Chilton Captures $2,000 Super Late Model Special at Lake Cumberland Speedway

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    Burnside, KY-May 5, 2012- Lake Cumberland Speedway would kick off its month of May on Saturday evening with a $2,000 to win event for Super Late Models and Michael Chilton of Salvisa, KY would win his second straight event at the 3/8 mile semi-banked Pulaski County oval and earn $2,000 in the process. Other feature event winners for the evening would include Tommy Bailey of Corbin, KY in Modifieds, Keith Decker of Somerset, KY in Super Dirt Stock/Sportsman, and Jeremy Strunk of Bronston, KY in Front Wheel Drives.

    Danny Hatcher and Joey Daniel would bring the field to the green flag in the 35 lap, $2,000 to win Super Late Model feature event, with Hatcher taking the race lead, followed by Michael Chilton, Dustin Neat, Joey Daniel, and Victor Lee, with Lee drawing a caution on lap 3 for a flat left rear tire. Back underway, Chilton would begin to turn up the wick and pressure Hatcher for the lead and would finally make what would turn out to be the winning pass at the flagstand on lap 12. Two more cautions would slow the action and after the final caution on lap 27, Neat would work past Hatcher for second on lap 28. However, Chilton would keep a steady pace at the point and score his second straight feature event win aboard his Central Painting/Chilton’s Lawn Care/Dial Painting/Blue Moon Farms sponsored #97 REVELution Chassis, Mike Bullock Race Engines powered mount. Neat and Hatcher would finish second and third, while Joey Daniel and Lee would complete the top five. The remainder of the top ten would be Donnie Everman, Randy Ridner, Wesley Brummett, Johnny Wheeler, and Mike Strunk. Sixteen entries would see Chilton also be the top qualifier at 13.561 seconds, while heat race wins went to Hatcher and Daniel.

    Tommy Bailey would be the dominant entry in the 20 lap Modified feature event, leading all 20 laps and holding a full straightaway lead at the drop of the checkered flag in the Matthew and Kenneth Jordan owned Jordan Motorsports/Mac-Trac Transportation/Micro Armor Lubricants/TSM Enhancements/Diamond Auto Collision/Best Waste Services sponsored #17J Lightning Chassis powered by a Niebel Race Engine. Joe David Turner would fend off the repeated challenges of Ryan Jones to claim second, while Jerry Pyles and Virgil Parriman completed the top five. Ten entries would see Bailey as top qualifier at 14.650 seconds and also win his heat, while Turner won the other heat.

    Keith Decker would lead the way in picking up his fourth Super Dirt Stock/Sportsman feature event win of the season behind the wheel of his unsponsored #2 machine. Defending track champion Tim McMullin would finish in the runner-up spot, while Richard Price and Austin Taylor completed the running order. Decker would the top qualifier among 6 entries at 15.347 seconds and would also win the heat.

    Jeremy Strunk would lead all 10 laps in picking up his second straight Front Wheel Drive feature event as the 13 year old seventh-grade student drove the Mike Strunk owned D&M Muffler and Tire/ Corder Engine Works/Delaney Engineering/B.H. Graphix sponsored #15. Jayson Henderson would take second, with Charles Burton and Rusty Light completing the running order. Four entries would see Strunk also win the heat.

    SUMMARY-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, Kentucky-May 5, 2012

    Super Late Models (16 entries)
    Top Qualifier- Michael Chilton 13.561
    1st Heat- Danny Hatcher, Michael Chilton, Victor Lee, Johnny Wheeler 2nd Heat- Joey Daniel, Dustin Neat, Mike Strunk, Jeff Watson
    Feature- Michael Chilton, Dustin Neat, Danny Hatcher, Joey Daniel, Victor Lee, Donnie Everman, Randy Ridner, Wesley Brummett, Johnny Wheeler, Mike Strunk, Jeff Watson, Skylar Marlar, Freddie Brock, Matt Henderson, Dennis Barton, Timmy Coontz

    Modifieds (10 entries)
    Top Qualifier- Tommy Bailey 14.650
    1st Heat- Tommy Bailey, Ryan Jones, Virgil Parriman, A.J. Reams 2nd Heat- Joe David Turner, Jerry Pyles, Stacey Decker, Jeff Richards
    Feature- Tommy Bailey, Joe David Turner, Ryan Jones, Jerry Pyles, Virgil Parriman, A.J. Reams, Scott Wells, Jeff Richards, Kevin Mounce (DNS- Stacey Decker)

    Super Dirt Stocks/Sportsman (6 entries)
    Top Qualifier- Keith Decker 15.347
    Heat- Keith Decker, Goble Bertram, Tim McMullin, Richard Price
    Feature- Keith Decker, Tim McMullin, Richard Price, Austin Taylor (DNS- Goble Bertram, Scott Hutchinson)


    Front Wheel Drives (4 entries)
    Heat- Jeremy Strunk, Rusty Light, Jayson Henderson, Charles Burton
    Feature- Jeremy Strunk, Jayson Henderson, Charles Burton, Rusty Light

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