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MATT SHANNON WINS BRIAN HOOKS MEMORIAL AT MOUNTAIN VIEW RACEWAY


SPRING CITY, TN – Matt Shannon of Delano, TN won the 4th Annual Brian Hooks Memorial Race for the Sportsman Division Saturday night at Mountain View Raceway. Shannon drew the pole position and led all 20 laps to pocket the $1,357 top prize driving the MSR Capital Race Car.


The Shannon Brothers of Wartburg, TN, no relation to the winner, took the second and third spots. Zach Shannon finished second in the Shannon & Sons Trucking Longhorn and Jeremy Shannon was third driving the Shannon Racing Special.


Hayden Ownbey of Cleveland, TN started 11th and finished fourth in the Ownbey Racing Special to earn the $357 Hard Charger of the Race Award. Addison Cardwell of Knoxville, TN rounded out the top five in the Cardwell Racing Special. Cardwell pocketed an additional $357 for out-qualifying the 22-car field with a lap around the ¼-mile high-banked clay oval in 10.982 seconds.


Joe Bray of New Tazewell, TN drove the Bray Roofing Rocket to a sixth-place finish and Brandon Stanfield of Soddy Daisy, TN took the seventh spot in the Backyard Race Engines Mastersbilt. The eighth spot went to Bradley Goodman of Spring City, TN in the Goody’s Power Sweeping Rocket.


Corey Lawless of Dalton, GA was ninth driving the Lawless Racing Special, and Alden Morgan of Cedartown, GA rounded out the top ten in the Redline Oil GRT. In preliminary action, the two eight-lap B-Main Races were won by Stanfield and Bray.


Matt Shannon took the lead at the drop of the green flag to start the race followed by Jeremy Shannon, Zach Shannon, Seth Jolley of Spring City, TN in the Jolley Racing Special and Cardwell. The first of six caution flags came out on lap two when Hayden Cardwell of Knoxville, TN spun the Shorty’s Motorsports PPM in turn two.


The field raced single file in the top five until lap eight when Joseph Bishop of Spring City, TN stalled the Tank’s Tackle Mastersbilt in turn two. The yellow caution bulb was lit up on lap nine when Skylar Delaney of Sparta, TN spun the Delaney Racing Special in turn four. A multi-car tangle in turn three on the restart brought out the fourth yellow flag of the race.


The top ten at the halfway point of the race saw Matt Shannon leading Jeremy Shannon, Zach Shannon, Jolley, Addison Cardwell, Bray, Ownbey, Stanfield, Goodman, and Morgan. Ownbey had dusted off the top shelf of the track on the restart and battled side-by-side with Bray for the sixth spot. Ownbey cleared Bray for the sixth spot on lap 12.


The fifth caution flag came out on lap 13 when Ted Lowe of Oliver Springs, TN spun the Lowe Racing Special in turn four. When the field returned to green flag racing, Ownbey returned to the outside groove as a three car battle for fourth was being waged among Jolley, Addison Cardwell and Ownbey. With five laps to go, Zach Shannon got by Jeremy Shannon for the second spot.


The battle for fourth took its toll on Jolley, who stalled out of the fourth spot on lap 19 in turn four. The one lap dash to the finish was led by Matt Shannon, followed by Zach Shannon, Jeremy Shannon, Ownbey, and Addison Cardwell.


There were 131 entrants in nine Division parked in the Mountain View Raceway pit area on Saturday night. Brandon Miller of Maryville, TN won his second straight 25-lap Late Model Feature Race in the Maryville Nutrition CVR. Adam Bishop of Riceville, TN won his first 20-lap Beginner Sportsman Main Event of the season in the Williams Concrete and Construction Warrior.


Ricky Tinch of Deer Lodge, TN was winner in the 15-lap Open-Wheel Modified Feature Race in the Tinch Racing Special and the 20-lap Thunder Feature was won by Michael Brooks of Chattanooga, TN driving the Brooks Racing Monte Carlo. Nick Adams of Crossville, TN won the 15-lap Front-Wheel-Drive A Feature Race in the Adams Racing Special, and Chevy Adams of Crossville, TN took the Junior Front-Wheel-Drive Main Event in the Adams Racing Special.


The 15-lap B-Hobby Feature Race, the 15-lap Front-Wheel-Drive B Feature, and the V-8 and Four-Cylinder Pretty In Pink Powder Puff Races were postponed by rain and will be rescheduled for October 16. The B-Hobby Division will run Double Features, and there will be two Front-Wheel-Drive B Feature Races.


October 16 will also be the last Weekly Points Night of the Season for the Late Model, Sportsman, Beginner Sportsman, Open-Wheel Modified, B=Hobby, Thunder and Front-Wheel-Drive Divisions.


The Junior Front-Wheel-Drive Division and the Sharp Mini Late Models will also be in action on October 23. Mountain View Raceway will take a week off before its Points Championship Night on October 23.


