HAMPTON, Ga. — Racing returned with the second consecutive double-feature races on the quarter-mile “Thunder Ring” at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the fifth and sixth rounds of the Winter Flurry series.
Martin Massey earned the win from the pole in the opening Masters and Pro combined feature of the afternoon. Massey was able to hold off a hard-charging Madeline Crane who finished second in the Pro class. Bill Plemons Jr. posted the best finished among Masters competitors.
After a mid-race caution in the second combined Masters and Pro feature, Massey opened up a large lead on the field and cruised to an easy win. Crane again finished second among Pro competitors while Plemons Jr. placed first among Masters competitors in the second featureIn the first combined Young Lions and Semi-Pro feature, R.S. Senter captured the checkered flag from the pole. Woodrow Mullis finished first among Young Lion drivers and second overall in the first feature.
Senter earned the win in the second combined Young Lions and Semi-Pro feature as he slipped by Mullis and held off the hard-charging driver over the final four laps. With an overall second place finish, Mullis earned the top spot among all Young Lion competitors. Zach Leonhardi finished second in the Young Lions division.
Ashton Winger of Fayetteville captured both Outlaw Bandolero features from the pole. Winger was able to hold off a late run by Jensen Jorgensen of Stockbridge on the last lap to pick up the win in the first feature. In the second Outlaw Bandolero feature of the afternoon, Winger built a big lead throughout the race and cruised to the win.
In the first Bandits feature, Chandler Smith jumped out to a big lead early in the race and rolled to the win. Lawson Ingold finished second after starting from the third position.
Smith won his second feature of the afternoon from the pole in race two. Connor Younginer held off Clay Thompson of Powersville for second place.
The first Beginner Bandolero feature of the day saw Ryan Howell open the race from the pole but a hard charging Lexi Gay made a quick move off the drop of the green flag. Gay, thought, got tangled up in a handful of early cautions, which allowed Howell to move to the front of the field and capture the checked flag.
Howell picked up the win in the second Beginner Bandolero. Gauntt Hudgins finished second.