JAMES HILL WINS 9TH OF SEASON AND CHAMPIONSHIP IN MOD LITES

In the 15-lap Mod Lite feature Kirk Miles, Sr. and Jake Nelson started in the top two spots. At the drop of the green, Miles, Brian Gladden and Nelson locked into the battle with Miles leading lap one but Nelson shot by both to lead going into turn one.

As the top two entered the turn Miles drove low to get back under Nelson. Miles started to push up the track as Nelson dove from the bottom with the pair making hard contact. Miles started to flip wildly up the track and was contacted by Gladden while flipping through the air. Nick Nash would also make hard contact.

Miles continued to flip off the turn. He was able to emerge from the car under his own power but was badly shaken and complaining of pain in his stomach. Miles walked to the ambulance under his own power but was transferred to Peninsula Regional Hospital by Delmar Volunteer Fire Company for treatment.

Ray Gulliver was the new leader with point leader James Hill riding second and Tim White who entered the night second in points just 55 markers behind Hill. White challenge for the title ended on lap six when he slow to a stop at the top of the fourth turn.

On the restart, Hill turned up the heat on Gulliver taking the lead at the halfway sign. The race would remain green as Hill drove away to his second consecutive championship and his ninth win of the season. Gulliver finished in second with Jerry Barker turning in a person best in third. Curt Miles, Jr. got by Aaron VanVorst on the final lap to finish in fourth with VanVorst rounding out the top five. Heats were won by Hill and Miles, Jr.

Mod Lite Finish:1. James Hill; 2. Ray Gulliver; 3. Jerry Barker; 4. Curt Miles, Jr.; 5. Aaron VanVorst; 6. Wesley Smack; 7. Brian Short; 8. Harry Mears; 9. Hunter Holder; 10. Tim White; 11. Nick Nash; 12. Jake Nelson; 13. Kirk Miles, Sr.; 14. Brian Gladden.