Friendship Motor Speedway,
Sanction: Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series - $4,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated September 10, 10:51 pm)
Bailes returns to Carolina Clash victory lane
- Ross Bailes
- Dennis Franklin
- Johnny Pursley
- Anthony Sanders
- Billy Hicks
- Jeff Smith
- Doug Sanders
- Jimmy McNamara
- Kevin Wilson
- Mike Huey
- Derek Brown
- Kenny Rominger Jr.
- Gary Mabe
- Greg Clark
- Chase McCormick
- Timbo Mangum
What won the race: Polesitter Ross Balies of Clover, S.C., cruised to a 40-lap, $4,000 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series victory at Friendship Motor Speedway, topping Dennis Franklin of Gaffney, S.C., but 2.268 seconds at the checkers.
Key notes: Bailes earned his eighth career Carolina Clash victory and his fourth of the season. ... Johnny Pursley extended a run of podium finishes in placing among the top three for the 10th time in the last 11 Clash events. ... Seven drivers completed all 40 laps. ... Friendship offered double points in all of their weekly classes during the event. ... The Carolina Clash made their only visit to Friendship this season.
On the move: Eighth-place finisher Jimmy McNamara improved five positions.
Winner's sponsors: Bailes drives a Ronnie McCarter-owned Longhorn Chassis sponsored by Bailes Construction, Felony Farms, FK Rod Ends, American Racer Tire and Renegade Fuel.
Points chase: Entering the race, Pursley led the standings with 1,260 points over Bailes (1,187).
Car count: 18
Fast qualifier: Ross Bailes
Time: 15.274 seconds
Polesitter: Ross Bailes
Consolation race winners: Anthony Sanders, Jeff Smith
Next series race: September 24, Modoc Raceway (Modoc, SC) $4,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.