NeSmith Late Models Weekly Review (July 22)


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Posted on Jul 23 2013 - 5:00pm by Bores4815

NeSmith-2012CARTERSVILLE, GA – Point leader Noah Daspit of Kiln, MS continued his winning ways on Saturday night when he picked up his series-leading tenth NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series Late Model victory of the season at St. Tammany Raceway in Lacombe, LA driving “Noah’s Ark,” the Billy Riels Racing Trak-Star.

 

With the 50-point win, Daspit was able to net 14 points on his best 14-week total and bring his season total to 687 points.  Daspit has ten wins and a series-leading 19 top five finishes in 21 races.  Daspit now holds a 42-point lead over Sid Scarbrough of Florence, MS in the battle for the $10,000 NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series Championship.

 

Scarbrough has 645 points after he drove the Villa South Trak-Star to a fifth-place finish Saturday night at St. Tammany Raceway to net five points on his best 14-week total.  Scarbrough has two wins, nine top five finishes and 16 top ten finishes in 23 NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series races.

 

Derrick Mackmer of Purvis, MS did not compete in NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series Week 17 action, but remains third in the standings with 612 points making up his best 14-week total after five top five finishes and 15 top ten finishes in 21 events driving the Mackmer Home Buyers Special.

 

Shannon Lee of Lumberton, MS is fourth in the NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series  standings with 601 points after three wins, 18 top five finishes and 19 top ten finishes in 21 races over 13 weeks.  Lee was unable to start the feature race on Saturday night at St. Tammany Raceway, but received 25 show up points.  Lee still has one more week to earn full points.

 

Bobby Jordan of McCarley, MS reached the 14-week mark of his season with a second-place finish on Saturday night at Greenville Speedway in Greenville, MS driving the Henderson Waste and Recycling Trak-Star.  That brought Jordan’s point total to 594 and the fifth spot in the standings after seven top five finishes and nine top ten finishes in 17 NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series races.

 

Doug Sanchagrin of Florence, MS also reached the 14-week mark of his season on Saturday night with a fifth-place finish at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, MS driving the Permanent Exterior Solutions Trak-Star to move up to the sixth spot in the NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series standings.  Sanchagrin has two top five finishes and nine top ten finishes in 18 races.

 

Montana Dudley of Phenix City, AL is seventh in the NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series standings with 578 points after driving the Zaxby’s Rocket to a fourth-place finish on Thursday night at East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, AL.  Dudley has seven wins, 12 top five finishes and 13 top ten finishes in 13 races over 12 weeks with two more weeks to earn full points.

 

Robby Moore of Brosley, MO is eighth in the NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series standings with 575 points after one win, 13 top five finishes and 16 top ten finishes in 16 events over 12 weeks driving the Custom Race Cars Trak-Star.  Moore did not compete in Week 17 action, but still has two more weeks to earn full points.

 

Mike Palasini Jr. of Greenville, MS took his fifth win of the 2013 NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series season on Saturday night at Greenville Speedway driving the MP Trucking Trak-Star.  That moved Palasini up to the ninth spot in the standings with 568 points after five wins and nine top five finishes in 13 starts over 12 weeks, with two more weeks to earn full points.

 

Ronnie Cooper of McKenzie, TN rounds out the Top 10 in the NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series standings with 562 points after nine top five finishes and 12 top ten finishes in 13 races over 12 weeks in the Ronnie Cooper Trucking Rocket.  Cooper did not compete in Week 17 action, but still has two weeks to earn full points.

 

In other NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series Week 12 action, William Thomas of Phenix City, AL was the winner at East Alabama Motor Speedway on Thursday night driving the J.W. Miller Land and Timber GRT,

 

Chase Edge of Lafayette, AL drove the Edge’s Gas Company Special to his second NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series win of the season on Friday night at Penton Raceway in Penton, AL.  It was a special win for Edge, as he dedicated the victory to 13-year-old Kyle Abernathy, who passed away on Friday morning after a four-year battle with cancer.  Edge drove into Victory Lane with “Team Kyle” emblazoned on the hood of his race car.

 

Cody Smith of Holt, FL took his third NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series win of the season on Saturdaynight at Southern Raceway in Milton, FL driving the Smith’s Performance Rocket, and Jeremy Shaw of Millport, AL topped a 35-car field to grab his first win of the season on Saturday night at Magnolia Motor Speedway in the Summit Resource Development GRT.

 

Four races on the NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series Week 17 schedule were rained out.  Hattiesburg Motorsports Park in Hattiesburg, MS washed out on Friday night, while Battleground Speedway in Highlands, TX, Clayhill Motorsports in Atwood, TN and Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL were rained out on Saturday night.

 

Two-time Champion Trak-Star Race Cars built by Boland Performance of Cuba, AL continues to lead the NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series Chassis Manufacturers Challenge after Daspit and Palasini gave them their 31st and 32nd wins of the season.

 

Rocket Chassis of Shinnston, WV and the defending and four-time NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series Chassis Manufacturers Challenge Champion GRT Race Cars of Greenbrier, AR are tied for the second spot with 18 wins apiece.  Smith’s win gave Rocket Chassis their 18th win of the season, and wins by Thomas and Shaw gave GRT Race Cars their 17th and 18th wins of the season.

 

Warrior Race Cars built by Goddard Performance of Knoxville, TN is fourth with six wins.  Also participating in the 2013 NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series Chassis Manufacturers Challenge and still looking for their first wins are Stinger Race Cars built by J.T. Kerr Racing Equipment of Rockford, TN, TNT Race Cars of Piney Flats, TN, and CVR Race Cars of Lenoir City, TN.

 

After 17 weeks of NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series competition, a total of 326 different drivers have earned points.  The complete NeSmith Chevrolet OMG WRS point standings are posted on the all-new NeSmith Chevrolet OMG WRS web site at www.nesmithracing.com.

