Rural Retreat, VA
Sanction: Ultimate Southeast Series - $4,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated June 7, 11:39 am)
With Wythe win, Hill stays perfect in Longhorn
- Vic Hill
- Casey Barrow
- Jeff Smith
- Casey Roberts
- Dennis Franklin
- Dustin Mitchell
- Travis Greer
- Ronnie Hoover
- Kenny Peeples Jr.
What won the race: Second-starting Vic Hill of Mosheim, Tenn., overtook fellow front-row starter Casey Roberts of Toccoa, Ga., on the seventh lap and ran away for a $4,000 Ultimate Super Late Model Series victory at Wythe Raceway. Casey Barrow topped Jeff Smith in an intense battle for second.
Key notes: Hill won his second straight race in a new Longhorn Chassis that he debuted May 23 in Carolina Clash action at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tenn. ... Roberts overcame a fuel-line issue to finish fourth. ... The Ultimate Super Late Model Series made its first trip to Wythe since 2012 after rainouts each of the last two seasons. ... The event was the first on the series since the death of Jerry Dickerson, car owner for sixth-place finisher Dustin Mitchell of Pine Level, N.C. ... Hometown driver Kenny Peeples Jr. won the Fastrak Late Model feature.
Winner's sponsors: Hill's Longhorn Chassis has a Vic Hill Racing Engine and sponsorship from Landair Transport, Orthapaedic Institute of Western Kentucky, Pilot Travel Centers, American Racing Tire, Preferred Sandblasting & Patining and Fastlane.
Points chase: Entering Saturday's action, Roberts had 284 points to lead Dennis Franklin (260) and Mitchell (245).
Car count: 10
Fast qualifier: Casey Roberts
Time: 16.068 seconds
Polesitter: Casey Roberts
Next series race: June 12, 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, TN) $4,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.