Rural Retreat, VA
Sanction: Fastrak Racing Series - $3,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated August 2, 12:12 am)
Bare rolls to Triple Crown victory at Wythe
- Tyler Bare
- Jonathan Davenport
- Ron Parker
- Matthew Nance
- Teddy Tate
- Brent Hilton
- Lance Reynolds
- Terry Cregger
- Benji Hicks
- Cla Knight
- Mark Sant
- Brandon Umberger
- Kenny Peeples Jr.
- Jensen Ford
- Corey Almond
- Jon Painter
- Chase McCormick
Tyler Bare earned $3,000 for his Triple Crown victory at Wythe.
What won the race: Tyler Bare of Rockbridge Baths, Va., rolled to a convincing win over Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga., in Saturday's Fastrak Triple Crown event at Wythe Raceway. Bare, who took the lead from a faltering Kenny Peeples Jr. on lap 26, beat Davenport to the checkers by 4.727 seconds, earning $3,000 for winning the 50-lap feature on the half-mile oval.
Quotable: “My car was just a dream to drive all night long,” Bare said. “I was a little intimated on that lap 30 double-file restart when I looked over and saw Jonathan Davenport next to me! But this race car was such a dream, I can’t say it enough as to how it performed tonight. I didn’t see Davenport after we went green.”
Key notes: The win was Bare's ninth overall victory this season. ... After leading the first 25 laps, Kenny Peeples Jr. retired on lap 29 after losing speed on a mid-race restart. ... Ten of the 12 finishers completed 50 laps. ... The second race of the 12th annual Triple Crown was a makeup of a Memorial Day weekend rainout. … Fastrak tour points leader Matthew Nance of Ronda, N.C., finished fifth. ... The series points leads had changed after each of the first seven races this season. Just 12 points separated the top five drivers entering Wythe. … There have been seven different winners in eight series races. ... Steve Blackburn of Greensboro, N.C., won the May 26 Triple Crown opener at 311 Motor Speedway in Pine Hall, N.C. … The series returns to Wythe on Sept. 3.
On the move: Jonathan Davenport started ninth and finished second.
Winner's sponsors: Bare’s Rocket Chassis is sponsored by Loco-Motives, Blue Grass Farm, Southlex Cattle Co., KRS Graphics, Conner Produce and May's Recycling.
Points chase: Entering the event, Matthew Nance (209 points) of Ronda, N.C., led Benji Hicks (204), Jensen Ford (203), Ron Parker (202) and Cla Knight (197).
Car count: 18
Fast qualifier: Kenny Peeples Jr.
Time: 17.776 seconds
Heat race winners: Tyler Bare, Kenny Peeples Jr.
Next series race: August 4, 311 Motor Speedway (Pine Hall, NC) $2,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.