Saturday, 30 April 2011




Dillon, SC……..Defending USAC National Ford Focus Champion Nick Drake of Mooresville, N.C. scored a dramatic last-lap victory in Saturday night’s 40-lap Eastern Ford Focus race at Dillon Motor Speedway. Jarett Andretti and Scott Hunter, who had battled for lead in the closing laps, slipped to second and third at the checkered flag, with Eric Coomes taking fourth ahead of Steven Intravaia. Tyler Corriher led the first two laps, Andretti then led the next 30 and Hunter led for seven before Drake emerged the victor.


USAC EASTERN FORD FOCUS RACE RESULTS: April 30, 2011 – Dillon, South Carolina – Dillon Motor Speedway


FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Nick Drake (#55 Cline), 2. Austin Prock (#96 Noffsinger/Brown), 3. Tyler Corriher (#12 Noffsinger/Brown), 4. Billy Gaule (#22 Gaule), 5. Orry Hunte (#44 Fedrizzi), 6. Nic Davidson (#39 Davidson). NT


SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Chris Lamb (#9 Lamb), 2. Jarett Andretti (#11 Trotter), 3. Scott Hunter (#14 Noffsinger/Brown), 4. Steven Intravaia (#1 Bigley/Quinones/Intravaia), 5. Eric Coomes (#43 Fedrizzi), NT


FEATURE: (40 laps) 1. Nick Drake, 2. Jarett Andretti, 3. Scott Hunter, 4. Eric Coomes, 5. Steven Intravaia, 6. Austin Prock, 7. Chris Lamb, 8. Tyler Corriher, 9. Orry Hunte, 10. Billy Gaule. NT



FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-2 Corriher, Laps 3-32 Andretti, Laps 33-39 Hunter, Lap 40 Drake.


NEW EASTERN FORD FOCUS POINTS: 1-Drake-75; 2-Andretti-72; 3-Hunter-66; 4-Coomes-60; 5-Prock-58; 6-Lamb-58; 7-Intravaia-57; 8-Corriher-52; 9-Hunte-43; 10-Gaule-43.


NEXT EASTERN FORD FOCUS RACE: May 7 – Hickory (NC) Motor Speedway