Sanction: National Late Model Super Car Series - $3,000
Information provided by: Louie Mason (last updated March 25, 1:43 pm)
Whitener tops Fitzgerald in NLMSCS opener
- Mark Whitener
- Jason Fitzgerald
- Stanton Mills
- Rhett Carter
- Tyler Crowder
- Bo Allen
- Joe Kump
- John Baker
- Nevin Gainey
- Allen Reynolds
- Richard Ferry
Mark Whitener picks up his $3,000 check in Ellisville, Fla.
What won the race: Mark Whitener took the lead from fellow Middleburg, Fla., driver Jason Fitzgerald on the 19th lap and led the rest of the way Saturday at All-Tech Raceway. Whitener, who won by 3.525 seconds over Fitzgerald, pocketed $3,000 in the season opener on the National Late Model Super Car Series.
Key notes: Seven drivers completed 40 laps. ... The series is under the direction of East Alabama Motor Speedway owner Billy Thomas, who purchased the remnants of the National Late Model Series and the Southern Thunder Late Model Series and combined the two circuits into a single tour. ... Saturday marked the first of two NLMSCS visits to All-Tech Raceway this season. The tour returns Nov. 1-3 for a $10,000-to-win event.
Winner's sponsors: Whitener’s Barry Wright Race Car is sponsored by United Land Clearing, Racecar Engineering, Jett Concrete, Burkins Chevrolet, Overhill Motorsports, Carter Trucking and Modern Images.
Car count: 12
Fast qualifier: Mark Whitener
Time: 19.848 seconds
Polesitter: Mark Whitener
Next series race: April 13, Albany Motor Speedway (Albany, GA) $2,000
Editor's note: Corrects winner's chassis manufacturer.