Zachary wins race at Antioch

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MORGANTON — Antioch Speedway held another exciting race on July 13.

Tommy Zachary #4Z, from Yadkinville, won a hotly-contested super stock 4 race. Paul Butler #4B led the first six circuits until Zachary made the pass for the lead when Butler slid high coming off turn 2. Butler developed handling problems and was never a factor in the remaining laps. Jimmy Millsaps #20 held off Trevor Chatham #00 at the line to finish second, Chatham third, Logan Ritchie #10 fourth and Eddie Brittian #57 fifth.

Steve Greene #39, from Bostic, led every lap on his way to victory in the (Tire plus/Tires pros) Thunder bombers/psv8 special $600 to win race. Matthew Prince #19P passed John Mcelrath #63 on the fourth lap and went on to finish second, Johnny Reynolds #55 also got by Mcelrath late in the event to finish third, Mcelrath fourth and Timmy Wilson #777 rounded out the top five.

John Reynolds #55, from Connelly Springs, got the jump at the drop of the green and held off late pressure from Rodney Lail #26 to win the (Heintz Bros performance) Renegade/Crate sportsman event. Lail second, Ronald Rhodes #23 third, Scott Jones #4 fourth and Wayne Curtis #45 fifth.

Randy Powell #88, from Lincolnton, led flag to flag winning the (RPM graphics) pure stock 4 race. William Myers #17 second, Randy Powell Jr. crossed the line in third but was disqualified at post-race inspection (carburetor) moving Chris Bulter #B9 to third, Curtis Barker #84 overcame a mid-race pit stop to finish fourth and Jonathon Greer #65 finished fifth.

Jonathon Sarratt #311, from Shelby, made it look easy dominating the Extreme FWD’s event. Brandon Spangler #20 finished a distant second, Kevin Saam #41 third, Dixie Barker #84B fourth and Casey Roberts #7 fifth.

Mason Pugh #22, from Connelly Springs, made his last race as a young gun pay off by winning the event. Colby Burks #73 led the first five laps until Pugh, who had been running side-by-side with Burks for two or three laps, finally made the pass to take the victory. Burks second, Trace Chatham #21 third, Nathan Prince #19 fourth and Gracie Gatton #G7 fifth.

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