May 9, 2021

Anthony Sanders Scores First Career Ultimate Southeast Victory At Cherokee Speedway

Gaffney, South Carolina - The Ultimate Super Late Model Series Southeast Region traveled to "The Place Your Mama Warned You About" Cherokee Speedway located in Gaffney, South Carolina on Saturday May 8th for the "Big Chief Forty" event paying $5,000 to win. 27 Ultimate Southeast Tour competitors signed into Saturdays 40 lap event.

In the closing laps of the event the battle for the lead heated up. In the final lap race leader Chris Ferguson would cut down a tire and Anthony Sanders of Spartanburg, South Carolina would make the pass for the lead and score his first career Ultimate Super Late Model Series Southeast Region victory Saturday at Cherokee Speedway. Ben Watkins, Ross Bailes, Dillon Brown, and Dennis Franklin rounded out the top five finishers. The Davis Diesel Service fast qualifier was Chris Ferguson with a time of 15.132 seconds. Consolation race winners included Dustin Mitchell and Dean Bowen.

The next events currently scheduled for the Ultimate Super Late Model Series Southeast Region will be a double header as the Ultimate Southeast Tour is set to travel to Natural Bridge Speedway located in Natural Bridge, Virginia on Friday May 14th for the "Road To Jamaica" event paying $5,000 to win and on Saturday May 15th the Ultimate Southeast Tour will head to Bill Sawyer's Virginia Motor Speedway located in Jamaica, Virginia for the annual "King of the Commonwealth" event paying $20,000 to win.

"Big Chief Forty"

Full Results - Cherokee Speedway 5/8/21

1) Anthony Sanders
2) Ben Watkins
3) Ross Bailes
4) Dillon Brown
5) Dennis Franklin
6) Trent Ivey
7) Dustin Mitchell
8) Zack Mitchell
9) Jeff Smith
10) Brent Dixon
11) Matthew Nance
12) Chris Ferguson
13) Adam Yarbrough
14) Dean Bowen
15) Bryson Harper
16) Cla Knight
17) Nick Schlager
18) Brian Ledbetter
19) Will Harris
20) Corey Gordon
21) Chris Blackwell
22) Justin Hudspeth
23) Tim Vance
24) Ron Parker
25) Doug Sanders

DNS - Jimmy Macnamera
DNS - Lance Brasington

Car Count: 27
Feature Winner: Anthony Sanders
Davis Diesel Service Fast Qualifier: Chris Ferguson 15.132
Consolation 1 Winner: Dustin Mitchell
Consolation 2 Winner: Dean Bowen

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