Golden Isles Speedway,
Sanction: National Late Model Super Car Series (East Coast Mid-Season Championship) - $5,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated July 14, 11:26 am)
Whitener grabs $5,000 victory at Golden Isles
East Coast Mid-Season Championship
- Mark Whitener
- Jason Fitzgerald
- Cecil Eunice
- Bo Allen
- Nevin Gainey
- Cole Exum
- Kelly Walker
- Jimmy Sharpe Jr.
- Tyler Clem
- Travis Carter
- Scott Johnson
- Howard Stalls
- Cody Simons
- Rhett Carter
- Brandon DeWitt
- Jeff Henry
- Ivedent Lloyd Jr.
- Bud Chancey
- Kitt Sealy
- Chris Davis
- Jeremy Faircloth
- Kyle Van Sickle
- Tristan Sealy
- Hunter Carter
Mark Whitener takes the checkers and $5,000 at Golden Isles.
What won the race: Outside front-row starter Mark Whitener led all the way in Golden Isles Speedway's East Coast Mid-Season Championship, beating fellow Middleburg, Fla., driver Jason Fitzgerald to the checkers for a $5,000 victory on the Southern Thunder Late Model Series.
Key notes: Whitener became the tour's first repeat winner in nine series events and has a series-leading five career victories. ... Runner-up Jason Fitzgerald drove the No. C2 normally driven by Cale Simons. ... Ivedent Lloyd Jr., driving David Clegg's No. 07, ran second until exiting after 11 laps. ... Nine drivers completed 40 laps. ... The weekend was originally set as an Oglethorpe-Golden Isles doubleheader, but the track near Brunswick, Ga., took over the weekend with a two-day show paying $5,000-to-win.
On the move: Cecil Eunice charged from 17th to third; Bo Allen started 22nd and finished fourth.
Winner's sponsors: Whitener's Big Frog Motorsports Barry Wright Race Car is sponsored by AR Bodies, B and B Produce, Big Frog Signs & Graphix, Big Frog Shock & Suspension Technology, Comp Cams, Dave's Towing, Daytona Sensors, Hoosier Racing Tire, Racecar Engineering and Schoenfeld Headers.
Points chase: Cole Exum moved into the series lead with 387 points over Kitt Sealy (386) and Travis Carter (369).
Car count: 29
Fast qualifier: Ivedent Lloyd Jr.
Time: 16.024 seconds
Polesitter: Ivedent Lloyd Jr.
Consolation race winners: Kelly Walker, Kyle Van Sickle
Next series race: November 6, East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, AL) $5,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.