Ultimate Series First Race to Chris Madden

Ultimate Super Late Model Series$10,000 March Madness Up Next This Sunday at Cherokee Speedway

Not even threatening rain showers could stop Chris Madden from again reaching the Modoc 100 victory lane. Madden won $10,000 winning the Inaugural Modoc 100 back in 2005. While this payday was not as large, the victory was just as sweet. “We’re back shining like we used to. We struggled a bit last year, but this is a great start back in the right direction” exclaimed Madden in victory lane. Chris Madden passed both Casey Roberts and Chris Ferguson late in the race for his first win of the young year.”The last couple laps we got (Ferguson) in one corner and got Casey in the other on the outside,” Madden said. “About halfway through the race I passed a couple cars on the outside. I knew the top was there, they got slowed up by the traffic and we took advantage”. Modoc lost 10-15 lost cars due to threatening weather, but the drivers that were on hand say the new tire rule kept the cars on level playing field from qualifying and into the nights feature.

Chris Madden will lead the Ultimate EAST Series points going into this weekend’s make-up of the $10,000 Ultimate EAST March Madness 9 rained out last weekend. All early indicators point to a wonderful weekend of racing ahead, and with several big shows in the surrounding states the Saturday Night before – we can expect an even larger star studded car count. The anticipation continues to build as fans recall last year’s thrilling battle between Dale McDowell and Scott Bloomquist. Bloomquist prevailed with a last lap pass to give the race its 8th different winner in as many years. Bloomquist will defend his title and McDowell will have his chance for a rematch as both drivers are planning to attend this weekend. Past winners of March Madness include: Donnie Moran (2003), Earl Pearson Jr. (2004), Jeff Smith (2005), Chris Madden (2006), Clint Smith (2007), Jimmy Owens (2008), Jonathan Davenport (2009), & Scott Bloomquist (2010).

Top 10 in Ultimate EAST points: 1) Chris Madden, 2) Chris Ferguson, 3) Casey Roberts, 4) Chip Brindle, 5) Bob Robertson, 6) Jeff Smith, 7) Ross Bailes, 8) Jonathan Davenport, 9) Dennis Lunger Jr, 10) Johnny Pursley

Sun. March 13th Limited Sportsman, Crate Sportsman, Pure Stock, Stock 4, Young Guns & XTRM 4 MAIN  Complete ULTIMATE EAST show – time trials, heats, B-mains and a 60 lap feature.

Ultimate EAST Super Late Models will run a complete show on SUNDAY ONLY including time trials, heats, B-mains and a 60 lap feature. Gates will open at 11 AM, Drawing at 11:30 AM, Drivers Meeting at 1:00 PM and Hot Laps immediately following. For more information regarding this exciting weekend, please visit www.ultimatesupers.comwww.cherokeespeedwaysc.com.

SASE-ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series Schedule

Modoc Speedway $5,000 Modoc 100    CHRIS MADDEN

March 13 (SU) Cherokee Speedway Gaffney, SC $10,000 to win March Madness
April 2 (S) 311 Speedway Madison, NC $4,000 to win
April 16 (S) Gordon Park Speedway Grovetown, GA $4,000 to win
April 23 (S) Volunteer Speedway Bulls Gap, TN $4,000 to win

May 7 (S) Wythe Raceway Rural Retreat, VA $4,000 to win
May 14 (S) Toccoa Speedway Toccoa, GA $4,000 to win
May 30 (MN) Harris Speedway Rutherfordton, NC $4,000 to win (Tentative)
June 14 (TU) Laurens Speedway Laurens, SC $3,000 to win Laurens County Shrine Race
July 2 (S) 311 Speedway Madison, NC $4,000 to win
July 3 (SU) Cherokee Speedway Gaffney, SC $4,000 to win Independence Shoot Out

July 16 (S) Volunteer Speedway Bulls Gap, TN $4,000 to win

July 23 (S) Virginia Motor Speedway Jamaica, VA $10,000 to win
Sept 2 (F) Wythe Raceway Rural Retreat, VA Open Practice
Sept 3 (S) Wythe Raceway Rural Retreat, VA $5,000 to win Late Model Mania
Sept 4 (SU) Cherokee Speedway Gaffney, SC $7,500 to win Hall of Fame
October 1 (S) Cherokee Speedway Gaffney, SC $5,000 to win Stick Elliot Memorial
Nov 20 (SU) Cherokee Speedway Gaffney, SC $10,000 to win Blue/Gray

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