Tyler Ivey picked up $2,000 for his victory in Concord, N.C.
What won the race: Winning a back-and-forth battle with Ricky Weeks of Rutherfordton, N.C., polesitter Trent Ivey of Union, S.C., lost the lead on the 12th lap but reclaimed it on the 21st circuit. Ivey then led the remainder of the 25-lap distance for a $2,000 victory in the Southeastern Crate Association's debut at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.
Key notes: Ivey led laps 1-11 and 21-25 while Weeks commanded laps 12-20. ... Dennis Franklin of Gaffney, S.C., dropped Weeks to third on the final lap. ... The top 10 qualifiers were locked in the main event with remaining drivers running qualifying races to secure starting spots. ... The Dirt Track at Charlotte welcomed SECA competitors to open their bonus weekend, which also includes a $2,000-to-win event Sunday at Harris Speedway. ... Friday's SECA race was on the undercard for a World of Outlaw STP Sprint Car Series program won by Donny Schatz of Fargo, N.D. ... During the event, it was announced that SECA will once again sanction the special event in 2016. The NDRA (2013) and Fastrak Racing Series (2014) each sanctioned previous editions.
On the move: Corey Gordon rallied from 16th to complete the top five. ... Top-ten finishers Teddy Musgrave Jr., Mark Parks and Larry Timms each started from the tenth row or back.
Winner's sponsors: The winning MasterSbilt Race Car is sponsored by Dirtwrap, Express Hydraulics, Ivey Construction and Upstate Medical Supply.
Points chase: Entering the race, Steve Banal of Lake Wylie, S.C., had 393 points to led John Ruggiero (375 points), Timbo Mangum (369) and Greg Pilgrim (363) in the SECA chase.
Car count: 48
Fast qualifier: Trent Ivey
Time: 16.670 seconds
Polesitter: Trent Ivey
Consolation race winners: Joey Coulter, Ryan Atkins
Provisional starters: Matt Parks, Thomas Robinson, Cole Apple
Next series race: July 18, Sumter Speedway (Sumter, SC) $2,000