ETHRIDGE TAKES KMSA CASH AT MOUNTAIN VIEW RACEWAY
SPRING CITY, TN – Shannon Ethridge of Carnesville, GA drove to a $1,500 victory on Sunday at Mountain View Raceway in the 20-lap Feature Race for the KMSA 4-Cylinders in the Elberton Dental Center Special. The race was postponed after a Severe Thunderstorm and power outage on Saturday night rolled over Mountain View Raceway with 115 race cars in the pit area.
Cody Keith of Franklinton, NC finished second in the KMSA Main Event followed by Tim Ladd of Clinton, TN in third, John Smartt of Manchester, TN taking fourth-place, and Daniel Moody of Hiskel, TN rounding out the top five of the 20-car 4-Cylinder field.
There were also Feature Races for all seven Mountain View Raceway Weekly Divisions. The Late Model, Sportsman, Beginner Sportsman, Open-Wheel Modified, B-Hobby, Thunder, and Front-Wheel-Drive Division were in action on the ¼-mile high-banked clay-oval, voted by the fans as the Best Race Track in Tennessee.
John Ownbey of Cleveland, TN won his fifth Late Model main event of the season in the Orr Brothers Construction Kryptonite. Seth Jolley of Spring City, TN finished second in the Jolley Racing Special, and Cameron Weaver of Crossville, TN was third in the Weaver Racing Special in the 20-lap Main Event.
John Ownbey’s son Hayden Ownbey of Cleveland, TN made Sunday a Family Affair, as he took the win in the 20-lap Sportsman Feature Race in the Double O Motorsports Special. Joe Bray of New Tazewell, TN drove the Bray Roofing Rocket to a second-place finish, and David Doss of Cleveland, TN finished third in the Doss Racing Rocket.
Jesse Russell of Powell, TN won the 15-lap Beginner Sportsman Main Event in the West Haven Speed Equipment GRT. Adam Bishop of Riceville, TN in the Williams Concrete & Construction Warrior and Tyler Loden of Spring City, TN in the Lashes and Waxing by Paige GRT finished second and third respectively.
The 10-lap Open-Wheel Modified Feature Race was won by Adam Ogle of Cosby, TN in the Ogle’s Neighborhood Services and Towing Lightning. Second-place went to Chad Crain of Silver Point, TN in the Crain Racing Special, and Walter Walsh of Claxton, TN drove the Walsh Racing Special to a third-place finish.
Eric Hughes of Graysville, TN won the 15-lap B-Hobby Main Event in the Hughes Farms Chevrolet. Second and third respectively were Jim Gilbert of Rossville, GA in the Rat Rod Chevrolet, and Johnny Hughes of Graysville, TN in the Hughes Racing Chevrolet.
Jonathan Sims of Knoxville, TN drove the Roberts Auto Service Monte Carlo to victory in the 15-lap Thunder Feature Race. Spencer Walton of Crossville, TN was second in the Kennedy Siding Monte Carlo and Jonathan Hampton of Athens, TN rounded out the top three in the Hampton Backhoe Service Chevrolet.
A 28-car Front-Wheel-Drive field was split up into two different 15-lap Feature Races. Jacob Sharp of Crossville, TN drove the Sharp Race Cars Chevrolet to the win in the first Main Event followed by Dustin Dunkin of Chattanooga, TN in the Dunkin Racing Special and Nathan Adams of Crossville, TN in the Adams Racing Special.
Larry Patterson of Chattanooga, TN drove the Re/Max Special to his first career win in the second Front-Wheel-Drive Feature Race. Savanna Merriman of Maryville, TN finished second in the Merriman Racing Special, and Allen Daniels of Decatur, TN was third in the Daniels Racing Honda.
Mountain View Raceway returns to action this Saturday with Vintage Night. It will be a regular points race for the Late Model, Sportsman, Beginner Sportsman, Open-Wheel Modified, B-Hobby, Thunder, and Front-Wheel-Drive Divisions. There will also be Vintage Late Models and Open-Wheel Modifieds on hand.
On Saturday at Mountain View Raceway, the Pit Gate opens at 3 p.m., and the Grandstand/Tier Parking Gates opens at 4 p.m. Pre-Race Technical Inspection and Registration will be from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and the Drivers Meeting is set for 5:45 p.m., with Racing scheduled for 6 p.m.
Pit Passes are $25 for Adults, $15 for Children 6-11, and Children 5 and under are admitted Free. The General Admission and Tier Parking ticket prices are $10 for race fans 12 and older, Children 6-11 are $5. and Children 5 and under are admitted Free. All Children must be accompanied by an Adult.
Mountain View Raceway where you can get “Your Thrill By The Hill” is located at 20626 Rhea County Highway (U.S. Highway 27), Spring City, TN 37381. For more information, call 423-507-2619 or visit the track website at www.mountainviewraceway.com. You can also like the Mountain View Raceway Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/mountainviewraceway.
