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Pollard led a race high 58 of the 100 laps said his car just wasn’t quite good enough for the victory.
“The car was getting tight toward the end,” he said. “We had a good run.”
Deuser starting on the pole position following the four-car restart from qualifying, led the first nine laps before Pollard went to the outside on the back straight to claim the lead.
The race was slowed six times by caution flags and there were two lead changes among three different drivers.
Thirteen-year-old Chris Hacker scored his first career victory when he awarded the PPG 75 presented by Motion Motors and Norrick Petroleum for the McGunegill Engine Performance Late Models and CRA Sportsman divisions. Eddie Van Meter crossed the finish line in first position but failed post-race technical inspection.
The first 13 laps of the race were tough on drivers running in the second position, With K.C. Spillers in the lead the first second place driver to have a problem was Jacob Garrugus who spun on the ninth lap in turn one.
Then it was second place running J.H. Haley who spun in turn three on lap 12 after contact from Eddie VanMeter.
The third driver to have back luck while running second was Eddie VanMeter, who spun in turn two on the lap 13 restart collecting the cars of fast qualifier Trey Craig and Jason Atkinson.
VanMeter worked his way back through the field moving into the second spot on lap 54 with an outside pass of Chris Hacker on the front straight.
After bumping Spillers several times entering turn three, VanMeter claimed the top spot on lap 58.
Following VanMeter to the checkers was Hacker, Spillers, Mark Lambert and Haley. After VanMeter’s disqualification the adjusted top five was Hacker, Spillers, Mark Lambert, Haley and Josh Cave.