Sanction: Zimmer's United Late Model Series - $4,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated August 1, 12:47 pm)
Sponaugle snares first ULMS win at Bedford
- Matt Sponaugle
- Jeff Rine
- Max Blair
- Jason Covert
- Dylan Yoder
- Gregg Satterlee
- Ross Robinson
- Andy Haus
- Matt Cosner
- Chuck Clise
- Tim Smith Jr.
- George Dixon Jr.
- Clinton Hersh
- Jason Dobson
- Larry Neiderer
- Dave Stamm
- Deshawn Gingerich
- Jim Yoder
- Nathan Lasalle
Matt Sponaugle led all the way for his first career ULMS victory.
What won the race: Leading all 40 laps from outside the front row, Matt Sponaugle of Wiley Ford, W.Va., earned his first career Zimmer's United Late Model Series victory on Friday. Sponaugle outran polesitter Jeff Rine for a $4,000 victory at Bedford Speedway.
Key notes: Sponaugle's victory, which came just 35 miles from home, marks the sixth winner in as many Zimmer's United Late Model Series events in 2020. ... The tour visited Bedford Speedway for the first of two scheduled visits this season. … It was the second visit to Bedford in the tour’s 21-year history and the tour's opening night of a weekend doubleheader. ... … The series returns on Sept. 4 for the $7,055-to-win 33rd annual Labor Day Classic.
On the move: Jason Covert of York Haven, Pa., started seventh and finished fourth.
Winner's sponsors: Sponaugle’s Rocket Chassis has a Clements Racing Engine and is sponsored by Sponaugle Towing, Urology Associates, Cobra Mining and Penske JDS Racing Shocks.
Points chase: Entering the weekend, Max Blair (124 points) of Centerville, Pa., leads Wyatt Scott (119) and Doug Eck (105).
Current weather: Broken Clouds, 79°F
Car count: 20
Fast qualifier: Max Blair
Time: 19.40 seconds
Polesitter: Jeff Rine
Heat race winners: Max Blair, Matt Cosner, Jeff Rine
Next series race: August 1, Port Royal Speedway (Port Royal, PA) $3,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.