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Daily Dirt 08/11/2022 13:46:12

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July 2
Lake Cumberland Speedway,
Burnside, KY
Sanction: Valvoline Iron-Man Southern Series (Hall of Fame 40) - $5,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated July 5, 10:16 am)
Beets continues sailing at Lake Cumberland
Hall of Fame 40
  1. Eli Beets
  2. Ricky Weiss
  3. Camaron Marlar
  4. Michael Chilton
  5. Ryan King
  6. Steve Godsey
  7. Kirk Phillips
  8. Jeremy Barr
  9. Jeff Watson
  10. Austin Lay
  11. Rod Carter Jr.
  12. Matt Tharp
  13. Jimmy Smith
  14. Josh Sneed
  15. Jeremy Strunk
  16. Roman Wesley
  17. Stacy Boles
  18. Dustin Cordier
  19. Dakotah Knuckles
  20. Jordan Wesley
  21. Kenny Cobble
  22. Tim Taylor
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Eli Beets gets rolling at Lake Cumberland Speedway.
What won the race: Polesitter Eli Beets of Knoxville, Tenn., cruised to win Saturday's Hall of Fame 40 feature at Lake Cumberland Speedway, earning his fourth career victory with the Valvoline Iron-Man Series and $5,000. The youngster beat Ricky Weiss of Headingley, Manitoba, to the finish line by 0.504 of a second in the 40-lap race.
Key notes: Beets remained hot in Valvoline Iron-Man action at Lake Cumberland, adding the triumph to May 14 and May 29 tour wins at the 3/8-mile oval. ... Camaron Marlar started and finished third. ... Eighth-starting Michael Chilton advanced four positions to place fourth. ... The feature lasted 45 minutes, with 12 competitors completing the entire distance. ... Saturday was Hall of Fame Night at Lake Cumberland honoring three former Late Model racers among those entering the track's Hall of Fame: the late Paul Feistritzer of Danville, Ky.; Delane Browning of East Bernstadt, Ky.; and Joey Daniel of Liberty, Ky. ... Among other inductees was Larry Yantz, a Late Model team owner who also promoted Ponderosa Speedway and Richmond Raceway.
On the move: Jeremy Barr of Brandenburg, Ky., started 18th and finished eighth.
Winner's sponsors: Beets drives a Capital Race Car powered by a Clements Racing Engine and sponsored by TMC Transportation, C&C Specialized and Hoosier Tire South.
Points chase: Entering the weekend: 1. Michael Chilton (488); 2. Stacy Boles (420); 3. Ricky Weiss (404); 4. Christian Hanger (400); 5. Eli Beets (372).
Current weather: Broken Clouds, 79°F
Car count: 22
Fast qualifier: Eli Beets
Time: 13.336 seconds
Polesitter: Eli Beets
Next series race: July 8, Ponderosa Speedway (Junction City, KY) $10,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.

Feature lineup

Row 1: Beets, Weiss
Row 2: C. Marlar, J. Wesley
Row 3: King, Godsey
Row 4: Carter Jr., Chilton 
Row 5: Sneed, Phillips
Row 6: Lay, Cobble
Row 7: R. Wesley, Knuckles
Row 8: Watson, Cordier
Row 9: Boles, Barr
Row 10: Taylor, Tharp
Row 11: Strunk, Smith
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