After an impressive showing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in his first race of 2017, Ryan Preece will score the victory in his second start of 2017 at Iowa Speedway.
“I don’t even know what to say. I got to thank everybody, just everybody involved. I am so lost for words. I don’t know what to say. I am at a lost for words. This is what emotion is. I thought this race would never end, but nothing will beat today,” said Preece
This is Preece’s first NASCAR national series win of his career. He has an average finish in 2017 of 1.5.
Kyle Benjamin finished second.
In his first start of 2017 in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Brian Scott finished third.
Brennan Poole, Cole Custer, JJ Yeley, Daniel Hemric, Blake Koch, William Byron, and Brandon Jones rounded out the top-five.
The time of race was two hours, 17 minutes, and 37 seconds. The average speed was 96.900 mph. There were seven cautions for 40 laps. There were four lead changes among four different drivers.
Next up for the NASCAR Xfinity Series is a trip to Watkins Glen International for the Zippo 200 at the Glen on August 5th at 2:00 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Motor Racing Network.
Ryan Preece won the Southern Slam 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour. This is Preece’s third career win at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and his first win of 2016.
“it’s pretty special. We’ve had a couple heartbreakers here. I am really happy to be here in victory lane,” said Preece in post-race victory lane interview.
George Brunnhoelzl III finished second, James Civali finished third, Danny Bohn finished fourth, and Bobby Measmer Jr. rounded out the top-five.
Burt Myers has won the Whelen Southern Modified Championship. Myers has three wins, nine top-fives, and 10 top-10 finishes during the season to beat out Andy Seuss. This is his second championship.
“There is just something about this series that ranks hire than anything else. There is this special feeling. It feels just as good as if I had to win the race like 2010,” said Myers in post-race media availability.
The race saw an average speed of 45.862 mph. The time of the race was 50 minutes and 38 seconds.
The Southern Slam 150 from Charlotte Motor Speedway will air on NBCSN on October 14th at 3:30 p.m. EST.