 

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NeSMITH CHEVROLET OLD MAN’S GARAGE WEEKLY RACING SERIES POINT STANDINGS THROUGH 7/20/13:

 

POS

CAR #

DRIVER PTS RACES WINS TOP 5 TOP 10

WEEKS

NET

1

477

Noah Daspit

687

21

10

19

19

14

46

2

33

Sid Scarbrough

645

23

2

9

16

14

41

3

115

Derrick Mackmer

612

21

5

15

14

41

4

47

Shannon Lee

601

21

3

18

19

13

5

J8

Bobby Jordan

594

17

7

9

14

25

6

34

Doug Sanchagrin

583

18

2

9

14

25

7

55

Montana Dudley

578

13

7

12

13

12

8

66

Robby Moore

575

16

1

13

16

12

9

8p

Mike Palasini Jr.

568

13

5

9

9

12

10

10

Ronnie Cooper

562

13

9

12

12

11

18

Roger Witt

556

17

2

8

15

12

12

1

Joey Smith

554

17

4

9

15

12

13

12

Jeff Glisson

542

13

2

8

9

12

14

521

Mickey Trosclair

538

15

2

8

12

12

15

00

Ricky Waggoner

532

11

6

10

11

11

16

94

T.J. Hays

532

12

5

10

12

17

747

Michael Arnold

510

16

5

11

13

11

18

23

Travis Ashley

497

15

1

6

11

11

19

09

Daniel Bridgmon

486

12

1

3

10

11

20

711x

Steve Bynum

484

14

2

7

12

 

NeSMITH CHEVROLET OLD MAN’S GARAGE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 17 RESULTS:

 

July 18:

 

EAST ALABAMA MOTOR SPEEDWAY – PHENIX CITY, AL:
1. A19 William Thomas
2. 22 Jimmy Thomas
3. 5 Rodgerick Dykes
4. 55 Montana Dudley
5. 5L Thomas Lewis
6. 18 Chase Edge
7. 00 Richie Stephens
8. 110 Ricky Culpepper
9. 27 Larry Harrod
10. 14 Pat Wall
11. 75 Brand Lewis
12. 55n Terrance Nowell
13. 75 Brand Lewis
14. 11 Stacey Roberts
15. 18 Cody Simons
16. 7 Josh Trammell

 

July 19:

 

PENTON RACEWAY – PENTON, AL:
1. 18 Chase Edge
2. 55 Ryan King
3. 55d Montana Dudley
4. 22m Taylor Mitcham
5. 18d Cord Dodgen

 

HATTIESBURG MOTORSPORTS PARK – HATTIESBURG, MS:
Rained Out

 

July 20:

 

SOUTHERN RACEWAY – MILTON, FL:
1. 3 Cody Smith
2. 221 Tyler Allen
3. 31 Craig Turner
4. 72 Frank Wilson
5. 47 James Gilmore
6. 1 Kevin Maher

 

GREENVILLE SPEEDWAY – GREENVILLE, MS:
1. 8 Mike Palasini Jr.
2. J8 Bobby Jordan
3. 21 Ryan Colby
4. 44 Peyton Wilkerson
5. 17 Chad Washington
6. C55 David Carpenter
7. 7d Brent Dillon
8. 46 Kenny Carpenter
9. 5 Richard Fedrick
10. 21m Drew McMahon
11. 88 Howard Irby Jr.
12. 67 Troy Meaux

 

ST. TAMMANY RACEWAY – LACOMBE, LA:
1. 477 Noah Daspit
2. 21 Kody Barber
3. 22 Ronnie Roberts
4. J88 Jered Smith
5. 33 Sid Scarbrough
6. C4 Christopher Reid
7. 29 Jimmy Moody
8. 99 Justin Bowman
9. 7 Mickey Trosclair
10. C11 Cliff Williams
11. 24 Albert Hollie
12. X Kash Wilson
13. 14 Riley Brown
14. 28 Rusty Walker
15. 24c Zack Cameron
16. 94 David Brown DNS
17. 47 Shannon Lee DNS
18. 7 Bryan Foy DNS

 

MAGNOLIA MOTOR SPEEDWAY – COLUMBUS, MS:
1. 1s Jeremy Shaw
2. 73 Evan Ellis
3. 2s Kyle Shaw
4. 09 Daniel Bridgmon
5. 34 Doug Sanchagrin
6. 14 Chance Inman
7. 1m Neil Baggett
8. 3 Shay Knight
9. 2s Mark Stokes
10. 35 Tony Gray
11. 232 Jamey Boland
12. 6 T.K. King
13. 7 Eric Carr
14. 1 Johnny Stokes
15. 48 Tody Ratcliff
16. 01 Nick Thrash
17. 51 Jeff White
18. 27 Larry Murphy
19. 7g Todd Gray
20. 64 Braden Mitchell
21. 8 Grant Pearl
22. 19 Marcus Minga
23. 25 Chad Winkles
24. 00 J.D. Pass
25. 8 Dewayne Morris DNS
26. 42 T.J. Garrett DNS
27. 7b Jon Biles DNS
28. 24 Ryan Oswalt DNS
29. 4w Wiley Williams DNS
30. 000 Rick Hasselle DNS
31. 22 Matt Bollinger DNS
32. 2 Randy King DNS
33. 84 Randall Beckwith DNS
34. 311 Henry Pullen DNS
35. 27 Hunter Carroll DNS

 

TALLADEGA SHORT TRACK – EASTABOGA, AL:
Rained Out

 

BATTLEGROUND SPEEDWAY – HIGHLANDS, TX:
Rained Out

 

CLAYHILL MOTORSPORTS – ATWOOD, TN:
Rained Out

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