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Results > 2007 Results Archive > June 9, 2007

Allstate 150 Presented By Little Caesar's
Barker Extends Win Streak To Seven

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. - South Boston Speedway officials threw down a $1,000 bounty for any  driver that could snap Adam Barker's streak of six straight wins here at the famed .4-mile oval.  A handful of the region's top NASCAR Late Model Stock Car Division drivers came to take the challenge. None could knock Barker off of his game.  Last year's NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national champion, Philip Morris of Ruckersville, Va, Deac McCaskill of Raleigh, N.C., Jerame Donley of Winston-Salem, N.C., and South Boston, Va. driver Stacy Puryear, a former competitor on the USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series circuit, took their shot and failed to bump Barker out of the winner's circle.

South Boston Speedway's regulars including Wayne Ramsey of Amherst, Va., C.E. Falk of Virginia Beach, Va., Eddie Johnson of Midlothian, Va. couldn't do it either.  Barker, from Hurt, Va. won the 150-lap race for the Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car Division that highlighted Saturday night's Allstate 150 presented by Little Caesar's racing program.

Owen Miller of Emporia, Va. finished 1.246 seconds behind Barker in second place, with David Triplett Jr. of Timberlake, N.C. Greg Edwards of Poquoson, Va. and NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national points leader Rodney Cook of Reidsville, N.C. rounding out the top five finishers.

Jerame Donley of Winston-Salem, N.C., Eddie Johnson of Midlothian, Va., C.E. Falk III of Virginia Beach, Va., Stacy Puryear of South Boston, Va. and Jason Dickerson of Ruckersville, Va. completed the top ten finishers.

Miller, in what was his best outing of the season, got past Morris on the fourth lap to take second place but wasn't able to mount a serious bid against Barker at the end. He found himself having to fend off a bid from Triplett in the late stages of the race, opening the door for Barker to cruise to victory.

Morris' bid literally went up in smoke as the engine in his Chevrolet blew on lap 79 and sent him spinning into the wall in the second turn to bring out the second and final caution of the race. After seven laps of running under the caution flag, NASCAR officials red-flagged the race for about 15 minutes in order to clean up the oil and debris from Morris's mishap.

The race resumed on lap 86 and went back to green flag racing on lap 96. McCaskill, who was in sixth place on the restart, fell off of the pace three laps later and went to the sidelines with mechanical problems.

Ramsey, who had been one of Barker's biggest challengers all season, encountered mechanical problems and went to the pits on lap 122. He finished 18th.  With no cautions to interrupt his momentum over the final 54 laps, Barker sped away to victory as Miller fended off a late bid from Triplett.

Barker, who led all but the first lap of the race, averaged 68.282 mph.

Barkhouser Late Model
POS # DRIVER
1 1 Adam Barker
2 2 Owen Miller
3 0 David Triplett
4 84 Greg Edwards
5 14 Rodney Cook
6 22 Jerame Donnelly
7 57 Eddie Johnson
8 40 C.E. Falk III
9 17 Stacy Puryear
10 19 Jason Dickerson
11 70 Craig Oliver
12 77 Tommy Lemons
13 89 Jonathan Bailey
14 48 Scott Turlington
15 7 Richard Storm
16 8 Josh Oakley
17 69 Megan Biro
18 51 Wayne  Ramsey
19 87 Matt  Lofton
20 8 Deac McCaskill
21 26 Phillip Morris
22 61 K C Cunningham
   

Anderson Wins Limited Sportsman Race

Defending Limited Sportsman Division champion Bruce Anderson of South Boston, Va. picked up his sixth win in his eight starts with his victory in the 50-lap Limited Sportsman Division race.

Anderson, who led from start to finish, finished with a 4.288-second margin over second-place finisher Brian Pembleton of Amelia, Va. Danny Willis Jr, of Cluster Springs, Va., Timmy Langford of Amelia, Va. and Terri Marks of Capron, Va., driving a Chevrolet maintained by the students and instructors of the Halifax County Motorsports Academy, rounded out the top five finishers.  Anderson averaged 72.991 mph in the race that was slowed by only one caution period.


