Sanction: MARS Racing Series - $1,500
Information provided by: Various reports (last updated May 7, 2:20 pm)
English notches second MARS East victory
- Tanner English
- Terry English
- Austin Rettig
- Caleb Ashby
- John Minon Jr.
- Chris Shelton
- Ronnie Choate
- Jeremy Anderson
- Dustin Rollins
- Josh Cherry
- Steven Ashby
- Nathan Vawter
- Alan Magner
- Credence Mott
- Larry Greer
What won the race: Third-starting Tanner English of Benton, Ky., worked his way under polesitter John Minon Jr., on a lap-two restart and went on to claim his second MARS DIRTcar Series East victory of the season, finishing the 25-lap main event 0.738 of a second in front of his father, Terry English.
Key notes: The race, held at MARS series co-owner William Scogin's Tennessee oval, was a recent addition to the East division schedule. ... It marks the second time this season the English father-son duo finished one-two. Tanner outran Terry at Winchester (Tenn.) Speedway on April 15. ... Minon earned the pole via redraw after winning the third heat race. ... Ten of the 16 competitors were running at the finish, with nine of them completing all 25 circuits.
Winner's sponsors: English’s Rocket Chassis is powered by a Jay Dickens Racing Engine and sponsored by Seay Motors and M&S Concrete.
Points chase: Through May 6, Terry English (252 points) has a five-point lead over Tanner English (247) atop the MARS East standings.
Car count: 16
Fast qualifier: Terry English
Time: 12.528 seconds
Polesitter: John Minon Jr.
Heat race winners: Terry English, Tanner English, John Minon Jr.
Next series race: May 11, Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL) $3,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.