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Jimmy Duncan Holds off Walker Arthur for Career First Aaron’s Pro Late Model Win
Aug 9, 2015 - updated Aug 9th, 2015 9:06am
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Jamaica, VA. --
Jimmy Duncan Holds off Walker Arthur for Career First Aaron’s Pro Late Model Win in Front of Record Crowd at Virginia Motor Speedway; Williams, Quade, Adkins and Givens Also Grab Victories
Jamaica, VA – A record breaking crowd got to see some great racing at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway for Xtra 99.1 | Hockey Fights Hunger Night that included a career first Aaron’s Pro Late Model win by Jimmy Duncan of Fredericksburg, VA. The speedway also collected an estimated 5000 pounds of food for FeedMore which operates the food bank.
Duncan grab the lead on the opening lap and pulled away while the field battled for second on back. A caution on lap 22 erased a huge lead and set up a three lap dash for the win between Duncan and Walker Arthur. Arthur tried several times to get inside Duncan but Duncan was up to the challenge and went on to score his career first Aaron’s Pro Late Model win.
“We have worked so hard to get here in victory lane in this division; the competition is so tough that it just makes this win that much sweeter,” commented a very elated Duncan in victory lane.
Rounding out the top five were Walker Arthur, Davis Lipscombe, Tyler Bare and Ricky Wells.
In other action Justin Williams of Concord, VA picked up his third Victory Lap Late Model win of the season. In the Budweiser Modified division Matt Quade of Mechanicsville, MD caused the first caution went to the rear and then made the winning pass on lap 22 to score his fifth win of the season. In the Truckin Thunder Sportsman Brett Adkins of Saluda, VA picked up the win in a caution field feature. And in the Collision One Limited Stock division James Givens of Henrico, VA took the lead from Ryan Hutchens on lap 14 and went on to score his fourth win in a row.
Jimmy Duncan and Corey Almond led the Aaron’s Pro Late Model division to green with Duncan grabbing the lead out of turn 2. Behind him the battle for second went three wide between Ricky Wells, Walker Arthur and Davis Lipscombe with Arthur taking over the second spot. On lap 21 Arthur began his assault on the top spot but Duncan was able to hold off every challenge. A caution on lap 22 set up a three lap dash for the win. On the restartDuncan got a good start but Arthur worked back to his inside. Each timeDuncan was able to hold Arthur off and went on to score his career first win in the division. Rounding out the top five were Arthur, Lipscombe, fast qualifier Tyler Bare and Ricky Wells.
In the Victory Lap Late Model 30 lap feature current point leader and defending champion used a daring pass on the opening lap to take the lead and go on to take his third win of the season. On the drop of the green flag Williams made it three wide in turn 1 with Billy Hubbard and David Williams. Once out front Justin Williams pulled away while David Williams and Walker Arthur put on a great battle for second. Williams would go on to win his third race of the season and second in a row. Rounding out the top five were David Williams, Walker Arthur, Michael Batten and Stephen Childress.
In the Budweiser Modified 25 lap feature defending champion Matt Quade of Mechanicsville, MD took the lead from race leader Brent Bordeaux of Fredericksburg, VA with a pass out of turn 4 on lap 22 and went on to score his fifth win of the season. Quade’s win did not come easy as he caused the races first caution wrecking in turn 1. After going to the rear Quade picked off cars one by one making his front making into the top five with 9 laps to go. For the next five laps Qaude worked the back of Bordeaux for the lead finally taking it on lap 22. Quade would then cruise to the win. Rounding out the top five were Bordeaux, Mike Reynolds, Hunter McClendon and Joey Polevoy.
In the Truckin Thunder Sportsman 20 lap feature Brett Adkins took the lead from Matt Ashworth on lap 14 and went on to win the caution filled event. Timmy Brann and Ashworth led the field to green with Ashworth taking over the top spot out of turn 2. With Ashworth out front a three wide battle for second between Brann, Tim Shelton and Adkins heated up. When it was all said and done Adkins had control of second and set out to reel in Ashworth. On lap 14 Adkins powered inside Ashworth down the backstretch to take over the lead and then went on to his third win of the season and second in a row. Rounding out the top five were Jeremiah Marshall, Roger Jamerson, Tim Shelton and Troy Doggett.
In the Collision One Limited Stock Car 20 lap feature David Bowler and Chad Champion led the field to green with Champion taking the lead on the opening circuit. Behind Champion Brian Bradley, Ryan Hutchens and James Givens joined the battle for the lead the four drivers went four wide on several occasions. On lap 7 Ryan Hutchens got by to take the lead with Bradley and Givens in tow. On lap 12 Givens got under Bradley in turn 4 for second and set out for Hutchens. On lap 14 got inside Hutchens in turn 3 and took the lead at the line. Once out front Givens was able to motor to his fourth win in a row. Rounding out the top five were Hutchens, Cory Bradley, Marty Coltrain and Chad Champion.
