Sanction: Fast Unified Engine Late Model Series - $2,500
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated April 1, 7:38 am)
Harrell sweeps FUEL stop at Cherokee
- Shaun Harrell
- Steve Banal
- Robbie Emory
- Taylor Puckett
- Derek Rogers
- Adam Yarbrough
- Corey Gordon
- Walker Arthur
- Charlie Walker
- Travis Stoner
- Brian Carswell
- Bryson Harper
- Travis Pennington
Shaun Harrell grabbed a FUEL victory at Cherokee Speedway.
What won the race: Shaun Harrell of Raeford, N.C., dominated the night at Cherokee Speedway, setting quick time in qualifying, winning his heat and cruising to victory in the 35-lap feature. Harrell topped Steve Banal for a win worth $2,500.
Key notes: Harrell finished .602 of a second ahead of runner-up Steve Banal of Rock Hill, S.C., in capturing his third career FUEL victory. … He moved into a tie for fourth on the sixth-year tour’s all-time win list. … Harrell’s last series victory was May 5, 2018 at Friendship Motor Speedway in Elkin, N.C. … He picked up a victory in weekly action at Fayetteville (N.C.) Motor Speedway on March 16. … Eight of the 13 starters completed 35 laps. … Series champion Robbie Emory of Milton, Del., finished third. … Austin Holcombe scratched from the feature. … Banal won the March 22 FUEL opener at Carolina Speedway. … The FUEL tour returns to Cherokee on June 29, July 27 and Aug. 24. … John Price win the 602 Crate Late Model feature.
Winner's sponsors: Harrell’s Capital Race Car is sponsored by Midway Associates, Carolina Concrete Finishing and Harrell Builders.
Points chase: With a win and a runner-up finish, Steve Banal of Rock Hill, S.C., is unofficially atop the FUEL standings.
Current weather: Partly Cloudy, 67°F
Car count: 14
Fast qualifier: Shaun Harrell
Time: 15.515 seconds
Heat race winners: Shaun Harrell, Robbie Emory
Next series race: April 6, Lancaster Speedway (Lancaster, SC) $2,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.