Laurens County Speedway,
Sanction: Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series (Laurens Shrine Race) - $4,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated June 13, 5:35 pm)
Bailes wires field in Shrine Race at Laurens County
Laurens Shrine Race
- Ross Bailes
- Dennis Franklin
- Joey Coulter
- Brett Hamm
- Dustin Mitchell
- Doug Sanders
- Adam Yarbrough
- Larry Grube
- David Yandle
- Mike Kernells
- Dustin Sloan
Joey Grubb/JY's Photos
Ross Bailes gets rolling before his victory at Laurens Speedway.
What won the race: Fast qualifier Ross Bailes of Clover, S.C., led all 35 laps of the Shrine Race at Laurens County Speedway to pick up a $4,000 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series victory. Bailes crossed the finish line 3.682 seconds ahead of runner-up Dennis Franklin.
Key notes: The victory was Bailes' first Carolina Clash victory of the season, and his 12th career series victory. ... The series points leader has four career Laurens Shrine victories. ... While Bailes cruised out front, a feisty battle for second ensued early. ... The race only saw one caution on lap five when David Yandle spun and collected Mike Kernells. ... Bailes lapped all but four competitors. ... Trent Ivey won the evening’s Crate Late Model feature.
On the move: Dennis Franklin started fourth and finished second.
Winner's sponsors: Bailes drives a Barry Wright Race Car is sponsored by HNO Hauling and Grading, B&A Pallet Division, D and E Marine, C&H Paving, Penske Shocks, Base Racing Fuel and DirtCarLift.com.
Points chase: After Laurens, Ross Bailes (630) leads Adam Yarbrough (549) and David Yandle (524).
Car count: 11
Fast qualifier: Ross Bailes
Time: 14.517 seconds
Polesitter: Joey Coulter
Next series race: August 4, Lancaster Speedway (Lancaster, SC) $4,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.