Thursday Thunder Rolls On At AMS
HAMPTON, Ga. – Fan favorites in addition to a first-time winner made their way to victory lane on Thursday during week three of Thursday Thunder at Atlanta Motor Speedway as fans were treated to exciting Legends and Bandolero racing on the quarter-mile “Thunder Ring.”
Alton Clark led the Outlaws feature to the green flag. Joshua Hicks and Jensen Jorgensen quickly claimed the top two spots, with Jorgensen claiming the lead position. The caution flag was displayed on the fourth lap, and Jorgensen retained the lead before Hicks took the lead on the 10th lap. A caution flag with a lap remaining in the feature set up a green-white-checkered finish. Hicks held on for his first win of the season.
The Fun Junction Young Lions feature began with William Byron on the pole position. He paced the field for the first nine laps before a spin by Alex Coffey brought out the caution flag. Byron held on to the lead following the restart as Payton Ryan hotly pursued him. Byron held on for his first Thursday Thunder victory. Four different drivers have won feature races in the Fun Junction Young Lions division this season.
William Plemons III paced the combined Pro and Masters feature as it began. Plemons led flag-to-flag for his fourth win in as many races. Scott Moseley finished third and was the top Masters finisher, holding off Ed Clark for the position.