Covert scores $3,000 victory at Winchester
WINCHESTER, Va. (July 22) – Two-time series champion Jason Covert of York Haven, Pa., advanced to the lead from his sixth starting position Friday night at Winchester Speedway and earned $3,000 for his fourth Three State Flyers victory of the season. | Slideshow
Polesitter Roy Deese Jr. of Laurel, Md., followed Covert to the finish in the second position while D.J. Myers of Greencastle, Pa., advanced from 14th to finish third. Jamie Lathroum of Mechanicsville, Md., finished fourth after starting 18th with Keith Jackson of Odenton, Md., rounding out the top five finishers.
Notes: Covert's Rocket Chassis is powered by a Hershey's Racing Engine and sponsored by Red Wing Shoes and Pre-Mach Inc. Fabricators & Machinists. ... The victory gives Covert a series-leading 13 wins on the third-year tour. ... Covert’s previous three victories in 2011 were al consecutive, occurring between May 28 and June 25. ... The Three State Flyers tour will conclude its doubleheader weekend with a $3,800-to-win event Saturday night at Potomac Speedway in Budds Creek, Md.
Three State Flyers @ Winchester: (1) Jason Covert, (2) Roy Deese Jr., (3) D.J. Myers, (4) Jamie Lathroum, (5) Keith Jackson, (6) Bo Feathers, (7) Jeremy Miller, (8) Nick Dickson, (9) Tony Crim, (10) Gary Stuhler, (11) Darryl Hills, (12) Ronnie Dehaven Jr., (13) Walter Crouch, (14) J.T. Spence, (15) Kyle Lear, (16) Scott LeBarron, (17) Jerry Bard, (18) Brian Tavenner, (19) Jason Miller, (20) Brad Omps, (21) Frankie Plessinger, (22) Dwane Harbaugh, (23) Tommy Armel, (24) Chuck Clise. Heat race winners (among 27 cars): Deese, Crim, Dickson. Dash winner: Deese. Consolation race winner: LeBarron.