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Collins Dominates Cochran To Win Round 6


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Collins Dominates Cochran To Win Round 6

(Cochran, GA - 6/8/24) - Colbert, Georgia driver Kenny Collins scored his first Rogers-Dabbs Performance Parts Crate Racin' USA Late Model Sportsman Tour win on Saturday night at "The Battlefield" Cochran Motor Speedway. Collins started the night off hot by winning the BMF Race Cars fast time award, clocking in at 15.203 over Wiley McDaniels' 15.559. Those two would start on the front row for the 30-lap main event, which paid $3,000 to win. Chase Giddens of Moultrie, GA, rolled off third in the feature, coming in second in the points. Caleb Ashby (Cunningham, TN), the driver he's chasing for the championship, qualified 7th, and Logan Bradford (Huntsville, AL) rolled off 13th.
Collins dominated the night, leading all 30 laps of the main event with former Crate Racin' USA Dirt Late Model Series champion Wil Herrington in pursuit. However, Collins was not to be denied, holding off all challengers and finishing with a sweep of the event. Collins is now the sixth different winner in six races for the inaugural tour, joining Jason Garver, Richie Stephens, Brady Lee, Tyler Burgess, and Bryson Mitchell as series winners.

Now, the series will take its first big break, returning in four weeks to "The Mag" Magnolia Motor Speedway on Saturday, July 13th, for a $2,000-to-win main event. Drivers will also compete on Friday night, July 12th, for regular CRUSA National points, followed by series points on Saturday night for the second time in 2024 at Magnolia. This event will be part of the 20th Annual Governor's Cup, also featuring the Rogers-Dabbs Performance Parts Crate Racin' USA Dirt Late Model Series 604 Late Models racing for a $10,000-to-win feature on Saturday night. The event will be live on Crate Racin' USA TV if you can't make it out to Magnolia on July 12th through the 13th.

June 8th - Cochran Motor Speedway Results:

  1. 00 Kenny Collins
  2. 00H Wil Herrington
  3. 12C Chase Giddens
  4. 13 Landon Mathews
  5. 61 Caleb Ashby
  6. 67 Logan Bradford
  7. 1776 Donald Fredrickson
  8. 55H Holden Nowell
  9. 21 Nathan Bray
  10. 107 Chaz Haskins
  11. 3 Philip Pittman
  12. 25 Wiley McDaniel
  13. 6 Chase Blackwell

30 lap Feature
Car Count: 13 cars

Lap Leaders:
Kenny Collins / Colbert, GA - 30

BMF Race Cars - Fastest Qualifier:
#00 Kenny Collins / Colbert, GA - 15.203

Eagle Racing Engines, Inc. - Hard Charger:
Logan Bradford / Huntsville, AL - 13th to 6th (+7)

2024 CRUSA Late Model Sportsman Tour Schedule:
Fri. - March 15: Talladega Short Track - RAINED OUT
Fri./Sat. - March 29-30: Needmore Speedway - JASON GARVER
Sat., April 6: North Alabama Speedway - RICHIE STEPHENS
Sat., April 20: I-75 Raceway - BRADY LEE
Sat., May 4: Whynot Motorsports Park - TYLER BURGESS
Sat./Sun., May 25-26: Magnolia Motor Speedway - BRYSON MITCHELL
Sat., June 8: Cochran Motor Speedway - KENNY COLLINS
Sat., July 13: Magnolia Motor Speedway - $2,000 to-win
Fri., Aug. 16: Moulton Speedway - $2,000 to-win
Sat., Aug. 17: Talladega Short Track - $3,000 to-win
Fri./Sat., Sept. 20-21: East Alabama Motor Speedway - TBA
Sun., Nov. 17: Cherokee Speedway – Blue Gray 100* - $2,000 to-win
*(Cherokee is co-sanctioned with Mid-East 602 Series)

CRUSA Late Model Sportsman Tour - Marketing Partners:
Rogers-Dabbs Performance Parts
Chevrolet Performance
Hoosier Racing Tire
VP Racing Fuels
VP Racing Lubricants
BMF Race Cars ($100 - Fast Time Award)
Eagle Racing Engines ($100 - Hard Charger Award)
Hickman Manufacturing ($100 - Tough Luck Award)
Cruise with the Champions (B-Main Sponsor)
Knowles Race Parts and Bodies, LLC
KRC Power Steering
Willy's Carburetor & Dyno Shop
Velocita by Melissa Markewitz
Competition Racing Equipment,Inc.
Savage Chassis
Sin City Bail Bonds

Photo Credit - Kenny Collins Racing

Article Credit: Cody Earley

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