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PHOTO GALLERY: Finchum gets by VanDyke late for third Kingsport Speedway NASCAR victory

June 14th, 2014 1:02 pm by Staff Report

PHOTO GALLERY: Finchum gets by VanDyke late for third Kingsport Speedway NASCAR victory

Chad Finchum

KINGSPORT - Chad Finchum of Knoxville, roared into the lead off a lap 45 restart and once out front never looked back en route to conquering "The Concrete Jungle" for his third Wallace Kia Late Model Stock victory of the season.

Finchum set fast qualifying time at 15.254 seconds, but following the roll of the dice the top five from qualifying were inverted for start of the 60-lap main event.
Kres VanDyke, winner of three features this season and currently leading the Late Model Stock points chase, led the 19-car field to the green flag from the pole position, with Ronnie McCarty starting from outside of the front row.

With 15 laps to go VanDyke and Finchum raced door-to-door down the front straightaway into the first turn, with Finchum taking the lead racing off turn two. 

Finchum's margin of victory over VanDyke was 0.833 seconds, with Shell, Tissot and Kyle Barnes rounding out the top five. Finchum entered the night's racing fourth in points, but will move past both

Completing the top 10 finishers were Bruce Blessing, Bohanon, Justin Fontaine, Joey Trent and Phil Harris.



KINGSPORT SPEEDWAY -- FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014

NASCAR WHELEN ALL-AMERICAN SERIES LATE MODEL STOCK (60 laps)
Showing Finish Position, Starting Position In Parentheses, Driver Name, Car Number, Hometown, Laps Completed In Parentheses
1. (5) Chad Finchum #19-Knoxville, TN (60)
2. (1) Kres VanDyke #15-Claypool Hill, VA (60)
3. (4) Zeke Shell #97-Johnson City, TN (60)
4. (17) Lee Tissot #27-Asheville, NC (60)
5. (7) Kyle Barnes #15-Draper, VA (60)
6. (13) Mardy Roberts #55-Gate City, VA (60)
7. (12) Greg Bohanon Jr. #17-Leicester, NC (60)
8. (8) Justin Fontaine #60-Fletcher, NC (60)
9. (10) Joey Trent #26-Gray, TN (59)
10. (14) Phil Harris #55-Johnson City, TN (59)
11. (15) Rick Pannell #33-Kingsport, TN (58)
12. (16) Luke Fox #94-Weaverville, NC (53)
13. (6) Zack Walton #1-Blountville, TN (52)
14. (3) Ryan Stiltner #22-Grundy, VA (45)
15. (2) Ronnie McCarty #5-Kingsport, TN (45)
16. (9) Tyler Goodwin #64-Kingsport, TN (45)
17. (11) Wayne Hale #19-Bluff City, TN (13)
18. (18) Keith Stiltner #22-Grundy, VA (3)
19. (19) Austin Peters #9-Kingsport, TN (2)

STREET STOCK (20 laps)

1) Nick Cole #63; 2) Roby Austin #25; 3) Royce Peters #48; 4) Chris Tunnell #6; 5) Jared Broadbent #74; 6) Sam P. Hurd #11; 7) Danny Casteel #41 -- Did Not Start: Alan Rich #03

PURE 4 (20 laps)

1) Keith Helton #74; 2) John Ketron #27; 3) Billy Ketron #26; 4) Jason Ketron #28; 5) Chris Neeley #94; 6) David Trent #57; 7) Billy Byington #01; 8) B.C. Penley #44; 9) Tim Abelseth #66; 10) Matthew Ford #97; 11) Todd Cross #41; 12) Richard Quillen #14; 13) Kenneth Street #2; 14) Bobby Buckles #04; 15) Brandon Sutherland #22; 16) Kenny Absher #11; 17) Jon Pittman #00

MOD 4 (20 laps)

1) Kirby Gobble #88; 2) Rocky Yates #3; 3) Billy Duty #45; 4) Dennis Arnold #7; 5) Chris Amburgey #7; 6) Hershel Robinette #9; 7) Luke Fox #94; 8) Jessie Amburgey #17; 9) Mike Brooks #77; 10) Zack Walton #2

ROOKIE PURE 4 (15 laps)

1) Craig Phelps #00; 2) Michael Jeter #53; 3) James Deese #25; 4) William Hale #47; 5) Rusty Clendenin #01; 6) Andrew Hill #97; 7) Larry Stapleton #14; 8) Tammy Cross #41; 9) Larry Bowens #18

LEGEND (12 laps)

1) Trey Lane #28; 2) Derek Lane #19; 3) Jerry Lane #9; 4) Hayden Ottinger #94; 5) Hannah Ottinger #97

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