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Results > 2009 Results Archive > April 11, 2009

Morris Takes Second SBS Win

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. - Defending NASCAR national champion Philip Morris of Ruckersville, Va. claimed his second win of the season here Saturday night at South Boston Speedway.

Morris held off Justin Johnson of Durham, N.C in a two-lap green flag sprint to the finish to win the NASCAR Whelen All-American Easter Bunny 150 Late Model Stock Car Division race.

His margin of victory was 1.168 seconds.

The win was the second for Morris in as many starts at South Boston Speedway this season and his third triumph for the season.

Eddie Johnson of Midlothian, Va. finished third with Lee Pulliam of Semora, N.C. and Josh Oakley of Rougemont, N.C. rounding out the top five finishers.

Jonathan Bailey of Keysville, Va., Dane Rudolph of Wamberal, Australia, Jonathan Cash of Oxford, N.C. Kenny Forbes of Bullock, N.C. and Dustin Storm of Huntingtown, Md. rounded out the top ten finishers.

Nick Smith of Hampton pressured Morris for much of the race. However, Smiths bid for the win came to an unexpected end when the car driven by Smith and the car driven by Dude Gibbs of Seaford, Va. got together with six laps to go.

That mishap also triggered a spin on the backstretch by Storm, who was running third at the time, and Tim George Jr.

The race was restarted on lap 150 for a two-lap sprint to the finish with Justin Johnson and Eddie Johnson moving into the top three. Neither was able to make a serious bid against Morris, who held on to take the win.

Morris averaged 70.118 mph in the race that was slowed by three caution periods. The race took 52 minutes and 13 seconds to complete.

Late Model
# DRIVER
1 26 Philip Morris
2 6 Justin Johnson
3 57 Eddie Johnson
4 3 Lee Pulliam
5 8 Josh Oakley
6 89 Jonathan Bailey
7 18 Dane  Rudolph
8 90 Jonathan Cash
9 03 Kenny Forbes
10 16 Dustin Storm
11 27 Tommy Lemons
12 22 Laura Hayes
13 7 Dude Gibbs
14 91 David Quackenbush
15 88 Nick Smith
16 24 Tim  George, Jr.
17 08 Deac McCaskill
18 77 Michael Hardin
19 64 Rick Gdovic
20 74 Ronald Hill
21 21 Bruce Anderson
22 17 Jimmy Rice
23 80 Chad McCoy
24 71 Jeff Oakley
   

Peregoy, Snow Split Wins In Limited Sportsman Twinbill

Two new winners emerged in the Limited Sportsman Division as Tommy Peregoy of Red Oak, Va. and Justin Snow of Danville, Va. took wins in the pair of 50-lap Limited Sportsman Division races.

Peregoy won the first 50-lap race, first fending off challenges from 16-year-old Jeb Burton of Halifax, Va. before having to fight off Brian Pembelton of Amelia, Va. and Danny Willis Jr. of Cluster Springs, Va. over the last four laps to seal the win.

At the end, Peregoy edged Pembelton by .133 second with Willis, Burton and Brian Cole of Roxboro, N.C. rounding out the top five finishers.

With the top five qualifiers for the second race being inverted for the start, Snow and Willis occupied the top two spots for the start of the nightcap. Willis led the first five laps before Snow squeezed past Willis to grab the lead on the sixth lap.

Pembelton, who started fourth, took second place from Willis with 10 laps to go. He tried to make a run at Snow, but Snow was able to take the win by a 1.685-second margin.

Willis finished third with Brandon Gdovic of Yorktown, Va. and Peregoy rounding out the top five finishers. Burton, who started ninth, finished sixth.

Limited Sportsman Race 1
POS # DRIVER
1 2 Tommy Peregoy
2 00 Brian  Pembelton
3 23 Danny Willis, Jr
4 27 Jeb Burton
5 01 Brian  Cole
6 46 Brandon Gdovic
7 18 Joe Allred, III
8 03 George Spencer
9 07 Richard Storm
10 10 Jan Velez
11 78 Greg DeJarnette
12 12 Austin  Thaxton
13 7 Justin Snow
14 80 Kenny Bowes
15 64 Charles Barnes
16 39 Mike Jones
17 21 Joey Throckmorton
18 89 Jonathan Bailey
Limited Sportsman Race 2
POS # DRIVER
1 7 Justin Snow
2 00 Brian  Pembelton
3 23 Danny Willis, Jr
4 46 Brandon Gdovic
5 2 Tommy Peregoy
6 27 Jeb Burton
7 01 Brian  Cole
8 07 Richard Storm
9 10 Jan Velez
10 78 Greg Dejarnette
11 03 George Spencer
12 39 Mike Jones
13 18 Joe Allred, III
14 21 Joey Throckmorton
15 64 Charles Barnes
16 12 Austin  Thaxton
17 89 Jonathan Bailey
18 80 Kenny Bowes

 

   

Cassidy Takes Pure Stock Win

Mickey Cassidy of Danville, Va. took the lead from Jack Milam of Ringgold, Va. with three laps to go and won the 30-lap Pure Stock Division race.

Chris Crosby of Raleigh, N.C., Courtney Crosby of Scottsburg, Va., Bruce Mayo of Halifax, Va. and Milam rounded out the top five finishers.

Cassidy started on the pole and led the first 25 laps before Milam worked his way to the front on lap 26. Milams lead was short-lived, however, as Cassidy surged back to the front of the field with three laps to go.

Cassidys margin of victory was .375-second.

Budweiser Pure Stock
POS # DRIVER
1 93 Mickey Cassidy
2 9 Chris  Crosby
3 92 Courtney  Crosby
4 0 Bruce Mayo
5 58 Jack Milam
6 61 Jimmy Wade
7 75 Daniel Crews
8 11 Amber Glass
9 81 Dean Moore
10 50 Jarrett Milam
11 3 Nathan Crews
12 84 Quain Moore
13 12 Randy Hupp
14 29 Justin Tucker
   


Blair Wins Legendary Ford Flatheads Race

Bill Blair led the entire race and won the 15-lap race for the competitors in the Legendary Ford Flatheads Racing Association. Harry Hale finished second with Carlton Pugh and Tom Corn completing the field. 

Legendary Flatheads
POS # DRIVER
1 2 Bill Blair
2 66 Harry Hale
3 55 Carlton Pugh
4 22 Tom Corn
5 80 Garland Ricketts

 

 

 


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