McKean County Raceway
McCreadie stays hot, wins ULMS at McKean
EAST SMETHPORT, Pa. (May 31) — Tim McCreadie is making the most of his trip through the Northeast.
One night after claiming a World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory at Delaware International Speedway in Delmar, Del., McCreadie of Watertown, N.Y., was back in victory lane again Friday following a $7,500 victory in McKean County Raceway’s NDRL'S ULMS Racing Series event.
After running third for much of the race, McCreadie came alive following a lap-21 restart. He took second from Ron Davies of Warren, Pa., on lap 22 and the wrestled the lead away from Dave Hess Jr. of Waterford, Pa., seven laps later. | Slideshow
McCreadie led the rest of the way, claiming his first-career ULMS victory ahead of Hess and Davies. Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., McCreadie’s fellow World of Outlaws regular, finished fourth while ULMS points leader Russ King of Bristolville, Ohio, rounded out the top five finishers.
Notes: McCreadie’s Warrior Race Car is sponsored by Sweeteners Plus, Four Star Transmissions and Keizer Aluminum Wheels. ... All 25 drivers started the 50-lap feature. Fourteen were running at the finish. ... Rob Blair's night ended when he tangled with Shane Clanton on a lap-10 restart and tagged the turn-one wall. ... Chub Frank of Bear Lake, Pa., drove Boom Briggs backup No. 99 machine; Frank retired early in the main event. ... Max Blair of Centerville, Pa., topped 25 competitors in the RUSH Crate Late Model portion of the program. ... The series visited NDRL's McKean County Raceway for the fourth of thirteen scheduled dates this season. ... Next up for ULMS competitors is a June 12 stop at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio; the series returns to McKean County two days later for a pair of events June 14-15.
ULMS @ McKean: (1) Tim McCreadie, (2) Dave Hess Jr., (3) Ron Davies, (4) Shane Clanton, (5) Russ King, (6) Boom Briggs, (7) Jason Dupont, (8) Tim Fuller, (9) Clint Smith, (10) Coleby Frye, (11) Matt Lux, (12) Brent Rhebergen, (13) John Lacki, (14) Matt Urban (complete finish unavailable). Fast qualifier (among 25 cars): Close, 14.5 seconds. Heat winners: Hess, Close, Clanton.