Maddox Claims First East Bay Sprint Win
GIBSONTON, Fla. — A.J. Maddox passed Jimmy Ballew on the final lap to win the sprint car feature on opening night at East Bay Raceway Park Saturday.
Maddox had shadowed Ballew most of the race on the one-third-mile dirt track before making his winning move heading to the checkered flag and taking the first victory of his career.
Ballew finished second ahead of Billy Boyd Jr., Stephen Darvalics and Kerry Gilbert.
Eric Moon won the street stock race and Roger Crouse topped the late model feature to extend his streak, having now one at least one race at East Bay for 28 consecutive seasons.
Don R. Quinn got his first victory in the four-cylinder bomber class.BREAKING NEWS: SPEED SPORT is back in print with a new monthly format! Subscribe for just $24.95. Special offer for former subscribers.