A Rap Board for Race Fans
Welcome to Race Rap! A Rap Board for Race Fans
Top News
OTHER News
Jun 13, 2019 -
Dale Jr. Download: Joe Gibbs and the mystery of Carl Edwards’ retirement

OTHER News
Jun 13, 2019 -
Owners devastated after classic hot rods stolen from Charlotte hotel parking lots

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Jun 13, 2019 -
Bryan Narducci to Make Stafford Open Modified Debut in Twisted Tea 80

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Jun 13, 2019 -
Richard Savary Looking to Add Another Stafford Victory in Twisted Tea 80

Langley Speedway News
Jun 9, 2019 -
Post Race Recap 6-8-19 from Larry King Laws Langley Speedway

The Plain Truth News
Jun 6, 2019 -
D-DAY 75 ANNIVERSARY

The Plain Truth News
Jun 6, 2019 -
Today; June 6th--Never forget: D-Day's enormous cost on beaches of Normandy

The Plain Truth News
Jun 6, 2019 -
FDR D-Day Speech June 6, 1944 Prayer For America!

Driver & Team Press Releases News
Jun 6, 2019 -
Chick Earns Career-Best Finish With JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour at Bristol

The Plain Truth News
Jun 5, 2019 -
HEADLINES & STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

The Plain Truth News
Jun 5, 2019 -
PROSTRATE CANCER- Updates

The Plain Truth News
Jun 5, 2019 -
Why Snakebites Are About to Get a Lot More Deadly

Advertisement For RaceRap Customer News
Jun 5, 2019 -
Check Out Tamco Paint's Newest lines- striping, Custom Colors and More

Advertisement For RaceRap Customer News
Jun 5, 2019 -
Tamco Clear- As Clear as Water!

The Plain Truth News
Jun 5, 2019 -
The Photo of the Day

The Plain Truth News
Jun 5, 2019 -
Today in The Plain Truth

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Jun 5, 2019 - Scott Running
Parity Reigns Through First Month of Competition at Stafford Speedway

Nascar Series News
May 31, 2019 -
NASCAR could adapt a Gen-7 car component by next season

Stafford Motor Speedway News
May 31, 2019 - Scott Running
Nick Salva Off To A Good Start In SK Modified® Division

Driver & Team Press Releases News
May 29, 2019 -
NASCAR’s Richest Drivers Aren’t Worried About Speeding Tickets

Langley Speedway News
May 28, 2019 -
Post Race Recap 5-25-19 from Larry King Law's Langley Speedway

The Plain Truth News
May 23, 2019 -
Speed Only Kills Your Pocketbook

Drive For Diversity Program News
May 23, 2019 -
NASCAR, Rev Racing reveal top collegiate athletes for NASCAR Drive for Diversity National Pit Crew Combine

OTHER News
May 23, 2019 -
IndyCar gratified flying cars “didn’t go upside down” at 220mph

Nascar Series News
May 22, 2019 -
NRE RIDEALONGS AMONG CAN'T-MISS ATTRACTIONS DURING COCA-COLA 600 RACE WEEKEND

Obituary Notice News
May 21, 2019 -
Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda DIES AGE 70

Nascar Series News
May 21, 2019 -
Why CBD industry might become next big sponsorship for IndyCar- or should it be for NASCAR?

Nascar Series News
May 21, 2019 - Randy Hallman
THE MAN WHO DISCOVERED DENNY HAMLIN

Nascar Series News
May 21, 2019 -
She's Just 17, But She's A Phenom On NASCAR's Fast Track

The Plain Truth News
May 20, 2019 -
CLINT BOWYER THROW PUNCHES AT RYAN NEWMAN DURING NASCAR ALL-STAR RACE

The Plain Truth News
May 20, 2019 -
New study shines more light on what Google collects and knows about its users

The Plain Truth News
May 20, 2019 -
Stories on living to be 100!

