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Jeff Fultz scores fourth NASCAR Elite Division Kodak Southeast Series Victory of 2003 with win at Myrtle Beach Speedway. MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (August 162003) - Jeff Fultz showed what champions are made of Saturday night at Myrtle Beach Speedway...

Jeff Fultz scores fourth NASCAR Elite Division Kodak Southeast Series Victory of 2003 with win at Myrtle Beach Speedway.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (August 162003) - Jeff Fultz showed what champions are made of Saturday night at Myrtle Beach Speedway when he took C & C Boiler/Cleaver Brooks Chevrolet to victory lane in what many would call the most awesome driving exhibition ever seen on the NASCAR Elite Division Kodak Southeast Series. Fultz was leading the race on the restart of the first caution when his car suddenly dropped off the pace.

Fultz lost three laps due to transmission linkage problems. When he returned he was on a mission to make up those laps which he did over the next 49 circuits using the next three restarts to his advantage by starting at the front on the inside row. Fultz was running sixth on lap 116 with his sights on race leader Tim Sauter. He was running second on lap 127 and looking for one more caution period which came four laps later. Fultz made the pass on Sauter's Ford on lap 139 as the two cars crossed the start-finish strip then holding off Sauter for the remaining laps. Finishing behind these two were Jason Hogan with a stong run, Victory Circle Chassis Rookie-of-the-Year points leader John Wilkinson and Randy Gentry.

The field was set per the NASCAR Rule Book due to inclement weather wiping out qualifying. Sauter earned the PowerAde "Power Move Of The Race Award by improving 19 positions. Bradberry holds a 52 point edge on Fultz in their battle for the 2003 championship.

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Tim Sauter , Jeff Fultz , John Wilkins