EPJ Wins Thriller; Madden Earns First Eldora Victory

ROSSBURG, OH – Earl Pearson Jr’s winning pass in the late stages of Twin 25 Feature #1 was one of 17 position changes for the lead throughout the 25-lap race. Chris Madden had little pressure in the second Twin 25 as he cruised to his first ever Eldora victory.

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LATE MODELS – Qualifying
1. 7R-Kent Robinson, 15.265; 2. 20-Jimmy Owens, 15.432; 3. 1P-Earl Pearson Jr., 15.475; 4. 5N-Dustin Nobbe, 15.493; 5. 40B-Kyle Bronson, 15.528; 6. 157-Mike Marlar, 15.533; 7. 18B-Shannon Babb, 15.548; 8. 44-Chris Madden, 15.552; 9. 49-Jonathan Davenport, 15.570; 10. 28M-Jimmy Mars, 15.595; 11. 12-Jason Jameson, 15.602; 12. 71-Hudson O’Neal, 15.613; 13. OK-Freddie Carpenter, 15.615; 14. 1G-Devin Gilpin, 15.625; 15. 4G-Kody Evans, 15.642; 16. 18X-Michael Page, 15.651; 17. 17M-Dale McDowell, 15.652; 18. 1R-Josh Richards, 15.664; 19. 39-Tim McCreadie, 15.676; 20. 25C-Shane Clanton, 15.690; 21. 25-Jason Feger, 15.736; 22. 32P-Bobby Pierce, 15.737; 23. 99jr-Frank Heckenast jr, 15.747; 24. 18J-Chase Junghans, 15.761; 25. 5-Don O’Neal, 15.769; 26. 7-Ricky Weiss, 15.777; 27. 15H-Jon Henry, 15.780; 28. 111-Steven Roberts, 15.804; 29. 1GK-Ryan King, 15.818; 30. 1L-Jared Landers, 15.823; 31. 28-Dennis Jr Erb, 15.827; 32. 22S-Gregg Satterlee, 15.830; 33. 84-Austin Smith, 15.840; 34. B1-Brent Larson, 15.855; 35. 33M-Tim Manville, 15.859; 36. C9-Steve Casebolt, 15.861; 37. 56-Jonathan Rowan, 15.861; 38. 76-Andy Haus, 15.863; 39. 77B-Adam Bowman, 15.870; 40. 1V-Vic Hill, 15.906; 41. 32S-Chris Simpson, 15.914; 42. 1S-Brandon Sheppard, 15.926; 43. 81-Aaron Ridley, 15.928; 44. 71R-Rod Conley, 15.963; 45. 21-Billy Moyer, 15.980; 46. 9-Devin Moran, 15.995; 47. 21JR-Billy Jr. Moyer, 16.003; 48. 33-Jesse James Lay, 16.007; 49. 50-Shanon Buckingham, 16.010; 50. 3-Matt Miller, 16.034; 51. 51-Joey Moriarty, 16.036; 52. 6F-Ryan Fenech, 16.099; 53. 20C-Duane Chamberlain, 16.102; 54. 55-Jeep VanWormer, 16.119; 55. 2H-Nick Hoffman, 16.123; 56. 16B-Tyler Bruening, 16.166; 57. 173-Shad Badder, 16.170; 58. 14G-Joe Godsey, 16.171; 59. 1N-Casey Noonan, 16.195; 60. 4F-Alex Ferree, 16.196; 61. 31-Nick Latham, 16.244; 62. 6S-Blake Spencer, 16.346; 63. 97-Michael Chilton, 16.355; 64. 14-Darrell Lanigan, 16.401; 65. 8-Rob Anderzack, 16.510; 66. C8-Timmy Culp, 16.594; 67. 95J-Jerry Bowersock, 16.683; 68. 31AUS-Paul Stubber, 16.697; 69. 75F-Colton Flinner, 16.706; 70. 14R-Jeff Roth, 16.707; 71. 25Z-Mason Zeigler, 16.726; 72. 4B-Jackie Boggs, 16.969; 73. 5D-Bryant Dickinson, 17.509; 74. 4C-Ernie Cordier, 18.013; 75. 399-Ben Nicastri, 99.991; 76. 17E-Lance Elson, 99.992; 77. O-Scott Bloomquist, 99.993; 78. 116-Brandon Overton, 99.994

