North Central Arkansas Speedway,
Sanction: Southern Outlaw Late Model Series - $1,000
Information provided by: Scott Ramos and series reports (last updated July 9, 7:32 am)
Purkey races to third Southern Outlaws victory
- Al Purkey
- Eddie Hoyer
- Kanyan Methvin
- Rob Powell
- Brent Raulston
- Scotty Freeman
- Johnny Wise
- Todd Blankenship
- Randall Griffin
- Jerry Croney
- Matt Cardenas
- Hank Long
- Donnie Pate
- Wesley Wise
- Zach Oliver
- Conner Long
What won the race: Al Purkey of Coffeyville, Kan., overtook Kanyan Methvin with five laps remaining Saturday at North Central Arkansas Speedway and collected his series-leading third Southern Outlaw Late Model Series victory of the season.
Key notes: Purkey's previous series victories came May 27 at Monett (Mo.) Motor Speedway and June 16 at Centerville (Ark.) Speedway. ... Kanyan Methvin led the first 25 laps; he ended up third behind Purkey and runner-up Eddie Hoyer. ... Hank Long was running second when he spun out of contention on lap 23. ... Eddie Martin, Daniel Hughes and Hunter Duren scratched from the main event.
On the move: Runner-up Eddie Hoyer earned Griffin Custom Homes Hard Charger honors.
Winner's sponsors: Purkey's Black Diamond Chassis is powered by a Hatfield Racing Engine and sponsored by Purkey's Used Cars and Doenges Family of Autos.
Points chase: Entering the event, Rob Powell of Bartlesville, Okla., had 635 points to lead Scotty Freeman (600) and Zach Oliver (594).
Car count: 19
Heat race winners: Kanyan Methvin, Al Purkey, Hank Long
Next series race: July 14, Warren Arkansas Speedway (Warren, AR) $750
Editor's note: Updates with more feature details.