Devin Moran came to Volusia Speedway Park for the Sunshine Nationals with a new ride with Double Down Motorsports and for the second night in a row he made the trip to victory lane. The No. 99 car had to hold back a late charging Tim McCreadie on Friday night to score another World of Outlaws CASE Construction Late Model Series triumph.
The Longhorn Chassis driver from Dresden, Ohio earned $8,000 for his efforts on the half-mile clay oval located in Barberville, Florida in a race shown live by DirtVision.com.
A total of 48 cars were signed in for competition
Group A Results- 1. Chris Madden(15.812), 2. Max Blair, 3. Brian Shirley, 4. Tim McCreadie, 5. Dennis Erb Jr., 6. Nick Hoffman, 7. Daulton Wilson, 8. Brandon Sheppard, 9. Brent Larson, 10. Johnny Scott
Group B Results- 1. Tyler Bruening(15.813), 2. Bobby Pierce, 3. Devin Moran, 4. Ricky Thornton Jr., 5. Tanner English, 6. Garrett Smith, 7. Will Roland, 8. Kyle Strickler, 9. Kyle Bronson, 10. Jimmy Owens
Heat 1 Results: 1. Chris Madden, 2. Tim McCreadie, 3. Johnny Scott
Heat 2 Results: 1. Max Blair, 2. Dennis Erb Jr., 3. Brandon Sheppard
Heat 3 Results: 1. Nick Hoffman, 2. Brian Shirley, 3. Brent Larson
Heat 4 Results: 1. Ricky Thornton Jr., 2. Tyler Bruening, 3. Gordy Gundaker
Heat 5 Results: 1. Kyle Strickler, 2. Mark Whitener, 3. Chase Junghans
Heat 6 Results: 1. Devin Moran, 2. Garrett Smith, 3. Kyle Bronson
Last Chance Showdown 1 Finish: 1. Daulton Wilson, 2. Shane Clanton
Last Chance Showdown 2 Finish: 1. Ryan Gustin, 2. Frank Heckenast Jr.
Last Chance Showdown 3 Finish: 1. Tanner English, 2. Boom Briggs
WoO Late Models Redraw Results: 1. Ricky Thornton Jr., 2. Nick Hoffman, 3. Devin Moran, 4. Kyle Strickler, 5. Chris Madden, 6. Max Blair
Feature Re-cap: At the start of the 25-lap feature it was Thornton who grabbed the early lead with Hoffman, Strickler, Moran and Madden trailing. Hoffman used the high line around the track on the second circuit to take the top spot away from Thornton.
Moran got by Strickler for third on lap 3 then he got by Thornton for second three laps later. A lap 7 caution slowed the pace.
Moran used the lap 7 restart to his advantage to take the lead but a caution on lap 8 for a spin by Owens again halted the action. At the time, Moran led Hoffman, Thornton, Strickler and Blair.
Blair, Madden and McCreadie passed Strickler on the restart to move into fifth, sixth and seventh respectively. Madden and McCreadie both slipped by Blair on lap 13 for fourth and fifth. Moran began to pull away from his pursuers as the clicked off.
Thornton took the runner-up position from Hoffman on lap 20 then McCreadie also passed Hoffman one lap later. McCreadie then moved to second with one lap remaining.
But in the end, it would be Moran who would hold back a late charge from McCreadie to earn his second consecutive victory at Volusia,
Feature Results: 1. Devin Moran, 2. Tim McCreadie, 3. Ricky Thornton Jr., 4. Nick Hoffman, 5. Chris Madden, 6. Brian Shirley, 7. Brandon Sheppard, 8. Kyle Bronson, 9. Ryan Gustin, 10. Kyle Strickler, 11. Dennis Erb Jr., 12. Tyler Bruening, 13. Max Blair, 14. Gordy Gundaker, 15. Johnny Scott, 16. Tanner English, 17. Bobby Pierce, 18. Chase Junghans, 19. Shane Clanton, 20. Payton Freeman, 21. Cade Dillard, 22. Boom Briggs, 23. Frank Heckenast Jr., 24. Brent Larson, 25. Daulton Wilson, 26. Jimmy Owens, 27. Mark Whitener, 28. Garrett Smith
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