MARYVILLE Tenn. (Jul. 18) Donald qualified the Blount Motorsports entry fourth, took the lead on lap 13 and a caution put him back in second. He caught the leader Bradsher again on lap 28 when the rear end cover came loose.
“It was not a great day to start with, but things were looking up when Donald ran down Bradsher and then the rear end cover came loose” said David. “Normally you change your gears, bolt on the rear end cover, tighten it down and that is it. I have had a problem with new rear end covers before and I should have checked it, but I didn’t and it cost us.
It not only cost us $10,000 but it put us in a big hole for the Southern National Championship points race.”
With the cancellation of the Southern Nationals event the series is back to 10 races with the next at 411 Speedway Tuesday July 19.
“All you can do is put it behind you and get ready for the next race. We will be ready to go for race number two at 411 tomorrow night.” Concluded David.
Blount Motorsports enjoys sponsorship from Stowers (CAT) Machinery Corp., Arnold Trucking, Blount Excavating, Cherokee Millwright, Food City, Massey Electric, Tennessee RV, Turner Hydraulics, VP Race Fuels and Wine and Spirits Cellar.
BMS races Rocket XR1 Chassis with power from Vic Hill Racing Engines, with Dyer’s Top Rods, Storie Manifolds, Driven Racing Oil and VP Race Fuels. Drive train components are from Quarter Master, the shocks are Öhlins, chassis and suspension components from TWM, OMG, and PPM with springs from Hyperco. Noses and body parts are from Five Star Stock Car Bodies and tires are from Hoosier Tire South and Hoosier Performance Tires.