East Alabama Motor Speedway,
Phenix City, AL
Sanction: Unsanctioned special events (Bama Bash) - $4,000
Information provided by: Track reports (last updated March 6, 5:16 am)
Whitener bags Bama Bash victory at EAMS
- Mark Whitener
- Joseph Brown
- Larry Havens
- Ricky Culpepper
- Jimmy Sharpe Jr.
- Dalton Cook
- Tyler Crowder
- Jeremy Faircloth
- Montana Dudley
- Thomas Lewis
- Joseph Joiner
- Dennis Hale
- Brand Lewis
- Andy Morris
- Dylan Holmes
- Steven Gaines
- Tyler Thomason
- Jimmy Price
- Jeff Culpepper
Mark Whitener takes the checkers for his Limited Late Model victory.
What won the race: Third-starting Mark Whitener of Middleburg, Fla., overtook polesitter Jimmy Sharpe Jr of Soperton, Ga., on lap 19 of the 40-lap feature to score a $4,000 Bama Bash victory at East Alabama Motor Speedway. Whitener took the checkers ahead of Joseph Brown by .485 seconds.
Key notes: Mark Whitener also won the Crate Late Model portion of the Bama Bash earlier in the evening. ... The race was slowed by two cautions. ... A dozen of the 19 starters finished on the lead lap. ... The 20th annual Bama Bash weekend features racing for eight different classes, including Limited Late Models, Crate Late Models and Crate Sportsman. ... Prelims were Friday with features Saturday. ... EAMS hosts the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on April 1.
On the move: Ricky Culpepper of Hamilton, Ga., started 13th to finish fourth.
Winner's sponsors: Whitener's Longhorn Chassis has a Jay Dickens Racing Engine and is sponsored by United Land Clearing, AR Bodies, Racecar Engineering, FK Rod Ends, Penske Shocks, Hoosier Tire, Dynamic Drivelines, Jett Concrete, Overhill Motorsports, Carter Trucking, Modern Images and Burkins Chevrolet.
Points chase: Weekly racing begins March 11 at EAMS.
Car count: 19
Fast qualifier: Jimmy Sharpe Jr.
Time: 16.431 seconds
Polesitter: Jimmy Sharpe Jr.
Heat race winners: Jimmy Sharpe Jr., Dalton Cook
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.