Halifax County Motor Speedway,
Sanction: Fast Unified Engine Late Model Series - $2,500
Information provided by: Track and series reports (last updated September 12, 12:43 pm)
Batten wires $2,500 FUEL stop at Halifax County
- Michael Batten
- Timmy Mills
- Willie Milliken
- Cody Wright
- Skeeter Liles
- Dustin Mitchell
- Michael Rouse
- Christian Thomas
- Roger Lucas
- Joey Cascell
- Dykes Maynard
Pat Dawson/RPD Photography
Michael Batten in victory lane at Halifax County Motor Speedway.
What won the race: Leading all 30 laps from the pole, Michael Batten of Rocky Mount, N.C., cruised to win his fourth career Fast Unified Engine Late Model Series feature victory at Halifax County Motor Speedway on Saturday, collecting $2,500.
On the move: The victory moves Batten into a tie for ninth on the FUEL Racing Series' all-time win list. ... Fourth-starting Timmy Mills of Rocky Mount, N.C., finished in the runner-up position, 1.293 seconds behind Batten. ... After winning with the FUEL Racing Series at Halifax County on July 3, Michael Rouse of Wilson, N.C., started third, but faded to finish seventh. ... Saturday's feature, the 17th visit to Halifax County for the FUEL Racing Series (which absorbed the I-95 Challenge Series), was slowed by three separate incidents and lasted 30 minutes, with nine competitors completing all 30 laps.
Winner's sponsors: Skeeter Liles of Wilson, N.C., started eighth and finished fifth.
Who to watch: Batten’s B&B Motorsports Longhorn is powered by a Battenbilt Racing Engine and sponsored by Robinson Heating and A/C, Wilson Mold & Machine, PFC Brakes, Pulley Trucking, Torque Racing Supply and Atwell Exterior Service.
Points chase: Before Halifax County: 1. Michael Batten (850); 2. Christian Thomas (830); 3. Michael Rouse (181); 4. Willie Milliken (708); 5. Skeeter Liles (672).
Current weather: Clear, 61°F
Car count: 11
Fast qualifier: Michael Batten
Time: 14.953 seconds
Polesitter: Michael Batten
Next series race: October 9, Fayetteville Motor Speedway (Fayetteville, NC) $0
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.