Dale Wins Southern Nationals Show at Rome Speedway

July 24th, 2016 - On Friday night Team Dillon Racing headed to Swainsboro Raceway (Swainsboro, Georgia) with Ahnna Parkhurst competing in the Crate Late Model division. Posting the 6th fastest time in a field of twenty-seven cars, Ahnna earned a 3rd row starting spot for the feature. After running in 6th for the majority of the race, Parkhurst got caught behind a wreck bringing an early end to her night.

After the crew thrashed to get the car in shape to race, Parkhurst traveled to Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Georgia) on Saturday night. Following the 6th fastest time in qualifying, Ahnna lost three spots in the feature registering a 9th place outing.

Wrapping up the weekend, Team Dillon Racing stopped at Rome Speedway (Rome, Georgia) with both Dale McDowell and Ahnna Parkhurst competing in the Super and Crate Late Model divisions. Starting the night off with the fastest time in a field of twenty-seven cars, Dale earned the pole position starting spot for the Schaeffer Oil Southern National Series A-Main. Leading all 53-laps, McDowell registered his third straight win and fifth overall with Frank Ingram, Casey Roberts, Vic Hill, and Donald McIntosh rounding out the top five. Dale pocketed a $5,300 payday for his dominate 53-lap victory.

After recording the 5th fastest time in qualifying, Parkhurst fell back to a 11th place outing in the feature event.

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