Sanction: National Late Model Super Car Series - $2,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated May 12, 3:20 am)
Pennington snaps Whitener's NLMSCS streak
- Travis Pennington
- Mark Whitener
- Jason Fitzgerald
- Dalton Cook
- Ricky Culpepper
- Tyler Crowder
- Ryan Crane
- Mickey Trosclair
- Chris O'Connor
- Tyler Thomason
- John Baker
- Bo Slay
- Joseph Joiner
- Tyler Turvin
- Matt Chavers
- Garrett Lloyd
- Josh Kimmons
What won the race: Leading all 40 laps, polesitter Travis Pennington of Stapleton, Ga., won Friday’s National Late Model Super Car Series race at Flomaton Speedway. Pennington finished .388 of a second ahead of Mark Whitener in collecting $2,000 for the win.
Quotable: “(Mark) Whitener usually don’t nothing so I knew that last restart we was gonna have to go wide open,” said Pennington. “I knew he’d be right there, but we got the job done. We’ve been struggling with this car. Just trying to get it to run and trying to get it to run. I think we’ve took it apart about three times. My dad, he works on this thing all week. He really don’t even have a job, he just works on this thing, so that helps.”
Key notes: Eleven cars completed the race, all on the lead leap. ... Pennington, who snapped Whitener’s two-race series win streak, was able to stretch his lead until he caught lapped traffic. … Matt Chavers of Pace, Fla., spun to bring out the first caution. … Chris O’Connor and Ricky Culpepper tangled to draw the second caution, with Culpepper maintaining his position. … The third caution flew on a restart near the halfway mark. … Another caution collected Tyler Thomason, Tyler Turvin and Matt Chavers. … Flomaton hosted the first night of the National Late Model Super Car Series’ first doubleheader weekend of the season. … It’s the only tour stop at Flomaton this season.
On the move: Ricky Culpepper started 10th and finished fifth.
Winner's sponsors: Pennington won in a Longhorn Chassis with sponsorship from US Duffie Site Prep and Starrette Trucking.
Points chase: Mark Whitener of Middleburg, Fla., grabbed the early lead.
Car count: 20
Fast qualifier: Travis Pennington
Time: 11.894 seconds
Heat race winners: Stanton Mills, Garrett Lloyd
Next series race: May 12, Southern Raceway (Milton, FL) $3,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.