Heat #1 – (10)Laps – Top 5 Transfer
1. 5-Don O’Neal[1]; 2. 49-Jonathan Davenport[3]; 3. 50-Shanon Buckingham[7]; 4. 32S-Chris Simpson[6]; 5. 17M-Dale McDowell[2]; 6. 84-Austin Smith[5]; 7. 173-Shad Badder[8]; 8. 5D-Bryant Dickinson[10]; 9. 8-Rob Anderzack[9]; 10. 7R-Kent Robinson[4]

Heat #2 – (10)Laps – Top 5 Transfer
1. 7-Ricky Weiss[1]; 2. 1R-Josh Richards[2]; 3. B1-Brent Larson[5]; 4. 3-Matt Miller[7]; 5. 28M-Jimmy Mars[3]; 6. 20-Jimmy Owens[4]; 7. C8-Timmy Culp[9]; 8. 1S-Brandon Sheppard[6]; 9. 14G-Joe Godsey[8]; 10. 4C-Ernie Cordier[10]

Heat #3 – (10)Laps – Top 5 Transfer
1. 15H-Jon Henry[1]; 2. 1P-Earl Pearson Jr.[4]; 3. 12-Jason Jameson[3]; 4. 39-Tim McCreadie[2]; 5. 33M-Tim Manville[5]; 6. 51-Joey Moriarty[7]; 7. 81-Aaron Ridley[6]; 8. 95J-Jerry Bowersock[9]; 9. 1N-Casey Noonan[8]; 10. 399-Ben Nicastri[10]

Heat #4 – (10)Laps – Top 5 Transfer
1. 25C-Shane Clanton[2]; 2. 4F-Alex Ferree[8]; 3. 71-Hudson O’Neal[3]; 4. 6F-Ryan Fenech[7]; 5. 71R-Rod Conley[6]; 6. 5N-Dustin Nobbe[4]; 7. C9-Steve Casebolt[5]; 8. 111-Steven Roberts[1]; 9. 31AUS-Paul Stubber[9]; 10. 17E-Lance Elson[10]

Heat #5 – (10)Laps – Top 5 Transfer
1. 25-Jason Feger[2]; 2. 1GK-Ryan King[1]; 3. 40B-Kyle Bronson[4]; 4. 21-Billy Moyer[6]; 5. OK-Freddie Carpenter[3]; 6. 75F-Colton Flinner[9]; 7. 20C-Duane Chamberlain[7]; 8. 56-Jonathan Rowan[5]; 9. 31-Nick Latham[8]; 10. O-Scott Bloomquist[10]

Heat #6 – (10)Laps – Top 5 Transfer
1. 32P-Bobby Pierce[2]; 2. 1L-Jared Landers[1]; 3. 157-Mike Marlar[4]; 4. 1G-Devin Gilpin[3]; 5. 55-Jeep VanWormer[7]; 6. 9-Devin Moran[6]; 7. 76-Andy Haus[5]; 8. 14R-Jeff Roth[9]; 9. 6S-Blake Spencer[8]; 10. 116-Brandon Overton[10]

Heat #7 – (10)Laps – Top 5 Transfer
1. 99jr-Frank Heckenast jr[2]; 2. 28-Dennis Jr Erb[1]; 3. 4G-Kody Evans[3]; 4. 21JR-Billy Jr. Moyer[6]; 5. 97-Michael Chilton[8]; 6. 18B-Shannon Babb[4]; 7. 25Z-Mason Zeigler[9]; 8. 77B-Adam Bowman[5]; 9. 2H-Nick Hoffman[7]

Heat #8 – (10)Laps – Top 5 Transfer
1. 22S-Gregg Satterlee[1]; 2. 44-Chris Madden[4]; 3. 18J-Chase Junghans[2]; 4. 18X-Michael Page[9]; 5. 14-Darrell Lanigan[8]; 6. 33-Jesse James Lay[6]; 7. 16B-Tyler Bruening[5]; 8. 1V-Vic Hill[3]; 9. 4B-Jackie Boggs[7]

