Bohn Grabs Win; Jeffreys Takes Colors Edge Money at Bowman Gray

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(Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) A lucky draw and a strong car brought home the trophy for Danny Bohn on Saturday. And while Lee Jeffreys only finished fourth, he has 6,000 reasons to celebrate.
Bohn was last year’s champion in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series but moved back up to his northern hometown of Freehold, NJ to pursue career opportunities. But Saturday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 100 brought about the
Colors Edge Challenge: the top four qualifiers could opt to go to the rear for the chance at $6,000 if they fight back up to the front. It was worth Bohn making the trip down from New Jersey.
“I really came down to try to do the Colors Edge Challenge, but it’s really tough qualifying in the top four here not running every week – because the track changes so much,” said Bohn. “After we didn’t qualify in the top four, I
figured I’d try to just bring home the hardware.”
Cale Gale of Winston-Salem drew the pole for his starting spot, with Bohn randomly drawing the outside front row. Gale secured the lead during the initial start, but a quick double-file restart a few laps later saw Bohn rocketing
into the lead.
Bohn then held off an attempt by Gale to reclaim the top spot and later two challenges from Tim Brown of Tobaccoville. “Tim’s always good, so I thought he would give me a run for my money. But I knew if I got into the lead it
would be tough to pass me. My car was really good,” said Bohn.
Burt Myers of Walnut Cove made his way forward from a seventh place start to pressure Tim Brown’s bumper. As he and Brown approached lapped traffic, Myers grabbed away second place with a daring move that took them
three-wide through the turn.
But while these battles were raging at the head of the pack, many eyes were focused on Lee Jeffreys of Winston-Salem. Jeffreys was the third-fastest qualifier and the only one to accept the Colors Edge Challenge. Jeffreys opted to
start 20th – in the rear – for the chance to win $6,000 if he finished in the top four.
“The car was real good in practice today. We talked to the guys after we got top four. They said that we’ve been in the back all year – let’s see if we can do something,” said Jeffreys.
Every restart, Jeffreys chose well – jumping from 20th to 15th to 11th and then to 7th. He gained another position in a restart and yet another when Cale Gale fell back. With almost 25 laps to go, Jeffreys moved past Chris Fleming
of Mount Airy to take over fourth.
He was still there when the checkered flag waved and $6,000 came his way. “All the cards fell the way we needed them to, and we got back up there pretty quick,” said Jeffreys.
In the Farm Bureau Insurance Sportsman Series, Zack Clifton of Walkertown moved past Michael Adams of Yadkinville to grab the win in the first 20-lapper. John Holleman of Winston-Salem pulled off an unbelievable save to hold off
Tommy Neal of Walkertown and take the win in a wild second Sportsman race.
Derrick Rice of Kernersville won in the Q104.1 New Country Street Stock Series, with Shane Southard of Yadkinville and Stephen Sanders of Midway each winning in the McDowell Heating & Air Stadium Stock Series.

Race Results

Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series
O’Reilly Auto Parts 100: 100 laps completed

FINISH  CAR     DRIVER  HOMETOWN
1       65      Danny Bohn      Freehold, NJ
2       1       Burt Myers      Walnut Cove, NC
3       83      Tim Brown       Tobaccoville, NC
4       77      Lee Jeffreys    Winston-Salem, NC
5       4       Jason Myers     Walnut Cove, NC
6       13      Chris Fleming   Mount Airy, NC
7       18      Cale Gale       Winston-Salem, NC
8       92      Brody Jones     Statesville, NC
9       66      Ronnie Clifton  Walkertown, NC
10      27      Joe Ryan Osborne        Kannapolis,NC
11      43      David Calabrese Toms River, NJ
12      53      John Smith      Mount Airy, NC
13      69      Junior Miller   Winston-Salem, NC
14      48      Brad Robbins    Winston-Salem, NC
15      71      Dean Ward       Winston-Salem, NC
16      5       Randy Butner    Pfafftown, NC
17      50      Michael Clifton Walkertown, NC
18      3       Danny Propst    Waxhaw, NC
19      75      Robert Jeffreys Winston-Salem, NC
20      2       Joseph Brown    Lewisville, NC

