Dillon, S.C., May 8, 2013: Dillon Motor Speedway kicked off the point’s season on Saturday, May 4 during Darlington Raceway Night.
Ryan Hall visited Victory Lane for the second weekend in a row in the Late Model division after battling runner-up Archie Adams Jr. and third place finisher Justin Hicks throughout the entire night. North Carolinian Greg Peterson finished a close fourth, and Jason Clark rounded out the top-five.
While leading all 25 laps, William Haynie from Darlington, S.C. took the checkered flag in his first Charger race of the season. Michael Williamson and Brad Dewitt battled Haynie all night long for the lead, but they both came up short finishing second and third respectively. Todd Amerson had a very strong run with a fourth place finish. Neal Anderson also had an impressive run while crossing the finish line in fifth.
Jeff Melton captured his second win in a row this past weekend as well after leading all 25 laps in the Four Cylinder feature. Charles Hutto and Ricky Locklair Sr. rounded out the top-3 after a long hard battle to chase down Melton. Kyle Lynch captured his first top-five of the season when he crossed the line in the fourth position. Justin Altman finished fifth.
The final laps in the Mini Cup Stock feature certainly had the fans on their feet when leader Chris Conner smacked the wall in the final laps. Bill Willis, defending Carolina Eastern Mini Cup Association champion drove past the damaged car of Connor’s to take the checkered flag. Runner-up Steve Chauncey was right on Willis’ back bumper on the final lap, but he was unable to make the pass for the lead. Anthony Bryant, Mini Cup Dash winner finished third. Scott Brooks finished fourth, and Jessica Poland rounded out the top-five.
Andy Norton won the Pure Four Stock class after dominating the feature. Rob Ward finished second, Jason Beck third and Josh Youmans finished fourth.
ASA-sanctioned, Dillon Motor Speedway will be back in action on Saturday, May 18 as the United Auto Racing Association (UARA) heads to Dillon County. Joining the traveling Late Models series includes the fan favorite Carolina Vintage cars and the local Charger and Street Stock cars.
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