BURNSIDE, KENTUCKY (September 18, 2021)– The Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Northern and Southern Series, along with the Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series, would be in action at Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, KY on Saturday evening for the 26th Annual Lake Cumberland Classic and Josh Rice of Verona, KY would take the $5,000 win for the Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series and Blake Brown of Corbin, KY would score the victory in the $1,200 to win Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series feature event.
The win for the 23-year old Rice would be his third Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series win of the season and would be his fourth Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model victory. Rice’s victory would come behind the wheel of a Rocket Chassis with a Jay Dickens Race Engine and carry sponsorship from Sunesis Holdings, Blox Spiced Ice, ATC Bolts and Fasteners, Base Racing Fuel, Rice Brothers Racing, Maxwell Trucking, Extreme Sportswear Sales, Valvoline, Integra Shocks, and Slicker Graphics.
The victory by the 22-year old Brown would be his ninth career Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series victory and fifth of the season and would come behind the wheel of a Lightning Chassis powered by a Vic Hill Race Engine and carrying sponsorship from Edgewood Homes of Williamsburg, Don Franklin Ford of London, Z-Max, Lawyer Muscle Racing, Kentucky Clutch, Kevin and Larry Ison Motorsports, Kentucky Farm Bureau by Blake Brown, and Wheelersburg Raceway.
The next event for the Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Northern and Southern Series will be on Friday October 1 at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, KY, paying $5,000 to win and $450 to start. The next event for the Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series will be at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, TN on Saturday September 25 paying $1,200 to win and $125 to start.
For more information about the Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series or Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series, please contact Chris Tilley at (828) 361-5981 or visit the tour’s webpage at www.IMDIRT.net or visit the tour page Iron-Man Racing Series on Facebook and Iron-Man Series (@CTPROMOTE) on Twitter.
The Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series and Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series would like to thank the following sponsors and marketing partners for their support of the 2021 racing season: Valvoline, Zerex by Valvoline, Brucebilt Performance, Hoosier Racing Tire, E-Z-GO, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, DirtonDirt.com, FloRacing, XS Power Batteries, Vic Hill Racing Engines, Earnhardt Technologies Group, Swafford Signs, MSR Mafia, Envy Suspension, Knowles Race Parts and Bodies, Cruise with the Champions, KND Safety, Impact RaceGear, Race Clean, and Denby’s J&J Construction.
Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) is a leading worldwide marketer and supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, with sales in more than 140 countries. Established in 1866, the company’s heritage spans more than 150 years, during which time it has developed powerful brand recognition across multiple product and service channels. Valvoline ranks as the No. 3 passenger car motor oil brand in the DIY market by volume. It operates and franchises approximately 1,400 quick-lube locations, and it is the No. 2 chain by number of stores in the United States under the Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM brand and the No. 3 chain by number of stores in Canada under the Valvoline Great Canadian Oil Change brand. It also markets Valvoline lubricants and automotive chemicals, including the Valvoline High Mileage with MaxLife technology motor oil for engines over 75,000 miles; Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic motor oil; Valvoline Premium Blue™ heavy-duty motor oil; Valvoline Multi-Vehicle Automatic Transmission Fluid; and Zerex™ antifreeze. To learn more, visit www.valvoline.com.
About Brucebilt Performance
Brucebilt Performance is a one-stop shop for everything dirt racing located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Brucebilt Performance carries a vast array of parts, while also operating a full-scale fabrication and repair shop and their parts menu includes an assortment of new chassis, old chassis, along with new parts of all kinds for your racing vehicle. For more information about Brucebilt Performance, visit www.brucebilt.com.
Official Summary of Results
Feature Results for Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Northern and Southern Series 26th Annual Lake Cumberland Classic at Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, KY on Saturday September 18, 2021
1. Josh Rice-Verona, Ky.
2. Michael Chilton-Salvisa, Ky.
3. Tristan Chamberlain-Richmond, Ind.
4. Dustin Nobbe-Batesville, Ind.
5. Christian Hanger-Winchester, Tenn.
6. Ted Nobbe-Batesville, Ind.
7. Drew Kennedy-Lancing, Tenn.
8. Tommy Bailey-Corbin, Ky.
9. Farrel Skelton-Mount Pleasant, Tenn.
10. Eddie King, Jr.-Knoxville, Tenn.
11. David Webb-Nicholasville, Ky.
12. Matt Tharp-Luttrell, Tenn.
13. Steve Smith-Powell, Tenn.
14. Dakota Smith-Powell, Tenn.
15. Josh Putnam-Florence, Ala.
Did Not Start- Devin Gilpin (Columbus, Ind.), Kenny Cobble (Cookeville, Tenn.)
Time of Race: 31 minutes, 42 seconds
Margin of Victory: 0.787 seconds
Yellow Flags: N/A
Red Flags: None
Lap Leaders: Tommy Bailey and Josh Rice
E-Z-GO Time Trials Top Qualifier: Christian Hanger (Group A) 12.409
Provisional Starters: None
Sunoco Race Fuels Heat One Finish (8 laps/all transfer): Michael Chilton, Josh Rice, Christian Hanger, Josh Putnam, Tristan Chamberlain, Eddie King, Dustin Nobbe (DNS-Devin Gilpin, Kenny Cobble)
Sunoco Race Fuels Heat Two Finish (8 laps/all transfer): Tommy Bailey, David Webb, Ted Nobbe, Matt Tharp, Drew Kennedy, Farrel Skelton, Steve Smith, Dakota Smith
Official Summary of Results
Feature Results for the Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series at Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, KY on Saturday September 18, 2021
1. Blake Brown-Corbin, Ky.
2. Peyton Harlow-Glasgow, Ky.
3. Ben Petrey-Corbin, Ky.
4. Amos Bunch-Wartburg, Tenn.
5. Wayne James-Newport, Tenn.
6. Joe Husband-Paint Lick, Ky.
7. Jeff Rawlings-Harrodsburg, Ky.
8. Jason Strunk-Williamsburg, Ky.
9. Josh Hampton-Crab Orchard, Ky.
10. Sarah Patrick-Albany, Ky.
11. Ricky Tinch-Deer Lodge, Tenn.
12. Brian Nantz-Corbin, Ky.
13. Dustin Branscum-Pine Knot, Ky
14. Ben Harmon-Brooks, Ky.
15. Tim Patrick-Albany, Ky.
16. Kyle Neat-Columbia, Ky.
17. Dustin Jackson-Glasgow, Ky.
18. Adam Ogle-Gatlinburg, Tenn.
19. Bo Gilley-Williamsburg, Ky.
20. Richie Overholser-Corryton, Tenn.
21. Justin Maxwell-Hilham, Tenn.
22. Larry James-Newport, Tenn.
Time of Race: 20 minutes, 57 seconds
Margin of Victory: 0.994 seconds
Yellow Flags: N/A
Red Flags: None
Lap Leaders: Blake Brown (1-25)
E-Z-GO Time Trials Top Qualifier: Blake Brown-13.773 seconds
Provisional Starters: Larry James, Dustin Jackson
Sunoco Race Fuels Heat One Finish (8 laps/top 8 transfer): Brian Nantz, Adam Ogle, Jason Strunk, Justin Maxwell, Bo Gilley, Sarah Patrick, Tim Patrick, Dustin Branscum, Dustin Jackson, Dwight Chitwood, Larry James (DNS-Jerry Pyles)