Laurens County Speedway,
Sanction: Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series (Shrine Benefit Race) - $3,500
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated June 10, 11:44 am)
Bailes wins Laurens County Shrine Race
Shrine Benefit Race
- Ross Bailes
- Dennis Franklin
- Zack Mitchell
- Aaron Ridley
- Joey Coulter
- Jim Manka
- Ben Watkins
- Anthony Sanders
- Doug Sanders
- Kevin Wilson
- Kevin Godwin
- Brett Hamm
- Dustin Mitchell
- Billy Lambert
What won the race: Overtaking race-long leader Dennis Frankllin amid traffic on the 25th lap, Ross Bailes of Clover, S.C., captured a $3,500 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series victory in Laurens County Speedway's annual Shrine Benefit Race.
Key notes: Bailes has three career Carolina Clash victories. ... The Clash has nine winner in 10 races. ... Two cautions slowed the action; Ben Watkins spun in tujrn one on the fourth lap; another yellow flew when fifth-running Brett Hamm slowed on lap 28. ... Kenny Collins went over the turn-two wall during time trials; he climbed from the car uninjured but scratched from remaining action. ... Proceeds benefit the Shriner's Children's Hospital.
On the move: Kevin Wilson of Stoneville, N.C., started 14th and finished 10th for the Safety-Kleen Hard Charger award.
Winner's sponsors: Bailes drives the John Page Racing No. 87 Longhorn Chassis sponsored by Bailes Construction, Felony Farms and FK Rod Ends.
Points chase: Ben Watkins leaves Laurens with 986 points to lead Doug Sanders (849) and Kevin Wilson (799).
Car count: 16
Fast qualifier: Dennis Franklin
Time: 13.824 seconds
Next series race: June 20, Wythe Raceway (Rural Retreat, VA) $4,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.