Chris Whorton, the 2007 Lanier National Speedway champion, showed why he scored that title with a big victory Saturday night in the James Garrison Memorial 100, an ASA Southeast Asphalt Series Pro Late Model event, at Lanier National Speedway.
Whorton held off a hard charge by young Kyle Fowler, who finished second. Pendergrass driver Paul Kelley finished third, while Stephen McCurley and Shawn Simpson rounded out the top five.
Other local finishers inclued Braselton's Jimmy Garmon, who finished eighth, Commerce driver Dennis Wilder in 14th, Taylor Satterfield, of Commerce, in 15th, Joey Senter, of Jefferson, in 15th, former Jefferson resident Ryan Crane in 18th, Dacula's Russell Fleeman in 26th, and Braselton's Shane Sawyer in 29th.
Senter won the pole for the event.
For more, check this week's edition of The Jackson Herald.
Kyle Fowler, pictured, tried hard to catch Chris Whorton, but came up one position short, as Whorton won Saturday's James Garrison Memorial 100 at Lanier National Speedway.
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