Orange County Speedway News
Myers Wins KOMA mods, Denny Claims Late Model Crown
Oct 27, 2014 - updated Oct 27th, 2014 1:06pm
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Rougemont, N.C.- Burt Myers won the KOMA southern modified tour race Saturday night at Orange County Speedway while Chris Denny clinched the track's late model championship in spectacular fashion.
These events highlighted a 12 race slate that concluded the 2014 season at the three-eighths mile speed plant.
Myers charged through the field late to best Zach Brewer , Jason Myers and the rest of a 17 car field to claim the triumph before one of the biggest crowds of the season. The KOMA season concludes in Myrtle Beach,S.C. next month.
Denny used a third place finish and a win in the two 50 lap late model races to overtake Mike Chambers and cop his first track late model crown. Newcomer Dalton Sargent outran Justin Johnson to take race one. Johnson and Sargent chased Denny to the flag in race two. Denny stated that the title did not come easy. " When we practiced yesterday (Friday) , the car was junk" he remarked in victory lane. 13 late models answered the call for each of the twins.
Chuck Lawson and Joey Throckmorton took the wins in a pair of 20 lap races for the tracks limited sportsman class. !4 limiteds made up the biggest field of the season in that class. Jerry Hinesley unofficially took the limited title overtaking Chris Gray.
Layne Riggs completed a dominant season in pure stock by taking both 15 lap features in that class. Riggs easily won the championship in that division.
Jerry Wilkerson used a first and a second in twin street stock 15 lappers to hold on and win that class crown. Cory Purnell won the second race and finished a close second to Wilkerson in points.
Junior Chriscoe and Chase McAdams each won 10 lap super mini truck races with Ray Chriscoe garnering the season title for the trucks.
Devin O'Connell edged Justin Allison in a spectacular finish to win a 35 lap Allison Legacy car event.