Burroughs earns $3,000 SRRS victory at Thunderhill
SUMMERTOWN, Tenn. (April 10) — Inheriting the lead upon polesitter Daniel Miller's departure, outside front-row starter Anthony Burroughs of Muscle Shoals, Ala., outran Ray Cook of Brasstown, N.C., at Thunderhill Raceway for his first Southern Regional Racing Series victory of the season. Burroughs earned $3,000 for his third career SRRS victory.
Cook, last week's winner at North Georgia Speedway, was second followed by Jacob Grizzle of Blairsville, Ga., who moved into the SRRS points lead. Tony Morris of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and David Gentry of Lewisburg, Tenn., rounded out the top five.
Miller, the fast qualifier from Shelbyville, Tenn., started on the pole and was cruising toward victory when an overheating engine forced him out. He ended up 21st.
Notes: Burroughs drives a Ronnie Stuckey-built MasterSbilt Race Car with a Wall 2 Wall engine and sponsorship from ALT Transportation, Wholesale Laundry Equipment and ABC Cash Register. ... Mark Fields took a while ride on the 20th lap when he went off the top of the track on the frontstretch entering turn one; he wasn't injured. ... Next up for SRRS competitors is a two-race weekend at Green Valley Speedway on April 16-17.
SRRS @ Thunderhill: (1) Anthony Burroughs, (2) Ray Cook, (3) Jacob Grizzle, (4) Tony Morris, (5) David Gentry, (6) Brandon King, (7) Jerry Owens, (8) Jay Brinkley, (9) Eric Hickerson, (10) Ray McElhiney, (11) Jerry Jackson, (12) Brett Wyatt, (13) Bo Shirley, (14) Joe Denby, (15) Ben Kittrell, (16) Ben Davis, (17) Caleb Ashby, (18) Chuck Proctor, (19) Seth Daniels, (20) Mark Fields, (21) Daniel Miller, (22) Kelly Hanvey, (23) Jimmy Tucker, (24) Jeremy Glasgow. Fast qualifier (among 30 cars): Miller. Consolation race winners: McElhiney, Fields.