Causey collects for big win at Caraway Speedway

Heath Causey holds the trophy after winning Saturday night at Caraway Speedway. (Courtesy photo)

SOPHIA – Heath Causey was the winner of the big prize Saturday night by winning the Late Models race at Caraway Speedway.

It was part of the David “Lightning” Saunders Memorial, with winnings of $3,000. That included a $1,000 bonus.

Causey was the fastest qualifier and drew the No. 5 starting position.

Causey had to contend with the father-son tandem of Jason York and Jamie York.

Causey went to the front on the 80th lap after a competition caution and held the lead until the end.

Jason York was the runner-up, followed by Brian Rose, Jamie York and Chase Murphy.

Allen Vance was the winner of the Challengers race after Blake Shupe and D.J. Dean held leads earlier in the race. Brody Duggins was the runner-up, with Smith, Dean and Dante Curtis rounding out the top five.

In Modifieds, Kevin Orland was the winner of the 35-lap race, going ahead on lap 25. Fast qualifier Justice Calabro placed second.

In UCARs, Daniel Hughes was the winner, though not confirmed until a postrace protest was resolved. Ron Mock was second and Josh Phillips placed third. Justin Smith and Mock won qualifying heats.

Jon Morton was the winner in the 10-lap Bootlegger event. In Enduros, Barry Hines survived the 50-lap event for the victory.

The next regular racing night for Caraway Speedway comes June 3.

By Randolph Record