McMillen Scores First Late Model Triumph


Randy Sterling and Chad Desmett led the Semi Lates to the start with Sterling leading the first laps, before John Eckenrod took the lead pulled Jake Shady with him. Once out front, Eckenrod had to hold off Shady, Denny Fenton and Sterling as they were pulling away from the rest of the field. As Allen Luzier waved the double checkered flags, it was Eckenrod getting his second win of the season with Shady, Fenton, Sterling and Dylan Fenton completing the top five. Shady won the heat.

The Street Stocks were brought to the green flag with Ray Billott and Tony Brown on the front row, with Brown taking the lead and Tim Fannin following him into second and Jamie Price moved into third. As the race wore on, Johnny Lindenpitz and Dan Smeal moved in to battle for the lead, but this was Brown’s race to win as he picked up his first career AMP win. Fannin held on to second with Smeal, Lindenpitz and Price completing the top five. Doug Tibbens and Price won the heats.

Hunter McCracken beat Jon Lee off the front row to start the Pure Stock feature, with Eric Lucas second and Lee third. Ben Krause and Lee were fighting for fourth as fifth place starter Marshall Detwiler moved into the battle and, make three wide moves, Detwiler was headed to the front. Detwiler made a move around Lucas on lap eight and tried to reel in McCracken, but he ran out of time as McCracken went on to win his fourth feature of the season. Detwiler, Lee, Lucas and Mike Bailey completed the top five. McCracken and Lee won the preliminary events.

Aaron Luzier and Eric Boozel led the four cylinders to the green flag, with Luzier leading lap one, then Boozel took the lead and was being chased by Darrin Thompson, but Thompson lost power and pitted on lap six, leaving Boozel to cruise to his second win of the season. Stephanie Lucas was second, Stephanie Ivory was third, Jesse Laughard was fourth and Bryan Warren was fifth. The Stephanies won the heats, Lucas and Ivory.