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Posted 18 June 2017 - 10:13 PM

               CHATSWORTH, GA – John Ownbey of Cleveland, TN drove to his second career ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series South East Region win on Saturday night at North Georgia Speedway.  Ownbey held of a hard charging Michael Page of Hardeeville, GA to take the victory worth $4,000.

 

               ULTIMATE SE championship contender Jason Welshan of Maryville, TN finished third in the Hidden Hollow Motorsports Longhorn, and ULTIMATE SE point leader and Autolite/Fram/DirtOnDirt.com Rookie of the Year point leader Tyler Millwood of Cartersville, GA took the fourth spot.

 

               Just 17 points separate the top two drivers in the 2017 ULTIMATE SE point standings after the first ten races of the season.  Millwood leads the standings with 305 points and Welshan is second with 288 points.  The defending and two-time ULTIMATE Champion Dennis “Rambo” Franklin of Gaffney, SC is third with 270 points.  Franklin finished 12th at North Georgia Speedway in the M&W Transport Longhorn.

 

               David Payne of Murphy, NC drove to a fifth-place finish and Ross Bailes of Clover, SC was the Hard Charger of the Race after starting 17th and finishing sixth.  Kenny Collins of Colbert, GA was seventh, and Gary McPherson of Dalton, GA took the eighth spot.  Heath Hindman of Signal Mountain, TN finished ninth and Colby Kilgore of Dalton, GA rounded out the top ten.

 

               In preliminary action, McPherson was the $200 M&W Transport “Haulin’ It” Fast Qualifier with a lap around North Georgia Speedway in 14.472 seconds.  The eight-lap B-Main Race was won by Tod Hernandez of Chattanooga, TN.

 

               The next event for the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series South East Region will be on Saturday night, June 24 at Dublin Motor Speedway in Dublin, NC for the $5,000-to-win, $400-to-start Rattlesnake Shake.

 

Check out the official website for the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series at www.ultimatesupers.com, and continue to follow our social media networks on Facebook at ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series and on Twitter @ULTIMATESupers to get up to the minute news and details as they become available.

 

OFFICIAL RESULTS OF ROUND 10 AT NORTH GEORGIA SPEEDWAY IN CHATSWORTH, GA ON 6/17/17:

 

POS       STRT    CAR #   DRIVER                             HOMETOWN                   LAPS     $ WON
1.            2             J0           John Ownbey                    Cleveland, TN                   40           $4,000
2.            10           18x        Michael Page                    Hardeeville, GA                              40           $2,000
3.            5             29           Jason Welshan                 Maryville, TN                   40           $1,350
4.            4             31           Tyler Millwood                Cartersville, GA                             40           $1,000
5.            8             8             David Payne                      Murphy, NC                      40           $875
6.            17           87           Ross Bailes                        Clover, SC                         40           $775
7.            3             1c           Kenny Collins                   Colbert, GA                       40           $700
8.            1             29m       Gary McPherson             Dalton, GA                        40           $600
9.            11           91           Heath Hindman                Signal Mountain, TN       40           $500
10.          12           44           Colby Kilgore                   Dalton, GA                        40           $450
11.          16           9             Dusty Carver                    Englewood, TN                 40           $425
12.          14           2             Dennis Franklin                              Gaffney, SC                       40           $400
13.          6             99           Derek Ellis                        Chatsworth, GA                              31           $400
14.          15           21           Shane Tankersley            Morganton, GA                31           $400
15.          9             A19        Jeff Smith                          Chatsworth, GA                              30           $400
16.          7             53           Ray Cook                           Brasstown, NC                  27           $400
17.          13           3x           Bo Eaton                            Blue Ridge, GA                 27           $400
18.          13           T6          Tod Hernandez                 Chattanooga, TN             10           $400
19.          19           G9          Eric Grainger                   Dallas, GA                         0             $0/DNS

 

M&W TRANSPORT “HAULIN’ IT” QUALIFYING (Top 12 Transfer To Main Event):

 

POS       CAR #   DRIVER                             HOMETOWN                   TIME   
1.            29m       Gary McPherson             Dalton, GA                        14.472
2.            J0           John Ownbey                    Cleveland, TN                   14.497
3.            1c           Kenny Collins                   Colbert, GA                       14.523
4.            31           Tyler Millwood                Cartersville, GA                             14.572
5.            29           Jason Welshan                 Maryville, TN                   14.598
6.            99           Derek Ellis                        Chatsworth, GA                              14.615
7.            53           Ray Cook                           Brasstown, NC                  14.658
8.            8             David Payne                      Murphy, NC                      14.677
9.            A19        Jeff Smith                          Chatsworth, GA                              14.691
10.          18x        Michael Page                    Hardeeville, GA                              14.694
11.          91           Heath Hindman                Signal Mountain, TN       14.766
12.          44           Colby Kilgore                   Dalton, GA                        14.773
13.          21           Shane Tankersley            Morganton, GA                14.828
14.          T6          Tod Hernandez                 Chattanooga, TN             14.906
15.          2             Dennis Franklin                              Gaffney, SC                       14.919
16.          G9          Eric Grainger                   Dallas, GA                         14.932
17.          9             Dusty Carver                    Englewood, TN                 15.003
18.          87           Ross Bailes                        Clover, SC                         15.087
19.          3x           Bo Eaton                            Blue Ridge, GA                 15.197

 

B-MAIN – 8 LAPS:  1. Hernandez; 2. Franklin; 3. Tankersley; 4. Carver; 5. Bailes; 6. Eaton; 7. Grainger.

 

 

The ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series would like to recognize their marketing partners for the 2017 season which include: American Racer, Hoosier Race Tires, VP Race Fuels, M&W Transport, PPM Racing Products, Arizona Sport Shirts, DirtonDirt.com, Big A’s Custom Graphics, AR Bodies, Five Star Race Bodies, Schaeffer’s Racing Oil and Lubricants, Autolite/Fram, RockAuto.com, Safecraft, Simpson, and Thomas Clarke Performance Web Design.




 





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