LOWE FINDS VICTORY LANE IN MOUNTAIN VIEW RACEWAY LATE MODELS
SPRING CITY, TN – Jesse Lowe of Crossville, TN drove the C&C Auto Mastersbilt to a clean sweep victory on Saturday night in the 25-lap Late Model Feature Race at Mountain View Raceway. The win was a change of misfortunes for the second-generation driver since stepping into the #417 race car last month.
”What a night!,” Lowe wrote on his Facebook page. “Finally got Harley Maginness and Rusty Caraway a win in Limiteds (Late Model)!!! These guys literally have Nothing Special besides HEART that is put into this car! To bring them home a win is something I’ll ALWAYS cherish.
If anyone is looking for a family to sponsor, they deserve it!“
Lowe has had several occasions when he was in a position to win races, but had wrecks not of his own doing or mechanical issues put him out of the race. Lowe took the checkered flag in heavy lapped traffic with defending and three-time track champion Barry Goodman of Spring City, TN, Colton Profitt of Crossville, TN, and Kelby Norwood of Etowah, TN on his back bumper.
Goodman finished second in the Charlie’s Used Auto Parts CVR, Profitt was third coming back from a lap two spin driving the Wyatt Builders Capital Race Car, and Norwood took the fourth spot in the Stacey Suttles Trucking Rocket. Seth Jolley of Spring City, TN rounded out the top five driving the Jolley Racing Special.
Lowe swept the Division by setting Fast Time in Qualifying with a lap around the ¼-mile high-banked clay oval in 11.441 seconds to earn the pole position for the Main Event. Lowe took the lead at the drop of the green flag and led all 25 laps for the victory. Goodman did make it a challenge by staying right with the leader bidding for the point throughout the race.
Jeremy Shannon of Wartburg, TN won the 20-lap Sportsman Main Event driving the Shannon Racing Special. Lowe finished second in the Hogan Racing Mastersbilt with third going to Brandon Stanfield of Soddy Daisy, TN driving the Frizzell Excavating Mastersbilt.
David Doss of Cleveland, TN took the fourth spot in the Doss Racing Special and Bradley Goodman of Spring City, TN rounded out the top five in the Goody’s Power Sweeping Rocket. Shannon at one point in the race had a half-lap lead while Lowe, Stanfield, Doss and Goodman put on a show for second, taking turns holding the position.
Daniel Moody of Hiskel, TN won the 15-lap 4-Cylinder Feature Race in the Ultimate Tool and Die Ford. Lance Frost of Harriman, TN was second driving the Frost Racing Special and Landon Fitzgerald of Dayton, TN finished third in the Fitzgerald Marine Detailing and Restoration KDR.
Chris Williams of Soddy Daisy, TN was the winner of the 15-lap Thunder Main Event in the Anneke Wilkey Monte Carlo followed by Casey Cash of Spring City, TN in the Duncan Family Automotive Camaro and Scott Smith of Soddy Daisy, TN in the Crouse Automotive Monte Carlo.
Marcus Huston of Decatur, TN drove the Huston Racing Special to the win in the 15-lap Front-Wheel-Drive A Feature Race and the 12-lap Front-Wheel-Drive B Feature Race was won by Carter Jolley of Spring City, TN in the Jolley Racing Special.
Tyler Norwood of Athens, TN remained “Mr. Perfect” in the Developmental Sportsman Division by winning his third straight 15-lap Main Event in his third start at Mountain View Raceway driving the Stacey Suttles Trucking Mastersbilt.
The Front-Wheel-Drive Division will take center stage next Saturday, July 23 at Mountain View Raceway with the $1,000-to-win Dirty South Motorsports 50-lap Shootout. The Late Model, Sportsman, Open-Wheel Modified, B-Hobby, Thunder, and Junior Front-Wheel-Drive Divisions will also be action.
