Three-State Flyers: Richards
Tops Winchester "Mike Clore Memorial"
WINCHESTER, Va. - July 24. Josh Richards claimed the $5000 "Mike Clore Memorial" main event Saturday at The
Winchester Speedway. The young West Virginia driver took the lead from Jeremy Miller on lap 12 and led the
rest of the way to the Three-State Flyers sanctioned race win.
After giving up a win to Jeremy Miller on the last lap of
the previous night's Three-State Flyers win at Potomac Speedway, #25 Josh Richards left nothing to chance
Saturday at Winchester (Va.) Speedway. (Kevin
Jamie Lathroum and Jeremy Miller led the field to the green with Miller taking the top spot. Richards was quick
to take second from his fourth starting position on lap three and set his sights on Miller before taking the top
spot on lap 12.
After a lap 20 caution, Richards led Miller, but seventh place starter J.T. Spence made the pass on
Miller for second on lap 21. Spence and Miller would battle for the runner up spot as Miller grabbed it back
on lap 25, only to hand it back on lap 36. Richards went on to pick up the win with Spence second, followed
by Miller and 16th starting Jason Covert.
Three-State Flyers - Winchester
1. Josh Richards, 2. J.T. Spence, 3. Jeremy Miller, 4.
Jason Covert, 5. DJ Myers, 6. Keith Jackson, 7. Jamie Lathroum, 8. Ronnie Dehaven Jr, 9. Gary Stuhler,
10. Booper Bare, 11. Nick Dickson, 12. Walker Arthur, 13. Wesley Bonebrake, 14. Tony Crim, 15. David
Williams, 16. Devin Friese, 17. Allan Brannon, 18. Austin Hubbard, 19. Scott labarron, 20. Walter
Crouch, 21. Brian Tavenner, 22. Brad Omps, 23. Darryl Hills, 24. Tommy Armel
Heat winners (31
entries): Miller, Richards, Arthur. Consolation winner: Labarron; Dash winner: Lathroum.
Cory Stivason photo