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October 30
Georgetown Speedway,
Georgetown, DE
Sanction: Unsanctioned Supers (Mid-Atlantic Championship) - $7,000
Information provided by: Track reports (last updated October 31, 7:40 am)
Robinson nips Feathers to win Mid-Atlantic
Mid-Atlantic Championship
  1. Ross Robinson
  2. Trever Feathers
  3. Rick Eckert
  4. Amanda Robinson
  5. Kyle Hardy
  6. Jamie Lathroum
  7. Bryan Bernheisel
  8. Trevor Collins
  9. Kerry King Jr.
  10. David Dill
  11. Donald Lingo Jr.
  12. Nathan Long
  13. Danny Snyder
  14. Mark Pettyjohn
  15. Devin Frey
  16. Derek Magee
  17. Rob Schirmer
  18. Robbie Emory
  19. Joseph Hoffer
  20. Robert Paczkowski
  21. Jim Bernheisel
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What won the race: Winning at his hometown track, Ross Robinson staved off a final-circuit challenge from Trever Feathers of Winchester, Va., with a last-corner crossover move to complete a flag-to-flag triumph in Saturday's 40-lap Mid-Atlantic Championship at Georgetown Speedway. Feathers slid ahead of Robinson in turns one and two on the last lap but couldn't repel Robinson's dramatic turn-four move to earn the $7,000 top prize.
Quotable: "I hit a rut bad one time and I think it messed something up, but if you don't like that finish, holy s---," Robinson said. "That was as hard as I could run, and I kept telling myself, 'No mistakes,' but damn it if I didn't make one on the last lap going into one and it gave him the opportunity. Going into turn three he had position. I just went in there and I had nothing to lose at that point. I give him a lot of credit, because he could've easily come up on me a lot sooner than he did, and he left me room enough to cross him and make a finish like that."
Key notes: Robinson nipped Feathers by 0.149 of a second for his second career Mid-Atlantic Championship victory. He previously claimed the race in 2019. ... Feathers's runner-up finish was his second podium placing in as many career appearances at Georgetown. ... Defending event winner Rick Eckert raced with right-rear damage from an early scrape with Feather but finished third after fending off Robinson's wife, Amanda, who drove her husband's second car. ... Polesitter Jamie Lathroum faded to finish sixth. ... Saturday's feature was slowed by four separate incidents and lasted 24 minutes, with eight competitors completing all 40 laps. … Georgetown's Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend ends Sunday with a show that includes RUSH Crate Late Models and small-block modifieds.
On the move: David Dill of Camden, Del., started 20th and finished 10th.
Winner's sponsors: Robinson’s Longhorn Chassis is powered by a Clements Racing Engine and carries sponsorship from Stockley Materials, J&T Logging, Hardscrabble Express, The Frozen Farmer, Heavy Business, Iron Source Equipment Rental, Wells Motorsports, Total Package Landscaping, RDW Concrete and Penske Racing Shocks.
Current weather: Clear, 59°F
Car count: 21
Polesitter: Jamie Lathroum
Heat race winners: Ross Robinson, Trever Feathers
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.

Feature lineup

Row 1: Lathroum, R. Robinson
Row 2: Pettyjohn, Feathers
Row 3: Hardy, A. Robinson
Row 4: Eckert, Lingo Jr.
Row 5: Collins, J. Bernheisel
Row 6: B. Bernheisel, Snyder
Row 7: Emory, Frey
Row 8: Long, Magee
Row 9: Schirmer, King
Row 10: Paczkowski, Dill
Row 11: Hoffer
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