During the July 18 race night, Claiborne County hot shoe Clyde Overholt led every lap of the Sportsman feature for his third win of the season in the Petty’s Wrecker Service, Noah’s Wholesale, Baker’s Tree Service, Eagle Race Engines powered Rayburn Race Car.
In the Limited Class, Josh Collins took his second win in a row by mere inches over Dakotah Knuckles in the P&P Cole, Stealth Racing Carburetors, Wallace Auto Sales, Permanent Cosmetics by Brandi sponsored Warrior Race Car with power from a B&B Race Engine. In a great display of sportsmanship Knuckles congratulated Collins in Victory Lane.
Chris Rickett was able to hold off the challenge for his first Super Stock victory at Tazewell Speedway in the Rickett Sheet Metal, Blistered Chicken Saloon, WJDT, Lakeway Door and Glass, Sonny’s Collision sponsored Super Stock.
Chuck McMahan of Dandridge led every lap of the the Four Cylinder feature for his fifth win of the season in the Original Mr. Freezo, Lowes Auto Parts, Round Boy Motorsports Ford Mustang.
Phillip Thompson continued his dominance and took the lead away from Logan Dukes on lap four and led the rest of the way for his tenth Tazewell Speedway win and twelvth overall win in the Skyline Transportation ,Vyve Broadband Crockett Creek Beef Jerky, Hooker Harness Filmax Filtration, Eagle Race Engine powered Radioactive Race Car.
The annual Kid’s Nickel Night will be held July 25, when 20,000 free nickels will be spread out on the front stretch for kids 14 and under to pick up. The Super Stocks will once again race for $500 to win. Also in action will be the Tazewell Late Models, Sportsman, Classic Cars and 4 Cylinders.
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