Senoia Raceway

Mini Stock Mania set for tonight

Senoia Raceway hosts Mini Stock Mania tonight featuring a special race for the four cylinder cars. The added purse in the Mini Stock should create some intense racing and a add a few sparks. 

All other divisions will also compete including the Jodeco Auto Sales Late Models, Newnan Bonding B Cadets, Summit Racing Equipment Hobby Stocks, Bombers and Modified Mini.

Last week, Grantville’s Austin Horton held off numerous challenges from 45-feature winner Clifton Moran to capture the Summit Racing Equipment Hobby Stock feature.

“We beat the guy we wanted to beat tonight,” said the excited 17-year-old Horton. “I have to thank my dad, sponsors and everybody cheering us on tonight. This is great!”

Joining Horton in victory lane was LaGrange’s Tod Darda in the Jodeco Auto Sales Late Models, Alabama’s Roger Arnett in the Newnan Bonding B Cadets, Newnan’s Brandon Bright in the Mini Stocks, Peachtree City’s Randy Cornwell in the Bombers and Robbie Scadron of Sharpsburg in the Modified Mini division.

Horton won his first race of the season in the Hobby stocks. Jamie Land came across the finish line in third behind Moran. Gary Brand and Ben Steele rounded out the top five.

Alabama’s Roger Arnett came into the night with a newly found one point lead in the Newnan Bonding B Cadet season standings. Arnett by passed Lake Spivey’s Dow Kirkland the week before to take over the top spot in the points. The two would start side by side after an early race caution for Newnan’s Corey Payton.

Arnett held back all the challenges from Kirkland for his first career victory at Senoia Raceway while Hunter Worley of Alvaton battled the entire race with Stockbridge’s Billy ‘The Kid’ Stevenson and Alabama’s Brandon Pjninenberg. The finishing order would be Arnett, Kirkland, Worley, Stevenson and Fayetteville’s Jason Miller.

Two drivers returned to the Senoia Raceway victory lane as Newnan’s Brandon Bright collected the laurels in the Mini Stock division and LaGrange’s Tod Darda won the Jodeco Auto Sales Late Model feature.

Robbie Scadron won his first career feature at Senoia Raceway by besting the Modified Mini class. Scadron out hustled Alabama’s John Capps III and Newnan’s 14-year-old Trey Wood for the top honors.

The pit gates open tonight 5 p.m., and grandstands at 6. Hot laps will roll off at 7:30 p.m., and the first green flag flies around 8.

There will also be mini race flags for the kids and mini root beer floats at the concession stand.

Grandstand tickets are $12. Children ages 6-12 are $5. Pit passes are $25 for adults and $12 for children 3-12.

Trackside parking is available on a first come, first serve basis and includes admission into the pit area.

Senoia Raceway is located just five miles west of Senoia, on Highway 16.

For more information, visit the Senoia Raceway website at www.senoiaraceway.com or call the speedway at 404-796-1435.

Official Results from June 1, 2013

Jodeco Auto Sales Late Models

(Feature #1) 1-Tod Darda, LaGrange 2-Glenn Morris, Fayetteville 3-Trey White, Jenkinsburg 4-Craig Scott, Newnan 5-Marcus Caswell, Newnan 6-Matt Thompson, Douglasville 7-Nicky Prosser, Senoia DNS: Dusty Jones, LaGrange Fast Qualifier: Darda 14.871 seconds

(Feature) 1-Roger Arnett, Lannett, AL 2-Dow Kirkland, Lake Spivey 3-Hunter Worley, Alvaton 4-Billy Stevenson, Stockbridge 5-Jason Miller, Fayetteville 6-Brandon Pjninberg, Five Points, AL 7-Johnny Stinchcomb, Newnan 8-Jayce Southwell, Brook 9-Corey Payton, Newnan 10-Jimmy Baxter, Newnan Heat Winners: Payton & Arnett

Summit Racing Equipment Hobby Stocks

(Feature) 1-Austin Horton, Grantville 2-Clifton Moran, Roopville 3-Jamie Land, Valley, AL 4-Gary Brand, Franklin 5-Ben Steele, Franklin 6-Mike Jenkins, Brooks 7-Jeff Bowen, Carrollton 8-Bill Brown, Forsyth 9-Lee Owenby, Newnan Heat Winners: Land & Horton

Mini Stocks

(Feature) 1-Brandon Bright, Newnan 2-Gary Parker, Barnesville 3-Brandon Libri, Newnan 4-Alex Rudolph, Griffin 5-Brandon Brock, Hampton 6-Michael Parker, Newnan 7-Marc Leath, Newnan 8=Bobby Arnold, Newnan 9-Evan Lancaster, Tallapoosa 10-Kristy Loveless, Newnan 11-Mark Newton, Hampton Heat Winners: Bright & Arnold

Bombers

(Feature) 1-Randy Cornwell, Peachtree City 2-Mike Ray, Riverdale 3-Michael Nelms, Newnan 4-James Barber, Jr., Luthersville 5-Bill Smith, Lanett, AL 6-Kevin Evans, Newnan DNS-Patrick Williamson, Newnan Heat Winner: Evans

Modified Mini

(Feature) 1-Robbie Scadron, Sharpsburg 2-John Capps III, Auburn, AL 3-Trey Wood, Newnan 4-John Chandler, Tallapoosa 5-Michael Spencer, Newnan




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