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Plemons, Jr. scores Week 2 Pro victory at Atlanta

By Dustin Bixby
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Bill Plemons, Jr. crosses under the checkered flag to score the Week 2 Pro feature during in June 18 Legends action at Atlanta Motor Speedway. / Photo: Tom Francisco/Speedpics.net
HAMPTON Legends and Bandolero drivers got back on track to complete rained out week 2 and week 3 action of Thursday Thunder at Atlanta Motor Speedway Wednesday night . The W.J. Plemons III Associates Group Insurance Pro feature along with the Bandolero Outlaws ran double features as both had to completed week 2 action.

In the W.J. Plemons III Associates Group Insurance Pro feature for week 2, Bill Plemons, Jr. held off a hard charging Woodrow Mullis throughout the race. Plemons, Jr. started fourth and wove his way through the field to capture the checkered flag.

Chandler Smith of Talking Rock danced his way through the field to earn the win in the week 2 Bandits feature. Starting from the fifth position, Smith took the lead as he dove to the inside of the racetrack in turn four past Connor Younginer on lap eight. Smith held off the rest of the field over the final 12 laps for the win.

Week 3 action opened as Bill Plemons, Jr. posted the win in the Estes Services Masters feature. Plemons, Jr. jumped to the lead on the third lap and was unchallenged throughout the rest of the race. The race for second saw numerous changes for position between Skip Nichols of Albany, Tina Johnson of Senoia and Scott Moseley of McDonough. Nichols scooted to the inside of Moseley with two laps to go to capture second while Johnson finished fourth.

In the 15th Street Pizza and Pub Outlaw division, Jensen Jorgensen of Stockbridge earned the win from the pole. Jorgensen moved into the division lead as he raced to the win unchallenged. Ashton Winger of Fayetteveille experienced mechanical issues on the first lap while Chase Purdy of Gallion, AL, who entered the race as the division leader, finished third.

Starting from the outside pole, R.S. Senter of Oakwood jumped to the lead on the opening lap and rode to the win in the Allred Family Dentistry Semi-Pro week 3 feature. A spirited race for second saw William Martin of Douglasville battle Taylor Jorgensen of Stockbridge throughout the race. Jorgensen started from the back of the pack but moved up to second on the first lap weaving between cars and passing Martin for the spot. Martin and Jorgensen exchanged position throughout the race but Martin took the second spot on the 16th lap and held on over the final four laps.

Woodrow Mullis remains unbeaten in the Young Lions division as he added to his lead with a dominating performance in the week 3 feature. Mullis captured the checkered flag from the pole.

Smith won his third consecutive Bandits feature of the season despite a start from the fourth position in the week 3 race. Smith passed Younginer on lap two to move into the lead. Younginer battled D.J. Canipe of Fallson, NC for second over the final seven laps but slipped to third as Canipe finished as the runner-up.

Robbie Woodall of McDonough earned the win in the W.J. Plemons III Associates Group Insurance Pro feature for week 3 as he took advantage of a four car pile-up on lap 12 that knocked the frontrunners out of the race. Woodall held off Martin as well as Blake Gaither of Nashville for the win.

Hayden Swank of Woodstock raced to the win in the week 2 Beginner Bandits feature. Lexi Gay of Canton, winner of the season's first feature race in the Beginner Bandits division, finished second. Blaise Maddox of Locust Grove finished third.

In a spirited Beginner Bandolero week 3 feature, Hayden Swank earned the win. Trey Tadzrak of Stockbridge finished in second while Sam Oliver from The Rock captured third in the Week 3 feature.

Atlanta Motor Speedway - Hampton, GA
Thursday Thunder - June 18, 2014

Week 2

Pro
1. William Plemons III
2. Woodrow Mullis
3. Aaron Bailey
4. Bill Plemons, Jr.
5. Zach Leonhardi

Beginner Bandits
1. Hayden Swank
2. Lexi Gay
3. Blaise Maddox
4. Roy Hayes
5. Samuel Oliver
6. Landon Scarbrough
7. Wilder Ethredge
8. George Hayes

Bandits
1. Chandler Smith
2. Connor Younginer
3. Austin Greer
4. Lawson Ingold
5. Ryan Howell
6. Nathan Jackson

Masters (Ran 6/5)
1. Skip Nichols
2. Bill Plemons, Jr.
3. Tyler Moseley
4. Tina Johnson
5. Robbie Woodall
6. Mark Swan
7. Mike Kennedy
8. Phillip Young
9. Mick Robinson
10. Martin Snyder
11. Tony Armbruster

Outlaws (Ran 6/5)
1. Jensen Jorgensen
2. Joshua Hicks
3. Chase Purdy
4. Ashton Winger
5. Will McConnell
6. Kamera McDonald

Semi-Pro (Ran 6/5)
1. R.S. Senter
2. William Martin
3. Amber Fleeman
4. Bailey Woodall
5. Aaron Bailey
6. Tayler Jorgensen
7. Miranda Meredith
8. Jeff Holden

Young Lions (Ran 6/5)
1. Woodrow Mullis
2. Blake Gaither
3. Dylan Murry
4. Zach Leonhardi

Week 3 Results

Masters
1. William Plemons III
2. Skip Nichols
3. Scott Moseley
4. Tina Johnson
5. Robbie Woodall
6. Don Maness
7. Mark Swan
8. Tony Armbruster
9. Martin Snyder

Outlaws
1. Jensen Jorgensen
2. Joshua Hicks
3. Chase Purdy
4. Hannah Bell
5. Will McConnell
6. Jonathan Cook
7. Ashton Winger
DQ: Kamera McDonald

Semi-Pro
1. R.S. Senter
2. William Martin
3. Tayler Jorgensen
4. Amber Fleeman
5. Bailey Woodall
6. Aaron Bailey
7. Miranda Meredith

Young Lions
1. Woodrow Mullis
2. Zach Leonhardi
3. Blake Gaither
4. Dylan Murry

Beginner Bandits
1. Hayden Swank
2. Trey Tadzrak
3. Samuel Oliver
4. Blaise Maddox
5. Roy Hayes
6. George Hayes
7. Wilder Ethredge
8. Lexi Gay

Bandits
1. Chandler Smith
2. D.J. Canipe
3. Connor Younginer
3. Ryan Howell
4. Austin Greer
5. Will Robusto
6. Nathan Jackson
7. Isabella Robusto
8. Lawson Ingold

Pro
1. Robbie Woodall
2. Will Martin
3. Blake Gaither
4. Bailey Woodall
5. Woodrow Mullis
6. Bill Plemons Jr.
7. Paul Kelly

Link: Atlanta Motor Speedway Thursday Thunder
Associated Categories: Sports News, Professional Sports, NASCAR

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