Brooks Tops Crate Late Models At Tricounty; Bristol Motor Speedway Friday Opener Goes To Richards

Saturday, April 10, 2021 - by Steve Hixson

Arva Lee, (Booger) Brooks of Chattanooga, Savage Chassis teammate Jason Welshan of Maryville and Zach Sise of Knoxville put on a heck of a battle Friday night at the Tricounty Racetrack in Brasstown, N.C. for the $2,500 Crate Late Model 40 lap feature.

Brooks put his #WON48 "Convertor Man, Chattanooga Valley Auto Parts, Revive Hydration, Alexander Produce, Competition Racing Equipment, Haymarket Race Bodies, Hough Flooring, Booger Brooks Racing" Hendren powered 604 GM Performance in Victory Lane ahead of Welshan, N.C.'s Carson Ferguson, Sise and Blairsville's Sylvan Schuette.

Last weekend winner Brandon Miller of Maryville was 20th overall. 

At the Bristol Motor Speedway in Northeast Tennessee, the World of Outlaw Late Models raced the first of two nights. NASCAR racer Clint Bowyer's team lead by racer Josh Richards (#14) of Virginia held off Chris Madden (#44) of South Carolina for the night's $10,000 Super Late Models prize.

Georgian Brandon Overton was 5th, $50,000 Bristol winner three weeks ago Jonathan Davenport was 11th, and Tennessean Scott Bloomquist was 13th overall.

Newport's Jimmy Owens (#20) was leading when his wheel sheared off causing a violent rollover crash of rookie and current WoOLM series points Kyle Strickler.

The series wraps up its weekend stint on the Bristol Motor Speedway dirt Saturday night if weather permits.


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