Jonathan Davenport Claims Second Tarheel 50 Victory
at Tri-County Race Track
Davenport of Blairsville, Ga. claimed the $1,000 bounty on Casey
Roberts at Tri-County Race Track when he took the $3,500 payday
in the 12th annual running of the event sanctioned by the Southern
Nationals Bonus Series by Collins Signs and sponsored by Rick’s
Rental, Jacky Jones Automotive Group and Hogsed’s Sports
Davenport led start to finish in the 53-lapper while driving
the Donald Bradsher owned and prepared Longhorn Chassis sponsored
by Mega Electric and Mega Plumbing. Roberts finished second
while Billy Ogle Jr. finished third. Longhorn Chassis cars claimed
all podium finish positions at Tri-County.
Five caution flags slowed the event. On lap five, Ronnie Payne
and Joe Brewer got together in turn four to bring out the first
yellow. On lap 13 George Mashburn spun in turn four while on
lap 20 Jamie Oliver would spin in turn two to bring out the
third yellow flag. The next caution would wave on lap 24 as
Randy Nichols came to a stop at the top of turn four meanwhile
Austin Smith, who was running third slowed on the back chute
under the yellow. The final yellow came on the 49th circuit
as Ashton Winger got into the turn two wall and had to go in
on the hook.
The next Southern Nationals Bonus Series by Collins Signs race
will be on Saturday November 14th at Boyd’s Speedway in
Ringgold, Ga. paying $5,000-to-win.
More information on the Southern Nationals Series can be viewed
online at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com.
Official Summary of Results
Feature Results of “Tarheel 50” at Tri-County Race
Track in Brasstown, NC on October 29, 2015:
1. Jonathan Davenport-Blairsville, Ga.
2. Casey Roberts-Toccoa, Ga.
3. Billy Ogle Jr.-Knoxville, Tenn.
4. Donald McIntosh-Dawsonville, Ga.
5. David Payne-Murphy, N.C.
6. Vic Hill-Mosheim, Tenn.
7. Shawn Chastain-Murphy, N.C.
8. Tommy Bailey-Corbin, Ky.
9. Jacob Grizzle-Blairsville, Ga.
10. Rodney Weeks-Blue Ridge, Ga.
11. Joe Brewer-Batavia, Ohio
12. Ashton Winger-Senoia, Ga.
13. Brandon Overton-Evans, Ga.
14. George Mashburn-Murphy, N.C.
15. Austin Smith-Cedartown, Ga.
16. Jamie Oliver-Murphy, N.C.
17. Randy Nichols-Young Harris, Ga.
18. T.J. Reaid-Ackworth, Ga.
19. Ronnie Payne-Murphy, N.C.
20. Jim Harrah-Fayetteville, Ga.
21. Johnny Chastain-Murphy, N.C. (Did Not Start)
Time of Race: 31 minutes, 24 seconds
Margin of Victory: 01.413 seconds
Yellow Flags: Five (laps 5, 13, 20, 24, 49)
Red Flags: None
Lap Leaders: Davenport (1-53)
FK Rod Ends Overall Fast Time: Casey Roberts-12.394 seconds
Provisional Starters: None
Dash Finish: Casey Roberts, Jonathan Davenport, Billy Ogle
Jr., Donald McIntosh.