LIMITED SPORTSMAN
POS # DRIVER
1 9 Bruce Anderson
2 00 Brian  Pembleton
3 23 Danny Willis, Jr
4 55 Timmy Langford
5 01 Terri Marks
6 64 Charles Barnes
7 3 Lee Pulliam
8 5 Cory Donley
9 41 Wesley Falk
10 51 Jimmy Rice
11 13 Stephanie Brooks
12 12 Wesley Green
13 03 George Spencer
   

Throckmorton Sweeps Pure Stock Twinbill

Joey Throckmorton of Scottsburg, Va. had his best night of the season, sweeping the pair of 30-lap races for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division.

In the opener, Throckmorton started sixth, raced into the lead on the fifth lap and held on the rest of the way to nail down his first win of the season.

Jarrett Milam of Ringgold, Va., who had won the last three races in the division, finished second with Quain Moore of Callands, Va. and defending division champion and current points leader, Chuck Watkins of Stem, N.C. and Chris Seay of Ringgold, Va. rounding out the top five finishers.

Throckmorton started eighth in the nightcap after having to draw for an inverted start following his win in the first race, got as high as third, and then spun on lap 19.

Having to restart the race at the rear of the field in 13th place, Throckmorton was able to take advantage of a couple of situations one being a mishap involving the second-place, third-place and fifth-place cars, to get back to the front of the field.

He was fourth when the race was restarted following that mishap on the 20th lap and took the lead from Mark Francisco of Halifax, Va. with four laps to go.  Throckmorton went on to edge Francisco, Watkins, Moore and Keith Langston of Pittsboro, N.C. who completed the top five.

BUDWEISER PURE STOCKS RACE 1
POS # DRIVER
1 6 Joey Throckmorton
2 50 Jarret Milam
3 84 Quain Moore
4 19 Chuck Watkins
5 83 Chris Seay
6 71 Keith Langston
7 18 Mark Francisco
8 9 Chris Crosby
9 11 Amber Glass
10 17 Joe Allred
11 33 Melissa Daniel
12 8 William Ridgeway
13 81 Justin Tucker
14 1 Cortney Crosby
15 58 Scott Hall
16 23 Randy Hupp
17 69 Lee Anderson
18 14 Mike Kersey
BUDWEISER PURE STOCKS RACE 2
POS # DRIVER
1 6 Joey Throckmorton
2 18 Mark Francisco
3 19 Chuck Watkins
4 84 Quaine Moore
5 71 Keith Langston
6 8 William Ridgeway
7 83 Chris Seay
8 1 Courtney Crosby
9 33 Melissa Daniel
10 11 Amber Glass
11 50 Jarrett Milam
12 17 Joe Allred
13 9 Chris Crosby
14 23 Randy Hupp
15 58 Scott Hall
16 81 Justin Tucker
17 69 Lee Anderson
18 14 Mike Kersey
   

Dowdy Wins Grand Stock Race

Troy Dowdy of Rustburg, Va. led from start to finish and won the 30-lap race for the Grand Stock Diovision.

Ray Ellington, Jr. of Madison Heights, Va. and Scott Hall of Yanceyville, N.C. rounded out the top three finishers.

GRAND STOCKS
POS # DRIVER
1 02 Troy Dowdy
2 11 Ray Elington, Jr.
3 80 Scott Hall
4 85 Barry Towler
5 14 Chris Elliott
6 2 Ralph Elder
   

Gomez Wins INEX Legends Cars Series Race

Billy Gomez of Fayetteville, N.C. won the 25-lap INEX Legends Cars Series. Chris Buscher of Prosper, Tex. and Sparky West of Hampton, Va. rounded out the top three finishers.

LEGENDS
POS # DRIVER
1 66 Billy Gomez, Jr.
2 6 Chris Buescher
3 99 Sparky West
4 7 Norman Perry
5 30 Joe Hendrick
6 51 Jamie Laine
7 58 Scott Henderson
8 16 Vee Harvey
9 6NC Henry Long
10 20 Cameron Patrick

 

 

 


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