Sanction: Fastrak Racing Series (Fastrak 38 Special) - $2,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated April 7, 3:03 pm)
Long captures Fastrak tour opener at Toccoa
Fastrak 38 Special
- Matt Long
- Payton Freeman
- Matthew Nance
- Carson Ferguson
- Drew Collins
- Blake Craft
- Hunter Stinnett
- Corey Almond
- Bubba Pollard
- Nick Deitz
- Clayton Turner
- Sylvan Schuette
- David McCoy
- Jensen Ford
- Dale Timms
- Frankie Beard
- Brad York
- Adam Smith
Matt Long emerges after his 38-lap victory at Lavonia Speedway.
What won the race: Matt Long of Concord, N.C., outran polesitter Payton Freeman in the 38-lap special at Toccoa Raceway in Saturday's Fastrak tour opener. He earned $2,000.
Key notes: Long, who made his 2019 racing debut, scored his first Fastrak win since June 16, 2018, at Virginia Motor Speedway. … Third-starting Clayton Turner suffered mechanical issues on the second lap that forced him to retire. … Jensen Ford brought out a caution on lap 14 that eliminated him from contention. … Nine drivers completed 38 laps. … Crandall Turner won the 19-lap 602 Crate feature. … Saturday's event kicked off Fastrak’s 16th season. … The series returns to Toccoa on June 1.
On the move: Drew Collins of Auburn, Ga., started 12th and finished fifth.
Winner's sponsors: Long's Rocket Chassis is sponsored by Heintz Bros. Performance, NJR Group, Bilstein, ML Performance, Factory Canopies, FK Rod Ends and DirtWrap.
Points chase: With Saturday's victory, Matt Long jumped out to an early points lead.
Current weather: Clear, 69°F
Car count: 20
Fast qualifier: Clayton Turner
Time: 12.845 seconds
Polesitter: Payton Freeman
Heat race winners: Peyton Freeman, Matt Long, Clayton Turner
Next series race: April 20, Virginia Motor Speedway (Jamaica, VA) $3,000
Editor's note: Updates sponsors and removes incorrect information regarding Long's past victories.