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Daily Dirt 08/15/2022 13:49:19

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March 25
Williams Grove Speedway,
Mechanicsburg, PA
Sanction: Zimmer's United Late Model Series - $3,500
Information provided by: Series and staff reports (last updated March 27, 8:47 am)
Dominant Eckert nets $3,500 at Williams Grove
  1. Rick Eckert
  2. Gregg Satterlee
  3. Gene Knaub
  4. Jason Covert
  5. Jared Miley
  6. Andy Haus
  7. Tyler Emory
  8. Danny Snyder
  9. Colton Flinner
  10. Dave Stamm
  11. Kody Lyter
  12. Shaun Jones
  13. Daulton Bigler
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Rick Eckert gets up to speed before his Williams Grove victory.
What won the race: Leading all 30 laps, polesitter Rick Eckert of York, Pa., cruised to the $3,500 Zimmer’s United Late Model Series victory Friday at Williams Grove Speedway. He won by more than a 12-second margin over Gregg Satterlee.
Quotable: “It’s a shame the weather was so terrible today and kept all the people away, but it’s always great to come here,” Eckert said. “The racetrack was excellent. I mean, I was worried because last week it was a little treacherous into (turn) one. I don’t live 40 minutes from here, and it rained the last two nights hard. I was like, ‘I’m not sure they can get it in today,’ but they did. Hat’s off to the track crew and the track and all the guys here.”
Key notes: Eckert earned his ninth career win at Williams Grove and the fourth of his career in ULMS competition. ... Satterlee, who won last year's season-opening ULMS show at the Grove, couldn't stick with Eckert in finishing a distant second. ... Gene Knaub held off Jason Covert and Jared Miley in a race-long battle to finish third.
On the move: Jared Miley of Pittsburgh, Pa., started 12th and finished fifth.
Winner's sponsors: Eckert’s Rocket Chassis is powered by a Jay Dickens Racing Engine and sponsored by PPC Lubricants, Drydene, S.L. Shenberger Dump Truck Service, Firehouse Subs, Suburban Bowlerama, Allstar Performance, M&M Painting & Construction and All About Wraps.
Points chase: After Williams Grove: 1. Gregg Satterlee (99); 2. Rick Eckert (96); 3. Tyler Emory (84); 4. Jared Miley (83); 5. Jason Covert (74).
Current weather: Overcast, 52°F
Car count: 15
Polesitter: Rick Eckert
Heat race winners: Jason Covert, Gene Knaub
Next series race: April 16, Selinsgrove Speedway (Selinsgrove, PA) $3,500
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.

Feature lineup

Row 1: Eckert, Knaub
Row 2: Satterlee, Covert
Row 3: Emory, Haus
Row 4: Flinner, Snyder
Row 5: Stamm, Bigler
Row 6: Lyter, Miley
Row 7: Jones, Lee
Row 8: Gingerich
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