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Adam Ray claims first KLMS victory

kentucky-lake-motor-speedway Adam Ray of Smithland, Kentucky won his first career feature at Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Ray, a regular competitor in the Pro Crate Late Model division, beat runner-up, Troy English, to the checkered flag by a margin of 3.664 seconds. Kevin Poole, Josh Cherry and Angela Cummins placed third through fifth, respectively.

Tim Brown notched another victory in the Super Late Model division. Paducah, Kentucky native, Dylan Thompson, claimed second, followed by Jarryd Holshouser and Brad Mitchell.

Hopkinsville, Kentucky’s Trent Young returned to victory lane in the Open Wheel Modifieds, holding off Bryce Jewell. Jeff Elliott came home third, while 11-year-old driver Hunt Gossum came in fourth. Josh Holley rounded out the top five.

Last year’s Stock Car champion, Mike Lentz, made another visit to victory lane on Saturday. Lentz was able to hold off Clay Story in a feature race that only saw three cars make it to the checkered flag. Joe Hamm, Chad Boone and Tyler Stevenson made up the rest of the top five.

Mike Neighbors took the checkered flag in the Pure Stock division for the ninth consecutive time. Neighbors’ streak is the longest of any competitor at KLMS since the track reopened in 2014. Mike Watson, Colby Brandon, William Collum and Phillip Byard rounded out the field of Pure Stocks.

Racing will continue at KLMS on Saturday, August 15th with a regular program. The Southern All Star Racing Series and NeSmith Dirt Late Model series will be making a stop at Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway for a 2-day event August 24th and 25th. More information can be found at kylakespeedway.com.

Results – Race No. 11, August 8, 2015
CALVERT CITY, Kentucky – Results of Saturday’s races at Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway:
LATE MODEL – 1. Tim Brown, Benton, Ky.; 2. Dylan Thompson, Paducah, Ky.; 3. Jarryd Holshouser, Boaz, Ky..; 4. Brad Mitchell, Madisonville, Ky.
Fast Qualifier: Dylan Thompson, 14.675

MODIFIED – 1. Trent Young, Hopkinsville, Ky.; 2. Bryce Jewell, Madisonville, Ky.; 3. Jeff Elliott, Mayfield, Ky.; 4. Hunt Gossum, Mayfield, Ky.; 5. Josh Holley, Cadiz, Ky.; 6.Gary Owens, Chaffee, Mo.; 7. Jay Isom, Hopkinsville, Ky.; 8. Bobby Miles, Owensboro, Ky.; 9. Rod Reed, Mayfield, Ky

Heat race winners: Bryce Jewell, Trent Young
Fast Qualifier: Trent Young, 15.888

CRATE – 1. Adam Ray, Smithland, Ky.; 2. Troy English, Calvert City, Ky.; 3. Kevin Poole, Paducah, Ky.; 4. Josh Cherry, Cuba, Ky.; 5. Angela Cummins, Calvert City, Ky.
Heat eace winner: Adam Ray
Fast Qualifier: Adam Ray, 16.156

STOCK CAR – 1. Mike Lentz, Herrin, Ill.; 2. Clay Story, Benton, Ky.; 3. Joe Hamm, Dover, Tenn.; 4. Chad Boone, Owensboro, Ky.; 5. Tyler Stevenson, Benton, Ky.; 6. Brent Burnett, Lowes, Ky.
Heat race winner: Mike Lentz

PURE STOCK – 1. Mike Neighbors, Cerulean, Ky.; 2. Mike Watson, West Paducah, Ky.; 3. Colby Brandon, Trezevant, Tenn.; 4. William Collum, Clarksville, Tenn.; 5. Phillip Byard, Clarksville, Tenn.
Heat race winner: Colby Brandon

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