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July 23, 2016) Chris Ferguson of Mt. Holly, N.C. took the lead away from Brent Dixon and Dennis Franklin to lead the remaining 18 laps en route to his first-career Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series victory Saturday Night at Screven Motor Speedway during the Annual Rebel Yell event.Ferguson drove the Champion Spark Plugs-sponsored, Clements Racing Engine-powered Rocket Chassis to the $5,300 payday. Ferguson became the fifth different winner in five races so far on the tour
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Official Summary of Results
Feature Results of Round 5 at Screven Motor Speedway, Sylvania, Ga. on July 23, 2016:
1. Chris Ferguson-Mt. Holly, N.C.
2. Brent Dixon-Elberton, Ga.
3. Dennis Franklin-Gaffney, S.C.
4. Casey Roberts-Toccoa, Ga.
5. Donald Bradsher-Burlington, N.C.
6. Ivedent Lloyd Jr.-Ocala, Fla.
7. Devin Gilpin-Columbus, Ind.
8. Ricky Weiss-Headingly, Manitoba, Canada
9. Kenny Collins-Colbert, Ga.
10. Shanon Buckingham-Morristown, Tenn.
11. Mark Whitener-Middleburg, Fla.
12. Donald McIntosh-Dawsonville, Ga.
13. Chris Brown-Spring, Texas
14. Austin Horton-Whitesburg, Ga.
15. Jordy Nipper-Gray, Ga.
16. Blake Spencer-St. Augustine, Fla.
17. Kelly Guy-Thomson, Ga.
18. Vic Hill-Mosheim, Tenn.
19. Gavin Landers-Batesville, Ark.
20. Stacy Boles-Clinton, Tenn.
21. Jim Rogers-Statesboro, Ga.
22. Russell Brown Jr.-Valdosta, Ga.
Time of Race: 23 minutes, 14 seconds
Margin of Victory: 01.681 seconds
Yellow Flags: Four (laps 9, 11, 33, 34)
Red Flags: None
Lap Leaders: Gilpin (1-10), Franklin (11-30), Dixon (31-34), Ferguson (35-53)
FK Rod Ends Overall Fast Time: Brent Dixon-14.521 seconds
The Joie of Seating Winner Award: Chris Ferguson
Capital Race Cars Highest Finisher: Stacy Boles
Collins Signs 10th Place Award: Shanon Buckingham
Keyser Manufacturing 11th Place Award: Mark Whitener
Highest Finishing CT525 Engine ($200): None
Highest Finishing Steel Head/SPEC Engine ($200): Mark Whitener
Racecar Engineering Hard Luck Award ($50 certificate): Robby Moses
Provisional Starters: Chris Brown, Stacy Boles
Heat-1 Finish: Kenny Collins, Shanon Buckingham, Jordy Nipper, Kelly Guy, Blake Spencer, Scott Shirey, Robby Moses, Stacy Boles.
Heat-2 Finish: Russell Brown Jr., Donald McIntosh, Vic Hill, Gavin Landers, Jim Rogers, Jason Croft, Chris Brown (DNS), Douglas Davis (DNS).
Current Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series Points (after Round 5):
1. Devin Gilpin-837
2. Shanon Buckingham-827 ®
3. Chris Brown-819
4. Ricky Weiss-809
5. Vic Hill-789
6. Donald McIntosh-787
7. Stacy Boles-771
8. Gavin Landers-735 ®
9. Robby Moses-668 ®
10. Craig Vosbergen-611