Sanction: Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models - $1,200
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated May 27, 7:43 am)
Weeks nabs second Blue Ridge Outlaws win
- Ricky Weeks
- Brian Carswell
- Jimmy McNamara
- Billy Smith
- Jonathan Jennings
- David Minton
- Dylan Davis
- Wesley English
- Mike Lemley
- Travis Greer
- Josh Harris
- John Eller
- L.D. Shumate
- Michael Tucker
- Sean Nelson
Ricky Weeks heads to a Blue Ridge Outlaws victory at Antioch.
What won the race: Winning a race-long battle with polesitter Brian Carswell, Ricky Weeks of Rutherfordton, N.C., took the lead for good as the pair raced through lapped traffic just past the halfway mark Friday at Antioch Speedway. Weeks led the rest of the way for a $1,200 Blue Ridge Outlaws Late Model tour victory while, Carswell, a two-time series winner, finished second.
Key notes: Antioch hosted the Blue Ridge tour for the second of a series-high seven visits this season. ... The event was the first of the tour’s Memorial Day weekend Three Days of Thunder, which has its own $3,000 points fund for events at Antioch, East Lincoln Speedway in Stanley, N.C., and Harris Speedway in Rutherfordton, N.C. … The winner of the three-race miniseries earns an additional $1,000, with second through fifth each receiving a share. … … Weeks and Carswell are the tour's only repeat winners this season.
Winner's sponsors: Weeks drives a Longhorn Chassis sponsored by Parton Lumber, AFCO and Phyllis Ikey.
Points chase: Entering the weekend, Brian Carswell of Valdese, N.C., was atop the tour standings.
Car count: 15
Fast qualifier: Brian Carswell
Polesitter: Brian Carswell
Next series race: May 27, Harris Speedway (Rutherfordton, NC) $1,200
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.