Mefford, Stewart, Keller, Donahue take Mt Lawn Features
Brandon Mefford led wire to wire to win his first feature of
the year in the Van Hoy Oil Series Late Models Saturday night at Mt Lawn
The race was restated after Jason
Thompson of Shirley and Wes Russell Jr of Muncie
spun in turn one after taking the green flag.†
The incident also collected Chris Bolyard of Rushville.† All three cars where able to restart and once
again Thompson and Russell tangled in turn one sending Thompson to the pits with
a flat tire.† Words were exchange and a
few punched appeared to be thrown before security personnel separated the
two.† All were able to return to action
with Mefford and Scott Knepley of Spiceland running 1-2 for the first three
laps.† Russell moved into second on lap 4
and pressured Mefford the rest of the way but had to settle for second.† Knepley was third followed by Bill Pierce of New Castle, Bolyard with
Thompson finishing sixth.† Mefford won
the dash with Thompson coming home the winner in the heat.† Fast time went to Russell at 17.070.
Knepley crashed in the short turn in the dash and did not
run the heat but quick repairs got him ready for the feature.
Tony Stewart of Straughn won his first Van Hoy Oil Series
Thunder Car feature leading all twenty-five laps for the win.† Jim Walker of Cambridge
City finished second followed by Zach
Lacy of Rushville, John Sexton of Greenfield and
Dylan Sexton of Greenfield.† Stewart set fast time at 18.459 and win the
dash and the heat.
Larry Hughes Jr. of Greensboro strangle hold on the Van Hoy
Oil series Hornet division was broken when he was forced to drop out on lap one
of the feature with no brakes.† Rayce
Sayer of Greenfield led the first three laps
giving way to Nick Pollitt of New
appeared to be on his was to his first feature ever but Jared Keller of Anderson had other
ideas.† Keller passed Pollitt on lap 21
and led the final three laps for the win.†
Lenny Tungate Jr. of New Castle finished second followed by Pollitt,
Terry Neal of New Castle, John Massengale of New Castle, Rayce Sayer, Adam Lee
of New Castle, Rodney Sutton of New Castle and Hughes.† Hughes set a new track record in
qualifications at 18.956 and won the dash and the first heat.† Sayer picked up the win in the second heat.
Kevin Donahue of St
Louis Mo. won the
feature in the Legends division on his first appearance at Mt Lawn.† Aaron Holden of Greenfield finished second
followed by Josh Dietz of Hebron, Ky, Kevin Donahue of St Louis, Tony Holden of
Greenfield, Allison Schoch of Lawrenceburg, Ron Schoch of Lawrenceburg, Daryll
Wallon of Coatesville, Mike Dunnagan of Hillsboro, Oh., Gierad Maller of
Dayton, Oh., and Mady Andrews of Lancaster, Oh.
Next week the May 5-0ís are on tap for Mt Lawn.† Check the website for additional information.