North Florida Speedway,
Lake City, FL
Sanction: United Dirt Late Model Challenge Series - $3,000
Information provided by: Various reports (last updated March 13, 7:40 am)
Whitener captures UDLMCS opener at Lake City
- Mark Whitener
- Kyle Van Sickle
- Kyle Bronson
- Dillon Wood
- Bo Allen
- Blake Spencer
- Larry Anderson
- Megan Rae Meyer
- Chris Lovett
- Shawn Taylor
- Jake Perkins
- Kyle Bridges
- Austin Kirkpatrick
- Tyler Crowder
- Steve Blanchette
- Jamie Dayhaw
- James McKeown
- Keith Nosbisch
- Bud Chancey
Mark Whitener notched his career-leading 26th UDLMCS victory.
What won the race: Starting inside the second row, Mark Whitener of Middleburg, Fla., earned $3,000 in capturing North Florida Speedway's UDLMCS opener. Whitener notched his career-leading 26th series victory.
Key notes: Outside front-row starter Austin Kirkpatrick was running second when he clipped an infield tire barrier, causing nose damage that forced him out. ... The race was the first of two UDLMCS events to be held at North Florida this season, the other being the season closer. ... The event was the first of eight events on the UDLMCS schedule this season. ... Limited Late Models were also in action.
On the move: Kyle Van Sickle of Jacksonville, Fla., started ninth and finished second.
Winner's sponsors: Whitener's No. 5 is powered by a Koury Racing Engine and sponsored by United Land Clearing, RaceCar Engineering, FK Rod Ends, AR Bodies and Hoosier Racing Tire.
Points chase: This event opened the UDLMCS season; Kyle Bronson is the defending champion of the series.
Car count: 19
Fast qualifier: Austin Kirkpatrick
Time: 17.766 seconds
Polesitter: Kyle Bronson
Heat race winners: Mark Whitener, Austin Kirkpatrick, Kyle Bronson
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.