"Hollidge Stings Winchester Field In Flawless Flag to Flag Effort"
"Tyler Bare Wins RUSH Crates, Results Unofficial Pending Tech"
By Doug Watson
Winchester, VA- "This was one of those nights where the car seemed like it could drive itself." Were the words from Dale Hollidge as he nailed down his 5th Late Model feature win of the season last Friday night at Winchester Speedway. The win for Hollidge, aboard his Gunters Honey Rocket XR-1 no.0, was his 10th overall feature win of the 2016 season.
The heads up start placed Late Model heat winners Dale Hollidge and Brad Omps on the front row for the start of the 35-lap main. Hollidge boomed into the race lead on the first lap, and would eventually lap up to the 8th place car, as he would lead every lap in the caution free event. "When the Outlaw's were here last week, I didn't think we ran as good as we could have." Said Hollidge. "So we went to work on this car during the week and the boys had this thing just about perfect tonight." The only scare Hollidge faced in his charge to the checkers was heavy lapped traffic towards the end of the event. "It was up to me to get through them." Hollidge stated. "They're out there racing for position also, but the track was a little narrow tonight, so we had to make moves when we could and it all worked out I guess." Kyle Hardy came from 5th to finish second with Andy Fries, Brad Omps and Ross Robinson rounding out the top-five.
Tyler Bare took the checkered flag in the companion 20-lap RUSH Crate Late Model feature. However, RUSH tech official's were on hand to do a thorough inspection on each car in the field, and at this time results are unofficial. When RUSH officials deem the compliance of all feature starters a full rundown will be posted at a later date.
In support class action, Rob Nichols drove to his second win of the season in the 15-lap Pure Stock feature, current Four Cylinder point leader Justin Hottle continued his domination of the class with his 8th win of the season and Mark Pollard collected his second win of the year in the nightcap 15-lap U-Car main.
Late Model feature finish
1. Dale Hollidge 2.Kyle Hardy 3. Andy Fries 4. Brad Omps 5. Ross Robinson 6. Jason Miller 7. Trever Feathers 8. Scott Plamer 9. Brian Booze 10 Gregg Satterlee 11. Larry Ramsey 12. Jonathan DeHaven 13. Walter Crouch 14. Jacob Burdette 15. Cody Gray 16. Mike Steck 17. Tommy Armel 18. Roger Jenkins
RUSH Crate Late Models
Pure Stock feature finish
1. Rob Nichols 2. Tyler Gray 3.Tony Catlett 4. Jeremy Tinsman 5. Dickie Tharp 6. Rick Stouffer 7. Mike Grady Jr. 8. Chris Sumption 9. Brian Luttrell 10. Sam Crouch 11.Mike Bennett (DQ)
Four Cylinder feature finish
1. Justin Hottle 2. Allen Whitt Jr. 3. Ed Gageby 4. Ethan Ours 5. Willie Dodson 6. Jacob Whitt 7. Randy Linaburg 8. Tommy Whitt 9. Melvin Ours
U-Car feature finish
1. Mark Pollard 2. Gene Wilson 3. Jason Wilkins 4. Kevin Oates 5. Randy Wilkins 6. Justin Bowley 7. Robert Wilson 8. Jacob Lewis 9. TJ Collins 10. Chuckie Johnson 11. Jeff Wilkins 12. Clay Guinn 13. Chris Harpine 14. Brent Howell 15. Joe Yablonski 16. Jeff Heflin 17. Pat Kimble 18. Allen Griffith 19. Scott Lewis 20. John Cox 21. Ricky Pier 22. Austin Nichols 23. Bobby Perry