GASTONIA, N.C. - April 29, 2016 - Josh Richards battled tricky track conditions and a hard charging Chub Frank to score his 64th career World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series feature event win in the series first ever appearance at Carolina Speedway on Friday night. The track claimed much of the field as the battle of attrition left just 10 cars running at the end of the night. 

A-Main (50-laps): 1. 1- Josh Richards [8][$10,875], 2. 1*- Chub Frank [12][$5,700], 3. 7- Rick Eckert [9][$3,800], 4. 99jr- Frank Heckenast Jr. [3][$3,200], 5. 25- Shane Clanton [6][$2,800], 6. 3s- Brian Shirley [15][$2,250], 7. 21JR- Billy Moyer Jr. [17][$2,250], 8. 18- Eric Wells [18][$1,800], 9. 14M- Morgan Bagley [20][$1,750], 10. 91- Tyler Erb [21][$1,700], 11. C9- Steve Casebolt [23][$1,600], 12. 18c- Chase Junghans [16][$1,550], 13. 76- Brandon Overton [14][$1,500], 14. 2F- Dennis Franklin [11][$1,100], 15. 72- Jason Covert [1][$850], 16. '09- Johnny Pursley [2][$800], 17. 2c- Joey Coulter [24][$770], 18. 7L- Josh Langley [7][$750], 19. 93- Donald Bradsher [10][$730], 20. 77- Jordan Yaggy [22][$700], 21. 22*- G.R. Smith [5][$700], 22. 42- Doug Sanders [19][$700], 23. 1w- Ricky Weeks [13][$700], 24. 22- Chris Ferguson [4][$700]

Last-Chance Showdown No. 1 (10 laps - Top 3 Transfer): 1. 21JR- Billy Moyer; 2. 42- Doug Sanders; 3. 91- Tyler Erb; 4. 32- Jonathan Edwards; 5. 17- Tim Allen; 6. '07- Brian Ledbetter; 7. 89- Mark Parks; 8. 281- Kyle Piece; 21- Luke Roffers (DNS); 79- Billy Hicks (DNS)

Last-Chance Showdown No. 2 (10 laps - Top 3 Transfer): 1. 18- Eric Wells; 2. 14M- Morgan Bagley; 3. 77- Jordan Yaggy; 4. 2c- Joey Coulter; 5. 421- Anthony Sanders; 6. 618- Kevin Wilson; 7. 10- Scott Shirley; 8. 87- Ross Bailes; 9. C9- Steve Casebolt

Qualifying Group A: 1. 22- Chris Ferguson, 15.017; 2. 93- Donald Bradsher, 15.228; 3. 21JR- Billy Moyer Jr., 15.262; 4. 1-Josh Richards, 15.281; 5. 7- Rick Eckert, 15.305; 6. 22*- G.R. Smith; 7. 7L- Josh Langley, 15.366; 8. 76- Brandon Overton, 15.438; 9. 91- Tyler Erb, 15.477; 10. 281- Kyle Pierce, 15.571; 11. 17- Tim Allen, 15.572; 12. 21- Luke Roffers, 15.685; 13. 32- Jonathan Edwards, 15.826; 14. 89- Mark Parks, 15.847; 15. 42- Doug Sanders, 15.914; 16. 79- Billy Hicks, 16.019; 17. 1w- Ricky Weeks, 16.112; 18. '07- Brian Ledbetter, 16.463

Qualifying Group B: 1. '09- Johnny Pursley, 15.380; 2. 72- Jason Covert, 15.409; 3. 25- Shane Clanton, 15.414; 4. 2c- Joey Coulter, 15.416; 5. 3s- Brian Shirley, 15.431; 6. 18c- Chase Junghans, 15.465; 7. 2F- Dennis Franklin, 15.534; 8. 99jr- Frank Heckenast Jr., 15.617; 9. 77- Jordan Yaggy, 15.638; 10. 87- Ross Bailes, 15.641; 11. C9- Steve Casebolt, 15.651; 12. 18- Eric Wells, 15.668; 13. 14M- Morgan Bagley, 15.785; 14. 1*- Chub Frank, 15.949; 15. 421- Anthony Sanders, 15.999; 16. 10- Scott Shirley- 16.283; 17 618- Kevin Wilson, 16.486

Heat No. 1 (10 laps - Top 4 Transfer): 1. 22-Chris Ferguson, 2. 7L- Josh Langley, 3. 7. Rick Eckert, 4. 1w- Ricky Weeks, 5. 42-Doug Sanders, 6. 21JR- Billy Moyer Jr., 7. 91- Tyler Erb, 8. 17- Tim Allen, 9. 32- Jonathan Edwards

Heat No. 2 (10 laps - Top 4 Transfer): 1. 1-Josh Richards, 2. 22*- G.R. Smith, 3. 93- Donald Bradsher , 4. 76- Brandon Overton, 5. 281- Kyle Pierce, 6. 21- Luke Roffers, 7. 89- Mark Parks, 8. '07- Brian Ledetter, 9. 79- Billy Hicks

Heat No. 3 (10 laps - Top 4 Transfer): 1. 09- Johnny Pursley, 2. 25- Shane Clanton, 3. 2F- Dennis Franklin, 4. 3s- Brian Shirley 5. 14m- Morgan Bagley, 6. 77- Jordan Yaggy, 7. C9- Steve Casebolt, 8. 421- Anthony Sanders, 9. 618- Kevin Wilson

Heat No. 4 (10 laps - Top 4 Transfer): 1. 72-Jason Covert; 2. 99jr-Frank Heckenast Jr. 3. 1*-Chub Frank; 4. 18C-Chase Junghans 5. 18-Eric Wells 6. 2C-Joey Coulter 7. 87-Ross Bailes 8. 10-Scott Shirey 

World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Contingency Award Winners (awards presented to noted finisher/qualifier or next highest displaying decal):

Comp Cams - $50 Product certificate : Josh RichardS
MSD - $50 Cash: Josh Richards
QuarterMaster - $100 Product certificate: Chub Frank
Wrisco Aluminum - 3 Sheets of aluminum: Josh Richards
Penske Shocks - TBD Product certificate: Billy Moyer Jr.
JE Pistons - $50 Cash: Billy Moyer Jr.
VP Racing Fuels - $50 Cash: Tyler Erb
Edelbrock - $50 Cash: Morgan Bagley
Comp Cams - $50 Cash: Tyler Erb
Morton Buildings - $50 Cash: Steve Casebolt
Cometic Gasket - $50 Cash: Chase Junghans
JRI Shocks - $50 Cash: Dennis Franklin
SuperFlow - $50 Cash: Dennis Franklin
QuarterMaster - $25 Product certificate: Jason Covert
JE Pistons - Set of rings: Joey Coulter
QuarterMaster - $50 Product certificate: Jordan Yaggy
Arizona Sport Shirts - $100 Product certificate: G.R. Smith
JE Pistons - Set of rings: G.R. Smith
MSD - $25 Cash: Josh Richards
QA1 - $50 Cash: Billy Moyer Jr.
Bonus Bucks - $500 Cash: Tyler Erb
Rookie Bonus - $250 Cash: Billy Moyer Jr.
Craftsman Bonus - $200 Cash: Dennis Franklin
Craftsman Bonus - $100 Cash: Josh Richards
Craftsman Bonus - $200 Cash: Chub Frank
Craftsman Bonus - $200 Cash: Rick Eckert
Craftsman Bonus - $200 Cash: Billy Moyer Jr.
Craftsman Bonus - $200 Cash: Shane Clanton

 

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