The 604 Crate Late Model class hit the track for the second time during the Leftover weekend at 411 Motor Speedway on Saturday. And for the second night in a row, it was Mack McCarter who claimed the win in the division. The Gatlinburg, TN driver earned $1,500 for the victory.
Mack McCarter was quickest in qualifying with a lap of 15.260 seconds around the 3/8 mile clay oval. That time bested the efforts of Josh Henry, Eli Beets, Jed Emert, Jason Cardwell, Brandon Williams, Bradley Lewelling, Kenny Kizzar, Tanner Collins, Michael Bland, Brian Smith and Zach Sise.
The top-12 from qualifying were locked into the feature.
Greg Martin won the first heat race of the day by beating out Tyler Hoy, Dalton Brown and Zach Shannon.
Shannon Emery was victorious in the second preliminary ahead of Sam Bryant, Christian Hanger and Connor Meade.
Terry Poore took the third and final heat over Jeff Watson, Adam Ahl and Addison Cardwell.
At the start of the 30-lap feature, McCarter went to the early lead with Henry, Beets, Cardwell and Williams in his tire tracks. Cardwell moved around Beets to claim third on the second lap.
A caution for debris on the track slowed the action on lap 5 but it did not stall McCarter’s domination as he immediately charged back to the lead when the green flag waved again. By the seventh lap, the top-5 of McCarter, Henry, Cardwell, Beets and Williams began separating themselves from the rest of the pack.
Williams and Collins then began to do battle for the fifth position on lap 10 with Collins eventually taking the spot on lap 13 just before a yellow flag waved when Williams slowed on the track.
Just after the restart, Sise moved around Collins to enter the top-5.
A lap 19 battle between Henry and Cardwell resulted in those two drivers exchanging positions multiple times. But in the end, it was McCarter who would cruise under the checkered flag to earn the win.
Feature Finish: 1. Mack McCarter, 2. Josh Henry, 3. Jason Cardwell, 4. Eli Beets, 5. Zach Sise, 6. Michael Bland, 7. Christian Hanger, 8. Brian Smith, 9. Bradley Lewelling, 10. Connor Meade, 11. Kenny Kizzar, 12. Chase Carey, 13. Jeff Watson, 14. Adam Ahl, 15. Terry Poore, 16. Tyler Hoy, 17. Addison Cardwell, 18. Dalton Brown, 19. Sam Bryant, 20. Shannon Emery, 21. Greg Martin, 22. Tanner Collins, 23. Brandon Williams, 24. Zach Shannon
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