Sanction: Unsanctioned special events (Thomas Gas Night) - $3,000
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Freddie Carpenter grabs $3,000 at Atomic
Thomas Gas Night
- Freddie Carpenter
- Tyler Carpenter
- R.J. Conley
- Jerry Bowersock
- Delmas Conley
- Rod Conley
- Avery Taylor
- Chris Shannon
- Jacob Curnette
- Travis Carr
- Adam Lawson
- J.R. Gentry
- Chad Smith
- Butch Dowdy
- Chuck Simons
- Ray Alley
- Andy Bond
- Ralph Withem
- Shane Throckmorton
Freddie Carpenter celebrates his victory at Atomic Speedway.
What won the race: Freddie Carpenter of Parkersburg, W.Va., took advantage of his pole starting position and led all 25 laps at Atomic Speedway on Saturday night, collecting the $3,000 Thomas Gas Night victory.
Key notes: Freddie held off Tyler Carpenter, also of Parkersburg, W.Va., winning by 0.461 seconds, earning his third victory in the last eight races held at Atomic Speedway. ... Tyler, who is slated to get married on Sunday, inherited the runner up position around halfway of the 25-lap feature, when R.J. Conley of Portsmouth, Ohio, attempted a daring slider for the lead. ... Conley, who entered with two Atomic feature wins in the last seven races, was relegated to a third place finish on Saturday. … The feature was slowed by seven caution flags and lasted over 24 minutes. ... Only the top 11 finishers completed all 25 laps. ... Saturday’s race was the track’s eighth Super Late Model race of the season paying $2,500 or more to the winner. ... The track recently announced plans for a busy October. ... Late Model action includes a $5,000-to-win event on Oct. 3, a $2,500-to-win event on Oct. 10 and a $4,024-to-win race on Oct. 31. … The track also plans several upgrades over the offseason including track resurfacing and new wall and fence construction.
On the move: R.J. Conley of Portsmouth, Ohio started eighth and finished third.
Points chase: Freddie Carpenter of Parkersburg, W.Va., leads the track’s Late Model title chase.
Car count: 25
Fast qualifier: Freddie Carpenter
Time: 13.554 seconds
Polesitter: Freddie Carpenter
Heat race winners: Freddie Carpenter, Delmas Conley, Jerry Bowersock
Consolation race winners: Chad Smith
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.