The URL Rookie Approval series rolled into the Southern National Motorsports Park for the CKF Construction 125. Twenty-one Late Models signed in for action with Justin Fuller winning the pole and AJ Bunch starting beside him on the front row.
Fuller would lead the early portion of the race until heavy lap traffic and a tight handling race car was too much for him to hold off the hard charging Bunch machine. The field would be slowed for an incident around lap seventy involving the CKF sponsored Late Model of Cale Frennier. Due to the long green run, and the blistering pace set by the leaders, only seven cars remained on the lead lap when racing resumed. Once the green flew, AJ Bunch would scoot away to pick up his second win of the series. Justin Fuller would come across the line in second, AJ Hamel would bring it home third, Josh Kotten in fourth and Justin MacDuff would round out the top 5.
Al Smith Jr. maintained his points lead but there is a new second place point man, AJ Hamel has taken over second in points (-3) as the series heads into the final race of the approval series, The MP Roy Inc. 150 at the New Smyrna Speedway. Mathematically, the top 5 in points are all still alive. The rundown is 1. Al Smith Jr. (260), 2. AJ Hamel (-3), 3. AJ Bunch (-8), 4. Justin Fuller (-12), and 5. Justin MacDuff (-12).
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CKF Construction 125 Results: 1. AJ BUNCH, 2. Justin Fuller, 3. AJ Hamel, 4. Josh Kotten, 5. Justin MacDuff, 6. Al Smith Jr., 7. Dante Curtis, 8. Brian Rogers Jr., 9. Jay Dee Callahan, 10. Dan Dubuque, 11. Mike Holtsclaw, 12. Dylan Gaudette, 13. Travis Wallace, 14. Rodney Haack, 15. Matt Smith, 16. James McIntyre Jr., 17. Jay Dubuque, 18. Mike King, 19. Cale Frennier, 20. Trevor Williams, 21. Bruce Perry