VMS Hosts Nine Winners In 10 Races


JAMAICA, Va. – Virginia Motor Speedway had an eventful night of racing Saturday, with nine different winners in 10 features.

In the Victory Lap Late Model division twin features, John Staton and Justin Williams dominated on way to their wins. Staton took the lead in the first feature on the opening lap and pulled away from the field surviving a late caution to take his second win of the season. In the second feature Justin Williams battled side by side with Bubba Hubbard taking the lead on lap two. Once out front, Williams dominated the remainder of the distance for his seventh win of the season.

Other winners included Walker Arthur (Aaron’s Pro Late Model), Mark Parks (Aaron’s Pro Late Model), Mike Reynolds (Budweiser Modified) swept both features, Brett Adkins (Truckin Thunder Sportsman), Matt Ashworth (Truckin Thunder Sportsman) picked up his career first, Shawn Otey (Collision One Limited Stock) and James Givens (Collision One Limited Stock).

In the first feature for the Victory Lap Late Models Anthony Kincaid and John Staton led the field to green with Staton rocketing to the lead out of turn 2. Staton was on cruise control until the races only caution on lap 12 set up a three lap dash for the win. On the restart once again darted out to a sizeable lead taking his second win on the season.

In the second Victory Lap Late Model feature, the only thing that was able to slow Justin Williams were five cautions. On lap nine, Joe Ender tried to get under the leader in turn 1 only to have Williams pull away out of turn 2. Williams would dominate the remaining laps on way to his seventh win of the season.

In the Aaron’s Pro Late Models Mark Parks and Walker Arthur led the field to green for the first 15 lap feature. Arthur would grab the lead out of turn 2 with Tyler Bare following into second. Bare would challenge Arthur on lap 3 but that would be as close as he would get as Arthur turned up the wick and went on to the win.

In the second feature for the Aaron’s Pro Late Models Mark Parks jumped out to the lead as they went three wide behind him for second. Tyler Bare and Walker Arthur battled side by side for second with Arthur finally grabbing the spot on lap 8. Parks would fend off several challenges over the final four laps to take home his second win of the season.

The finish:

Race No. 1: John Staton, Joe Ender, Billy Tucker, Stephen Childress, Justin Williams, Billy Hubbard, Tim Shelton, Ray Miller, Buck Roadcap, Phillip Reitelbach, Petie Coffey, Kevin Powell, Anthony Kincaid, Walker Arthur, David Steele, Andy Gregg

Race No. 2: Justin Williams, Joe Ender, Walker Arthur, John Staton, Billy Tucker, Stephen Childress, Billy Hubbard, Buck Roadcap, Petie Coffey, Anthony Kincaid, Ray Miller, Phillip Reitelbach, Tim Shelton, Kevin Powell, David Steele, Andy Gregg