Friday, Sept. 10, 2004
Race season ends at Senoia Speedway
In the Georgia Asphalt Series (GAS) 200-lap event, Bubba Pollard jumped out to an early lead and clearly had the machine to beat. Pollard was followed in the early laps by Augie Gill, Scotty Ellis and Roger Delp.
By lap 10, Ellis had advanced into the second place position followed by Delp moving up to take over the third place position. As the machines recorded lap 20, Pollard had a commanding lead over second place Elliott.
By lap 70, Fredrick Moore had advanced into the fourth place position having to nurse his machine after sustaining front end damage in an earlier incident.
On lap 100, the yellow flag was brought out for the machines to enter the pits. David Elliott was the first to leave the pits and became the new race leader, followed by: Fredrick Moore, Scotty Ellis and Bobby East.
Moores day was cut short when on lap 114 of the event his machine experienced mechanical problems from an earlier incident and the multi-time GAS winner was forced to withdrawn from the event.
On lap 130 Bobby East took over as the race leader with Ronnie Sanders advancing into the fourth place position.
By lap 136, Sanders had advanced into the second place position and would continue to run a consistent race and would go on to take the win.
Note: There were six cautions in the event.
In the Legend Cars 35-lap feature, Casey Tate returned to the speedway after a hard crash in last week's event to take the win.
Bubba Harry jumped out front early in the event, followed by Virgil Brown, Tate and Aaron Brooks. Beau Slocumb, after starting in the back of the field, made an impressive charge to the front; and by lap 10, occupied the second place position.
On lap 31 of the event, a multi-car incident occurred in turn-two which sent cars spinning in all directions on the speedway.
Casey Tate took over the lead on the restart of lap 31 and never looked back to take the win while driving a machine owned by fellow driver Virgil Brown who stepped up to assist Tate after his machine sustained heavy damage in the incident last week.
In the Bandolero 25-lap feature, Bre Sharp led the event from flag-to flag to take the win.Ê When the green flag waved, Sharp jumped out front, followed by: Jason Magagna, Taylor Hull and Tina Johnson.Ê
By lap 20, Johnson had advanced into the second place position and began to close in on Sharp. Sharp however continued to run a consistant line around the speedway and went on to take the win.
In the Aarons 35-lap feature, Tim Hansard led the first lap of the event with Trent Mayo taking over the lead on the second lap.
By lap six, Terry Mathis slipped past Mayo to take over the lead, with Jonathan Chandler taking over the second place position.
As the event entered into the final five laps, Kyle Mitchell made an impressive charge to the front from the fourth place position to take second place honors as Mathis took the win.
In the Sportsman 50-lap event, Trey White jumped out to an early lead, followed by: Andy Cash, Jared Dickey and J.L. Tullis.
On lap 12, Cash would take over the lead, followed by: Tullis, Terry and White.
By lap 20, Tullis became the new race leader, followed by: Terry, Cash and White.
On lap 44, Tullis was involved in an incident in turn-four which sent his leading machine hard into the outside retaining wall. Tullis was uninjured in the incident.Ê
With Tullis out of competition, Terry became the new race leader and would go on to take the win.
In the Larrys New & Used Tires Modified Street 35-lap event, Gary Lively jumped out to an early lead, followed by: Larry Pierce, Sr., George Pierce, Jr., and Richard Blume.
On lap five, Pierce, Sr., would take over the top spot and continue to show the way the remaining laps to take the win.
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