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Daily Dirt 02/24/2020 22:09:31

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October 5
Lake Cumberland Speedway,
Burnside, KY
Sanction: Schaeffer's Iron-Man Championship (Iron-Man Classic) - $3,000
Information provided by: Staff, series and Cole Perkins reports (last updated October 6, 1:55 pm)
Chilton takes $3,000 payday at Lake Cumberland
Iron-Man Classic
  1. Michael Chilton
  2. Billy Moyer
  3. Tanner English
  4. Billy Moyer Jr.
  5. Scott James
  6. Victor Lee
  7. Tommy Bailey
  8. Camaron Marlar
  9. Joey Coulter
  10. Dean Carpenter
  11. Todd Coffman
  12. Joey Standridge
  13. David Webb
  14. Brandon Fouts
  15. Jason Jameson
  16. Sam Epling
  17. Ray Cook
  18. David Payne
  19. Stephen Breeding
  20. Steve Stollings
  21. Caleb Ashby
presented by
Brian McLeod
Michael Chilton earned $3,000 at Lake Cumberland Friday.
What won the race: Passing race-long leader Victor Lee as they diced through traffic with 11 laps remaining, Michael Chilton of Salvisa, Ky., picked up a $3,000 victory at Lake Cumberland Speedway on Friday. Hall of Famer Billy Moyer finished second, while Tanner English was third. Lee faded to sixth.
Quotable: “I noticed (Victor Lee) hadn’t come off that top at all and I don’t think he knew how slick it was through that middle. I was gonna go under and at the last minute I decided to go outside of him and try to cross over and luckily that lapped car, there was enough room. It was a tight squeeze there.”
Key notes: Chilton won by 2.883 seconds and lapped up to the seventh-place car as he raced to his fourth career Iron-Man Classic victory. … He previously won the event in 2012-’13 and ’15. … It was Chilton’s fourth career Schaeffer’s Iron-Man Series victory and first since Oct. 11, 2013. … The win marked Chilton’s first career victory on the Southern Nationals Bonus Series and the MARS Racing Series victory. ... Victor Lee had a right rear tire going down on the last lap. … Jeff Watson of Campbellsville, Ky., didn’t start the main event. … The race was slowed by four cautions, including the final yellow on lap 38, setting up a two-lap shootout. … The weekend doubleheader is co-sanctioned by the Southern Nationals Bonus Series, the MARS Racing Series and the Iron-Man Series. … Series action for all three series continues tomorrow at Lake Cumberland with a $5,000-to-win event.
Winner's sponsors: Chilton drives a Rocket Chassis with a Bullock Race Engine and is sponsored by Parkview Home Center, Caton Industrial Painting, Chilton's Lawn & Maintenance, PPM Racing Products, Brucebuilt Performance and Kamikazi Web Works.
Points chase: David Payne (1,854) of Murphy, N.C., leads Chicky Barton (1,804) in the Southern National Bonus Series standings. … Tanner English (2,165) of Benton, Ky., is atop the MARS standings ahead of Tim Manville (2,103). … Joey Standridge (1,811) of Tellico Plains, Tenn., leads the Iron-Man Series over Jason Jameson (922).
Car count: 31
Fast qualifier: Billy Moyer Jr.
Time: 12.808 seconds
Polesitter: Victor Lee
Heat race winners: Victor Lee, Jason Jameson, Michael Chilton, Billy Moyer
Consolation race winners: Joey Coulter, Brandon Fouts
Provisional starters: Ray Cook, Joey Standridge, Steve Stollings, Sam Epling
Next series race: October 6, Lake Cumberland Speedway (Burnside, KY) $5,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.
 
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