Brandon Umberger wins Inaugural NOS Energy Drink FASTRAK Triple Crown Championship after Compton’s Disqualification

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Rural Retreat, Va. (May 30, 2010) – Kenny Compton Jr. won both of the NOS Energy Drink FASTRAK Triple Crown features when the Old Man’s Garage FASTRAK Southeast Series visited Wythe Raceway Saturday night. Following the second race, Compton was crownedthe inaugural Triple Crown Champion in victory lane. But his reign as the champion didn’t last long.


Compton refused to allow his GM 604 crate engine to be torn down for technical inspection, leading to both of his victories being disqualified.


Brandon Umberger finished second in the first feature and third in the second race. The disqualifications made him the winner of the first race and second in the other. The two finishes earned him the NOS Energy Drink FASTRAK Triple Crown Championship.


Jensen Ford, who finished second in the second race, was awarded the second feature win after Compton was disqualified. With the win and his third-place finish in the first feature, Ford was the runner-up in the Triple Crown Championship. Clinton Cook recorded official finishes of fourth and fifth to earn third place in the Triple Crown.


Umberger and Ford each earned $1,500 for their victories. The event drew a total of 47 Late Models. The Old Man’s Garage FASTRAK Southeast Series will return action June 19 at Toccoa (Ga.) Speedway.




Feature No. 1 (20 laps)

1. Brandon Umberger

2. Doug Sanders

3. Jensen Ford

4. Clinton Cook

5. Chris Cantrell

6. John King

7. Chris Steele

8. Ron Parker

9. Steve Banal

10. Royce Bray

11. David Smith

12. Victor Chandler

13. Jerry Broyles

14. Tim Byrd

15. Brandon Williams

16. Blake Bentley

17. Trevor Agee

18. Chris Chandler

19. Daniel Baggerly

20. Teddy Tate

21. Anthony Sanders

22. Rick Rogers

23. Mark Saut

DQ Kenny Compton Jr.


Feature No. 2 (20 laps)

1. Jensen Ford

2. Brandon Umberger

3. Victor Chandler

4. John King

5. Clinton Cook

6. Anthony Sanders

7. Chris Cantrell

8. Brandon Williams

9. Rick Rogers

10. Blake Bentley

11. Ron Parker

12. Timbo Mangum

13. Chad Hale

14. Doug Sanders

15. David Smith

16. Chris Steele

17. Royce Bray

18. Daniel Baggerly

19. Ryan Atkins

20. Eddie Bentley

21. Steve Banal

22. Chris Chandler

23. Steve Cooke

DQ Kenny Compton Jr.

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