Sanction: Short Track Auto Racing Series (Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week) - $4,000
Information provided by: Various reports (last updated July 25, 8:25 am)
Drown earns Buckeye victory at Millstream
Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week
- Doug Drown
- Tyler Carpenter
- Devin Moran
- Rod Conley
- Zack Dohm
- Duane Chamberlain
- Jonathan Henry
- Mike Bores
- Ryan Markham
- Jeremy Misel
- Paul Stubber
- Chris Shannon
- Steven Sabo
- Doug Baird
- Justin Collet
- Josh Haynes
- Wayne Chinn
- Dan Corrin
- Jeff Babcock
- Jeff Robertson
- John Mayes Jr.
Doug Drown gets rolling at Millstream before his feature victory.
What won the race: Sixth-starting Doug Drown of Wooster, Ohio, turned back a late charge by seventh-starting Tyler Carpenter of Parkersburg, W.Va., to capture the STARS Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week victory at Millstream Speedway. Drown, who quickly regained the lead when Carpenter led a single lap after a lap restart, collected $4,000 in become the third winner in three Dirt Week events.
Quotable: "I'm very happy. The guys worked their butts off today in the garage and reset everything, and it paid off tonight for us," Drown said.
Key notes: Runner-up Tyler Carpenter led a single lap; he narrowly avoided being collected by a spinning car in turn two in the first half of the race. ... Jon Henry led early before Devin Moran took control. ... Drown went under Moran on a restart to take control. ... Duane Chamberlain ran as high as third before settling for sixth. ... The Short Track Auto Racing Series absorbed the speedweek last month, with Brad McCown heading the new tour. ... After a two-day break, action wraps up July 27-30 with stops at Atomic Speedway, Hilltop Speedway, Brushcreek Motorsports Complex and Atomic.
On the move: Zack Dohm of Cross Lanes, W.Va., charged from 20th to finish fifth.
Winner's sponsors: Drown's Leroy Hall-owned Swartz Race Car is powered by a Malcuit Racing Engine, and sponsored by Hall's Auto Sales, Nationwide Vehicle Protection, Kar Konnections and Wooster Glass.
Points chase: Entering the event, Tyler Carpenter led over Zack Dohm and Montgomery.
Car count: 21
Fast qualifier: Devin Moran
Time: 16.564 seconds
Polesitter: Devin Moran
Heat race winners: Doug Drown, Devin Moran, Jeff Babcock
Next series race: July 27, Atomic Speedway (Alma, OH) $3,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.