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Justin Wakefield scores 3rd place finish on the NASCAR Autozone Elite Division, Southeast Series (Woodstock, GA) Starting from the back of the 23 car field, Gang Run Direct sponsored driver, Justin Wakefield produced a 3rd place finish ...

Justin Wakefield scores 3rd place finish on the NASCAR Autozone Elite Division, Southeast Series

(Woodstock, GA) Starting from the back of the 23 car field, Gang Run Direct sponsored driver, Justin Wakefield produced a 3rd place finish at Lanier National Speedway on July 2nd for the NASCAR Autozone Elite Division, Southeast Series Firecracker 150 presented by Great Clips.

Justin's 3rd place finish is his first top-5 of the season and his second career top-5 on the NASCAR Autozone Elite Division, Southeast Series.

"We definitely had a challenge ahead of us before the race even started," says Justin. "But, we kept on working and everything came together, and the car handled real well. We needed this 3rd place finish, and it shows that our team is capability of running up front every race. We just needed some luck on our side"

Justin is currently 14th in the NASCAR Autozone Elite Division, Southeast Series championship point standing, 277 points behind the leader and 57 points out of the top-10.

"We are not even looking at the points right now," commented Wakefield. "We are just going to keep doing what we were doing, working hard, and put our Gang Run Direct Ford in contention for the rest of the season," concluded Justin.

Wakefield and the Gang Run Direct team will be back in NASCAR Autozone Elite Divison, Southeast Series competition this Wednesday, July 7 at Caraway Speedway in Asheboro, NC. This will be Justin's first time to Caraway Speedway.

The Gang Run Direct team has 1 top-5 and 2 top-10 finishes in seven starts thus far this season.

Carswell Motorsports racing efforts on the NASCAR Autozone Elite Division, Southeast is sponsored by Gang Run Direct with product support from Exide Batteries.

For more information, please visit, www.gangrundirect.com and www.nascarregionalracing.com/southeastseries/

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