June 28, 2010 at 2:14:20
Submitted by David Smith Jr.
Chappell Back in Lucas Oil ASCS Victory Lane with McMillin/Hockett Memorial Win!
Chappell Back in Lucas
Oil ASCS Victory Lane with McMillin/Hockett Memorial Win!
Wheatley, ELDON, Mo. (June 26, 2010) – Zach Chappell picked off his second Lucas
Oil ASCS presented by K&N Filters triumph of the season by racing to victory
lane in Saturday night’s Daniel McMillin / Jesse Hockett Memorial atop the
1/3-mile Lake Ozark Speedway dirt oval.
charged into the lead just past the midway point in the 30-lapper and held off a
host of challengers over the remaining distance for the $6,000 victory aboard
David Chappell’s Wesmar-powered Legends Bar-B-Que No. 50z
got excited there at the end and didn’t know how hard to go, so I just went a
hundred percent all the way,” the Talala, OK, racer commented after his ninth
career ASCS National victory.
needed every bit of it, as the likes of Jack Dover, Shane Stewart and Brady
Bacon, all from deep in the field, along with Tim Crawley were hot on his heels
in the race’s closing stages.
final caution that set up a six-lap dash to the stripe gave Chappell clear track
and he took full advantage, blasting the cushion in turns one and two and
working the low side of three and four to secure the victory by a pair of
car-lengths over sixth-row starter Dover.
just held it flat down to the floor down there (in one and two), that’s the best
way to do it with a tall cushion, I learned that from our very good friend,”
Chappell explained.“We had a good car
at the bottom down here (turns three and four), it was just our
the 2001 ASCS National champion, gridded the feature field inside the third row
and was up to third on the opening circuit behind pole starter Ricky Logan and
third-starter Danny Wood after the first start was waved off for Cody Baker’s
turn four flip.
Logan pacing the opening circuits, Chappell took second from Wood by the time
the caution flew after six rounds for Sherman Davis’ disabled mount in turn
slipped to third soon after though, as ninth-starter Sean McClelland raced into
second.Chappell battled back into
second on the eleventh round with McClelland’s strong run ending early when he
pulled to the infield a few laps later.
traffic came into play, Chappell turned up the heat on Logan and edged into the
lead as the pair raced off turn four to complete the 17th
action was just picking up at that stage, as 13th-starter Brady Bacon
moved into a challenging second position on the 20th round with
eleventh-starter Dover and 17th-starter Shane Stewart joining the
lead mix along with Tim Crawley, who rebounded from nearly dumping his mount in
turns three and four in the early rounds.
Chappell holding a tenuous lead over that frothing pack of challengers, the red
lights flickered with 23 laps in the books for Dustin Morgan’s turn one
one last caution a lap later, Chappell led the way in front of Stewart, Dover,
Bacon and Crawley.
hit his marks over the final half-dozen laps to stay out front, with Dover
taking quick advantage of a Stewart miscue in turns one and two on the lap 25
restart to snare the runner-up position aboard the Shaver-powered 3D Auto
Transport No. 53 Eagle.
earned Hard Charger honors by advancing 14 positions to claim third aboard Paul
Silva’s Wesmar-powered Rock Star Energy Drink No. 57 A.R.T., with Crawley
crossing the stripe fourth in Mike Ward’s McCarver-powered Boater Sports No. 88
surging from 13th to second in Mike and Megan Eubanks’ Wesmar-powered
Tel-Star Communications No. 99 Triple-X, Bacon slipped to fifth in the final
circuits but still escaped the night with a ten-point advantage over Jason
Johnson in the $60,000 Lucas Oil ASCS National championship
Wright rallied from 18th to sixth in the frenzied feature event, with
three-time McMillin Memorial winner Jason Johnson in
Bruce, Jr., was eighth, with Danny Wood and leading Brodix Rookie of the Year
contender Kyle Hirst completing the top ten.After leading the initial 16 rounds, Logan slipped to 15th at
Crawley, Chappell, McClelland, Travis Rilat and Dover topped heat race action
for the 52-car field, with Stewart, Wright and Matt Covington winning the 12-lap
Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Cars presented by K&N
Daniel McMillin / Jesse Hockett Memorial
Lake Ozark Speedway Results:
Heat Races (Top 16 in Passing Points to "A" Main; Balance to 3 "B"
(8 Laps):1. 10a-Ricky Logan, 2.
94-Danny Wood, 3. 1m-Jim Moughan, 4. 17-Channin Tankersley, 5. 9-Jon Corbin, 6.
3p-Rusty Potter, 7. 1x-Brad Ryun, 8. 4-Evan Martin, 9. 165-Haley
(8 Laps):1. 88-Tim Crawley, 2. 41-Jason
Johnson, 3. 19-Mitchell Moore, 4. 21T-Eric Todd, 5. 85-Forrest Sutherland, 6.
27-Mark Finnell, 7. 15-Jeff Wingate, 8. 93w-Taylor Walton, 9. 65m-T.J.
