Mid-State RV Center's 70's Disco night at Atlanta Motor Speedway's Thursday Thunder featured a night full of disco music in the stands with Legends, Bandolero and Thunder Roadsters "Hustle"ing around the track.
The Atlanta Dental Team Bandits feature had Kyle Benjamin pacing the field to the green flag. Mason Massey took the early lead until he got loose on lap 10 and allowed Ronnie Bassett to pass him for the top spot and the eventual win.
Dennis Lambert led the field for the start of the Back Yard Burgers Semi-Pro feature. On lap 12, Lambert and second-place Billy Fulson made contact, which turned the lead over to Logan Boyett. Boyett went on to claim his first Thursday Thunder win.
The Zaxby's Young Guns and the John Deere Outlaws raced in a combined class with Young Gun Matthew Stover on the pole for the start. Stover dominated the race and led every lap to claim the win. Jonathan Chander scored the win for the Outlaw class.
Brian Weimer started on the pole for the Tanger Outlet Centers Masters division. Despite many challenges, he never let go of the lead and claimed his seventh Thursday Thunder Masters win.
McDonough Hospitality and Tourism Chargers division had Will Hannah on the point for the start. On lap 15, Mike Conrad passed for the lead. The last lap showcased a three-wide finish to the checkered flag with Conrad the victor.
Casey Roderick was the pole sitter for the Pro division race. Second-place Jeremy Kalina worked Roderick over lap after lap, but Roderick held him off for the win.
John Deere Roadsters feature started with Ed Clark bringing the field to the green flag. Clark led every lap and scored his second career Thursday Thunder Roadster win.
Atlanta Motor Speedway's Thursday Thunder will return on June 22 for the fourth of ten weeks of Legends, Bandolero and Thunder Roadster racing. Next week will feature Georgia Power's Beach Night with the always popular Kids' Candy and Coin Scramble.
To test drive your own Legends machine, or for more information about Legends racing, call Legends of Georgia director Pete Horne at (770) 707-2977 or visit www.legendsofga.com.
Atlanta Dental Team Bandits:
1. Ronnie Bassett (Winston-Salem, N.C.), 2. Kyle Benjamin (Simpsonville, S.C.), 3. Kyle Plott (Marietta), 4. Dylan Ames (Harvest, Ala.), 5. Joseph Pilato (Cropwell, Ala.), 6. Mason Massey (Winston), 7. Evan Bell (Buford), 8. Tyler Pennington (Winston), 9. Chris Achenbach (Douglasville), 10. Judson Kittle (Watkinsville), 11. Maxx Bennett (Zephyrhills, Fla.), 12. Scott Hensley (Olive Branch, MS), 13. Dillon Bassett (Winston-Salem, N.C.), 14. Evan Swilling (Cohutta), 15. Grant Crane (Zebulon), 16. J.D. Farlow (Grantville), 17. Matt Dooley (Brooks), 18. Peyton Durflinger (McDonough).
Back Yard Burgers Semi-Pro:
1. Logan Boyett (Pensacola, Fla.), 2. Ryan Gandee (McDonough), 3. Josh Williams (Port Charlotte, Fla.), 4. Brad Shelnutt (Stockbridge), 5. Max Gresham (Milner), 6. Tina Johnson (Senoia), 7. T.J. Halsema (Roswell), 8. Eric Cushman (Stockbridge), 9. Billy Fulson (Brooks), 10. Jay Cloud (Griffin), 11. Justin Swilling (Cohutta), 12. Tyler Chrisinger (Littleton, CO), 13. Kyle Lowrey (Covington), 14. Chase Moody (Watkinsville), 15. Justin Stauffer (Gainesville), 16. Levon Kitchens (Macon), 17. Kevin Eskew (Honeapath, S.C.), 18. Dennis Lambert (Indian Trail, N.C.), 19. Taylor Hull (Winston).
Zaxby's Young Guns:
Matthew Stover (Gastonia, N.C.), 2. Austin Hill (Winston), 3. Chris Moore (Salisbury, N.C.), 4. Blake Eden (Deland, Fla.), 5. Currie Pierce (Griffin), 6. Zach Kittle (Watkinsville), 7. Ty Dillon (Lewisville, N.C.), 8. Jordan Coker (Powder Springs), 9. Taylor Bryant (Juliette), 10. Dustyn Cunningham (Madison), 11. Stan Hammons (Milner), 12. Ty Bennett (Loganville), 13. Tyler Armstrong (Alpharetta), 14. Ashley Akins (Winder).
John Deere Outlaws:
1. Jonathan Chandler (Fayetteville), 2. Trey Maughan (Knoxville, Tenn.), 3. Kayla Medley (Alpharetta), 4. James Caldwell (McDonough).
Tanger Outlet Center Masters:
1. Brian Weimer (Cumming.), 2. Skip Nichols (Albany), 3. Dwight Pilgram (McDonough), 4. Robert Spence (Atlanta), 5. Ed Clark (Peachtree City), 6. Bill Henry (Kennesaw), 7. Johnny Rucker (McDonough), 8. Keith Breasbois (Gainesville), 9. Jimmy Wade (Griffin), 10. Wade Brewer (Hampton), 11. Sam McCullough (Atlanta), 12. Jim Daniel (Thomaston), 13. Randy Thornton (Oxford), 14. David Wilkerson (Midland).
McDonough Hospitality and Tourism Chargers:
1. Mike Conrad (Dawson), 2. Jason Turner (Griffin), 3. R.S. Senter (Oakwood), 4. Jack Johnson (Williamson), 5. Jai Otwell (Bremen), 6. Will Hannah (Newnan), 7. Steve Fessler (Tyrone), 8. Fred Miles (Alpharetta), 9. Trey Ridley (Ballground), 10. Chris Siebert (Hampton).
1. Casey Roderick (Lawrenceville), 2. Bubba Harry (Griffin), 3. Chris Cable (Griffin), 4. Scott Mosley (McDonough), 5. Kyle Fowler (Smyrna), 6. Jeremy Kalina (Griffin), 7. Casey Tate (Locust Grove), 8. Brandon Thomson (St. Cloud, Fla.), 9. Ted Studley (Niceville, Fla.).
John Deere Roadsters:
1. Ed Clark (Peachtree City), 2. Zach Monette (Alpharetta), 3. Paige Monette (Alpharetta), 4. Jim Gresham (Stockbridge), 5. Jim Marchman (Cumming).