B-Feature 1 – (12)Laps – Top 4 Transfer
1. 18B-Shannon Babb[4]; 2. 51-Joey Moriarty[2]; 3. 20C-Duane Chamberlain[7]; 4. 84-Austin Smith[1]; 5. 77B-Adam Bowman[12]; 6. 2H-Nick Hoffman[16]; 7. 8-Rob Anderzack[13]; 8. 95J-Jerry Bowersock[10]; 9. 75F-Colton Flinner[3]; 10. 25Z-Mason Zeigler[8]; 11. 31-Nick Latham[15]; 12. 173-Shad Badder[5]; 13. 399-Ben Nicastri[18]; 14. 81-Aaron Ridley[6]; 15. 1N-Casey Noonan[14]; 16. 7R-Kent Robinson[17]; 17. 56-Jonathan Rowan[11]; 18. 5D-Bryant Dickinson[9]; 19. O-Scott Bloomquist[19]

B-Feature 2 – (12)Laps – Top 4 Transfer
1. 20-Jimmy Owens[1]; 2. 5N-Dustin Nobbe[2]; 3. 9-Devin Moran[3]; 4. 1S-Brandon Sheppard[9]; 5. 76-Andy Haus[7]; 6. C8-Timmy Culp[5]; 7. C9-Steve Casebolt[6]; 8. 33-Jesse James Lay[4]; 9. 111-Steven Roberts[10]; 10. 16B-Tyler Bruening[8]; 11. 14G-Joe Godsey[13]; 12. 31AUS-Paul Stubber[14]; 13. 14R-Jeff Roth[11]; 14. 4C-Ernie Cordier[17]; 15. 1V-Vic Hill[12]; 16. 6S-Blake Spencer[15]; 17. 4B-Jackie Boggs[16]; 18. 17E-Lance Elson[18]; 19. 116-Brandon Overton[19]

A-Feature 1 – (25)Laps
1. 1P-Earl Pearson Jr.[7]; 2. 49-Jonathan Davenport[1]; 3. 17M-Dale McDowell[17]; 4. 5-Don O’Neal[2]; 5. 39-Tim McCreadie[14]; 6. 99jr-Frank Heckenast jr[4]; 7. 18B-Shannon Babb[21]; 8. 32S-Chris Simpson[13]; 9. 25-Jason Feger[6]; 10. 40B-Kyle Bronson[11]; 11. 50-Shanon Buckingham[9]; 12. 20C-Duane Chamberlain[23]; 13. 28-Dennis Jr Erb[8]; 14. 12-Jason Jameson[10]; 15. 97-Michael Chilton[20]; 16. 21-Billy Moyer[15]; 17. 21JR-Billy Jr. Moyer[16]; 18. 51-Joey Moriarty[22]; 19. 33M-Tim Manville[18]; 20. 84-Austin Smith[24]; 21. OK-Freddie Carpenter[19]; 22. 4G-Kody Evans[12]; 23. 1GK-Ryan King[5]; 24. 15H-Jon Henry[3]

A-Feature 2 – (25)Laps
1. 44-Chris Madden[1]; 2. 25C-Shane Clanton[6]; 3. 32P-Bobby Pierce[5]; 4. 71-Hudson O’Neal[10]; 5. 7-Ricky Weiss[2]; 6. 3-Matt Miller[13]; 7. 22S-Gregg Satterlee[7]; 8. B1-Brent Larson[9]; 9. 157-Mike Marlar[11]; 10. 28M-Jimmy Mars[17]; 11. 18X-Michael Page[16]; 12. 20-Jimmy Owens[21]; 13. 1G-Devin Gilpin[15]; 14. 1L-Jared Landers[3]; 15. 1S-Brandon Sheppard[24]; 16. 14-Darrell Lanigan[20]; 17. 9-Devin Moran[23]; 18. 4F-Alex Ferree[4]; 19. 71R-Rod Conley[18]; 20. 18J-Chase Junghans[12]; 21. 55-Jeep VanWormer[19]; 22. 6F-Ryan Fenech[14]; 23. 5N-Dustin Nobbe[22]; 24. 1R-Josh Richards[8]