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 FROM MOUNTAIN VIEW RACEWAY IN SPRING CITY, TN ON 10/2/21:


SPORTSMAN 4TH ANNUAL BRIAN HOOKS MEMORIAL RACE – 20 Laps: 1. Matt Shannon, Delano, TN; 2. Zach Shannon, Wartburg, TN; 3. Jeremy Shannon, Wartburg, TN; 4. Hayden Ownbey, Cleveland, TN; 5. Addison Cardwell, Knoxville, TN; 6. Joe Bray, New Tazewell, TN; 7. Brandon Stanfield, Soddy Daisy, TN; 8. Bradley Goodman, Spring City, TN; 9. Corey Lawless, Dalton, GA; 10. Alden Morgan, Cedartown, GA; 11. Seth Jolley, Spring City, TN; 12. Christopher Braden, Oliver Springs, TN; 13. Hayden Cardwell, Knoxville, TN; 14. David Beeler, Sevierville, TN; 15. Ted Lowe, Oliver Springs, TN; 16. Leighann Bivens, Madisonville, TN; 17. Jeremy Hicks, Cleveland, TN; 18. Skylar Delaney, Sparta, TN; 19. Joseph Bishop, Spring City, TN; 20. Mike Bishop, Decatur, TN; 21. Bradley Douglas, Dayton, TN DNS; 22. Jimmie York, Spring City, TN.

HARD CHARGER: Ownbey (started 11th and finished 4th)

FAST TIME: A. Cardwell, 10.982 Seconds

B-MAIN 1 – 8 Laps: 1. Stanfield; 2. Morgan; 3. Ownbey; 4. Delaney; 5. Beeler; 6. Lowe; 7. Braden; 8. York.

B-MAIN 2 – 8 Laps: 1. Bray; 2. Goodman; 3. Lawless; 4. J. Bishop; 5. Hicks; 6. M. Bishop; 7. Bivens; 8. Douglas.


LATE MODELS – 25 Laps: 1. Brandon Miller, Maryville, TN; 2. John Ownbey, Cleveland, TN; 3. Josh Collins, Knoxville, TN; 4. Michael Smith, Crossville, TN; 5. Addison Cardwell, Knoxville, TN; 6. Barry Goodman, Spring City, TN; 7. Brian Selby, Sparta, TN; 8. Alec Morgan, Cedartown, GA; 9. Randall Hicks, Cleveland, TN; 10. Donnie Van Winkle, Soddy Daisy, TN; 11. Christopher Peak, Evensville, TN; 12. Tim Ladd, Clinton, TN; 13. Glenn Vanover, Harriman, TN; 14. Rusty Carraway, Dayton, TN; 15. Aaron Watson, Dayton, TN.


BEGINNER SPORTSMAN – 20 Laps: 1. Adam Bishop, Riceville, TN; 2. Aaron McCarter, Dandridge, TN; 3. Derek Burchfield, Oak Ridge, TN; 4. Christian James, Soddy Daisy, TN; 5. Tyler Loden, Spring City, TN; 6. Cody Youngblood, Rockwood, TN; 7. David Peak, Evensville, TN; 8. Larry Samuelson, Evensville, TN; 9. Jesse Russell, Powell, TN; 10. Will Hicks, Cleveland, TN; 11. Whitlee Lawless, Dalton, GA; 12. Jeff Gaither, Dayton, TN DNS.


OPEN-WHEEL MODIFIED – 15 Laps: 1. Ricky Tinch, Deer Lodge, TN; 2. Robby Reagan, Crossville, TN; 3. Billy Palmer, Knoxville, TN; 4. Walter Walsh, Claxton, TN; 5. Kyle Shadden, Dayton, TN; 6. Joe Freels, Coalfield, TN; 7. Justin Parker, Pikeville, TN; 8. David Lester, Rockwood, TN.


THUNDER – 15 Laps: 1. Michael Brooks, Chattanooga, TN; 2. Spencer Walton, Crossville, TN; 3. Chris Williams, Soddy Daisy, TN; 4. Scott Smith, Soddy Daisy, TN; 5. Chase Hoffman, Dayton, TN; 6. Daniel Parker, Cleveland, TN; 7. T.J. Stafford, Knoxville, TN; 8. Clayton Forsyth, Crossville, TN; 9. Bobby Davenport, Crossville, TN; 10. Nate Hicks, Spring City, TN; 11. Jayden Woods, Spring City, TN; 12. Zaniel Rogge, Spring City, TN; 13. Bobby Smith, Dayton, TN.


FRONT-WHEEL-DRIVE – A Feature 15 Laps: 1. Nick Adams, Crossville, TN; 2. Dusty Branstetter, Crossville, TN; 3. Cody Rector, Crossville, TN; 4. Tyler Walton, Crossville, TN; 5. Larry Patterson, Chattanooga, TN; 6. Bo Millsaps, Decatur, TN; 7. Carter Jolley, Spring City, TN; 8. James Troupe, Decatur, TN; 9. Jacob Clayton, Dayton, TN; 10. Zachery Roderick, Athens, TN; 11. Nate Ingham, Athens, TN; 12. Josh Scealf, Decatur, TN; 13. Nathan Adams, Crossville, TN; 14. Samuel King, Decatur, TN; 15. Nathaniel Brown, Deer Lodge, TN; 16. Rick Kilburn, Crossville, TN. B Feature 15 Laps: Postponed by rain and rescheduled for October 16.


B-HOBBY – 15 Laps: Postponed by rain and rescheduled for October 16.


POWDER PUFF RACES – 10 Laps: Postponed by rain and rescheduled for October 16.


PHOTO CUTLINE: Matt Shannon of Delano, TN won the 4th Annual Brian Hooks Memorial Race for the Sportsman Division Saturday night at Mountain View Raceway in Spring City, TN. Shannon drew the pole position and led all 20 laps to pocket the $1,357 top prize driving the #15 MSR Capital Race Car. (Mountain View Raceway Media Photo by Young Gunz Photography)

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