Myers Wins Title, Loftin Takes Checkered at Bowman Gray
2010 season comes to an exciting conclusion.

Brian Loftin in Winner’s Circle after winning the Carolina Farm Credit 150. photo by Eric Hylton Photography

(Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) While a battle raged for the checkered flag in Saturday’s Carolina Farm Credit 150 at Bowman Gray Stadium, Burt Myers tried his best to race smoothly in the middle of the pack to his fourth championship for the Bill Plemmons RV World Modified Series.
            Tim Brown of Cana, VA qualified on the pole for the season’s final race, while Jason Myers of Walnut Cove started on the outside front row. Brown shot out to the lead as the green flag waved. Then, the #83 of Brown defended his lead against the outside row challenges from Jason Myers and Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg.
            On the third double-file restart, Brian Loftin of Lexington powered past Tim Brown from the outside row, taking over the top spot at the head of the pack. Loftin was then the one working to defend his lead after Tim Brown and Jonathan Brown of Winston-Salem took the outside on every occasion to fight for the number one spot.
            Showing his tenacity and the strength of his car, Jonathan Brown raced side by side with Loftin for several laps during one of the restarts but was unable to complete the pass. However, Jonathan Brown was able to finally steal the lead away on his fifth try.
            With fewer than 50 laps to go, Tim Brown fought his way up to second and chose the outside lane to try and reclaim the lead that was once his. Jonathan Brown was able to take advantage of the inside groove to defend his position, but he immediately had to deal with some stout taps to the bumper from Tim Brown.
            Tim Brown delivered a strong shot to Jonathan Brown with fewer than 10 laps left in the race. Jonathan Brown’s #53 spun, while Tim Brown’s #83 took over the lead. “I was parking the car in the corner, because we had some rear-end trouble and were dumping grease all over the right rear tire,” said Jonathan Brown.
            The team of Tim Brown hoped they could hold on for their fifth win of the season, but second-place Loftin’s car was in prime condition and closing in quickly on Tim Brown’s. As the laps clicked away, Loftin’s chances were evaporating. But then in turn four of the final lap, Loftin was able to slip by Tim Brown at the last moment to claim the victory.
            “The 23 [of Brian Loftin] got into me and turned me sideways,” said Tim Brown. “But that’s just Stadium racing,” said Brown.
            “I hate getting into people, but we had an awesome race car tonight and these guys deserved this win,” said Brian Loftin. “The 53 [of Jonathan Brown] roughed us up and got us back there to third. If those boys want to play rough, I’m going to have to play back with them,” said Loftin. “Tim Brown gave it to me earlier this year and cost me a win, so I felt like I had to give it back to him. I didn’t wreck him; he wrecked himself.”
            Brian Loftin claimed his second win of the season, with Modified newcomer Joseph “Bobo” Brown of Winston-Salem finishing second – his highest finish ever in a Modified. Chris Fleming of Mount Airy came in third.

Burt Myers celebrating his fourth Bowman Gray Stadium championship. photo by Mike Sampson Photography

            Meanwhile, championship hopeful Burt Myers tried his best to quietly survive in the middle of the pack, claiming his fourth Stadium title. “It’s probably one of the hardest races I’ve ever run, to be honest with you,” said Myers. “I had to be smart about it. I didn’t want to do anything to where it was my fault if we didn’t win the championship. So I just tried to dodge all the bullets I could,” said Myers.
            “I had to be quiet tonight, so I could be loud right now,” said Myers. “There are so many things that can happen here. I bet 30 different people this week told me that I had it in the bag – but you never have it in the bag over here.”
            Brian Loftin finished second in the points, while Tim Brown and Lee Jeffreys tie for third place – with the tie-breaker going to Brown who has the most wins.
            In the Webb Heating & A/C Co. Sportsman Series, Kenny Bost of Kernersville claimed the checkered. Kevin Neal of Walkertown and Michael Adams of Yadkinville finished second and third.
            Kyle Edwards of King was crowned as the champion – fulfilling his life-long dream of winning a Sportsman title at Bowman Gray Stadium. “These are the toughest group of drivers in the world. This is one of the toughest divisions in the world,” said Edwards.
            Brother Barry Edwards of Pinnacle finished second in the points standings, with Ryan Robertson of Winston-Salem ending his season ranked third.
            Daniel Fishel of Greensboro brought home the victory in the 20-lapper for the 104.1 WTQR Street Stock Series – it was Fishel’s first win ever at the Stadium. Matt Cotner of Rural Hall claimed his first Street Stock championship.
            In the Time Warner Cable Stadium Stock Series, Dale Barneycastle of Mocksville claimed the final checkered flag of the season – with Jason Keaton of Mocksville winning the 2010 Stadium Stock Championship.