The speedway will take return to racing Saturday August 15th to host week twelve of the 2015 VMS Dirt Series season featuring the Victory Lap Late Model, Aaron’s Pro Late Model, Budweiser Modified, Truckin Thunder Sportsman and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions in action.
Competitor gates for Saturday August 15th will open at 4pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30pm with hot laps and features are schedule for 8pm.
Admission price for adults $12, seniors (60+) $10; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $8, students 11 – 17 years old $6 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $20.
Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway is a ½ mile dirt oval track is located on U.S. Route 17, eight miles north of Saluda, VA and 25 miles south ofTappahannock, VA in Jamaica, VA. The speedway is just a short drive fromRichmond, Fredericksburg, Southern Maryland and the Hampton Roads area.
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RACE RESULTS FOR XTRA 99.1 | HOCKEY FIGHTS HUNGER NIGHT to benefit FEEDMORE, SATURDAY AUGUST 8, 2015:
Victory Lap Late Models (30 laps):
A-Main 1: 1. 2-Justin Williams ; 2. 45-David Williams ; 3. 87-Walker Arthur ; 4. 21-Michael Batten ; 5. 08-Stephen Childress ; 6. 3-Billy Hubbard ; 7. 43-Buck Roadcap ; 8. K1-Anthony Kincaid ; 9. 5J-Darrell Dow ; 10. B1-Billy Tucker ; 11. 22-David Steele
Fast Qualifier: Walker Arthur – 18.474 seconds.
Aaron’s Pro Late Models (25 Laps):
A-Main : 1. 55-Jimmy Duncan ; 2. 87-Walker Arthur ; 3. 71-Davis Lipscombe ; 4. 30-Tyler Bare ; 5. 12-Ricky Wells ; 6. 36-CoryDawson ; 7. 7-Corey Almond ; 8. 30x-Darren Alvey ; 9. 16-Brett Adkins ; 10. 25-Paul McGinley ; 11. 09-Brad Rigdon ; 12. 1-Mark Parks ; 13. 19s-Scott Tessman ; 14. 7x-Joey McClung ; 15. 00*-Craig Guido ; 16. 15-Darrell Adkins ; 17. 01-Matt Glanden ; 18. 2*-Jared Powell ; 19. 12A-Ryan Adams ; 20. 28-CarlVaughan
Fast Qualifier: Davis Lipscombe – 19.030 seconds.
Truckin Thunder Sportsman (20 laps):
A-Main: 1. 16-Brett Adkins ; 2. 6M-Jeremiah Marshall ; 3. 8-Roger Jamerson ; 4. 55-Tim Shelton ; 5. 98-Troy Doggett ; 6. 43J-Joe Weiss ; 7. 1-Chad Beahr ; 8. 33-Macy Causey ; 9. 00-James Bunn ; 10. 40-John Bordeaux ; 11. 01-Tommy Upshaw ; 12. 04-Mark Mullens ; 13. 10-Matt Ashworth ; 14. 12-Russell Steele ; 15. 11-Timmy Brann ; 16. 15-James Snead ; 17. 7-Kevin Beahr
Fast Qualifier: Tim Shelton – 20.681 seconds.
Budweiser Modifieds (25 laps):
A-Main: 1. 47-Matt Quade ; 2. 40-Brent Bordeaux ; 3. 21-Mike Reynolds ; 4. 33-Hunter McClendon ; 5. 51-Joey Polevoy ; 6. 26x-James Sparks ; 7. 55-Brian Maxey ; 8. 10s-Tim Schulte ; 9. 44-Steve Bryant ; 10. 3-William Mongold ; 11. 10x-Larry Black ; 12. 36-Michael Conley ; 13. 10-Brian Dobie ; 14. 7+7-Jeff Solinger ; 15. 16-David Kendall ; 16. 18J-Jeremy Biggers ; 17. 68-Adam Hoegerl ; 18. 99-Charlie Hubbard ; 19. 75-Kelly Samuels ; 20. 10A-Matt Ashworth
Fast Qualifier: Matt Quade – 19.725 seconds
Collision One Limited Stock Cars (20 laps):
A-Main : 1. 2-James Givens ; 2. 14-Ryan Hutchens ; 3. 41-Cory Bradley ; 4. 25-Marty Coltrain ; 5. 08-Chad Champion ; 6. 18-John Hankins Jr. ; 7. 50-Blair Sibley ; 8. 35-Lucas Ward ; 9. 14B-Brandon Bowler ; 10. 39-Cole Johnston ; 11. 32M-Chris Champion ; 12. 5-Chris Maxey ; 13. 21-Ian Ogden ; 14. 09-Jacob Buie ; 15. 26-Stephanie Stallings ; 16. 23-David Bowler ; DQ: 40-Brian Bradley
Fast Qualifier: Ryan Hutchens – 23. 546 seconds.