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I-30 Speedway

Wallace bags Comp Cams victory at I-30

August 5, 2012, 7:32 am
From series reports
Wendell Wallace heads for victory at I-30 Speedway. (Woody Hampton)
Wendell Wallace heads for victory at I-30 Speedway. (Woody Hampton)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Aug. 4) — The winningest driver in Comp Cams Super Dirt Series history increased his advantage on the regional tour’s all-time wins list with a charge to the front in Saturday night’s series race at I-30 Speedway.

Wendell Wallace of Batesville, Ark., raced to his second Comp Cams Series victory of the season and 14th overall in Saturday's 35-lap feature, topping Timothy Culp of West Monroe, La., for a $2,000 victory at the 3/8-mile oval. | Slideshow

Behind Culp, Bill Frye of Greenbrier, Ark., finished third with reigning series champion Brandon Smith of Floral, Ark., fourth. Jon Kirby of Russellville, Ark., whose backup car was driven by Frye, rounded out the top five.

Wallace first cracked the top five by lap 10 and continued his march until overtaking early leader Frye on lap 19.

Once out front Wallace set sail as the battle behind him heated up with Frye, Kirby, Smith and Culp all waging war for the second spot. When the checkered flag dropped Culp was the driver to follow Wallace across the finish line.

Notes: Wallace’s Barry Wright Race Car has a Russell Baker powerplant and sponsorship from Triple A Diesel, Wincrest Farms, C&S Cable Construction and Delph Communications. … Wallace’s 14 victories leads the tour’s all-time wins list. … Wallace has four overall victories in 2012. … The Comp Cams tour returns to action with another $2,000-to-win event Aug. 11 at Diamond Park Speedway in Nashville, Ark.

Comp Cams @ I-30: (1) Wendell Wallace, (2) Timothy Culp, (3) Bill Frye, 94) Brandon Smith, (5) Jon Kirby, (6) Robert Baker, (7) Tyler Erb, (8) Gary Christian, (9) Stacy Taylor, (10) Trey Beene, (11) Clay Fisher, (12) Jeff Chandler, (13) Curtis Cook, (14) Chandler Petty, (15) Shane Harris, (16) Keith Lawson, (17) Jon Mitchell, (18) Kenneth Jackson, (19) Duke Whiseant, (20) Jamie Dacus, (complete results unavailable).

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