Jimmy Owens Get Back To Back $5,000 Victories; Soddy Daisy's Jordan Rodabaugh Wins At Boyd's Speedway

Sunday, May 17, 2020 - by Steve Hixson
For the second consecutive night the "Newport Nightmare" Jimmy Owens dominated the Super Late Model feature, this time back near home at 411 Motor Speedway at Seymour, Tn., Saturday night.
 
Unlike Friday night the Newport, Tn., native took the lead from the get-go, and the # 20 "Reece Monument, Boomtest Well Service, Redbone Fishing & Rental, Redline Oil, Power Rig, Tommy Pope Construction, RhinoAg, Keyser Manufacturing" sponsored Ramirez Motorsports/Vic Hill powered/Rocket racecar never looked back. 

Owens did have to keep one eye on runner-up Cory Hedgecock, who made things interesting for a few laps during the $5,000 feature.
 
The race was broadcast live on Dirtondirt.com/Floracing.com, as fans are still not permitted to be in the grandstands due to Tennessee guidelines regarding COVID19 pandemic procedures.
 
Announced during the broadcast was 411 Motor Speedway's next event, slated for Monday Memorial Day evening. The $10,052 Scott Sexton Memorial with feature race fans in attendance for the first time since February. 

Jordan Rodabaugh of Soddy Daisy again won the Boyd's Speedway SLM feature Saturday night in front of fans allowed in the grandstands for the first time since March.
 
Racing resumes for the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model series Tuesday in Brunswick, Ga., for three consecutive nights, each paying $7,000 to-Win the nightly SLM features.
 
Memorial Day weekend is chock full of scheduled races around the Tennessee Valley area, mostly in the Knoxville/Maryville part of the state Friday through Monday.


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