Virginia Motor Speedway,
Sanction: Fastrak Racing Series (Aaron's King of the Commonwealth) - $3,000
Information provided by: Kevin Kovac (last updated April 12, 4:48 pm)
Arthur cruises in VMS's Fastrak special
Aaron's King of the Commonwealth
- Walker Arthur
- Kennie Compton Jr.
- David Smith
- Mark Parks
- Jimmy Schiltz
- Matt Long
- Tim Dohm
- Dillon Brown
- Daniel Baggerly
- Jared Powell
- Corey Gordon
- Ron Parker
- Tyler Bare
- Darren Alvey
- Jimmy Duncan
- Ricky Wells
- Ben Bowie
- Davis Lipscombe
- Colby Cannon
- Mike Wharton
- Paul McGinley
- Matthew Nance
- Tom Adams
Walker Arthur on his way to a $3,000 Fastrak victory at Virginia Motor Speedway.
What won the race: Taking advantage of a pole position starting spot, Walker Arthur of Forest, Va., scored a flag-to-flag victory worth $3,000 in the Fastrak Racing Series season opener. He dominated the caution-free event.
Key notes: Arthur crossed the finish line several car lengths ahead of Kennie Compton Jr. of Bland, Va. ... It was Arthur's third Crate Late Model victory of 2015. He also won a $10,000 NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series event in January at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla., and registered a $5,000 triumph in Modoc (S.C.) Speedway's Modoc 100 on March 28. ... A red flag flew on the opening lap of the first heat when a homestretch tangle caused Kyle Lukon to take a wild flip. He wasn't injured. ... The Fastrak Crate Late Model tour's season-opener was on the undercard of the Ultimate Super Late Model Series Aaron's King of the Commonwealth race, won by Randy Weaver of Crossville, Tenn.
On the move: Kennie Compton Jr. of Bland, Va., advanced from the ninth starting spot to finish second.
Winner's sponsors: Arthur's MasterSbilt Race Car is sponsored by Cecil B. Arthur Beef Farm, M&L Mechanical, McCarter Brothers Racing and Kenny Lamb Racing Engines.
Points chase: Arthur jumped out to the tour's early points lead with his victory in the 2015 lidlifter.
Car count: 36
Fast qualifier: Dillon Brown
Time: 18.563 seconds
Polesitter: Walker Arthur
Heat race winners: Walker Arthur, David Smith, Daniel Baggerly, Jimmy Schiltz
Consolation race winners: Jimmy Duncan, Colby Cannon
Next series race: May 9, Toccoa Raceway (Toccoa, GA) $2,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.