Talladega Short Track,
Sanction: Schaeffer's Spring Nationals - $4,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated March 30, 3:47 pm)
McDowell dominates Spring Nat'ls at TST
- Dale McDowell
- Donald McIntosh
- Tanner English
- Joseph Brown
- Austin Horton
- Jimmy Owens
- Dallas Cooper
- Jason Hiett
- Jason Lively
- Brandon Overton
- Jody Knowles
- Ashton Winger
- John Henderson
- Dalton Polston
- Ivedent Lloyd Jr.
- Michael Page
- Forrest Trent
- Dillon Tidmore
- Mason Massey
- Tim Roszell
- Will Roland
- Josh Adkins
- Cory Hedgecock
Dale McDowell climbs out of his winning car at Talladega.
What won the race: Charging to the front of the field at the drop of the green flag, outside polesitter Dale McDowell of Chickamauga, Ga., led the entire 40-lap distance, outrunning fellow front-row starter Donald McIntosh of Dawsonville, Ga., to score his second Schaeffer's Spring Nationals Series victory of the season at Talladega Short Track. He collected a $4,000 payday.
Key notes: McDowell's series-leading 11th career victory came one week after winning the tour's opener at Oglethorpe Speedway Park near Savannah, Ga. ... After starting on the pole, McIntosh ran in the runner-up spot throughout the distance and finished 1.453 seconds behind McDowell. ... Third-starting Ivedent Lloyd Jr. retired on lap 29 after being swept up in a tangle involving Michael Page, Forrest Trent and Dillon Tidmore. ... Contact with the wall on lap 12 forced Cory Hedgecock out of feature contention. ... Jimmy Owens piloted a Tommy Pope-owned No. 22 to a sixth-place finish. ... Fourteen drivers completed all 40 circuits. ... The tour made its first-ever stop at the Eastaboga, Ala., oval. ... Seventh-place finisher Dallas Cooper of Talladega, Ala., won the past two weekly Super Late Model shows at TST. ... Booger Brooks won the 30-lap Crate Late Model feature.
On the move: Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tenn., started 13th and finished sixth.
Winner's sponsors: McDowell’s Sweet-Bloomquist Race Car is powered by a Clements Racing Engine and sponsored by E-Z-Go, New Era Industrial, Quality Natural Gas, Will Kinzer Foundation, Cometic Gasket and Klotz Lubricants.
Points chase: After Talladega: 1. Dale McDowell (594); 2. Donald McIntosh (580); 3. Ashton Winger (554); 4. Ivedent Lloyd Jr. (542); 5. Michael Page (538).
Car count: 29
Fast qualifier: Donald McIntosh
Time: 13.495 seconds
Polesitter: Donald McIntosh
Heat race winners: Austin Horton, Mason Massey
Provisional starters: Ashton Winger, Brandon Overton, Tim Roszell
Next series race: March 30, Senoia Raceway (Senoia, GA) $10,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.