2010 Final Points Standings

Bill Plemmons RV World Modified Series: Final Points Standings

RANK

CAR

DRIVER

POINTS

GAINED
LAST EVENT

1

1

Burt Myers

686

68

2

23

Brian Loftin

662

100

3

83

Tim Brown

599

64

4

77

Lee Jeffreys

599

52

5

4

Jason Myers

583

88

6

53

Jonathan Brown

504

56

7

13

Chris Fleming

485

92

8

71

Dean Ward

482

80

9

40

Brad Robbins

473

48

10

69

Junior Miller

452

32

11

5

Randy Butner

442

36

12

72

Brent Elliott

387

20

13

81

Austin Pack

369

44

14

70

Alfred Hill

351

0

15

99

Kevin Powell

312

72

 

Webb Heating & A/C Co. Sportsman Series: Final Points Standings

RANK

CAR

DRIVER

POINTS

GAINED
LAST EVENT

1

05

Kyle Edwards

631

72

2

50

Barry Edwards

605

80

3

23

Ryan Robertson

604

84

4

02

Derek Stoltz

583

76

5

17

Kevin Neal

577

96

6

86

Taylor Branch

573

60

7

66

Ronnie Clifton

567

68

8

18

Kenny Bost

546

100

9

68

Robbie Brewer

539

24

10

21

Tommy Neal

477

64

11

72

Bryant Robertson

413

48

12

13

Luke Fleming

397

56

13

19

Michael Adams

396

92

14

39

Jeff Garrison

386

88

15

38

Mitch Gales

366

40

 

104.1 WTQR Street Stock Series: Final Points Standings

RANK

CAR

DRIVER

POINTS

GAINED
LAST EVENT

1

27

Matt Cotner

668

56

2

81

Zack Clifton

628

96

3

98

Billy Gregg

620

80

4

99

John McNeal

598

88

5

1

David Sumner

592

76

6

12

Doug Wall

552

84

7

04

Reggie Doub

514

0

8

10

Jody Fritts

510

28

9

07

Kenneth Stimpson

502

24

10

44

Daniel Fishel

498

100

11

9

Darren Cotner

456

68

12

22

Brian Wall

426

92

13

23

Kris Hoots

396

72

14

13

Kevin Gilbert

316

60

15

05

Spencer Martin

290

0

 

