DALE MCDOWELL SCORES "SPRING THAW" ULTIMATE VICTORY AT VOLUNTEER SPEEDWAY WORTH $10,000
BULLS GAP, TN - The Ultimate Super Late Model Series made their return to "The Gap" Volunteer Speedway located in Bulls Gap, Tennessee on Thursday April 4th for the annual "Spring Thaw" event paying $10,000 to win.
The 50 lap event was a points race for the Ultimate Southeast and Ultimate Heart of America Regions along with a bonus race for our Ultimate Northeast, Ultimate Mid-Ohio Valley, and Ultimate Deep South Regions.
23 Ultimate competitors signed into Thursdays "Spring Thaw" event and in a thrilling race; Dale McDowell of Chickamauga, Georgia made the pass on Jimmy Owens to take the lead on lap 32 to score the $10,000 Ultimate Super Late Model Series victory. Jimmy Owens, Brandon Overton, and Shannon Buckingham rounded out the top five finishers.
The thrilling event saw three different leaders including Michael Chilton (1-13), Jimmy Owens (14-31), and Dale McDowell (32-50). The event was slowed once for a caution on lap 34 when Daulton Wilson had to go pit side due to mechanical issues.
Dale McDowell set fast time in qualifying with a time of 12.276 seconds to earn the Davis Diesel Service fast qualifier award.
FULL RESULTS - VOLUNTEER SPEEDWAY 4/4/19
1 - Dale McDowell
2 - Jimmy Owens
3 - Brandon Overton
4 - Shannon Buckingham
5 - Ross Bailes
6 - Donald McIntosh
7 - Zack Mitchell
8 - Vic Hill
9 - Robby Moses
10 - Michael Chilton
11 - Ryan King
12 - Billy Moyer Jr
13 - Trent Forest
14 - Cla Knight
15 - Dakotah Knuckles
16 - Chicky Barton
17 - Josh Sneed
18 - Cory Hedgecock
19 - Daulton Wilson
20 - Anthony Sanders
21 - Steve Smith
22 - Ahnna Parkhurst
DNS - John Tweed
Car Count: 23
Davis Diesel Service Fast Qualifier: Dale McDowell 12.276
Feature Winner: Dale McDowell
Heat 1 Winner: Jimmy Owens
Heat 2 Winner: Michael Chilton
Heat 3 Winner: Shannon Buckingham
1) Jimmy Owens; 2) Dale McDowell; 3) Ross Bailes; 4) Donald McIntosh; 5) Trent Forest; 6) Daluton Wilson; 7) Steve Smith; 8) John Tweed
1) Michael Chilton; 2) Brandon Overton; 3) Robby Moses; 4) Cla Knight; 5) Billy Moyer Jr; 6) Chicky Barton; 7) Ahnna Parkhurst 8) Josh Sneed
1) Shannon Buckingham; 2) Ryan King; 3) Zack Mitchell; 4) Vic Hill; 5) Anthony Sanders; 6) Cory Hedgecock; 7) Dakotah Knuckles
For more information on the ULTIMATE Heart of America Super Late Model Series visit www.ultimatesupers.com
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The ULTIMATE Heart of America Super Late Model Series would like to recognize their series partners which include: American Racer, Hoosier Race Tires, VP Race Fuels, VP Racing Lubricants, Arizona Sport Shirts, DirtonDirt.com, RockAuto.com, Simpson, O'Reilly, Chew On This Jerky, Speed51.com, and Thomas Clarke Performance Web Design.