On Saturday night, July 23 the Pit Gate opens at 3 p.m. and the Grandstand and Tier Parking Gates open at 4 p.m. The Mandatory Pre-Race Registration and Technical Inspection will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Drivers Meeting is set for 6:15 p.m. and Hot Laps are scheduled for 6:45 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 423-405-8490 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 ON JULY 16, 2022:
LATE MODEL – 25 Laps: 1. Jesse Lowe, Crossville, TN; 2. Barry Goodman, Spring City, TN; 3. Colton Profitt, Crossville, TN; 4. Kelby Norwood, Etowah, TN; 5. Seth Jolley, Spring City, TN; 6. Brian Selby, Sparta, TN; 7. Mike Levi, Cleveland, TN; 8. Donnie Van Winkle, Soddy Daisy, TN; 9. Jeremy Thurman, Rockwood, TN; 10. Tyler Jolley, Spring City, TN; 11. Tommy Miller, Soddy Daisy, TN; 12. Jeff Jackson, Ooltewah, TN; 13. Josh Collins, Knoxville, TN DNS.
SPORTSMAN – 20 Laps: 1. Jeremy Shannon, Wartburg, TN; 2. Jesse Lowe, Crossville, TN; 3. Brandon Stanfield, Soddy Daisy, TN; 4. David Doss., Cleveland, TN; 5. Bradley Goodman, Spring City, TN; 6. Christian James, Soddy Daisy, TN; 7. Cody Youngblood, Rockwood, TN; 8. Tyler Dennis, Dayton, TN; 9. Bobby Doss, Cleveland, TN; 10. John Smith, Soddy Daisy, TN.
4-CYLINDER – 15 Laps: 1. Daniel Moody, Hiskel, TN; 2. Lance Frost, Harriman, TN; 3. Landon Fitzgerald, Dayton, TN; 4. Joseph Harmon, Evensville, TN; 5. Josh Nelson, Rockwood, TN.
THUNDER – 15 Laps: 1. Chris Williams, Soddy Daisy, TN; 2. Casey Cash, Spring City, TN; 3. Scott Smith, Soddy Daisy, TN; 4. Chase Hoffman, Dayton, TN; 5. Malachi Yarger, Spring City, TN; 6. James Boofer, Evensville, TN DNS.
FRONT-WHEEL-DRIVE – A Feature 15 Laps: 1. Marcus Huston, Decatur, TN; 2. Ethan Johnson, Crossville, TN; 3. Josh Scealf, Decatur, TN; 4. Rick Kilburn, Crossville, TN; 5. Taylor Gregory, Decatur, TN; 6. Marcus Smith, Spring City, TN; 7. Christopher Gornik, Spring City, TN; 8. Dakota Leffew, Decatur, TN; 9. Nate Ingham, Athens, TN; 10. Brandon Ingham, Athens, TN; 11. William Suggs, Ten Mile, TN; 12. Brandon Porstner, Niota, TN. B Feature 12 Laps: 1. Carter Jolley, Spring City, TN; 2. Craig Hoffman, Dayton, TN; 3. Matthew Sullivan, Cookeville, TN; 4. Crystal Bates, Soddy Daisy, TN; 5. Vickie Harrison, Spring City, TN; 6. Daniel Houston, Englewood, TN; 7. Krystin Webb, Spring City, TN; 8. Chris Gornik, Spring City, TN; 9. Rosey Thawne, Etowah, TN; 10. Hunter Suggs, Spring City, TN; 11. William Beddingfield, Spring City, TN; 12. Allen Daniels, Decatur, TN; 13. Donnie Lowe, Cleveland, TN DQ.
DEVELOPMENTAL SPORTSMAN – 15 Laps: 1. Tyler Norwood, Athens, TN; 2. Keith Adams, Cleveland, TN; 3. Jathan Campbell, Altamont, TN; 4. Ed Morphew, Rockwood, TN; 5. Charlie Fisher, Spring City, TN; 6. Robert Creasman, Dayton, TN; 7. Gary Levi, Cleveland, TN; 8. Jasmine Thurman, Rockwood, TN; 9. Brian Larson, Cookeville, TN; 10. Nate Hicks, Spring City, TN DNS; 11. Zoe Crabtree, Rockwood, TN DNS.
PHOTO CUTLINE: Jesse Lowe of Crossville, TN drove the #417 C&C Auto Mastersbilt to a clean sweep victory on Saturday night in the 25-lap Late Model Feature Race at Mountain View Raceway in Spring City, TN. Lowe swept the Division with Fast Time honors in Qualifying to earn the pole position and then led all 25-laps of the Main Event. (Greg Farmer Photo)