Atlanta Motor Speedway's Thursday Thunder concluded its 10-week season of racing and crowned its summer series champions. Except for veteran Skip Nichols, all other classes featured first time championship winners.
Brian Weimer was the pole sitter for the Masters feature. At the halfway point, Scott Moseley made a pass coming off turn four for the lead. Moseley went on to log his first win of the year. Skip Nichols collected his fifth-career Masters championship and tied Doug Stevens with five Thursday Thunder championship titles.
Justin Thomas took the green flag to set off the Young Lions feature. Points leader Sean Rayhall was out front before the first lap was completed. Rayhall dominated the race and led every lap. Rayhall posted his seventh win of the 10-week series and picked up his first Thursday Thunder championship.
The Marco's Pizza Bandits kicked off with Clayton Weatherman out front. Weatherman led all circuits to score his fourth win in four starts in the 2010 Thursday Thunder season. Alex Coffey was crowned the Marco's Pizza Bandits champion.
Luke Behnke paced the field to the start for the Dixie Home Crafters Semi-Pro feature. The race began with Behnke six points behind co-points leaders William Plemmons III and Jake Armstrong. Behnke led all laps and earned his first win of the season. Plemmons secured the championship title by three points with his second-place finish.
The Roadsters feature started with Adam Gay as the leader. But by the second lap, the field was three-wide at the flag with points leader Brian Meredith becoming the point man. Meredith was the victor and claimed his first career Thursday Thunder championship.
Points leader John Holleman paced the filed the start for the Morley Company Outlaws feature. Holleman shut down the rest of the field by leading all laps, grabbing his seventh win of the summer and captured the championship title.
The OCP Angus Farms Pro feature began with Doug Stevens on the pole. On the fourth lap, points leader Donald McIntosh wrestled his way to the front. Taylor Hull made his move for the top spot on lap 13. Two laps later, it was a three-car battle for the lead between Hull, Stevens and McIntosh. Stevens spun on his own on lap 17 bringing out the caution. Hull was out front for the restart and seized the win two laps later and McIntosh scored his first Thursday Thunder championship.
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Week 10 Results:
1. Scott Mosley (McDonough), 2. Brian Weimer (Cumming), 3. Skip Nichols (Albany), 4. Philip Young (Dallas), 5. Bill Plemmons, Jr. (Greensboro), 6. Ed Clark (Peachtree City), 7. Rick Geddes (Newnan), 8. Mike Kennedy (Alpharetta), 9. Chris Holcomb (Alpharetta).
1. Sean Rayhall (Winston), 2. Mason Massey (Winston), 3. A.J. Carlisi (Dalton), 4. Kason Plott (Marietta), 5. Justin Thomas (Woodstock), 6. Anderson Bowen (Suwanee), 7. Jake Cole (Kearney, Mo.), 8. Cameron Hadley (Concord), 9. Jonathan Lybrand (Newnan).
Marco's Pizza Bandits:
1. Clayton Weatherman (Wentzville, Mo.), 2. Alex Coffey (McDonough), 3. Woodrow Mullis (Hoboken), 4. Christopher Tullis (Dacula), 5. Joe Wilder (Marietta), 6. Joshua Hicks (Senoia), 7. Alton Clark (Newnan). 8. Jensen Jorgensen (Stockbridge), 9. Abagail Marin (Peachtree City), 10. J.P. Massengale (Zebulon), 11. John Curtis (Columbus).
Dixie Home Crafters Semi-Pro:
1. Luke Behnke (Fayetteville), 2. William Plemmons III (Smyrna), 3. Mike Weed (Franklin), 4. R.S. Senter (Oakwood), 5. Jordan Coker (Powder Springs), 6. Jacob Armstrong (Senoia), 7. Amber Colvin (Tallahassee, Fla.), 8. Garrett Smithley (Peachtree City), 9. Mark Swan (Atlanta), 10. Billy Stevens (McDonough), 11. Chris Bowie (Douglasville), 12. Jerry Silvers (Calhoun), 13. Mark Younginer (Jonesboro), 14. Brett Hardin (Acworth).
1. Brian Meredith (Locust Grove), 2. Adam Gay (Dublin), 3. Skip Nichols (Albany), 4. Jonathan Chandler (Auburn, Ala.).
Morley Company Outlaws:
1. John Holleman (Winston-Salem, N.C.), 2. Parker Barnes (Alpharetta), 3. Madeline Crane (Meansville), 4. Riley Thornton (Peachtree City), 5. Tyler Mosley (McDonough), 6. Taylor Jorgenson (Stockbridge), 7. Christopher Clanton (Brooks), 8. Jayme Dickerson (Dawsonville), 9. Jami Weimer (Cumming), 10. Joey Padgett (Tallahassee, Fla.), DNS - Amber Fleeman (Dacula).
OCP Angus Farms Pro:
1. Taylor Hull (Winston), 2. Billy Fulson (Winston), 3. Bubba Harry (Griffin), 4. Jimmy Henderson (Conyers), 5. Donald McIntosh (Dawsonville), 6. Kyle Plott (Marietta), 7. Doug Stevens (McDonough), 8. Adam Gay (Dublin).