Fulp nabs Show-Me victory at Springfield
From series reports
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (April 19) — Moving to the high side after a lap-11 restart, Jim Fulp of Aurora, Mo., overtook Don Cloyd on the 17th lap and led the rest of the way for a Show-Me Racin' Series victory at Springfield Raceway. Fulp held off a late low-groove charge by Jeremy Kelly for the victory while Shane Essary, Burl Wood and Cloyd rounded out the top five. Leslie Essary, who battled in the top five, ended up sixth after power steering problems struck. Front-row starters Ken Patterson (19th) and Rick Wallis (17th) weren't in the mix up front. Patterson was among four drivers involved in a wreck on a lap-three restart that brought out a red flag. | April recaps
Notes: Fulp has eight career series victories. ... Chuck Comer brought out a lap-three caution. ... Three Kens (Ken Patterson, Ken Essary and Kenny Hartwigsen) and Shannon Phillips were part of the lap-three red flag. ... Randy Galloway advanced from his 21st starting spot to finish ninth. ... The series runs May 2-3 at North Central Arkansas Speedway in Flippin and West Plains (Mo.) Motor Speedway.
Show-Me @ Springfield: (1) Jim Fulp, (2) Jeremy Kelly, (3) Shane Essary, (4) Burl Woods, (5) Don Cloyd, (6) Leslie Essary, (7) Conner Ward, (8) Rick Lebow, (9) Randy Galloway, (10) Shannon Phillips, (11) Glen Yarbrough, (12) Jordan Holloway, (13) Chris Morelock, (14) Darrin Barton, (15) Jarrod Hilton, (16) Roger Wilson, (17) Rick Wallis, (18) Chuck Comer, (19) Ken Patterson, (20) Kenny Hartwigsen, (21) Ken Essary, (22) Kevin Patrick. Heat race winners (among 34 cars): Hilton, Patterson, Wallis, Yarbrough. Consolation winners: K. Essary, Barton.