Sanction: SRI Topless Tour (SECA) - $2,000
Information provided by: Track reports (last updated May 21, 8:24 am)
Ruggiero tops Cherokee foes on new SECA tour
- John Ruggiero Jr.
- Dillon Brown
- Timbo Mangum
- Ron Parker
- Bryan Mullis
- Layton Sullivan
- Gray Parton
- Colby Quick
- Bradly Silvers
- Mike Lemley
- Will Bailey
- Jacob Brown
- Jason Eidson
- Trent Ivey
- Dan Yarbrough
- Jeff Solesbee
- Donnie Chapman
- Jeff Cooke
- Furman Parton
John Ruggiero Jr. (44) goes by Bryan Mullis at Cherokee.
What won the race: Third-starting John Ruggiero Jr. of Harrisburg, N.C., led all 35 laps Saturday at Cherokee Speedway to win the inaugural event on the SECA-sanctioned SRI Topless Tour. Ruggiero earned $2,000 in taking the checkers 1.027 seconds ahead of Dillon Brown, who ran second most of the race.
Key notes: Heat race winners and front-row starters Jeff Cooke and Furman Parton retired after a single lap. ... Nine drivers completed 35 laps. ... Three drivers scratched from the main event.
On the move: Timbo Mangum of Lancaster, S.C., started eighth and finished third.
Winner's sponsors: Ruggiero's No. 44 is unsponsored.
Points chase: Ruggiero jumps into the SRI Topless Tour points lead.
Car count: 23
Polesitter: Jeff Cooke
Heat race winners: Jeff Cooke, John Ruggiero Jr., Furman Parton
Next series race: June 2, Sumter Speedway (Sumter, SC) $2,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.