penske Shocks.
One caution slowed the field on lap eleven as Joey Armistead spun in turn two collecting Larry Harrod and Steven Roberts.
The series will be back to action on Saturday Night at Senoia Raceway for a 50-lap $6,000-to-win event then the tour will race on Saturday October 27th at Blue Ridge (GA) Motorsports Park for $4,000-to-win and then the series finale will be on Saturday November 17th at Boyd’s Speedway in Ringgold, Ga. paying $5,000-to-win for the Joe Lee Johnson Memorial.
Further information on the Spring Nationals, Southern Nationals and Southern Nationals Bonus Series can be obtained by calling Promoter Ray Cook at (828) 360-5353 or Series P.R. Coordinator Chris Tilley at (606) 219-1723 or visit the official website located at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com .
-Southern Nationals Press Release
-Photo credit: Paul Arch
Official Summary of Results
Feature Results for Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series at Senoia Raceway in Senoia, GA on October 19, 2018
1. Shane Clanton-Zebulon, Ga.
2. Ashton Winger-Hampton, Ga.
3. Michael Page-Douglasville, Ga.
4. Tyler Erb-New Waverly, Texas
5. Tyler Millwood-Kingston, Ga.
6. Casey Roberts-Toccoa, Ga.
7. Jason Croft-Woodstock, Ga.
8. Clint Smith-Senoia, Ga.
9. T.J. Reaid-Acworth, Ga.
10. David Payne-Murphy, N.C.
11. Austin Smith-Rome, Ga.
12. Zach Leonhardi-Cartersville, Ga.
13. Dalton Cook-Columbus, Ga.
14. Mason Massey-Douglasville, Ga.
15. Chase King-Knoxville, Tenn.
16. Dylan Knowles-S.W. Lanett, Ala.
17. Joey Standridge-Tellico Plains, Tenn.
18. Johnny Cloer Jr.-Chatsworth, Ga.
19. Austin Horton-Newnan, Ga.
20. Joey Armistead-Senoia, Ga.
21. Larry Harrod-Plains, Ga.
22. Steven Roberts-Sylvester, Ga.
Time of Race: 22 minutes, 31 seconds
Margin of Victory: 04.043 seconds
Yellow Flags: One (lap 11)
Red Flags: None
Lap Leaders: Shane Clanton (1-40)
Overall Top Qualifier: Michael Page-13.670 seconds
Provisional Starters: None
Last Chance Heat-1 Finish: Tyler Erb, Austin Smith, Jason Croft, Zach Leonhardi, Clint Smith, Austin Horton, Bubba Pollard, Shane Fulcher, Cla Knight, Johnny Cloer Jr.
Last Chance Heat-2 Finish: Steven Roberts, Dalton Cook, Mason Massey, Dylan Knowles, Joey Standridge, Ricky Williams, Lamar Haygood, Scott Groves, Kyler Haygood, Eric Granger
2018 Southern Nationals Bonus Series Winners/Upcoming Events:
March 16-Tri-County Race Track-Shane Clanton
March 17-Toccoa Raceway-Ricky Weiss
April 28-Blue Ridge Motorsports Park-Shawn Chastain
May 12-Dixie Speedway-Michael Page
June 15-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Tyler Carpenter
June 16-Richmond Raceway-Tyler Carpenter
July 3-Tazewell Speedway-Eric Wells
September 2-Tazewell Speedway-David Payne
September 15-North Georgia Speedway-Michael Page
September 28-Tri-County Race Track-Casey Roberts
October 5-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Michael Chilton
October 6-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Billy Moyer Sr.
October 19-Senoia Raceway-Shane Clanton
October 20-Senoia Raceway-Senoia, GA-$6,000 to win
October 27-Blue Ridge Motorsports Park-Blue Ridge, GA-$4,000 to win
November 17-Boyd’s Speedway-Ringgold, GA-$5,000 to win