Lil’ John Ownbey Denies Reigning Series Champ Winchester Victory

Sunday, July 20, 2014
Lil’ John Ownbey in winner's circle
Lil’ John Ownbey in winner's circle

"Lil” John Ownbey of Cleveland, Tn., a former Cleveland Speedway Track Champion, denied reigning Southern Regional Racing Series Champion Josh Putnam victory Saturday night at Winchester (Tn.) Speedway.

Despite threatening weather around the region, owner Jimmy Nowlin forged ahead with his regular racing program and fans were treated to a battle-royal among the  top two racers. Ownbey piloting the Scott Ohms Racing #74 “Harrison Transmission, RV Park Palace, Truck Service Company, Arp’s Lawn Service, Stateline Fasteners, Auto Depot, Stealth Racing Carburetors, Waffle House, All-Star Roofing, United Guttering” Race Engine Design powered GRT battled not only Florence, Alanama's Putnam but also local racer Mark Fields of nearby Lawrenceburg.

Next weekend, Winchester Speedway races a Full Regular Racing Program on Saturday, July 26. The Middle Tennessee track was the only known area track able to race due to bad weather. 

Super Late Model Results: (7/19/2014) Fabulous 50's Night

1.John Ownbey, 2.Josh Putnam, 3.Mark Fields, 4.Mathew Summers, 

5.David Brannon, 6.Jimmy Tucker, 7.Jerry Ashley, 8.Mark Gant, 

9.Kevin Lovern, 10.David Jackson, 11.Gwynn Newby, 12.Robert Morgan



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