Rural Retreat, VA
Sanction: Fastrak Racing Series (East Coast Rumble) - $3,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated September 3, 4:42 pm)
Umberger grabs Fastrak win at home track
East Coast Rumble
- Brandon Umberger
- Matt Long
- Carson Ferguson
- David Watts
- Brett Hamm
- Dillon Brown
- Corey Almond
- Kenny Peeples Jr.
- Jacob Brown
- Terry Cregger
- Trevor Cregger
- Andrew Durham
- Josh Henry
- Randy Kinder
- Brian Smith
- Brent Hilton
- Ronnie Martin Jr.
- Brad Basey
- Mike Lawhorne
- Tyler Arrington
- Matthew Nance
Brandon Umberger heads for a hometown victory.
What won the race: Improving two positions from his third-place Fastrak tour finish in July, hometown driver Brandon Umberger outran Matt Long to win the tour’s return visit to Wythe Raceway on Sunday. Umberger finished 0.382 of a second ahead of Long to collect the East Coast Rumble victory worth $3,000.
Key notes: Umberger led all but the first lap, which Kenny Peeples Jr. led. ... Eight cautions and a 20-minute red flag slowed the feature. ... Wythe concluded Fastrak’s fourth annual East Coast Rumble, which also included Friday’s race Beckley (W.Va.) Motor Speedway and Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne, W.Va. on Saturday. ... Carson Ferguson was the East Coast Rumble miniseries champ. ... Hunter Stinnett scratched from the feature.
On the move: Matt Long of Concord, N.C., started 12th and finished second.
Winner's sponsors: Umberger's No. 12 is sponsored by BCU, Valley Welding, Shortway Real Estate, The Elite, Peach State Track Equipent and Virginia Driveline & Differential.
Points chase: Entering the weekend, Matthew Nance (303) of Rhonda, N.C., leads Brett Hamm (233), Ross Bailes (169), Corey Almond (168) and Brad Basey (161).
Car count: 22
Fast qualifier: Carson Ferguson
Time: 17.837 seconds
Polesitter: Kenny Peeples Jr.
Heat race winners: Kenny Peeples Jr., Brandon Umberger
Next series race: September 8, 311 Motor Speedway (Pine Hall, NC) $2,000
Editor's note: Corrects winning margin and finishers 13-15.