Herring scores 4th victory in last 5 Late Model Stock Car Division events Saturday at South Boston Speedway
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — Drew Herring of Benson, N.C. scored his second straight Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car victory Saturday night at South Boston Speedway. The win was also Herring's fourth in his last five races.
The Late Model Stock Car Division event was the featured attraction of NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series racing action on the four-tenths mile asphalt oval.
Herring started on the outside of the front row and took the lead on the second circuit of the race. Jason Dickerson of Ruckersville, Va. started from the pole, but had to pit after two laps when he made contact with Herring and had a right front tire go flat.
Jonathan Cash of Oxford, N.C. started sixth in the 19-car field, but motored to a runner-up finish for the night. Cash grabbed second place on the track on the 30th circuit of the race, but was unable to challenge Herring for the triumph.
Nick Smith of Hampton, Va. roared from a 10th-place starting spot in the race to tally a season-best third-place run, while Eddie Johnson of Ashland, Va. was fourth after starting in the seventh slot.
Wayne Ramsey of Amherst, Va. rounded out the top five drivers in the field and was followed in sixth place by Jon Denning of Springfield, N.J., who started the night in the fourth position.
Rodney Cook of Reidsville, N.C. began the race from the 15th starting position, but rallied for an eighth-place run, while Jonathan Bailey of Keysville, Va. finished in ninth place as the final driver on the lead lap.