Beard Gets Fourth Toccoa FASTRAK PLM Win Of The Year

Frankie Beard recorded the FASTRAK Pro Late Model feature victory on Saturday night at Toccoa Raceway. Photo: DTGW Productions / CW Photography

Frankie Beard led flag-to-flag en route to the victory in Saturday night’s FASTRAK Pro Late Model feature at Georgia’s Toccoa Raceway.

It marks the fourth feature win of the season for the Hartwell, Georgia driver at the historic 5/16 mile clay speedway.

Beard brought the field to the green flag from the pole, and jumped out to the early lead. Behind him, outside pole sitter Ricky Smith, who was looking for his third straight feature victory, slid high into the loose dirt along the outside wall. That bogged him down, allowing Drew Benfield to power by into second, with Larry Timms following him in third.

From there, Beard went on to build up to about a 15 car length lead over Benfield. Beard would go unchallenged the rest of the way, as he scored the victory, with Benfield having to settle for second.

Timms finished in third, followed by Smith in fourth and Daniel Wilson in fifth.

Sylvan Schuette, Derrick Harvey, Larry Waters, Will Beard and Brandon Elliot rounded out the top ten.

In other action, Gus Simpson held off Jimmy Johnson to score the Limited Late Model feature victory. David McCoy finished in third, with Drew Collins in fourth and Kip Cochran in fifth.

Dale Timms took the win in the 602 Sportsman/Hobby feature, with Nick Sellers in second, Brandon Elliot in third, Branden Loudermilk in fourth and Chris Wilbanks in fifth.

Sterling Helm was the winner in the Modified Street feature. Robbie Campbell, Billy Buffington, Chad Sellers and Daniel Snow rounded out the top five.

Coon Ayers scored the victory in the Toccoa Pro Trucks feature. Terry Calhoun finished second, with Cameron Collett third, Ralph Anderson fourth and Bill Pulliam fifth.

Harley Holden took the win in the Stock 4 feature, with Jackie Holden in second, Randy Boshears in third, Ryan Crawford in fourth and Lee Bridges in fifth.

Hayden Collett recorded the victory in the Stock V8 feature, followed by Chris Cape in second, Bobby Hellard in third and Ricky Jones in fourth.

Jackie Holden was the winner in the Front Wheel Drive feature. Daniel Reynolds finished in second, with Calob Nicholson in third, Robert Hunt in fourth and Kenneth Taylor in fifth.

Toccoa Raceway returns to action on Saturday, August 5, with the third annual Stephen Wragg Memorial. For more information, visit

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Race Results – July 29, 2017

FASTRAK Pro Late Models
1. 2 Frankie Beard
2. 371 Drew Benfield
3. 07 Larry Timms
4. 88 Ricky Smith
5. 12 Daniel Wilson
6. 14S Sylvan Schuette
7. 11 Derrick Harvey
8. 66W Larry Waters
9. 29 Will Beard
10. 45 Brandon Elliot
11. 14 Adam Smith
DNS: 17 Parker Herring

Limited Late Models
1. 11 Gus Simpson
2. 98 Jimmy Johnson
3. 187 David McCoy
4. D5 Drew Collins
5. 55 Kip Cochran
6. 1 David Conley
7. 0 Matthew Furgerson
8. 1X Jr Headen

602 Sportsman/Hobby
1. 07 Dale Timms
2. 71 Nick Sellers
3. 45 Brandon Elliot
4. 87 Branden Loudermilk
5. 2 Chris Wilbanks
6. 11H Ricky Havery
7. 63 Ben Riggins
8. 818R Josh Roberts
9. 04K Jermey Kastner
10. 81 John Howard
11. 03K Walker Kastner
12. 93 Crandall Turner
13. 6 Mark Wilbanks
14. 88 Ken Franklin
DNS: 8 Jason Black

Modified Street
1. 98 Sterling Helm
2. 37C Robbie Campbell
3. 10 Billy Buffington
4. 1S Chad Sellers
5. 193 Daniel Snow
6. 41 Louis Tetreault
7. 93 Rusty Jordan
8. J19 Jennifer Everett
9. 20J Jeff Nicholson
10. 18 Justin Sims
11. 26 Tommy Wiley
12. 30 Sammy Calhoun
DNS: 14 Arti Ridgeway

Toccoa Pro Trucks
1. 17A Coon Ayers
2. 4 Terry Calhoun
3. 8 Cameron Collett
4. 711 Ralph Anderson
5. 21 Bill Pulliam

Stock 4
1. H3 Harley Holden
2. W5 Jackie Holden
3. ZERO3 Randy Boshears
4. 15C Ryan Crawford
5. 17B Lee Bridges
6. 0C Caylan Kettle
7. 1 Jamie Brown
8. 08 Todd Wade

Stock V8
1. 7 Hayden Collett
2. 19 Chris Cape
3. 07 Bobby Hellard
4. 91 Ricky Jones

1. 67 Jackie Holden
2. 20 Daniel Reynolds
3. 2N Calob Nicholson
4. 33 Robert Hunt
5. 11T Kenneth Taylor
6. 17C Bradley Crunklton
DNS: 17B Daniel Hambrick


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