North Georgia Speedway,
Sanction: Ultimate Southeast Series - $4,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated June 18, 11:01 pm)
Ownbey nabs second career Ultimate win
- John Ownbey
- Michael Page
- Jason Welshan
- Tyler Millwood
- David Payne
- Ross Bailes
- Kenny Collins
- Gary McPherson
- Heath Hindman
- Colby Kilgore
- Dusty Carver
- Dennis Franklin
- Derek Ellis
- Shane Tankersley
- Jeff Smith
- Ray Cook
- Bo Eaton
- Tod Hernandez
John Ownbey celebrates his $4,000 victory at North Georgia Speedway.
What won the race: Starting outside the front row, John Ownbey of Cleveland, Tenn., outran 10th-starting Michael Page of Douglasville, Ga., to pick up an Ultimate Southeast Series victory at North Georgia Speedway. He earned $4,000.
Key notes: Ownbey scored his second career Ultimate victory. His first came in March 2016 at North Georgia. … Jeff Smith took a tumble with nine laps remaining when Bo Eaton suffered mechanical issues on the back straightaway. Both drivers were uninjured in the incident. ... In its last 10 events, the tour has had nine different winners. … The series made its second an final stop at North Georgia on the 2017 season. … South Carolina driver Johnny Pursley was the winner of Friday’s Ultimate event at Lavonia; he was not among entrants at North Georgia.
On the move: Michael Page charged from the 10th-starting position to finish second.
Winner's sponsors: Ownbey's No. J0 is sponsored by Sam's Restaurant Equipment, Frazier Property Rentals, Karsch Boutique and M&S Motors.
Points chase: Entering the weekend, Tyler Millwood (241 points) of Cartersville, Ga., led Jonathan Davenport (233) and Jason Welshan (228).
Car count: 20
Fast qualifier: Gary McPherson
Time: 14.472 seconds
Polesitter: Gary McPherson
Consolation race winners: Tod Hernandez
Next series race: June 24, Dublin Motor Speedway (Dublin, NC) $5,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.