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Gauldin takes NeSmith WRS points lead with Talladega Short Track win

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Adam Gauldin celebrates his NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series Late Model win on Saturday night at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL. The victory gave Gauldin the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series point lead. / Photo: Adam Gauldin Racing
CARTERSVILLE, GA - Adam Gauldin of Talladega, AL drove the Adam Gauldin Racing GRT to victory on Saturday night at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL and took over the point lead of the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series after Week 2 competition. Gauldin’s win followed up a Week 1 second-place finish to give him a total of 99 points.

Gauldin holds a three-point lead over Daniel Bridgmon of Meridian, MS. Bridgmon, a Week 1 NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series winner, finished fifth on Saturday night at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, MS in the Robinson Electric Special. Bridgmon holds the second spot with 96 points.

Thomas Lewis of Hamilton, GA finished third on Saturday night at Penton Raceway in Penton, AL driving the Green’s Propane Gas Special. With a Week 1 top 5 finish, Lewis is third in the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series standings with 95 points.

Ronnie Cooper of McKenzie, TN finished fourth on Saturday night at Camden Speedway in Camden, TN driving the Ronnie Cooper Trucking Rocket. Two Top 5 finishes in first two weeks of NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series competition has Cooper fourth in the standings with 94 points.

Nick Thrash of Meridian, MS drove the Thrash Motorsports GRT to the win on Saturday night at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, MS to move into a three-way tie in the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series standings at 93 points with Dana Eiland of Salem, AL and Josh Trammell of Hoover, AL.

Eiland finished sixth on Saturday night at Penton Raceway in the Andy’s Auto Parts Special, and Trammell finished drove the Trammell Motorsports Special to a second-place finish on Saturday night at Talladega Short Track.

Casey Haney of Meridian, MS is eighth in the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series standings with 92 points driving the Haney Racing Special and Henry Hanger of Winchester, TN is ninth with 91 points in the Hanger’s Hardwood Floor City Special. Brand Lewis of Hamilton, GA rounds out the Top 10 in the standings with 90 points in the River City Vending Special.

In other NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series Week 2 action, Chandler Petty of Austin, AR drove the Whistle Stop Bar-B-Que Rocket to victory on Friday night at Batesville Motor Speedway in Batesville, AR. Brent Rhodes of Bremen, AL took the win on Saturday night at Arkadelphia Speedway in Bremen, AL driving the Rhodes Racing Special.

Rodgerick Dykes of Smith Station, AL was the Saturday night winner at Penton Raceway in Penton, AL in the Dykes Racing Special, and Michael Lee of Camden, TN drove the Lee Racing Special to victory on Saturday night at Camden Speedway in Camden, TN. Charlie Cole of Poplar Bluff, MO was the winner on Saturday night in the Cole Racing Special at Poplar Bluff Speedway in Poplar Bluff, MO.

Mother Nature claimed four NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series Week 2 races, as rain claimed events at Jackson Motor Speedway in Jackson, MS on Friday night, as well as Saturday night races at Smokey Harris Speedway in Haleburg, AL, Southern Raceway in Milton, FL, and St. Tammany Raceway in Lacombe, LA.

After the first two weeks of NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series competition, a total of 137 different drivers have earned points. The complete NeSmith Chevrolet WRS point standings are posted on the NeSmith Chevrolet WRS website.

NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series
Week 2 Race Results

April 4

BATESVILLE MOTOR SPEEDWAY – BATESVILLE, AR
1. 47 Chandler Petty
2. 18 Roger Witt
3. 23 Travis Ashley
4. 66 Robby Moore
5. 93 Mason Oberkramer
6. 54 Brandon McCabe
7. 1s Shawn Knuckles

JACKSON MOTOR SPEEDWAY – JACKSON, MS
Rained Out

April 5

TALLADEGA SHORT TRACK – EASTABOGA, AL
1. 17 Adam Gauldin
2. 7 Josh Trammell
3. 57 Maddox Mullinax
4. 19 Trey Wood
5. 00 Matt Black
6. J8 Justin Angle
7. 27 Dylan Whitlock
8. 30 Karl Parks
9. 456 Nick Deweese
10. 67 Kyle Clifton
11. 11 Cruz Skinner
12. 4 Bradley Whittle
13. 16 Ken Pate

MAGNOLIA MOTOR SPEEDWAY – COLUMBUS, MS
1. 01 Nick Thrash
2. 1m Neil Baggett
3. 73 Evan Ellis
4. 34 Doug Sanchagrin
5. 09 Daniel Bridgmon
6. 3 Shay Knight
7. 2 Tyler Burgess
8. 14 Casey Haney
9. 14 Chance Inman
10. 19 Caleb Coan
11. 25 Justin McRee
12. 96 Trey Rickman
13. 118 Randy Boyd
14. 2 Mark Stokes
15. 84 Randall Beckwith
16. 347 Noah Daspit
17. 27 Hunter Carroll
18. 1s Jeremy Shaw
19. 2s Kyle Shaw
20. 19 Marcus Minga
21. 7 Eric Carr
22. J8 Bobby Jordan
23. 1 Johnny Stokes
24. 24 Ryan Oswalt
25. 31 Blake Koenigsberger DNS
26. 33 Howard Means DNS
27. 51 John Polasini DNS
28. 0 Cid Swink DNS
29. 1 Bryant Marsh DNS
30. 93 Jake Knight DNS
31. 47 Shannon Lee DNS
32. R3 Ryan Rigdon DNS
33. 37 Tim Parker DNS
34. 7 Jon Biles DNS
35. C55 David Carpenter
36. 7 Todd Gray DNS
37. 42 T.J. Garrett DNS
38. 2T Tootie Arnold DNS
39. 11 Joey Mullenix DNS
40. 44 Peyton Wilkerson DNS

ARKADELPHIA SPEEDWAY – BREMEN, AL
1. 13 Brent Rhodes
2. 15 Heath Minor
3. 19 Gathan Burns
4. B97 Lee Burdett
5. 311 Henry Pullen
6. 64 Braden Mitchell
7. 5 Mike Combs
8. 9 Austin Steele
9. 05 T.J. Britton
10. 15 Henry Hanger
11. F97 Red Farmer
12. 12 Josh Clark
13. 54 Jimmy Dean

PENTON RACEWAY – PENTON, AL
1. 5 Rodgerick Dykes
2. 18 Chase Edge
3. 5L Thomas Lewis
4. 6 Chad Marchman
5. 75 Brand Lewis
6. K9 Dana Eiland
7. 1d Dalton Cook
8. 105 Taylor Mitcham

CAMDEN SPEEDWAY – CAMDEN, TN
1. 55 Michael Lee
2. 00 Bronson Berry
3. 2 Adam Ray
4. 10 Ronnie Cooper
5. 4 Joe Mike
6. 11 Mark Stephens
7. 6 Jimmy Halford
8. 7 Robert Hughes
9. 11d Scott Davis
10. 11f Kevin Fuller

POPLAR BLUFF SPEEDWAY – POPLAR BLUFF, MO
1. 2 Charlie Cole
2. 66 Robby Moore
3. 93 Mason Oberkramer
4. 18L Brent Lewis
5. 14jr Andrew Rushin
6. 15 DeWayne Brooks
7. 21 Mark Nichols
8. 99 Tim Taylor

SMOKEY HARRIS SPEEDWAY – HALEBURG, AL
Rained Out

SOUTHERN RACEWAY – MILTON, FL
Rained Out

ST. TAMMANY RACEWAY – LACOMBE, LA
Rained Out

Link: NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series
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