Allison Legacy Series Martinsville post race report

Jay Godley in the ...

Jay Godley in the #25 Godley Auction Company/Frankie's Fun Park Monte Carlo from Charlotte, North Carolina took the lead at the drop of the green flag from the pole and led every lap to win the Anderson Tractor/John Deere Challenge 30. Defending race champion, Mike Smith from Akron, Ohio in the #26 T-Bird came from his sixth starting spot to finish second. Danny Keaton in the #car finished third and Chris Herndon in the #44 Holts Floor Service machine was fourth. Florida's Brad May in the #33 MRD Motorsports ride fell to a fifth place finish after starting on the outside pole.

The 30 lap race for the Intermedia Allison Legacy cars was hindered with ten cautions after the forty car field took the green flag. Racing action was tight from second place on back as Randleman, North Carolina's Mark Howard #7 battled side by side with Sam Yarbrough in the #27 car until contact took both cars out of contention.

National Rookie Points Leader Dowd Fox in the #22 Computer Ease Racing mount was the highest finishing Rookie coming home in the ninth spot. Hard Charger of the race, moving up 17 positions was Ed Rodgers from Athens, Michigan.

The Touring Series moves on to Cordele Speedway in Georgia for a National Event on October 14, 2000. December 2, 2000 will see the Allison Legacy Cars returning to Martinsville Speedway for a 30 lap charity race.

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Series Stock car
Drivers Jay Godley , Mike Smit