Bulls Gap, TN
Sanction: Schaeffer's Iron-Man Championship (Frostbuster) - $3,500
Information provided by: Rich Allen of InsideDirtRacing.com and series reports (last updated March 9, 9:50 am)
Hedgecock toughest Iron-Man at Bulls Gap
- Cory Hedgecock
- Jadon Frame
- Billy Ogle Jr.
- Craig Greer
- Chicky Barton
- Casey Roberts
- Ryan King
- Chad Ogle
- Joey Standridge
- Pierce McCarter
- Steve Smith
- Ray Cook
Cory Hedgecock takes the checkers at Volunteer Speedway.
What won the race: Leading the final 14 laps after taking the lead from Chicky Barton following a restart on lap 22, Cory Hedgecock of Loudon, Tenn., won his first career Schaefer’s Oil Iron-Man Series feature. In holding off Jadon Frame of Winchester, Tenn., Hedgecock earned $3,500 on the fourth-year tour. Billy Ogle Jr. of Knoxville, Tenn., finished third.
Key notes: In a battle of attrition, only four cars finished. … Second-running Chicky Barton pulled off the track on lap 26 with his car beginning to trail smoke. … Polesitter and fast qualifier Ray Cook led the first seven laps before slowing and pulling into the pit area after losing a driveshaft. … Casey Roberts spun on lap 22 and called it a day. … Anthony White of Clinton, Tenn., won the Crate Late Model feature … This was the third annual Frostbuster. … The Iron-Man series is made its first visit to Volunteer Speedway. … Volunteer Speedway is celebrating its 45th anniversary. … Previous Frostbuster winners include Hedgecock and Jason Welshan (’17).
On the move: Craig Greer finished fourth after starting 11th.
Winner's sponsors: Hedgecock’s Rocket Chassis is sponsored by Cushman, Valley Transport, Transport One and VooDoo Technology.
Points chase: Donald McIntosh of Dawsonville, Ga., has 200 points to lead Cory Hedgecock (196 points), Casey Roberts (194), Tyler Bare (192) and Will Roland (190).
Car count: 12
Fast qualifier: Ray Cook
Time: 12.334 seconds
Next series race: May 12, I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, TN) $3,000
Editor's note: Corrects spelling of runner-up's first name.