OFFICIAL RESULTS AT MOUNTAIN VIEW RACEWAY IN SPRING CITY, TN ON 6/13/21:
KMSA 4-CYLINDERS – 20 Laps: 1. Shannon Ethridge, Carnesville, GA; 2. Cody Keith, Franklinton, NC; 3. Tim Ladd, Clinton, TN; 4. John Smartt, Manchester, TN; 5. Daniel Moody, Hiskel, TN; 6. Michael Fitzgerald, Dayton, TN; 7. Dan Duggan, Lenoir City, TN; 8. Dustin Stephens, Gainsburg, TN; 9. Walter Walsh, Claxton, TN; 10. Joey Harmon, Evensville, TN; 11. Nathan Davis, Madisonville, TN; 12. Eric Hill, Youngsville, NC; 13. Dustin Pueirtt, Decatur, TN; 14. Jason Hulsey, Winfield, AL; 15. Josh McKee, Harrison, TN; 16. Thomas Gordon, Vernon, AL; 17. Shaun Tenpenny, Cleveland, TN; 18. Tony Coffman, Florence, MS; 19. James Bridenbaker, Wartburg, TN; 20. Dustin Hulsey, Winfield, AL DNS.
LATE MODEL – 20 Laps: 1. John Ownbey, Cleveland, TN; 2. Seth Jolley, Spring City, TN; 3. Cameron Weaver, Crossville, TN; 4. Sean Truelove, Cleveland, TN; 5. Barry Goodman, Spring City, TN; 6. Andy Standridge, Tellico Plains, TN; 7. Joe Bray, New Tazewell, TN; 8. Mike Bishop, Decatur, TN; 9. David Doss, Cleveland, TN.
SPORTSMAN – 20 Laps: 1. Hayden Ownbey, Cleveland, TN; 2. Joe Bray, New Tazewell, TN; 3. David Doss, Cleveland, TN; 4. Bradley Goodman, Spring City, TN; 5. Aaron Watson, Dayton, TN; 6. Bobby Doss, Cleveland, TN; 7. Tyler Dennis, Dayton, TN; 8. Bradley Douglas, Dayton, TN; 9. Joey Bishop, Spring City, TN; 10. Zach Shannon, Wartburg, TN.
BEGINNER SPORTSMAN – 15 Laps: 1. Jesse Russell, Powell, TN; 2. Adam Bishop, Riceville, TN; 3. Tyler Loden, Spring City, TN; 4. David Peak, Evensville, TN; 5. Christian James, Soddy Daisy, TN; 6. Jamie Singleton, Tazewell, TN; 7. Earl Jordan, Dayton, TN; 8. Hunter Carey, Madisonville, TN; 9. Jeremy Thurman, Rockwood, TN; 10. Gary Levi, Cleveland, TN; 11. Terry Painter, Etowah, TN DNS.
OPEN-WHEEL MODIFIED – 10 Laps: 1. Adam Ogle, Cosby, TN; 2. Chad Crain, Silver Point, TN; 3. Walter Walsh, Claxton, TN; 4. Josh Stoglin, Sparta, TN; 5. Wayne James, Cosby, TN; 6. Sarah Patrick, Albany, KY; 7. Joe Freels, Coalfield, TN; 8. Kyle Shadden, Dayton, TN.
B-HOBBY – 15 Laps: 1. Eric Hughes, Graysville, TN; 2. Jim Gilbert, Rossville, GA; 3. Johnny Hughes, Graysville, TN; 4. James Smith, Dayton, TN; 5. Kenneth Daniels, Spring City, TN.
THUNDER – 15 Laps: 1. Jonathan Sims, Knoxville, TN; 2. Spencer Walton, Crossville, TN; 3. Jonathan Hampton, Athens, TN; 4. Adrian Smith, Albany, KY; 5. Tony Tankersley, Spring City, TN; 6. T.J. Smith, Albany, KY; 7. Nate Hicks, Spring City, TN.
FRONT-WHEEL-DRIVE – Feature 1 – 15 Laps: 1. Jacob Sharp, Crossville, TN; 2. Dustin Dunkin, Chattanooga, TN; 3. Nathan Adams, Crossville, TN; 4. Nick Adams, Crossville, TN; 5. Carl Daniels, Dayton, TN; 6. Carter Jolley, Spring City, TN; 7. Josh Scealf, Decatur, TN; 8. Jack Gresham, Decatur, TN; 9. Christopher Singleton, Oliver Springs, TN; 10. Tyler Walton, Crossville, TN; 11. Evon Alley, Spring City, TN; 12. Joe Scealf, Decatur, TN; 13. Billy Long, Niota, TN; 14. Nate Ingham, Athens, TN. Feature 2 – 15 Laps: 1. Larry Patterson, Chattanooga, TN; 2. Savanna Merriman, Maryville, TN; 3. Allen Daniels, Decatur, TN; 4. Johnathon Evans, Sweetwater, TN; 5. Kenneth Daniels, Spring City, TN; 6. Dylan Crumbley, Dayton, TN; 7. Greg Jolley, Loudon, TN; 8. William Beddingfield, Spring City, TN; 9. Samuel King, Decatur, TN; 10. Bo Millsaps, Decatur, TN; 11. Brooke Childress, Sparta, TN; 12. Bryson Elliott, Knoxville, TN DNS; 13. Zack Ricker, Niota, TN DQ; 14. Shaun Massey, Athens, TN DQ.
PHOTO CUTLINE: Shannon Ethridge of Carnesville, GA celebrates his $1,500 victory with Trophy Girl Tabatha Hufstetler. Ethridge won the 20-lap KMSA 4-Cylinder Feature Race on Sunday at Mountain View Raceway in Spring City, TN driving the Elberton Dental Center Special. (Mountain View Raceway Media Photo by Greg Farmer)