Farm Bureau Insurance Sportsman Series
1st Sportsman Race: 20 laps

FINISH  CAR     DRIVER  HOMETOWN
1       81      Zack Clifton    Walkertown, NC
2       19      Michael Adams   Yadkinville, NC
3       4       John Holleman   Winston-Salem, NC
4       21      Tommy Neal      Rural Hall, NC
5       86      Taylor Branch   Lewisville, NC
6       28      Billy Gregg     Lexington, NC
7       13      Chase Hunt      Lexington, NC
8       02      Derek Stoltz    Walkertown, NC
9       3       Jeff Garrison   Arcadia, NC
10      68      Robbie Brewer   Winston-Salem, NC
11      55      Zack Ore        Winston-Salem, NC
12      12      Justin Taylor   King, NC
13      40      Jordan Fleming  Mount Airy, NC
14      70      Noah Triplett   Lexington, NC
15      41      Frank Fritts    Winston-Salem, NC
16      51      Rob Knabel      Tobaccoville, NC
17      9       David Adams     Yadkinville, NC
18      00      Dallas Butner   Winston-Salem, NC
19      71      D.J. Moore      Germanton, NC
20      14      Steve Holleman  Winston-Salem, NC
21      47      Terry Thompson  Winston-Salem, NC

2nd Sportsman Race: 20 laps

FINISH  CAR     DRIVER  HOMETOWN
1       4       John Holleman   Winston-Salem, NC
2       21      Tommy Neal      Rural Hall, NC
3       68      Robbie Brewer   Winston-Salem, NC
4       81      Zack Clifton    Walkertown, NC
5       19      Michael Adams   Yadkinville, NC
6       86      Taylor Branch   Lewisville, NC
7       12      Justin Taylor   King, NC
8       70      Noah Triplett   Lexington, NC
9       3       Jeff Garrison   Arcadia, NC
10      41      Frank Fritts    Winston-Salem, NC
11      51      Rob Knabel      Tobaccoville, NC
12      71      D.J. Moore      Germanton, NC
13      28      Billy Gregg     Lexington, NC
14      02      Derek Stoltz    Walkertown, NC
15      9       David Adams     Yadkinville, NC
16      40      Jordan Fleming  Mount Airy, NC
17      13      Chase Hunt      Lexington, NC
18      00      Dallas Butner   Winston-Salem, NC

Q104.1 New Country Street Stock Series
20 laps

FINISH  CAR     DRIVER  HOMETOWN
1       20      Derrick Rice    Kernersville, NC
2       4       Steven Berrier  Germanton, NC
3       08      Jacob Creed     Ararat, NC
4       09      David Creed     Ararat, NC
5       7       Jamie Byrd      Mount Airy, NC
6       97      Jeremy Warren   Winston-Salem, NC
7       12      Doug Wall       Pfafftown, NC
8       0       Kirk Sheets     Hornytown, NC
9       22      Brian Wall      Winston-Salem, NC
10      07      Shane Tuttle    Germanton, NC
11      10      Zach Linville   Kernersville, NC
12      50      Austin Edwards  Winston-Salem, NC
13      1       Jasper Sumner   Trinity, NC
14      30      Blake Shupe     Mount Airy, NC
15      13      Kevin Gilbert   Mocksville, NC
16      01      Trey Phelps     Winston-Salem, NC
17      40      Taylor Robbins  Winston-Salem, NC
18      14      Aaron Hylton    Kernersville, NC
19      49      Phillip Jones   Lexington, NC
20      47      Bink Lucas      Thomasville, NC
21      52      Fletcher Whaley Advance, NC

McDowell Heating & Air Stadium Stock Series
Stadium Stock “A” Race: 15 laps

FINISH  CAR     DRIVER  HOMETOWN
1       8       Shane Southard  Yadkinville, NC
2       40      Daniel Yates    Lexington, NC
3       76      Billy Cameron Jr        Salisbury, NC
4       81      Chuck Wall      Lexington, NC
5       02      Wesley Thompson Advance, NC
6       97      Bryan Sykes     Lexington, NC
7       55      Tyler Burke     Midway. NC
8       48      Junior Smith    Lexington, NC
9       24      A.J. Sanders    Mocksville, NC
10      62      Kevin Hedgecock Thomasville, NC
11      14      Ken Bridges     King, NC
12      11      Brandon Brendle Winston-Salem, NC
13      08      Dan Speeney     Mocksville, NC
14      7       Chris Allison   Mocksville, NC
15      09      Tim Evans       Clemmons, NC

Stadium Stock B Race: 15 laps

FINISH  CAR     DRIVER  HOMETOWN
1       16      Stephen Sanders Midway, NC
2       31      Zack Staley     Lexington, NC
3       71      Auston McElveen Winston-Salem, NC
4       6       Dale Patterson  Winston-Salem, NC
5       23      Andy Spears     Lexington, NC
6       50      Jimmy Walker    Winston-Salem, NC
7       64      Ricky Wall      East Bend, NC
8       19      Jeremy Stainback        Winston-Salem, NC
9       10      David Hopkins   Winston-Salem, NC
10      06      Derek Sheets    Walkertown, NC
11      80      Mark Smith      Advance, NC
12      25      Pete Harris     Winston-Salem, NC
13      27      Austin Cates    Tobaccoville, NC
14      78      Randy McElveen  Winston-Salem, NC

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