Clanton Rolls To Dixie SLM Spring Championship Win

Shane Clanton takes a victory lap after winning Saturday night’s Super Late Model Spring Championship feature at Dixie Speedway. Photo by Kevin Prater/praterphoto.com

Shane Clanton held off all comers to score the victory in Saturday night’s Super Late Model Spring Championships feature at Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia.

The Zebulon, Georgia speedster started the night by winning the pole for the feature. From there, he held off Derek Ellis, who challenged Clanton as he worked through lap traffic.

Despite two cautions, Ellis was unable to mount a challenge for the win, and had to settle for a second place finish.

Jake Knowles finished in third, with Jason Croft in fourth and Aaron Ridley in fifth.

Cass Fowler, Justin Shipley, Lamar Haygood, Dale Thurman and Todd Murphy rounded out the top ten.

In other action, Austin Smith took a big lead en route to his first Steel Head Late Model feature win of the season. Behind him, the rest of the top five waged an intense battle for second. In the end, Bobby Tucker would take the spot, trailed closely by Clay Joseph in third. Jimmy Price came home in fourth, with Chris Fennell in fifth.

Bobby Richey, Jr. scored the victory in the Crate Late Model feature ahead of second place Tate Nichelson. Dawsonville, Georgia’s Matthew Turner finished in third, with Mike Bruner in fourth and A.J. Carlisi in fifth.

It was another brewer Family night as all three would once again finish in the top five. Youngest son

Daniel Brewer scored his second Super Bomber feature win of the season. His father, Alan, had to settle for second, with Randall Powell in third, Michael Brewer in fourth and Donny Thurman in fifth.

Dan Meadows held off a late charge by Dalton Polston to score the Economy Bomber feature win. Andrew Moody, Kyle Beavers and Reggie Williams rounded out the top five.

Casey Creighton took the win in the Championship Stinger feature, with Byron Sisson in second. followed by Kenny Clark in third, Michael Follmer in fourth and Chris Bragg in fifth.

Kenny Clark was the winner in the rain delayed Street Stinger feature, which had been pushed back from March 11. Chris Bragg finished second, with Michael Follmer third, Buddy Edmondson fourth and Chris Woodall fifth.

Attention now moves to Dixie Speedway’s sister track, the half mile Rome Speedway in Rome Georgia, as the raceway will host the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series for the Rome Rumble on Sunday, April 23.

Dixie Speedway returns to action on Saturday, May 6 for the 48th annual season opening race, featuring a full race program.

For more information on both events, visit DixieSpeedway.com.

Dixie Speedway – Woodstock, GA
Spring Championships – April 8, 2017

Super Late Models
1. 25 – Shane Clanton
2. 99 – Derek Ellis
3. 66 – Jake Knowles
4. 9 – Jason Croft
5. 81 – Aaron Ridley
6. 9 – Cass Fowler
7. 08 – Justin Shipley
8. 17 – Lamar Haygood
9. 59 – Dale Thurman
10. 85 – Todd Murphy
11. 3 – Jeremy Ledford
12. x15 – Shawn Chastain
13. 19 – Wayne Echols
14. 07 – Matt Helbing
15. 24 – Buster Goss
16. 3 – Luke Jenkins
DNS: 81 – Granger Howell

Steel Head Late Models
1. 84 – Austin Smith
2. 3 – Bobby Tucker
3. 79 – Jimmy Price
4. c87 – Chris Fennell
5. 14 – Kenneth Pendley
6. 17 – Tom Watson
7. 222 – Don Jenkins
8. 85 – Scott Hall
9. 10 – Chris Peters

Crate Late Models
1. 11 – Bobby Richey, Jr.
2. T25 – Tate Nichelson
3. 10 – Matthew Turner
4. 18 – Mike Bruner
5. 00 – A.J. Carlisi
6. 00 – Matt Black
7. 08 – Matt Bishop
8. 14 – Logan Palmer
9. 21 – Jake Jones
10. 5 – Jason Morris
11. 57 – Charles Dixon
12. 01 – Jesse Goss
13. 33 – Brody Bullard
14. 5 – Ricky Waters
15. 44 – Curtis Cline
16. 1 – George Wilson

Super Bombers
1. D22 – Daniel Brewer
2. 22 – Alan Brewer
3. 82 – Randall Powell
4. 22II – Michael Brewer
5. 57 – Donny Thurman
6. 66 – Taylor Cole
7. J21 – Justin Begley
8. 17 – Justin Hammett
9. 17 – Petey Cochran
10. 14 – Drew Larson
11. 99 – Matt Thompson
12. 79 – Travis Price
13. 24 – Chris Hough
14. 111 – Lawson Hill
15. 22w – Troy Whitlow
16. 28 – Madison Vogler
17. 18 – Wesley Brown
18. 41 – Jeff Holloway
19. 21 – Nick May
20. 15 – Daniel Crew
21. 01 – Tate McCollum
22. 10 – Phil Coltrane
23. 5 – Russell Schell

Economy Bombers
1. 07 – Dan Meadows
2. 00 – Dalton Polston
3. 4m – Andrew Moody
4. 16 – Kyle Beavers
5. 57 – Reggie Williams
6. 7m – James Maddox
7. 189 – Allen Barber
8. 12 – Robby Stewart
9. 47 – Andrew Johnson
10. 15 – Derek Young
11. 19 – Kenneth Burns
12. c07 – Chris Boyd
13. 11 – Tom Darby

Street Stingers
1. 85 – Casey Creighton
2. B3 – Byron Sisson
3. 77 – Kenny Clark
4. m5 – Michael Follmer
5. 16 – Chris Bragg
6. m23 – Melissa Dempsey
7. 15 – Brandy Brewer
8. 19 – Jason Minter
9. 6 – Anthony Messels
10. 27 – Jimmy Tillery
11. 75 – Buddy Edmondson
12. 18 – Jeff Pardon
13. 35 – Chris Camp
14. 21 – Jamie Heitsenrether
15. 87 – Chris Woodall
16. 26 – Cody Holmes
17. 13 – Mike Blevins
18. 0 – Tyler Dilbeck
19. 99 – John Summerville
20. 99 – Shaun Harper

Street Stingers
Rain Delayed From March 11
1. 77 – Kenny Clark
2. 16 – Chris Bragg
3. 5 – Michael Follmer
4. 75 – Buddy Edmondson
5. 87 – Chris Woodall
6. 7 – Jeffrey Woodall
7. 23 – Melissa Dempsey
8. 85 – Casey Creighton
9. 15 – Brandy Brewer
10. B3 – Byron Sisson

 

About Jeff Smith