Peacock Strutts His Stuff At East Bay
GIBSONTON, Fla. – It was a night of action at East Bay Raceway Park Saturday night. Late Models, Limited Late Models, Outlaw Fours, V8 Warriors and the Motorstats.com 4 Cylinder Bombers were all in action.
The first feature of the night belonged to the Outlaw Fours. Winning their heats were Zach Amundsen and Dorsey Strickland and also made up the front row for the 15 lap feature event. When the green waved it was Strickland leading the way until lap five when Stephen Hohlbaugh took over the lead.
The first caution came out on lap six when Brittany Yates and Megan Meyer tangled in turn four. When the green waved once again it was two laps later when Zach Amundsen spun in turn two after running in the second position. Green waved and it was still Hohlbaugh in first with Dorsey Strickland right behind him.
It was on lap 12 when J.R. Baker hitting the front stretch wall while battling with Nick Hebrank for the third position coming out of turn four. When the checkered waved it was Hohlbaugh picking up his second win of the season with Jesse James Foster, Zach Amundsen, Nick Hebrank and Brittany Yates rounding out the top five.
Next up were the Limited Late Models. Winning their heats were Shane Koperda and Tim Powers. Scotty Williams and rookie Todd Ford made up the front row for the feature event. Crouse would go by the two on the first lap to lead lap one. The first caution would come out for Kyle Worden spinning in turn two.
Several more cautions came out before the race got some laps in. Crouse was still leading with Powers still trailing him until another caution came out on lap eight as Worden spun once again in the bottom of turn four with the leaders nearly collecting him.
When the checkered waved it was Crouse picking up his second win of the year with Tim Powers, Dale Pope, Forrest Gough and Waylon Haynes rounding out the top five.
It was Late Models up next for their 25 lap feature event. Winning their heats were Josh Peacock and Dean Varnadore who also made up the front row for the feature. When the green waved it was Peacock taking the top spot until turn three when Phillip Cobb got into the back of Varnadore causing a big pile up before the first lap would be scored.