Danny Bohn from Rockwell, NC outdueled Scott Rigney to claim an abbreviate
American Speed Association (ASA) Southern Modified Race Tour (SMRT) win at
Dillon Motor Speedway in Dillon, SC last night.
Bohn and Rigney battled early in the race that was shortened to 75
laps. Bohn led wire to wire but was challenged after each of the first two
caution periods. A third restart with 10 laps remaining saw the two leaders
bang together sending Rigney into the marbles on the restart handing Bohn a
comfortable lead and forcing Rigney into playing defense against fast
closing cars of Darrell Krentz and Jay Foley.
Rigney held on to finish second and take over the points lead in
the series. Krentz finished third with Foley and Greg Butcher rounding out
the short field.
Krentz claimed the Carolina Carports Racing “Man of Steel” award
with his finish and Butcher earned the Pro Fabrication award with his fifth
Economic conditions have forced cancellation of the next two events
at Lonesome Pine Raceway and Tri-County Motor Speedway for the series. “We
have decided to get our “house-in-order” and concentrate on doing the
remaining events on the SMRT schedule successfully. I want to apologize to
the fans at Dillon for this event. When we return to DMS in October, there
will be some special promotions and a full field of Modifieds for the fans
in the area who attended the race last night to enjoy. I also want to thank
the drivers who made the effort to support the series”, said SMRT director,
Johnny Johnson and James Rogers claimed wins in the East Coast
Flathead Ford Racing Association feature for “vintage” flathead Ford race
cars. Kenneth Tuttle finished third overall with Ronda McKnight in fourth.
Results for the regular Dillon Motor Speedway Super Truck and Street Stock
events can be found on the DMS web-site at
The next event on the ASA / SMRT schedule is Motor Mile Speedway in
Radford, Virginia on Friday August 21st.
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