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Ray Cook drives to WinterFest victory at Winchester Speedway

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 1:16 pm

WINCHESTER — Polesitter Ray Cook of Brasstown, N.C., claimed his second victory of the young 2013 season Saturday at Winchester Speedway, earning $3,000 in the third-mile oval’s 10th annual Winterfest event for Super Late Models.

Cook, who earlier this season claimed a $4,000 victory in Limited Late Model action at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Ga., crossed the finish line ahead of David Seibers of Petersburg, in Saturday’s unsanctioned 40-lapper.

Ray Cook earned $3,000 for his WinterFest victory Saturday at Winchester Speedway. (Photo by Mark Shaefer, courtesy

Tim Busha of Boaz, Ala., finished third ahead of Jay Brinkley of Shelbyville, in fourth. Riley Hickman of Ooltewah, advanced from the 10th starting spot to round out the race’s top five finishers.

Jeff Frame, of Winchester, won the Limited Late Model race, while Bobby Bradford, of Estill Springs, won the Modified Stock feature.

n Notes: Cook’s MasterSbilt Race Car is sponsored from Hicks and Ingle Construction, A+ Moving and Storage, D&R Motorsports, Integra Shocks and Rhino Wraps. … Cook also won Winchester’s Winterfest event in 2008. … Winchester kicks off its weekly racing action on March 23.

n WinterFest: (1) Ray Cook, (2) David Seibers, (3) Tim Busha, (4) Jay Brinkley, (5) Riley Hickman, (6) Cale Finley, (7) Jon Miller, (8) Forrest Gifford, (9) Chad Winkles, (10) Dee Vaught, (11) Corey Holmes, (12) Kevin Gill, (13) David Gentry, (14) Kevin Lovorn, (15) David Brannon, (16) Lamar Scoggins, (17) Matthew Summers, (18) Jerry Owens, (19) David Jackson, (20) Mark Haddon, (21) Jerry Ashley, (22) Shannon Davis, (23) Tyler Adams, (24) Alan Holmes. Heat race winners (among 38 cars): Brannon, Gentry, Holmes, Haddon.


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