Late Model Stock Car fans can find all the quick little nuggets of info for the 2016 season here in the Late Model Stock Car notebook. We have a little from each of the tracks in the region that run Late Model Stock cars. Some information was found on track social media pages and websites. If you think we’re missing anything or have more information, please email us at [email protected]
Tommy Lemons Jr. beat out Deac McCaskill for the win at Orange County Speedway (NC) this past weekend. The local regulars were tough as Chris Denny won the pole awards, while Layne Riggs and Craig Moore posted top-five finishes. Concord Speedway will be up next for the only Late Model Stock race on the track’s schedule this year.
Ace Speedway – A schedule change has been announced for the next three races. The next race on the schedule will be on Friday, August 12, the event will be called the For the Fans Night. The Summer Showdown will take place on Friday, August 26 and September 2 will be their Labor Day event which will also be run on a Friday.
Carteret County Speedway – The next race is scheduled for Saturday, August 6 for their Late Model Stock Car class.
Coastal Plains – No events scheduled at this time.
East Carolina Motor Speedway – Michael Fose showed up and swept the night by taking two wins in the twin 40-lap Late Model Stock Car events. Now four different drivers have two wins this season at East Carolina.
Hickory Motor Speedway – Ryan Millington made a statement that he does not think the season-long championship is over. After trailing Dexter Canipe, Jr. most of the season he made a big swing at getting back into the points battle by winning both ends of twin 40-lap Late Model events. Canipe was third and fourth yielding some points back to Millington.
There are seven points races remaining on the schedule.
Jeremy Pelfrey took the win in the Limited class for his fifth victory of the year. Point leader Evan Swelling was second.
Orange County Speedway – Track regulars Layne Riggs and Craig Moore posted top-five runs in the recent CARS Tour Late Model Stock race at OCS. The weekly track program will return on August 13.
Southern National – Late Model Stock Cars are not scheduled to run at Southern National until August 20. Check the track schedule out as they are still hosting racing and other events.
Wake County Speedway – Racing returns this Friday night to Wake County as a 60-lap race will be on tap for the Late Model Stock car division.
Anderson Speedway – Twin 40-lap Late Model Stock races will take place this coming Friday night. David Roberts is the track’s Late Model point leader with seven wins this season.
Dillon Motor Speedway – August 13 will be the next scheduled race at Dillon this year.
Florence Motor Speedway – A strong field of cars was on hand for twin Late Model Stock features this past weekend. In the first race Cody Kelly picked up his first Late Model win. He tried to back it up in race two, but Archie Adams beat him to the flag for his third win of the season.
Greenville Pickens Speedway – Two Late Model races await the teams that roll into the gates this coming Saturday at Greenville. Chase Purdy leads Dylan Hall by 22 points for the season long Championship.
Myrtle Beach Speedway – Racing returns to Myrtle Beach on August 6.
Kingsport Speedway – Make it win number three this season Bobby McCarty at Kingsport. McCarty went flag-to-flag for the win. The points race tightened big time. Zeke Shell holds a two-point lead over Kres VanDyke, three over Ronnie McCarty and eight over Wayne Hale. How’s that for close?
Newport Speedway – The track will scream back into action this coming weekend on Saturday, August 6.
Dominion Raceway – Racing was canceled due to rain on Saturday. The track will be back in action next week on August 6th.
Franklin County Speedway – In the Sunday evening show Kyle Dudley took his third win of the 2016 season. Dudley came into the event fifth in points and will gain ground for the track championship. The next race will be August 14th.
Lonesome Pine Raceway – Rain washed out the night’s action as the track will be back under the lights for racing on August 6.
Motor Mile Speedway – Lee Pulliam dedicated his win at Motor Mile to his new baby girl Brantly Anne who was born just a few days before the Motor Mile race. Pulliam pocketed his seventh win of the year after getting by Philip Morris on a lap 121 restart.
Shenandoah Speedway – Racing returns on August 6. They will also host a 100-lap Late Model race on August 20.
South Boston Speedway -.Matt Bowling keeps on winning as the NASCAR Whelen All American Series National point leader got his sixth win of the season in the 100-lap feature event. Bobby McCarty came home second to Bowling and his 83 mount.
In the Limited Sportsman class Joey Throckmorton got win number nine in race one and Mike Jones got his second win in as many weeks.
Southside Speedway – Racing returns Friday August 5. Chris Dodson and Steve Zuskin are tied atop the point standings.
-By Elgin Traylor, Speed51.com Southeast Correspondent – Twitter: @ElginTraylor
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