Rural Retreat, VA
Sanction: American Crate All-Star Series (Mayhem in the Mountains) - $5,019
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated May 27, 9:51 am)
Key notes: A rogue rain shower struck the southern Virginia oval after qualifying, for the postponement of Sunday's feature. The event will be completed Aug. 17. ... The American Crate All-Star Series makes the first of three scheduled visits to Wythe Raceway for a 50-lap main event. … It’s the final race of the tour’s weekend tripleheader. … Drivers chase 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). … Tennessean Jake Teague won Friday at Smoky Mountain Speedway and Floridian Mark Whitener won Saturday at Clay Valley Speedway. … Series officials announced Thursday that if Sunday’s race pulls 50 entrants, Wythe Raceway officials will add $5,000 to the winner’s purse. … The first five events on the first-year tour resulted in four different winners: Whitener, Teague (twice), Jensen Ford and Cory Hedgecock. … Modifieds, super street, Ucar and pro minis are on the undercard. … Pit gates open at 3 p.m. … The series returns to Wythe on Aug. 3 and Sept. 1.
Who to watch: Florida invader Mark Whitener has a series win and a runner-up finish this weekend.
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: Partly Cloudy, 73°F
Car count: 24
Fast qualifier: Tyler Arrington
Time: 17.970 seconds
Next series race: June 7, Crossville Speedway (Crossville, TN) $2,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.