CHILLICOTHE, Ohio- Danny Smith claimed 410 Sprint car main in a battle with Kory Crabtree. Kenny Johnson claimed the AMRA Modified main after a race-long battle with Jess Hartman; Rob Smith claimed the Street Stock main, and John Remy, McArthur took the Sport Mod main.
All Veterans were admitted free in appreciation for their service to our country.
A moment of silence was held for Justin Helton, Beaver, Ohio who lost his life this past week while serving in Afghanistan and another tribute moment for driver Fred Hardbarger. His son in law Adam Jones carried the checkered flag for a lap in tribute to Hardbarger.
The track was fast from the onset as 14 Sprint cars cracked the 11 second barrier in qualifying and Kenny Johnson came within three-hundredths of a second of the modified track record with fast time in the Modifieds at 15:446. Kory Crabtree had fast time in the sprints with an 11:585.
Ryan Broughton led the first eight laps, then after a caution flag for Jimmy Stinson, who had a flat tire and broken shock. Danny Smith took the lead on the restart. After a few laps of duals, Smith started to walk away from runner-up Broughton.
Meanwhile, Jimmy Nier started 19th and was on a charge from the tail, up to 14th after five laps, and up to 5th by lap sixteen. Nier claimed the Hummel Factory Kahne Shock “Hard Charger Award”. Jesse McCreary was on a similar charge from 9th to 5th at one point, but later fell to sixth after being passed by Ryan Myers.