Sanction: Ultimate Southeast Series - $4,000
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Mitchell earns $4,000 Ultimate win at Gastonia
- Zack Mitchell
- Johnny Pursley
- Trent Ivey
- Brett Hamm
- Ben Watkins
- Dennis Franklin
- Anthony Sanders
- Brandon O'Neil
- Greg Clark
- Brian Ledbetter
- Doug Sanders
- Jordan Koehler
- Timbo Mangum
- Adam Yarbrough
- Corey Gordon
- Bryson Harper
- Carson Ferguson
Zack Mitchell talks about his Ultimate Series victory Friday at Carolina.
What won the race: Dominating the second half of the race after he stole the lead from Brett Hamm on lap 20, third-starting Zack Mitchell of Enoree, S.C., cruised to the $4,000 Ultimate Southeast Series victory on Friday night at Carolina Speedway. He finished 5.987 seconds ahead of Johnny Pursley.
Quotable: "Great race car tonight; everything was amazing," Mitchell said. "Hopefully we can do the same thing tomorrow night."
Key notes: Mitchell, who overtook Johnny Pursley for second on lap 12, charged ahead of fast qualifier and polesitter Brett Hamm at the halfway mark and controlled the remainder of the 40-lapper. … The win marked his 10th career series victory. … Eighth-starting Carson Ferguson of Concord, N.C., retired on the ninth circuit. … The Ultimate Southeast Series visited Carolina Speedway on Friday for the first night of a weekend doubleheader in the Carolinas. … The tour heads to Lake View (S.C.) Motor Speedway on Saturday for a $5,000-to-win event.
On the move: Brandon O'Neil of Charlotte, N.C., started 13th and finished eighth.
Winner's sponsors: Mitchell’s Barry Wright Race Car is powered by a Clements Racing Engine and sponsored by Service Transport, Clary Hood Inc., Eubanks Oil Company, Draco Springs, Charles West Grading, Base Racing Fuel and Oil, C&H Paving, Bilstein Shocks, Nichols Plumbing and ATC Site Construction.
Points chase: After Carolina: 1. Anthony Sanders (68); Zack Mitchell (66); T3. Jimmy Owens (54); T3. Brian Ledbetter (54); 5. Ricky Weiss (52).
Current weather: Overcast, 50°F
Car count: 17
Fast qualifier: Brett Hamm
Time: 15.257 seconds
Polesitter: Brett Hamm
Next series race: April 23, County Line Raceway (Elm City, NC) $5,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.