Sanction: Zimmer's United Late Model Series - $3,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated August 12, 3:36 pm)
Genesee thriller gives Blair eighth ULMS triumph
- Max Blair
- Chub Frank
- Boom Briggs
- Mike Wonderling Jr.
- Mike Maresca
- Greg Oakes
- Bob Dorman
- Doug Eck
- Dave DuBois
- Andy Boozel
- Nathan Hill
- Mike Smith
- Al Brewer
- Jason Dobson
- Wyatt Scott
- Bryce Davis
- Chris Hackett
- Danny Kienitz
What won the race: Winning a late-race duel with Chub Frank, Max Blair of Centerville, Pa., captured Saturday’s Zimmer's United Late Model Series main event at Genesee Speedway for his series-best eighth victory of the season. Blair earned $3,000 while Frank settled for second and Friday’s ULMS winner Boom Briggs was third.
Key notes: Max Blair finished 2.666 seconds ahead of Chub Frank. … The second-starting Frank grabbed the lead at the start and paced the first 23 laps of the 30-lap feature. … Blair went from fourth to second in a four-lap span and then ran down Frank, taking the lead on lap 24. … With the win, Blair moved by his father Rob Blair to become the tour’s winningest driver. Max Blair has 17 ULMS victories. … Blair has won eight of 14 ULMS races this season and is the tour’s only repeat winner.
On the move: Doug Eck of Corry, Pa., started 13th and finished eighth.
Winner's sponsors: Blair’s Rocket Chassis is sponsored by Specialty Products, Murphy’s Logging, C&J Dairy, Previty’s Auto Wrecking, Upstate Auto Group, Sons of the American Legion Post 1460, Moody & Son Welding, Niemeyer’s Garage and Integra Racing Shocks.
Points chase: Entering the weekend, Max Blair (405) of Centerville, Pa., leads Mike Maresca (346) and Michael Wonderling (264).
Car count: 18
Fast qualifier: Mike Maresca
Time: 15.779 seconds
Heat race winners: Mike Maresca, Boom Briggs, Max Blair
Next series race: September 1, Port Royal Speedway (Port Royal, PA) $4,033
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.