Friendship Motor Speedway,
Sanction: Fast Unified Engine Late Model Series - $3,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated July 24, 8:30 pm)
Mullis earns his first career FUEL victory
- Bryan Mullis
- Jeff Smith
- Jonathan Edwards
- Michael Batten
- Robbie Emory
- Mark Dysart
- Matt Long
- Chuck Smith
- Brandon O'Neil
- Mitchell Coble
- Timbo Mangum
- Furman Parton
- Steve Banal
- Gary Wood
What won the race: Fifth-starting Bryan Mullis of Rock Hill, S.C., bested, third-starting Jeff Smith of Rocky Face, Ga., to earn his first career Fast Unified Engine Late Model Series victory at Friendship Motor Speedway.
Key notes: Mullis won by 0.371 seconds. ... Matt Long, the winner of FUEL's May 14 stop at Friendship, retired on lap 33 after leading the race. ... Five of the 13 starters finished the main event ... The tour has had seven different winners in its last seven events. ... Only two series events remain following Saturday's action, with stops at Wythe Raceway on Aug. 6 and County Line Raceway on Oct. 22.
On the move: Robbie Emory of Milton, Del., advanced from the ninth starting spot to finish third.
Winner's sponsors: Mullis drives a Barry Wright Race Car sponsored by Barfield Grading, John Page Racing, BMR, Collins Signs and Superior Tire Management.
Points chase: Edwards extended his points lead with a runner-up finish.
Car count: 14
Fast qualifier: Matt Long
Time: 15.929 seconds
Polesitter: Matt Long
Dash winner: Matt Long
Heat race winners: Timbo Mangum
Next series race: August 6, Wythe Raceway (Rural Retreat, VA) $3,000
Editor's note: Updates feature finish with Jeff Smith as runner-up