"Tyler Emory Doubles-Up in Potomac Limited Late Models"

"Roberson Collects Hat Trick in RUSH Crates" 

By Doug Watson

              Budds Creek, MD-  King George Virginia's Tyler Emory scored a hard fought win in last Friday Nights 20-lap Limited Late Model headliner at Potomac Speedway. The win for Emory, steering his Adams/Quade owned Rocket no.23, was the 2nd win of the season and 6th of his career for the defending division champion. 
              Derick Quade shot into the lead from his second starting spot and would lead until a flat tire ended his run on the 6th lap. Kurt Zimmerman would then be the new leader as he would pace the field until Tyler Emory blew in on a lap-13 restart to become the third and final race leader of the event. Eventual runner-up Justin Weaver, in his first-ever Potomac start, kept Emory in his sights but would not get close enough to mount a serious challenge. "It's a blast to race here when the track was the way it was tonight." Emory stated post race. "Joe and Wayne had this car just about perfect tonight and I'm happy to get them another win." Zimmerman held tough for third with Bruce Kane and Brandon Long completing the top-five. Jonny Oliver was the heat winner.
             Fresh off his RUSH tour win the weekend prior, Logan Roberson darted from the second starting spot to lead all 20-laps of the Crate Late Model main. Chuck Bowie hounded Roberson over the final 10-laps but Roberson prevailed to score his 3rd win of the season and 15th of his Potomac career. "Our tires sealed over on that lap-16 restart and I was on defense mode." Roberson said in victory lane. "I knew Chuck was there at the end, but I knew he'd race me clean and I'm glad we were able to come out on top." Jamie Sutphin rallied from an early race pit stop for third with Matt Tarbox and Darren Alvey rounding out the top-five. Bowie was the heat race winner.
             In support class action, Ed Pope Jr. took his 3rd of the season and 11th of his career in the 16-lap Street Stock feature, Jonathan Raley scored his 3rd win of the season and career 28th in the 15-lap Hobby Stock contest, defending track champion Greg Mattingly drove to his 2nd win of the season in the 15-lap Strictly Stock event with Savannah Windsor claiming her 3rd of the season and career 16th in the 15-lap U-Car feature.

Limited Late Model feature finish
1. Tyler Emory 2. Justin Weaver 3.Kurt Zimmerman 4. Bruce Kane 5. Brandon Long 6. Billy Tucker 7. Brad Rigdon 8. Jonny Oliver 9. Derick Quade

RUSH Crate Late Model feature finish
1. Logan Roberson 2. Chuck Bowie 3. Jamie Sutphin 4. Matt Tarbox 5. Darren Alvey 6. Megan Mann 7. Jimmy Duncan 8. Darin Henderson 9. Jeff Pilkerton 10. Austin Bussler 11. James Marshall

Street Stock feature finish
1.Ed Pope Jr. 2. Sam Archer 3. Kyle Nelson 4. Mike Raleigh 5. Jeremy Pilkerton

Hobby Stock feature finish
1. Jonathan Raley 2. Mikey Latham 3. Greg Morgan 4. Colin Long 5. Matt Randall 6. Stevie Gingery 7. Tommy Randall 8. Ray Bucci 9. Hilton Pickeral 10. Kevin Murphy

Strictly Stock feature finish
1. Greg Mattingly 2. Jeff Block 3. John Hardesty 4. Nabil Guffey 5. Jimmy Suite 6. Drew Payne 7. JJ Silvious 8. Ed Pope Sr. 9. Drew Mills 10. Johnny Hardesty

U-Car feature finish
1. Savannah Windsor 2. Ben Pirner 3. Stephen Suite 4. Kyle Randall 5. Cody Stamp 6. Stephanie Homberg 7. Joey Suite 8. Ryan Quade     



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