By Cody Heacox
After a much-needed week off for drivers and crews, teams would return to the Madhouse for the start of the second half of the season. The night would start off with a great last lap tribute for E.B. Clifton the grandfather of Tim Brown would passed away earlier this week. As a familiar face would make an epic return to the Madhouse.
Let’s kick things off with the Street Stock division as Spencer Martin would pick up his fourth win of the year. Billy Gregg second, Gerald Robinson Jr third, Taylor Robbins fourth and Jeremy Warren fifth.
Next up Sportsman, Dylan Ward would pick up his third win of the season in the first 20-lap race. Amber Lynn second, Kevin Neal third, Michael Adams and Derek Stoltz would round out the top 5.
Now time for the main event as the Modifieds would battle for 100 laps. While Zach Brewer and James Civali, yes James Civali would start on the front row. Civali who had been replaced in the beginning of the year by George Brunnhoelzl III but got the phone call Thursday night asking him about returning to the Hillbilly Racing #79 team. After not getting much practice time Civali would jump out to an early lead. After a handful of cautions including several that included our championship contenders. James Civali would dominate and hold on a hard charging Jonathan Brown and pick up his second career win. Brown second, Bobby Measmer Jr third, Burt Myers fourth, Danny Bohn fifth.
While John Holleman would pick up his second win of the season in the second 20 lap race. Kyle Southern second, Andrew Durham third, Zack Ore and Tommy Neal would round out the top five.
Jason Everhart won the first 15-lap Stadium Stock race and Chris Allison won the second 15-lap Stadium Stock race.
Make sure you’re at the Madhouse this Saturday night for a true fan favorite: get ready for the Night of Destruction! As there will be a Monster Truck Car Crushing Exhibition, and the OmniSource Demoliton Derby.
The ultra-fast Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series will battle in twin 25-lappers. The Texas Steak & Tap House Sportsman Series races in twin 20s, the Law Offices of John Barrow Street Stock Series competes in a 20-lapper, and the Q104.1 Stadium Stock Series rounds out the schedule with one or two 15-lap races.
Plus, one lucky fan will win a John Deere E120 Lawn Tractor from James River Equipment Company. Adult admission is just $10, for children 6-11 it’s $2, and children 5 and under are free. The ticket gates open at six and the first race is at 8. Come find out why they call it the Madhouse!