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ADAIRSVILLE, GA – The stretch drive for the $10,000 Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division National Championship is underway, as there are now eight weeks to go in the 2019 Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series season. At the completion of Week 19 competition, the Top 10 drivers in the National point standings have all reached the 14-week mark, and there is a new point leader.
Braden Mitchell of Russellville, AL used his final week to earn full points to score a 46-point fifth-place finish in the Week 16 Make-Up Race on Friday night at North Alabama Speedway in Tuscumbia, AL. Mitchell then returned to North Alabama Speedway on Saturday night and took a 48-point third-place finish to net on a 45 and take over the top spot in the National standings with a 14-week total of 680 points.
Shannon Lee of Lumberton, MS traveled to Southern Raceway in Milton, FL where he drove the Billy Riels Racing Special to his seventh Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division win of the season. The General netted on a 40 to add ten points to his best 14-week total of 677 and stay in the second point in the National standings, three points behind Mitchell.
Sid Scarbrough of Florence, MS stayed in the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division championship battle with a third-place finish on Saturday night at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, MS. Scarbrough was able to net on a 43 to gain five points, and bring his best 14-week total to 671 points to hold the third spot in the National standings.
Hattiesburg, MS drivers Jason Jarrell and Cole Cameron hold the fourth and fifth spots respectively in the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division National point standings. Jarrell has 668 points, and Cameron has 660 points. Jarrell and Cameron did not compete in Week 19 Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series action.
Drivers racing in Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series events compete for both a Track point fund and a National point fund. Drivers compete against drivers racing at Durrence Layne Racing sanctioned tracks across the country using a National points system over a 27-week season that concludes on September 29.
A driver’s best 14 weekly point totals count as their season total. Once a driver reaches 14 weeks of competition, they start trying to net points by replacing the lowest weekly total among their best 14 weekly totals with a higher one. A driver can only count their best point total each week as their total for that week.
The top ten drivers in the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division National point standings will earn a seat at the Durrence Layne Racing Annual Awards Banquet to receive a point fund check and a trophy, with the National Champion pocketing $10,000.
In other Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division Week 19 action, Ben Brocato of Muscle Shoals, Al drove the Valley Metal Fabricators Special to his second straight win of the season in the Week 16 Make-Up Race on Friday night at North Alabama Speedway. Seth McCormack of Muscle Shoals, AL won the Week 19 Race on Saturday night at North Alabama Speedway in the McCormack Marine Rocket.
David Kay of Munford, AL took the win in the Jerry Goodwin Challenge Race on Saturday night at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL driving the Advantage Plus Excavating Special. Tyler Wood of Hohenwald, TN was the winner on Saturday night at Thunderhill Raceway in Summertown, TN driving the Johns Farms Special.
Dusty Leonard of Marysville, KS took the win in the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division/ NCRA co-sanctioned race at Thunder Hill Speedway in Mayetta, KS. Spencer Hughes of Meridian, MS drove the B.J.’s Tire and Service Center Special to his eighth win of the season on Saturday night at Whynot Motorsports Park.
Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division races at Hattiesburg Speedway in Hattiesburg, MS on Friday night, and Saturday night races at Camden Speedway in Camden, TN, Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, GA, and Duck River Raceway Park in Lewisburg, TN were rained out.
For more complete point standings, information and rules about the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division, visit the series web site at www.durrencelayneracing.com, or visit the series on Facebook at Durrence Layne Racing. You can follow us on Twitter @DurrenceLayneRacing.
