Sanction: Southeastern Late Model Sportsman Series - $1,500
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated July 11, 12:51 pm)
Ownbey powers to first Southeastern victory
- John Ownbey
- Devin Dilbeck
- Jason Deal
- Justin Sims
- Danny Ledford
- Blake Craft
- Drew Deaver
- Shannon Jones
- Chuck Southard
- Bubba Russell
What won the race: John Ownbey of Cleveland, Tenn., raced to his first career Southeastern Late Model Sportsman Series victory, winning Thursday’s rescheduled $1,500-to-win Independence Day Championship at Tri-County Racetrack ahead of Devin Dilbeck and Jason Deal.
Key notes: Ownbey finished 1.630 seconds ahead of Dilbeck. … Eight starters completed 30 laps. … The Southeastern Late Model Series visited Ray Cook’s Tri-County Racetrack for its third event of the season. … The race was originally set for July 3, but rained out. … Dillon Brown of Gaffney, S.C., topped Bryan Mullis to win the season-opener at Cherokee Speedway in February and Kenny Collins of Colbert, Ga., outran Daniel Wilson to win at Lavonia (Ga.) Speedway in March. … Tri-County hosts the Schaeffer's Southern Nationals on July 21.
Winner's sponsors: Ownbey drives a Kryptonite Race Car powered by Phantom Race Engines and sponsored by Evans Garage Doors, Chambers Equipment, M&S Motors, Orr Construction, EZGO, Stealth Carburetors and ER Lawn Care.
Current weather: Clear, 68°F
Car count: 10
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.