(8 Laps):1. 50z-Zach Chappell, 2.
99-Brady Bacon, 3. 88k-J. Kinder, 4. 44w-Austen Wheatley, 5. 9x-Gary Wright, 6.
29x-Rusty Quick, 7. 3g-Darren Long, 8. 72x-Curtis Boyer, 9. 11c-Dakota
(8 Laps):1. 1-Sean McClelland, 2.
14k-Kyle Bellm, 3. 72-Sherman Davis, 4. 1a-Adam Jones, 5. 95-Matt Covington, 6.
10-Mike Trent, 7. A12-Tommy Worley, Jr., 8. 22-Dustin Barks, 9. 17k-Kyle
(8 Laps):1. 29-Travis Rilat, 2. 6-Kyle
Hirst, 3. 86-Josh Fisher, 4. 33-Austin Alumbaugh, 5. 57-Shane Stewart, 6. 3-Mark
Shirshekan, 7. 14-Randy Martin, 8. 38-Cody Baker.
(8 Laps):1. 53-Jack Dover, 2. 93-Dustin
Morgan, 3. 18-Tony Bruce, Jr., 4. 28-Jonathan Cornell, 5. 75-Tyler Blank, 6.
5h-Justyn Cox, 7. 04-Kirby Hagans, 8. 87a-Andrew Marshala.
Mains (Top 2 From Each Advance to "A" Main):
Feature (12 Laps):1. 57-Shane Stewart,
2. 86-Josh Fisher, 3. 6-Kyle Hirst, 4. 88k-J. Kinder, 5. 33-Austin Alumbaugh, 6.
72x-Curtis Boyer, 7. 22-Dustin Barks, 8. 04-Kirby Hagans, 9. 29x-Rusty Quick,
10. 15-Jeff Wingate, 11. 165-Haley Arnold, 12. 3-Mark Shirshekan.
Feature (12 Laps):1. 9x-Gary Wright, 2.
28-Jonathan Cornell, 3. 75-Tyler Blank, 4. 38-Cody Baker, 5. A12-Tommy Worley,
Jr., 6. 3p-Rusty Potter, 7. 1x-Brad Ryun, 8. 27-Mark Finnell, 9. 85-Forrest
Sutherland, 10. 11c-Dakota Carroll, 11. 87a-Andrew Marshala, 12. 10-Mike
Feature (12 Laps): 1. 95-Matt Covington,
2. 9-Jon Corbin, 3. 3g-Darren Long, 4. 17-Channin Tankersley, 5. 5h-Justyn Cox,
6. 1a-Adam Jones, 7. 17k-Kyle Carpenter, 8. 65m-T.J. Muths, 9. 93w-Taylor
Walton, 10. 44w-Austen Wheatley, 11. 14-Randy Martin, 12. 4-Evan Martin.
Daniel McMillin / Jesse Hockett Memorial “A” Main
Feature (30 Laps):1. 50z-Zach Chappell,
2. 53-Jack Dover, 3. 57-Shane Stewart, 4. 88-Tim Crawley, 5. 99-Brady Bacon, 6.
9x-Gary Wright, 7. 41-Jason Johnson, 8. 18-Tony Bruce, Jr., 9. 94-Danny Wood,
10. 6-Kyle Hirst, 11. 95-Matt Covington, 12. 86-Josh Fisher, 13. 28-Jonathan
Cornell, 14. 29-Travis Rilat, 15. 10a-Ricky Logan, 16. 3g-Darren Long, 17.
1m-Jim Moughan, 18. 21T-Eric Todd, 19. 14k-Kyle Bellm, 20. 75-Tyler Blank, 21.
93-Dustin Morgan, 22. 9-Jon Corbin, 23. 19-Mitchell Moore, 24. 1-Sean
McClelland, 25. 72-Sherman Davis, 26. 38-Cody Baker.
Lap Leaders: Ricky Logan 1-16,
Zach Chappell 17-30.
Note: Kyle Hirst and Darren Long
both utilized their first provisional of the year to start the “A” Main.Tyler Blank utilized a Winged Outlaw Warriors
provisional, while Cody Baker used a promoter’s option to start the main
Oil ASCS Sprint Cars presented by K&N Filters Points (Top 20):1. Brady Bacon 1,138, 2. Jason Johnson 1,128,
3. Shane Stewart 1,073, 4. Tony Bruce, Jr. 1,053, 5. Jack Dover 1,042, 6. (tie)
Tim Crawley and Zach Chappell 1,036, 8. Danny Wood 1,027, 9. Kyle Hirst 970, 10.
Matt Covington 934, 11. Travis Rilat 916, 12. Gary Wright 911, 13. Ricky Logan
864, 14. Darren Long 806, 15. Dustin Morgan 776, 16. Austen Wheatley 746, 17.
Justyn Cox 732, 18. Channin Tankersley 719, 19. Andrew Marshala 628, 20. Johnny