Clay Valley Speedway,
Sanction: American Crate All-Star Series (Mayhem in the Mountains) - $2,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated May 26, 1:19 pm)
Whitener pockets $2,000 at Clay Valley
Mayhem in the Mountains
- Mark Whitener
- Eli Beets
- Chris Chandler
- Michael Smith
- Andy Ogle
- Aaron Guinn
- Tyler Arrington
- Josh Henry
- Shane Greco
- Randy Kinder
- Anthony White
- Greg Martin
- Tyler Collins
- Shannon Emery
- Clay Coghlan
- Adam Ahl
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Mark Whitener poses in victory lane at Clay Valley Speedway.
What won the race: Mark Whitener of Middleburg, Fla., outran fourth-starting Eli Beets in Saturday night’s American Crate All-Star Series event at Clay Valley Speedway. Taking the checkers .830 ahead of Beets, Whitener earned $2,000 for his triumph in the second round of the Mayhem in the Mountains.
Key notes: After finishing second on Friday at Smoky Mountain Speedway, Whitener topped Beets and Chris Chandler in the feature. ... Ten drivers completed all 40 circuits. … The American Crate All-Star Series made its first of three scheduled visits to Clay Valley Speedway (formerly Lonesome Pine Raceway). It was the second race of the tour’s weekend tripleheader. … Drivers are chasing a $2,500 bonus to be split among the top-five average finishers in the three Mayhem in the Mountains events (Smoky Mountain, Clay Valley and Wythe). … Sunday's finale at Wythe Raceway offers a $5,019 top prize.
On the move: Aaron Guinn of Russellville, Tenn., started 15th and finished sixth.
Winner's sponsors: Whitener’s Barry Wright Race Car is powered by a Jay Dickens Racing Engine and sponsored by United Land Clearing, Racecar Engineering, Jett Concrete, Burkins Chevrolet, Overkill Motorsports, Carter Trucking and Modern Images.
Points chase: Entering the weekend, Aaron Guinn (108 points) led Anthony White (102) Rosh White (98), Jake Teague (96), Clay Coghlan (94) and Josh Henry (94).
Current weather: Clear, 73°F
Car count: 18
Fast qualifier: Eli Beets
Time: 17.049 seconds
Dash winner: Greg Martin
Consolation race winners: Michael Smith, Mark Whitener
Next series race: May 26, Wythe Raceway (Rural Retreat, VA) $5,019
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.