Sanction: Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series (Shrine Race) - $3,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated August 10, 6:31 pm)
Pursley rolls to Shrine Race victory at Carolina
- Johnny Pursley
- Chris Ferguson
- Dennis Franklin
- Jeff Smith
- Doug Sanders
- Ross Bailes
- Brian Ledbetter
- Kenny Rominger Jr.
- Tim Allen
- Bryan Mullis
- Jonathan Edwards
- Anthony Sanders
- Brett Hamm
- Billy Lambert
Johnny Pursley won his second straight Carolina Clash feature.
What won the race: Johnny Pursley of Clover, S.C., used his outside pole starting position to his advantage in racing to victory in the 44th annual Shrine Race at Carolina Speedway. Pursley beat last year's winner Chris Ferguson of Mount Holly, N.C., to the checkers in the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series event to earn $3,000.
Key notes: The victory was Pursley's eighth career Carolina Clash victory, and his second Clash victory of the season. .. The victory was Pursley's second straight Carolina Clash victory as he was also the winner of Aug. 6's Stick Elliott Memorial at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, S.C. ... Seven of 14 starters completed 35 laps.
On the move: Jeff Smith of Dallas, N.C. started 10th and finished fourth.
Winner's sponsors: Pursley's Longhorn Chassis is powered by a Clements Race Engine and is sponsored by Twin Oaks Racing, Eagle Manufacturing, Farmers Service Center, Pursley Grading and White Horse Limited.
Points chase: Entering the event, Johnny Pursley of Clover, S.C., led the standings (749) over Ross Bailes (731) and Brett Hamm (641).
Car count: 16
Fast qualifier: Brett Hamm
Time: 15.294 seconds
Polesitter: Brett Hamm
Next series race: August 13, Fayetteville Motor Speedway (Fayetteville, NC) $4,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.