Time Warner Cable Stadium Stock Series: Final Points Standings

RANK

CAR

DRIVER

POINTS

GAINED
LAST EVENT

1

01

Jason Keaton

706

96

2

22

Dale Barneycastle

688

100

3

39

Jimmy Absher

674

92

4

24

A.J. Sanders

644

88

5

11

Wayne Hill

638

72

6

56

Johnny Burke

584

80

7

72

Gerald Robertson

568

40

8

58

Brandon Brendle

522

64

9

26

Derek Taylor

520

16

10

00

Adam Baker

512

44

11

1

Rob Young

504

20

12

23

Kenny Dixon

484

84

13

34

Chris Lawing

476

76

14

8

Shane Southard

472

68

15

61

Charlie Curry

456

60



Race Results

Bill Plemmons RV World Modified Series
Carolina Farm Credit 150: 150 laps

FINISH

CAR

DRIVER

HOMETOWN

1

23

Brian Loftin

Lexington, NC

2

28

Joseph Brown

Winston-Salem, NC

3

13

Chris Fleming

Mount Airy, NC

4

4

Jason Myers

Walnut Cove, NC

5

50

Michael Clifton

Walkertown, NC

6

71

Dean Ward

Winston-Salem, NC

7

7

Bobby Reed

Clemmons, NC

8

99

Kevin Powell

Winston-Salem, NC

9

1

Burt Myers

Walnut Cove, NC

10

83

Tim Brown

Cana, VA

11

79

James Civali

Meriden, CT

12

53

Jonathan Brown

Kernersville, NC

13

77

Lee Jeffreys

High Point, NC

14

40

Brad Robbins

Winston-Salem, NC

15

81

Austin Pack

Walkertown, NC

16

33

Matt Caldwell

Lexington, NC

17

5

Randy Butner

Pfafftown, NC

18

69

Junior Miller

Danbury, NC

19

6

Kevin Wilson

Elkin, NC

20

3

Terry Gaither

Walkertown, NC

21

72

Brent Elliott

Denton, NC

22

75

Robert Jeffreys

Winston-Salem, NC

23

51

Stan Welborn

Germanton, NC

Webb Heating & A/C Co. Sportsman Series
Sportsman Race : 40 laps

FINISH

CAR

DRIVER

HOMETOWN

1

18

Kenny Bost

Kernersville, NC

2

17

Kevin Neal

Walkertown, NC

3

19

Michael Adams

Yadkinville, NC

4

39

Jeff Garrison

Clemmons, NC

5

23

Ryan Robertson

Winston-Salem, NC

6

50

Barry Edwards

Pinnacle, NC

7

34

Derek Stoltz

Walkertown, NC

8

05

Kyle Edwards

King, NC

9

66

Ronnie Clifton

Walkertown, NC

10

21

Tommy Neal

Walkertown, NC

11

86

Taylor Branch

Lewisville, NC

12

13

Luke Fleming

Mount Airy, NC

13

79

Steven Berrier

Germanton, NC

14

72

Bryant Robertson

Lexington, NC

15

44

Daniel Beeson

Kernersville, NC

16

38

Mitch Gales

Thomasville,NC

17

1

Ryan Nelson

Winston-Salem, NC

18

30

Cody Evans

King, NC

19

7

Ronnie Barron

Lexington, NC

20

68

Robbie Brewer

Winston-Salem, NC

21

26

Jim Shoaf

Lexington, NC

22

5

Austin Edwards

King, NC

23

9

David Adams

Yadkinville, NC

 

104.1 WTQR Street Stock Series
Street Stock Race: 20 laps

FINISH

CAR

DRIVER

HOMETOWN

1

44

Daniel Fishel

Greensboro, NC

2

81

Zack Clifton

Walkertown, NC

3

22

Brian Wall

Winston-Salem, NC

4

99

John McNeal

Winston-Salem, NC

5

12

Doug Wall

Pfafftown, NC

6

98

Billy Gregg

Winston-Salem, NC

7

1

David Sumner

Trinity, NC

8

23

Kris Hoots

Mocksville, NC

9

9

Darren Cotner

King, NC

10

15

Jerry Helms

Winston-Salem, NC

11

13

Kevin Gilbert

Pfafftown, NC

12

27

Matt Cotner

Rural Hall, NC

13

01

Donnie Martin

Wallburg, NC

14

66

Whitney Clifton

Walkertown, NC

15

2

Willie Wall

Lexington, NC

16

16

Allen Henkel

Trinity, NC

17

17

Brian Doty

Winston-Salem, NC

18

97

Hal Seats

Yadkinville, NC

19

10

Jody Fritts

Winston-Salem, NC

20

07

Kenneth Stimpson

Lewisville, NC

 

Time Warner Cable Stadium Stock Series
Stadium Stock Race
: 15 laps

FINISH

CAR

DRIVER

HOMETOWN

1

22

Dale Barneycastle

Mocksville, NC

2

14

Jason Keaton

Mocksville, NC

3

39

Jimmy Absher

Rural Hall, NC

4

24

A.J. Sanders

Mocksville, NC

5

23

Kenny Dixon

Pfafftown, NC

6

56

Johnny Burke

Midway, NC

7

34

Chris Lawing

King, NC

8

11

Wayne Hill

Kernersville, NC

9

8

Shane Southard

Yadkinville, NC

10

58

Brandon Brendle

Winston-Salem, NC

11

61

Charlie Curry

Lexington, NC

12

13

Jordan Fleming

Mount Airy, NC

13

02

Wesley Thompson

Mocksville, NC

14

60

Ted Mickalowski

Mocksville, NC

15

00

Adam Baker

Winston-Salem, NC

16

72

Gerald Robertson

Germanton, NC

17

47

Kevin C. Neal

Danbury, NC

18

4

Andrew Sanders

Mocksville, NC

19

04

Jason Tutterow

Advance, NC

20

03

Ray Forrest

Winston-Salem, NC

21

1

Rob Young

Winston-Salem, NC

22

26

Derek Taylor

Yadkinville, NC

23

69

Drew Moffitt

Winston-Salem, NC

24

55

Tyler Burke

Winston-Salem, NC

25

16

Stephen Sanders

Midway, NC