Gordon Park Speedway
Henderson captures Jack Starrette Memorial
GROVETOWN, Ga. (April 16) — John Henderson Jr. of Aiken, S.C., took the lead just past the halfway point of the Jack Starrette Memorial and held on for an Ultimate Super Late Model Series victory at Gordon Park Speedway. Henderson earned $4,000 for his victory on the first-year circuit. | Slideshow
Chip Brindle of Chatsworth, Ga., finished second in the 25-car field with Ivedent Lloyd Jr. of Ocala, Fla., in third. Benji Cole of Canon, Ga., and Petey Ivey of Union, S.C. rounded out the top five in a race honoring a prolific Augusta, Ga., sponsor and car owner.
Ricky Weeks of Rutherfordton, N.C., led early, but lost the lead to Casey Roberts on a restart. When Roberts had mechanical problems, he handed the lead back to Weeks, who had a flat tire that allowed Henderson to take command.
Jack Starrette Memorial (unofficial): (1) John Henderson Jr., (2) Chip Brindle, (3) Ivedent Lloyd Jr., (4) Benji Cole, (5) Petey Ivey, (6) Dennis Franklin, (7) Monk Gulledge, (8) Chris Ferguson, (9) Zack Mitchell, (10) Colby Cannon, (11) Daniel Baggerly, (12) Travis Stoner, (13) Casey Barrow, (14) John Pursley, (15) Ricky Weeks, (16) David McCoy, (17) Casey Roberts, (18) Ross Bailes, (19) Scott Shirey, (20) Terry Bullard, (21) Jordy Nipper, (22) Richie Corley, (23) Jeff Smith, (24) Bubba Russell, (25) Jimmy Ivester.