Webb outduels Rattliff for Ponderosa victory
By Michael DespainPonderosa Speedway
JUNCTION CITY, Ky. (June 18) — David Webb of Nicholasville, Ky., overtook race-long leader Justin Rattliff of Campbellsville, Ky., with seven laps remaining for a 30-lap National All Star Racing Association victory at Ponderosa Speedway. Webb, who ran third before taking the second spot from Dustin Neat of Dunnville, Ky., on the 15th lap, earned $2,000 for his first victory on the second-year tour. | Slideshow
Rattliff, who battled Webb side-by-side on laps 22 and 23 before losing the point, settled for second while Dustin Linville of Bryantsville, Ky., finished third. Victor Lee of Stanford, Ky., and D.J. Wells of Wooten, Ky., rounded out the top five at the 3/8-mile oval. Neat fell back to sixth on the final laps.
Notes: Webb’s Rayburn Race Car is powered by a CT525 all-aluminum crate engine and sponsored by ORS Auto Body and Collision, Marine Works, JDB Contracting and Valvoline. ... Cautions appeared for Bobby Wolter Jr.’s lap-four spin, Brandon Hardgrove’s lap-12 flat tire and when Dale Dillon hit the restart cone on lap 12. ... Action was delayed 70 minutes when a transformer blew during heat races for the support divisions. ... John Mulligan won the Crate Late Model feature. ... NASRA competitors head to Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown, Ky., on Saturday for a $3,000-to-win event.
NASRA @ Ponderosa: (1) David Webb, (2) Justin Rattliff, (3) Dustin Linville, (4) Victor Lee, (5) D.J. Wells, (6) Chris Combs, (7) Dustin Neat, (8) Greg Johnson, (9) Michael Chilton, (10) Todd Coffman, (11) Arnie Fields, (12) Marty O’Neal, (13) Skylar Marlar, (14) Aaron Ridley, (15) Brandon Fouts, (16) Steve Barnett, (17) Wesley Brummett, (18) Christian Rayburn, (19) John Minon, (20) Dale Dillon, (21) Brandon Hardgrove, (22) Bobby Wolter Jr. Fast qualifier (among 22 cars): Johnson, 13.784 seconds. Heat race winners: Neat, Rattliff, Webb.