51's Weekend Update
Who Has Been Winning This Weekend
Compiled From various Series and Track PR Reports
Updated - Monday, 3-23-09, 8:15am

Late Models - Brad May won the Late Model feature at New Smyrna Speedway (FL) on Saturday night over Kevin Henry, Amanda Tonchuk, Alexis Fenton and Michael Seay.

Tank Tucker won the Modified feature at New Smryna over Kevyn Terry and Mark Vandevender.

Late Model Stock Cars - Brad Brinkley won the 200-lap season opener for the Late Model Stock Cars at Caraway Speedway (NC) that had been postponed by rain for one week.

Late Model Stock Cars - Jesse LeFevers won Saturday night's Late Model Stock Car feature at Hickory Motor Speedway over Andy Mercer, Dexter Canipe Jr., Grant Wimbish and James Goff.

Late Models / Modifieds - Jake Haddox (Modifieds) and Darin Patrick (Late Models) led the list of winners at Monroe Motor Speedway (LA) this weekend.

NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour - Ted Christopher made the trip down south worthwhile Saturday night at Concord Speedway. Christopher passed Burt Myers on the opening lap and led wire-to-wire to win the Capital Bank 150 in the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour season opener.

Chistopher, the defending NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour National Champion, won his third career NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour race and the first Tour event held at the half-mile, tri-oval. Christopher's other two NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour wins came in the 2005 and 2006 season openers.

Rowan Pennink followed in second. George Brunnhoelzl III came through the field to finish third after starting last because of engine problems. Myers, who won his series record 18th Coors Light Pole Award earlier in the day, finished fourth and Erick Rudolph completed the top five.

PASS Late Model Truck Series - Hal Goodson won the first ever PASS Late Model Truck feature, held Saturday at Dillon Motor Speedway (SC).

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PASS South Super Late Models - Ben Rowe dominated the PASS South season opener at Dillon Motor Speedway over Justin Wakefield and Ryan Blaney.  Speed51.com was on hand to bring you lap by lap coverage of the South Carolina Clash with our Trackside Now feature.

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Pro Late Models - Pensacola's Johanna Long established a new track record in the Pro Late Model division racing at Mobile International Speedway Saturday Night.  Long toured the half-mile track located in Irvington, AL, in 17.372 seconds eclipsing the old mark of 17.427 set August 30, 2008 by Steven Davis

Long capped off the evening taking the checkered flag in a special 35 lap feature race for the Pro Late Models.  She battled Davis for most of the race as they exchanged the lead a couple of times.

1) Long  2) Davis   3) David Jones  4) Donald Crocker  5) Josh Bragg 

Pro Late Models - Brandon Odom got off to a fast start to begin the season at Five Flags Speedway (FL).  Driving for Royce Johnson Motorsports, Odom set fast time for the Pro Late Models at 16.99 - bettering the old record of 17.23 seconds.  With the new invert rule, he started 10th in the featute and took over the lead on lap 20.  He then held on to win on opening day.

Southern Pro Late Model Series - Russell Fleeman won the historic first-ever Southern Pro Late Model Series race at New Senoia Speedway (GA) over Ralph Carnes and Bubba Pollard.

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Super Late Models - Jeremy Colangelo won Friday night's Orange Blossom 100 at Orlando Speedworld.

1)  Colangelo  2) Daniel Webster  3) Jason Vail  4) Corey Freed  5) Rich Clouser 

UARA-Stars - Matt McCall wrestled with Jake Crum at Saturday's UARA season opener at Bristol Motor Speedway. McCall was running second late in the race when Crum collided with a lapped car and hit the wall. After that, it was smooth sailing for McCall to record his sixth victory in UARA competition.

1) McCall  2) Jamey Caudill  3) Richard Boswell, III  4) Clay Rogers  5) Wade Day