DURRENCE LAYNE CHEVROLET LATE MODEL DIVISION POINT STANDINGS THROUGH 8/3/19:
1. 64 Braden Mitchell – 680
2. 47 Shannon Lee – 677
3. 33 Sid Scarbrough – 671
4. 20 Jason Jarrell – 668
5. 26 Cole Cameron – 660
6. 72 Steve Russell – 655
7. 713 Ben Brocato – 630
8. 78 Matthew Brocato – 623
9. 1 Jason Markewitz – 610
10. 69 Mike Henn – 608
DURRENCE LAYNE CHEVROLET LATE MODEL DIVISION WEEK 19 RESULTS:
Friday, August, 2:
NORTH ALABAMA SPEEDWAY – TUSCUMBIA, AL: (Week 16 Make-Up Race) 1. Ben Brocato; 2. Seth McCormack; 3. Tyler Wood; 4. Mitchell Holloway; 5. Braden Mitchell; 6. Oakley Johns; 7. Matthew Brocato; 8. Greg Wilhite; 9. Jason Markewitz; 10. Matt Brazil; 11. Travis Smith; 12. Steve Russell; 13. Donald Johns; 14. Mike Henn; 15. Christian Hanger.
HATTIESBURG SPEEDWAY – HATTIESBURG, MS: RAINED OUT
Saturday, August 3:
NORTH ALABAMA SPEEDWAY – TUSCUMBIA, AL: 1. Seth McCormack; 2. Steve Russell; 3. Braden Mitchell; 4. Mike Henn; 5. Mitchell Holloway; 6. Matthew Brocato; 7. Greg Wilhite; 8. Travis Smith; 9. Wayne Sutherland; 10. Ben Brocato; 11. Brandon Shaw; 12. Dan White.
SOUTHERN RACEWAY – MILTON, FL: 1. Shannon Lee; 2. Steven Jernigan; 3. Jonathan Joiner; 4. Bo Slay; 5. Ryan Boudreaux; 6. Tim Anderson; 7. Kyle Bryant; 8. James Gilmore.
TALLADEGA SHORT TRACK – EASTABOGA, AL: 1. David Kay; 2. Cruz Skinner; 3. Shane Holder; 4. Lee Burdett; 5. Landon Bagby; 6. Mike Combs; 7. Brad Berry; 8. Austin Freeman; 9. Hayden Franklin; 10. Red Farmer; 11. Brian Qualls; 12. Mike Davis; 13. Victor Turner Jr.; 14. Michael Isbell; 15. Lee Mason; 16. Austin Franklin.
THUNDERHILL RACEWAY – SUMMERTOWN, TN: 1. Tyler Wood; 2. Oakley Johns; 3. Chase Walls; 4. Christian Hanger; 5. Donald Johns; 6. Ronnie Cooper; 7. Steven Holcomb; 8. Justin Maxwell; 9. Grayson Brewer; 10. Mark Dalton; 11. Brock Hall; 12. Gary Jones; 13. Scott Spurgeon; 14. Mark Fields; 15. Jason Markewitz.
THUNDER HILL SPEEDWAY – MAYETTA, KS: (Co-Sanctioned With NCRA) 1. Dusty Leonard; 2. Delbert Smith; 3. Adam Schrag; 4. Chris Kratzer; 5. Jimmy Seagraves; 6. Daniel Smith; 7. Ross McCartney; 8. Robert Shepard; 9. Tony Foster; 10. Gary Kilbourn; 11. Travis Johnson; 12. Adam Popp; 13. Jeremy Bishop; 14. Justin Kinderknecht; 15. Eddie Schwope Jr. DNS.
WHYNOT MOTORSPORTS PARK – MERIDIAN, MS: 1. Spencer Hughes; 2. Cliff Ross; 3. Sid Scarbrough; 4. Jim McDuffie; 5. Chris McElhenney; 6. Zack Shelton; 7. Hunter Carroll; 8. Jason Jarrell; 9. Tootie Arnold; 10. Kody Barber; 11. Larry Murphy; 12. Joey Hiatt; 13. Jim Churches; 14. Larry Havens; 15. Michael Dearman.
CAMDEN SPEEDWAY – CAMDEN, TN: RAINED OUT
COCHRAN MOTOR SPEEDWAY – COCHRAN, GA: RAINED OUT
DUCK RIVER RACEWAY PARK – LEWISBURG, TN: RAINED OUT
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