The Plain Truth News
May 20, 2019 -
YOUR HEALTH TODAY


Please patronize our sponsors!
The Plain Truth


Tamco Paint.Com NOW ONLINE


Tamco Marine-Fleet-OEM Coatings

Legend
  10:06pm   Past Hour
  9:06pm   1-4 hrs old
  6:06pm   4-12 hrs
  10:06am   12-24 hrs
  10:06pm   Over 24 hrs
     Registered Key
     Referred Key
RaceRap News & Messageboard  Page tracks: Viewing Message
   Viewing Message
Oakley Trumps the King
 Dominion Raceway 
Posted by:  RaceRap on April 14, 2019 at 8:17am

Oakley Trumps the King
Hughes Effort Comes Up Short

Opening night at Dominion Raceway for the 2019 season saw side by side action, fireballs and some high caliber racing Saturday night highlighted by Jeff Oakley beating Phillip Morris to the checkered flag for the first time ever.
24 late models showed up Saturday night with 23 taking the green flag. It didn’t take long for the first caution of the night to come out on lap 2 when several cars came together and Alex Brock ended up spinning on the front stretch. The first caution also saw Logan Jones come down pit road ending his night.
After the restart, Morris eventually began to pull away and the lead pack fell into single file racing until lap 16 when Cole Knopp, Mike Michalski and Chase Burrow get collected in an incident bringing out the red flag for clean up. Burrow took a hard shot into the outside wall and all three drivers were done for the night.
With 16 to go the filed takes the green flag following a caution. Oakley, Morris, Sergio Pena and Timmy Phipps were the first four cars to take the green. Oakley works his way back to the front with Morris and Pena in his line. With 11 laps left Tyler Hughes, after pitting twice earlier in the race, had worked his way back through the field and was battling with Phipps for the fourth position, when their was some contact in the corner sending Phipps in to the outside wall with only six laps left.
With a green, white checker finish looming everyone lined up for a sprint to the finish. When the green waved one last time, something in Hughes’s car broke bunching up the field behind him and the race finished under caution with Oakley taking the yellow checkered flag..
“Something broke in the rear end housing or the drive line” Hughes said after the race. “Could have been the rear or transmission. We went to fourth and we had nothing”.
When asked about beating “The King”, Phillip Morris for the first time ever on opening night at his home track, Oakley said “ More than anything we backed up our championship tonight. There were 24 cars here and a lot of new faces that weren’t here last year, and we backed up our championship. But, you know, to beat Phillip, means a lot and our car was on the rail”. One of the biggest reasons that Oakley was able to finally beat Morris, was the great restarts that he was getting time and time again on the numerous restarts. “ yeah we certainly commanded the restarts, but even so you could see that it took 6-8 laps to start pulling away; When those guys started cooling their tires they could stay right with us”. “ These guys just gave me a great race car”.

Next race is 4/20 with twin 60s for the late models, 40 laps for Dominion Stock, 25 laps for both UCAR and Mini mods and 20 laps for the any car division. Get your tickets today. Gates open at 5 and green flag drops at 7

Back |ThreadPost a Reply

No Replies



Post a Reply  Asterisks indicate required fields
Please note that anonymous posts are not being accepted at this time.

* Subject:
* From:
* Email: (only required if no password)
Password:  For registered handles
* Message:
Please verify you're a human.
If you are a registered user,
you do not need to complete this field

Please, no profanity or slandering.


Need Spell Check? IE users Click here for a free browser extension


Home  |  Contact

(c) Copyright 2019 RaceRap, LLC

[ Go To Top of Page ]

Tracksdie Weather


Driver Web Sites - Click Here

Advertisers









Tracks

Click Here for entire list of tracks and series

RACERAP TOP NEWS
RACERAP TOP NEWS

RaceRap News & Photo Page
RaceRap News & Photo Page

Dillon Motor Speedway
Dillon Motor Speedway

Caraway Speedway
Caraway Speedway

Hickory Motor Speedway
Hickory Motor Speedway

Driver & Team Press Releases
Driver & Team Press Releases

Florence Motor Speedway
Florence Motor Speedway

Coastal Plains Raceway Park
Coastal Plains Raceway Park

Richmond International Raceway
Richmond International Raceway

Myrtle Beach Speedway
Myrtle Beach Speedway

Southside Speedway
Southside Speedway

Southern National Motorsports Park
Southern National Motorsports Park

Mountain View Speedway
Mountain View Speedway

Editorial

Lonesome Pine Raceway
Lonesome Pine Raceway

ACE Speedway
ACE Speedway

Wake County Speedway
Wake County Speedway



Series

Click Here for entire list of tracks and series

Pass Series Racing
Pass Series Racing

UARA Series
UARA Series

MiniStock Mayhem Series
MiniStock Mayhem Series

South East Limited Late Models Series
South East Limited Late Models Series


RaceRap, LLC

RaceRap