Halifax County Motor Speedway,
Sanction: Fast Unified Engine Late Model Series - $2,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated September 13, 11:27 am)
Milliken's demise lifts Mitchell to victory
- Dustin Mitchell
- Russell Erwin
- Michael Rouse
- Robbie Emory
- Gary Dillon
- Dean Bowen
- Cy Nelms Sr.
- Michael Batten
- Buddy Isles Jr.
- Trevor Peoples
- Eric Menscer
- Matthew Bissette
- Joey Cascell
- Mason Price
- Willie Milliken
- Cody Wright
- Dykes Maynard
Dustin Mitchell shows off his paycheck at Halifax County.
What won the race: Taking the lead with four laps remaining after the demise of race-long leader Willie Milliken, fellow front-row starter Dustin Mitchell of Pine Level, N.C., grabbed a $2,000 Fast Unified Engine Late Model Series victory Saturday at Halifax County Motor Speedway. Milliken spun while trying to lap Mason Price — his car owner — and elected to retire rather than restart on the tail.
Key notes: Mitchell won his second in a row on the tour, third of the season and fifth of his career. ... He also won at Halifax County on the Fourth of July. ... Mitchell took the checkers 0.400 seconds over Russell Erwin. ... Thirteen drivers completed 30 laps and fourteen were running at the finish. ... The event wrapped up Halifax County's season.
On the move: Russell Erwin of Beaverdam, Va., started 10th and finished second.
Winner's sponsors: Mitchell’s C&R Motorsports Barry Wright Race Car is sponsored by TWA Concrete Services, Harry’s Tire & Auto Service, Diversified Concrete Pumping, Team Xtreme Tire & Auto, CarQuest, CDT Performance and The Muffler Place.
Points chase: Heading to Halifax County, Russell Erwin of Beaverdam, Va., had 680 points to lead Robbie Emory (642) and Dustin Mitchell (630).
Car count: 18
Fast qualifier: Willie Milliken
Time: 14.923 seconds
Polesitter: Willie Milliken
Next series race: October 16, County Line Raceway (Elm City, NC) $5,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.