Leesville 171 Speedway,
Sanction: Southern Crate Late Model Series - $1,000
Information provided by: Bryan Wimberley and series reports (last updated April 26, 1:09 pm)
Couvillion races to SCLMS victory at 171
- Joey Couvillion
- Robbie Starnes
- Lew Lyles
- David Horner
- Tootie Arnold
- Colton Horner
- Randy Lovell
- Eddie Provence
- Dylan Allen
- Bennett Bishop
- Lucas Peterson
- Brandon Ball
- Gary Hoyt
What won the race: Polesitter Joey Couvillion of Pineville, La., raced to a 25-lap victory at 171 Speedway, beating Texan Robbie Starnes to the checkered flag.
Quotable: "We finished this car today at 12 o'clock today and loaded it up," Couvillion said in victory lane. "Man, this is just an awesome feeling."
Key notes: B.J. Robinson earned $1,000 for an unsanctioned Super Late Model event at 171. ... The evening was delayed when the Super Late Model of Don Thomas went over the wall and through fencing just in front of the pit grandstand during prelims; no injuries were reported.
On the move: Lew Lyles of West Monroe, La., came from 11th to finish third.
Winner's sponsors: Couvillion's Shawn O'Toole-owned GRT Race Car is sponsored by Couvillion's Converters and Recycling.
Car count: 13
Fast qualifier: Joey Couvillion
Time: 15.495 seconds
Heat race winners: Joey Couvillion, Robbie Starnes
Next series race: May 9, 67 Speedway (Texarkana, AR) $750
Editor's note: Fixes winning purse to $1,000 sted $750.