Attica Raceway Park,
Sanction: Sunoco American Late Model Series East (True Value of Woodville 30) - $2,000
Information provided by: Dustin Jarrett (last updated April 19, 10:59 am)
Drown dominates Attica for $2,000 ALMS victory
True Value of Woodville 30
- Doug Drown
- Ryan Missler
- Jeff Babcock
- Dona Marcoullier
- Rusty Schlenk
- Jon Henry
- Ryan Markham
- Devin Shiels
- Matt Irey
- Eric Spangler
- Brian Ruhlman
- Justin Chance
- Chris Keller
- Cody Scott
- Casey Noonan
- Jeremy Canada
- Dusty Moore
- Matt Miller
- Mike Bores
- Brandon Thirlby
- Phil Ausra
- Larry Kingseed
Doug Drown rebounded with a new powerplant at Attica.
What won the race: Starting fourth, Doug Drown of Wooster, Ohio, dominated the 30-lap main event to notch his second career series victory. Leading 27 of 30 laps, Drown's only other ALMS victory came in 2010's season opener at Attica.
Quotable: "Last week ... it’s pretty funny ... some of these guys laughed about us having some bad luck," said Drown, who blew a motor leading a consolation race eight days earlier. "Look who’s laughing now. The crew obviously did a great job this week. We ran down to Charlotte and got an engine and the thing is phenomenal. A little too much power, I think."
Key notes: Brandon Thirlby led the first three laps of the feature but retired with damage. ... Cautions on lap 15 (a slowing Matt Miller) and lap 21 (debris) slowed the action. ... Attica's surface was fast, heavy and choppier than usual. ... Doug Drown's first career ALMS victory came April 16, 2010, at Attica. ... He showed his prowess early in the night by winning the second heat from the tail. ... Runner-up Ryan Missler of Bellevue, Ohio, is the track's five-time and reigning Late Model champ.
Winner's sponsors: Drown's Dave and Michelle Runkle-owned Rocket Chassis is sponsored by Wheeling Auto Body, D.J. Directional Service, Wooster Glass and Integra Shocks.
Car count: 33
Polesitter: Brandon Thirlby
Heat race winners: Devin Shiels, Doug Drown, Brandon Thirlby, Eric Spangler
Consolation race winners: Brian Ruhlman, Cody Scott
Provisional starters: Casey Noonan, Dusty Moore
Next series race: April 26, Winston Speedway (Rothbury, MI) $2,500
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.