Sutton holds off Huss
Published 6:46 pm Tuesday, September 9, 2008
By By Chandler Myers
Late model drivers at Flomaton Speedway have found "kryptonite" for Mark Clifton as the Brewton native did not notch a victory for a third straight race.
Tracy Sutton in the L88 car left the track with the checkered flag after Saturday night's feature was in the books.
Points leader Josh Huss finished the race in second to extend his points lead, while Joseph Joiner crossed the finish line in third place.
Speedway promoter NASCAR Ron said Josh Huss tried to run Sutton down, but Sutton's car was just too strong.
John Wright and Russell Welch finished in fourth and fifth respectively.
Taking home a sixth place finish was David Odom with Spanky Sexton coming in the seventh spot.
Mark Clifton left the Speedway with an eighth place run and Mike McGhee ended the night in ninth.
Kevin Maher finished out the order of the Top 10.
Joey Settle won the street stock feature Saturday night and notched his second victory in the last three weeks.
Bobby Resmondo drove his car hard around the track on his way to a second place finish.
Tim Reeves took home third, while Nick Vann crossed the line in fourth.
Mike Swilley edged out Wayne Hawthorne to take finish out the Top 5.
Adam Purvis raced through the crowd to finish in the seventh spot and Will Findley ended the race in eighth.
John Ross and Johnathon Strickland rounded out the Top 10 in that order.
NASCAR Ron said the action in all the classes this weekend helped bring out the fans.
In the bomber class, Jamie Young grabbed another victory lap after holding off Johnnie Baxley.
James Bradley cruised to a third place finish with Justin Adams at his bumper coming in fourth.
Terry Mayhair fought off Stephen Fretwell to grab a Top 5 finish, while Andrew Findley trailed them in seventh.
Levi Wales, Nelson Bradley and Thomas Routley finished out the Top 10 for the bombers.
Aaron Kiaunis out drove his competition Saturday and picked up another victory in the Stinger series.
Jimmy Boyington finished in the runner-up spot with Corey Gauge driving in behind him in third.
Cody Burroughs went door-to-door with Ronald Ross and finished in fourth with Ross taking fifth.
John Victor ended the night in sixth place with Brian McCreary coming in seventh and Guy Peters taking home eighth.
NASCAR Ron said that the $5 admission to the grand-stands for adults will continue throughout the month.
He added that this weekend will be "Buddy Night" for children ages 6-11.