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Dale McDowell Unstoppable with Third-Straight Spring Nationals Series Win at Dixie Speedway!

Spring NationalsBy Chris Tilley – Series Publicist

WOODSTOCK, GEORGIA (May 24, 2014) – Dale McDowell put a huge exclamation on his Memorial Day Weekend with his second weekend win on the Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series by Schaeffer’s Oil and his third-straight victory on Saturday Night May 24th at Dixie Speedway, as the track saw one of it’s largest crowds in it’s storied 45-year history.

The Chickamauga, Ga. driver led flag-to-flag for the $6,000 payday, and $10,000 for the weekend as he also won on Friday Night driving the Team Dillon Racing, Cometic Gaskets, Klotz Lubricants, Big Dog Motorsports, Ferris Commercial Mowers and WTW Enterprises sponsored E.C.R. powered Warrior Race Car Impala SS to the win.

McDowell was the fastest car in FK Rod Ends Time Trials with a 15.081 seconds, besting a field of 43 entries. Heat Race Winners were Donald McIntosh, Michael Page, Jason Hiett and Tony Knowles. The Last Chance Showdown Consey winner went to Shawn Chastain.

Billy Ogle Jr. captured the Series Title for the first time. Ogle picked up the $5,353 championship check in the Larry Garner-owned, Blount Motorsports Rocket Chassis. Michael Chilton of Salvisa, Ky. finished second in the points and Donald McIntosh of Dawsonville, Ga. finished third.

Further information on the Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series by Schaeffer’s Oil can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com .

Official Summary of Results
Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series by Schaeffer’s Oil
Round # 10 of 2014 season
Dixie Speedway-Woodstock, Ga.
Saturday Night May 24, 2014

Feature Finish:
1. Dale McDowell-Chickamauga, Ga.
2. Billy Ogle Jr.-Knoxville, Tenn.
3. Casey Roberts-Toccoa, Ga.
4. Austin Kirkpatrick-Ocala, Fla.
5. Randy Weaver-Crossville, Tenn.
6. Michael Chilton-Salvisa, Ky.
7. Michael Page-Douglasville, Ga.
8. Tony Knowles-Newnan, Ga.
9. Eric Jacobsen-Rio Del Mar, Cal.
10. Joe Armistead Jr.-Senoia, Ga.
11. Derek Ellis-Chatsworth, Ga.
12. Stacy Boles-Clinton, Tenn.
13. Donald McIntosh-Dawsonville, Ga.
14. David Payne-Murphy, N.C.
15. Ricky Williams-Fayetteville, Ga.
16. Brent Dixon-Elberton, Ga.
17. Jordy Nipper-Gray, Ga.
18. Shawn Chastain-Murphy, N.C.
19. Kenny Collins-Colbert, Ga.
20. Jake Knowles-Tyrone, Ga.
21. Ivedent Lloyd Jr.-Ocala, Fla.
22. Gary McPherson-Dalton, Ga.
23. Cass Fowler-Ackworth, Ga.
24. Jason Hiett-Oxford, Ala.

Race Statistics
Entries: 43

FK Rod Ends $100 Fast Time: Dale McDowell-15.081 seconds

Heat Race Finishes/10 Laps/Top-3 Transfer
Heat-1 Finish: Donald McIntosh, Ivedent Lloyd Jr., Gary McPherson, Kenny Collins, Tyler Millwood, Jody Summerville, David Payne, Ray McElhiney, J.R. Atchley.

Heat-2 Finish: Michael Page, Jordy Nipper, Cass Fowler, Shawn Chastain, Doug Stevens, Jerry Loudermilk, Kurt English, Jerry Bradley.

Heat-3 Finish: Jason Hiett, Joe Armistead Jr., Ricky Williams, Frank Ingram, Jason Croft, Dale Thurman, Wayne Echols, Tim Day, Brian Reese (DNS).

Heat-4 Finish: Tony Knowles, Derek Ellis, Jake Knowles, Jeff Smith, Jody Knowles, Luther Jenkins, T.J. Alford, Austin Smith, Stacy Boles.

Last Chance Consy (12 Laps/Top-2 Transfer): Shawn Chastain, Kenny Collins, Jeff Smith, Doug Stevens, Frank Ingram, Jason Croft, Jody Knowles, Tyler Millwood, David Payne, Dale Thurman, Luther Jenkins, Kurt English, Jody Summerville, Wayne Echols, T.J. Alford.

Series Provisionals: Stacy Boles, David Payne
Lap Leaders: McDowell (1-50)
Lead Changes: None
Cautions: Two (laps 5, 42)
Red Flags: None
Time of Race: 17 minutes, 23 seconds
Margin of Victory: 01.808 seconds

Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series Final Championship Point Standings:
1. Billy Ogle Jr.-1,704
2. Michael Chilton-1,646
3. Donald McIntosh-1,636
4. Stacy Boles-1,594
5. David Payne-1,536
6. Kenny Collins-1,403
7. Austin Smith-1,322
8. Ray McElhiney-942
9. Eric Wells-932
10. Victor Lee-846

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