On an evening devoted to honoring U.S. Legend Automobile and Bandolero champions on the Prepare dinner Out Summer season Shootout, a gaggle of former Legend racers turned NASCAR stars stole the present with a faculty bus slobberknocker for the ages.
Kaulig Racing drivers Daniel Hemric, Landon Cassill and Justin Haley, together with workforce president Chris Rice and visitor driver Quentin Haley battled in a five-lap showdown that featured four-wide racing, three-wheeled slide jobs and a side-by-side picture end. Finally, former Legend racer Cassill got here out on prime, edging Justin Haley to say the final word bragging rights and a life-size trophy on the Prepare dinner Out Summer season Shootout finale at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
“It drove superbly,” Cassill joked from victory lane. “It was on rails — had the left facet planted.
“He’s (Justin Haley) a great driver. He was making an attempt to take the hole the place we he may. We made a bit contact there, however I simply saved within the hole.”
Hemric, who received the Legends Million – the biggest purse ever for a U.S. Legend Automobile occasion – in 2010, slid by way of the infield grass on the race’s ultimate circuit to complete third.
Lewis Leads the Approach in Professional Division
Within the Boston Reid & Co. Professional division, Landon Lewis capped a magical season together with his first Prepare dinner Out Summer season Shootout championship, holding off stars Jordan Black, Garrett Lowe and a bunch of different Professional division drivers to seize the season-long title and the champion’s belt.
On an evening that noticed Jensen Jorgensen declare his fifth win in simply six Prepare dinner Out Summer season Shootout occasions this season, Lewis held on for a third-place end to say the Boston Reid & Co. Professional division title.
“What a race,” Jorgensen mentioned in victory lane. “I began sixth. I didn’t know if I may get it up there. I obtained it up there and obtained to combine it up with Ryan Waterproof coat and Jordan Black, a number of the finest. That is it. That is the top of racing. That is large.”
Woodall Provides Grasp Class with Third Consecutive Title
Within the Masters division, the season-long battle for a championship got here all the way down to a Spherical 10 showdown between the highest two factors leaders, Robbie Woodall and Brandon McKenzie, who have been separated by solely two factors coming into the night time.
The pair began the race in third and fifth place respectively within the 25-lap characteristic, with the title coming all the way down to primarily who completed forward of the opposite.
McKenzie raced his means round Woodall on lap 7, earlier than Dwayne Holder spun McKenzie a lap later, bringing out the warning and giving Woodall the benefit with 17 circuits remaining. Woodall restarted in eighth place, whereas McKenzie began in thirteenth.
After a spin on the restart, McKenzie fell practically a half a lap behind Woodall, his probabilities of a late-race miracle having seemingly light. However a late warning with simply 4 laps to go gave McKenzie contemporary life.
On the following restart, Woodall moved to 3rd and McKenzie to fifth. Whereas Canadian Kevin Foisy cruised to victory for his first win of the 2022 Prepare dinner Out Summer season Shootout season, Woodall held on to for a 3rd place end and his third consecutive Prepare dinner Out Summer season Shootout victory.
Lewis and Woodall’s ascension to the top of grassroots racing glory headlined a six-pack of champions who have been topped throughout Tuesday Prepare dinner Out Summer season Shootout finale. Further drivers who hoisted a 2022 Prepare dinner Out Summer season Shootout champion’s belt embrace:
Darren Krantz Jr., Bandits
Kaeden Ballos, Outlaws
Carson Haslip, Younger Lions
Carson Brown, VP Racing Gasoline Semi-Professional
Prime 10 in every division of Tuesday’s Spherical 10 races (unofficial outcomes):
Newbie Bandoleros: 1. Wyatt Coffey; 2. Jeffrey Beck; 3. Bryson Murphy; 4. Owen Byerly; 5. Jack Smith; 6. Aidan Zschiedrich; 7. Mason Roberts; 8. Camden Truett; 9. Lilly Impellizzeri; 10. Ava Grace Tobias
Bandits: 1. Ben Morabito; 2. Darren Krantz Jr.; 3. Beckham Malone; 4. LaQuan McCoy; 5. Rodney Dowless Jr.; 6. Bryson Brinkley; 7. Hudson Canipe; 8. Ryan Likens; 9. Mardy Roberts III; 10. Owen Zacharias
Outlaws: 1. Kaeden Ballos; 2. Killian McMann; 3. Neal Dulin; 4. Bobby Gossett; 5. Kingston Norfleet; 6. Phoenyx Kimball; 7. Gracie Crocker; 8. Randy Phillips; 9. Olivia Murray; 10. Atley Wiese
Younger Lions: 1. TJ Decaire; 2. Joel Smith; 3. George Phillips; 4. Sean McElearney; 5. Layton Harrison; 6. Brody Gunter; 7. Carson Haislip; 8. Joshua Dickens; 9. Luke Baldwin; 10. Ryan Zima
VP Racing Semi-Professional: 1. Lucas Vera; 2. Jesse Martinez; 3. Jadyn Daniels; 4. Dawson Sutton; 5. Sean Abell; 6. Eloy Lopez; 7. Carson Brown; 8. Sterling Wrisley; 9. Joshua Horniman; 10. Preston Wrisley
Boston Reid & Co. Professional: 1. Jensen Jorgensen; 2. Jordan Black; 3. Landen Lewis; 4. Cameron Bolin; 5. Connor Zilisch; 6. Garrett Lowe; 7. Nick Woodall; 8. Blake Sasser; 9. George Tomko; 10. Todd McCollum
Masters: 1. Kevin Foisy; 2. Lee Jordan; 3. Robbie Woodall; 4. Mark Inexperienced; 5. Brandon McKenzie; 6. Brandin Wrisley; 7. Robby Faggart; 8. Carl Cormier; 9. Tom Sherman; 10. Dwayne Holder
Subsequent up, Charlotte Motor Speedway kicks off its fall season of velocity with the Circle Ok Monster Truck Bash at The Filth Observe at Charlotte on Saturday, Aug. 20. The autumn schedule additionally consists of the Charlotte AutoFair (Sept. 8-10), NHRA Carolina Nationals (Sept. 23-25) and the Financial institution of America ROVAL™ 400 weekend (Oct. 8-9). For a whole schedule of upcoming occasions, ticket data and extra from America’s House for Racing, go to www.charlottemotorspeedway.com