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McCoy races to "Peanut Man" Memorial win at Hartwell

By Heather Rhoades
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HARTWELL - Racing is very much a family sport, especially on the local level. On Saturday night, Hartwell Speedway in Hartwell, GA honored one of its own, as the track held the inaugural Wendell "Peanut Man" Rousey Memorial, in honor one of the speedway's family members who passed away earlier this year due to cancer.<br /> <br /> David McCoy powered his way to the pole and to the victory in one of Rousey's favorite divisions, the Limited Late Models.<br /> <br /> Hartwell Speedway owner Marty Lance and the Rousey family decided upon hosting an extra money race in the division. Over thirteen of the sports best showed up to compete for the $1,200 dollar pay day. McCoy would qualify on the pole and collect an extra $200 bonus for fastest qualifier presented to by Rousey family.<br /> <br /> McCoy would lead every lap of the main event to score the victory. Keith Freeman, who has been on the cusp of winning for several weeks, finished a close second. Brandon Haley would take third, followed by Clayton Turner in fourth and Jeff Lamp in fifth.<br /> <br /> In other action, Steve "Hot Rod" LaMance edged out McCoy to pick up the SECA Late Model feature victory. Grant Jordan came home in third, with Royce Bray in fourth and Ashley Poole in fifth.<br /> <br /> George Reece scored the win in the Hobby Stock feature, with Nick Sellers crossing the line in second. Brent Russell rolled home in third, with Matt Duke in fourth and Matthew Bryant in fifth.<br /> <br /> Chris Jones went to victory lane in the Modified Street feature. Stephen Segars finished second, with Michael Segars third, Richard Jones in fourth and Jeremy Jones in fifth.<br /> <br /> Cal Moon topped the field for the Stock V8 feature victory. Rocky Jones came home in second, with Keith Teasley in third, Terry Brown in fourth and Ray Foskey in fifth.<br /> <br /> In Stock Four Cylinder action, Brent Couch picked up the win, with Mason Tucker, Ryan Boles, J.J. Garrett and Cy Strickland rounding out the top five.<br /> <br /> Adam Partain scored the victory in the Young Guns feature. Jeremy Hicks finished second, with Jessica Still third, Brandon Elliott fourth and Brianna Puckett fifth.<br /> <br /> Wayne Chapman was the winner in the Up Front feature, with Stacy Foster finishing in second, Travis Barbare in third, Neil Meeks in fourth and Seth Brown in fifth.<br /> <br /> Action returns to Hartwell Speedway this Saturday night, as the SECA Late Models compete for $1,200 to win and double points.<br /> <br /> <strong>Hartwell Speedway - Hartwell, GA</strong><br /> <strong> Race Results - May 31, 2014</strong><br /> <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Limited Late Model</strong></span><br /> 1. #187 David McCoy<br /> 2. #F1 Keith Freeman<br /> 3. #51 Brandon Haley<br /> 4. #102 Clayton Turner<br /> 5. #2 Jeff Lamp<br /> 6. #12 Josh Thurmond<br /> 7. #32 Bubba Russell<br /> 8. #98 B.J. Eubanks<br /> 9. #16 Wesley English<br /> 10. #98J Jimmy Johnson<br /> 11. #53 Chad Puckett<br /> 12. #8 Rodney Peters<br /> DNS: #97 Daniel Fowler<br /> <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>SECA Late Model</strong></span><br /> 1. #85 Steve "Hot Rod" LaMance<br /> 2. #187 David McCoy<br /> 3. #05 Grant Jordan<br /> 4. #121 Royce Bray<br /> 5. #418 Ashley Poole<br /> 6. #4 Danny Sanders<br /> 7. #28 Greg Pilgram<br /> 8. #D5 Drew Collins<br /> 9. C#31 Brad Morehead<br /> 10. #21 Frankie Beard<br /> 11. #5 Chris Cape<br /> 12. 398 Russell Fleeman<br /> DNS: #3A Eric Veal<br /> DNS: #107 Paul Byrum<br /> DNS: #4 Scott Holmes<br /> <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Hobby</strong></span><br /> 1. #82 George Reece<br /> 2. #71 Nick Sellers<br /> 3. #66 Brent Russell<br /> 4. #7 Matt Duke<br /> 5. #17 Matthew Bryant<br /> 6. #44 Rod Roberts<br /> 7. #27 Mike Davidson<br /> 8. #25 Gerald Stanley<br /> 9. #82 Justin Smith<br /> 10. #52 John Doris<br /> 11. #37 Sam Hicks<br /> 12. #97 Daniel Fowler<br /> 13. #1 Robin Collins<br /> 14. #9 Drew Whitfield<br /> <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Modified Street</strong></span><br /> 1. #17 Chris Jones<br /> 2. #0 Stephen Segars<br /> 3. #1 Michael Segars<br /> 4. #93 Richard Jones<br /> 5. #18 Jeremy Jones<br /> 6. #87 John Teasley<br /> 7. #5 Rusty Jordan<br /> 8. #29 Keith Baker<br /> 9. #77 Tracy Addison<br /> 10. #21 Blake Craft<br /> 11. #418 Greg Scoggins<br /> 12. #33 Aaron McIntosh<br /> 13. #1 Sammy Calhoun<br /> 14. #49 Darrell Mathenson<br /> <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Stock V8</strong></span><br /> 1. #69 Cal Moon<br /> 2. #101 Rocky Jones<br /> 3. #8 Keith Teasley<br /> 4. #9 Terry Brown<br /> 5. #22 Ray Foskey<br /> 6. #27 George Fortson<br /> 7. #114 Dustin Evans<br /> 8. #4 Chase York<br /> 9. #95 Hunter Lenoard<br /> <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Stock Four Cylinder</strong></span><br /> 1. #28 Brent Couch<br /> 2. #23 Mason Tucker<br /> 3. #15 Ryan Boles<br /> 4. #28 J.J. Garrett<br /> 5. #19 Cy Strickland<br /> 6. #B6 Chris Wilson<br /> 7. #27 Holten Bradshaw<br /> 8. #17 Brandon Stroud<br /> 9. #119 Daniel Doster<br /> 10. #777 Bobby Boshears<br /> 11. #96 Austin Brumblee<br /> 12. #777 Randy Boshears<br /> 13. #1 Randall Carter<br /> <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Young Guns</strong></span><br /> 1. #87 Adam Partain<br /> 2. #1 Jeremy Hicks<br /> 3. #08 Jessica Still<br /> 4. #777 Brandon Elliott<br /> 5. #27 Brianna Puckett<br /> 6. #F1 Keith Freeman<br /> 7. #5 Mallarie Burdette<br /> 8. #0 Matthew Furgerson<br /> <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Up Front</strong></span><br /> 1. #73 Wayne Chapman<br /> 2. #8 Stacy Foster<br /> 3. #21 Travis Barbare<br /> 4. #27N Neil Meeks<br /> 5. #00 Seth Brown<br /> 6. #H0 Jackie Holden<br /> 7. #777 James Goodwin<br /> 8. #81 Robbie Cook<br /> 9. #89 Joel Powell<br /> 10. #5 Lisa Calhoun<br /> 11. #19 Justin Sorrow<br /> 12. #0 Daniel Reynolds<br /> 13. #13 <i>Name Not Available</i><br /> 14. #17 Keith Hicks<br /> 15. #48 Andrew Smith
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