UFO: Lathroum Is "King of the Knob"
MARKLEYSBURG, Pa. - Sept. 11. Jamie Lathroum, of
Mechanicsville, Md., was the winner of the 13th annual
"King of the Knob" event at Roaring Knob
Motorsports Complex on Saturday. He earned $5,000 for his winning drive in the event sanctioned by the UFo
The draw for starting positions
found Chuck Clise and Doug Horton getting front
row positions for the Area 51-lap UFo event. Clise
took the lead from the start,holding off the
challenge of Horton until the first of four caution periods came on lap eight when Scott Rhodes rolled to a stop with suspension damage.
Caution returned as
Keith Jackson slowed with problems, and after getting
back to racing, Horton got a good run at
Clise and made the pass to takethe lead on
lap nine. The next caution came with 14 laps complete, when Tim Senic spun.
On this attempted restart, Clise and
Matt Gaston tangled to trigger a multi-car
incident. This caution period would be the final
one of the event.
Eighth starting Lathroum had worked his way up
to second at this point, and on the restart he
forged past Horton to become the new leader on lap
15. Tenth starting Jared Miley settled into second, with ninth starting Jeremy Miller right behind in third. As the laps were winding down, Lathroum's car
started smoking, but he made
it to the checkered flag to take the win over Miley and Miller.
From 20th starting
spot, Doug Dodd charged forward to finish fourth,
ahead of 12th starting Jared
UFO - Roaring Knob Motorsports
1) Jamie Lathroum,
2) Jared Miley, 3) Jeremy Miller, 4) Doug Dodd, 5) Jared Hawkins, 6) L.C. Powers, 7)
Jack Pencil, 8) Greg Fetters, 9) Chad McClellan, 10) Doug Horton, 11) Tommy Beck, 12)
Ron Delano, 13) Mel Minnick, 14) Tim Senic, 15) Clate Copeman, 16) Mason Zeigler, 17)
Bob Gordon, 18) Billy Holbert, 19) Devin Friese, 20) John Mollick, 21) Chuck Clise, 22)
Matt Gaston, 23) Keith Jackson, 24) Scott Rhodes, 25) Keith Barbara
winners (37 cars): Horton, Fetters, Miller, Lathroum; B-Main winners: Gaston,