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McGuirt takes checkers in super stock four race

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By Steven Evans

The Lancaster Motor Speedway action was on as soon as the race started in the super stock four division. When the green flag dropped, it was side-by-side action and battling back and forth between Eric Caskey and Jeffrey McGuirt for the lead.They didn’t want to yield, but McGuirt made the pass on Caskey and took the lead.As the race progressed and the laps went by, McGuirt stretched his lead over the pack, but another battle was brewing in the back for second between Caskey and Wes Helms.Helms made the pass on Caskey for the second, but no one could catch McGuirt. McGuirt strolled into victory lane, with Helms in second and Caskey third. Ray Adams and Wes Rollings finished fourth and fifth, respectively.u In the super street main event, the crowd was on its feet with a new battle about to begin. The first row was occupied by two speedway favorites, Brandy Baker and Frankie McGuire. Before a lap was made, a caution came out when McGuire’s car stalled while chasing Baker hard for the lead, but he spun in turn one, but was OK and the race restarted. With the fans on their feet, the show was on as Baker jumped to the lead early, with McGuire chasing Baker, but McGuire couldn’t catch him. Baker took a commanding lead and never looked back and rolled into victory lane. He was followed by McGuire, Buster Milstead, Gary Whitford and Chris Bowers.u In the young guns main, Austin Baker jumped to the lead, with Andrew Yandle second. As the laps rolled by, Austin Baker began to pull away, but the battle was on for second between Yandle and Cayce McGuire.McGuire took second, but Baker was too far gone for anyone to catch him for another win on the night for the Baker crew. Baker took the early lead and had no challenges for his third win. McGuire, Yandle, Andrew Blackwood and Josh Langley rounded out the top five.u In the sportsman crate main, Kenny Ramsey and Shaun Medlin made up row one. It was side-by-side racing action early between Ramsey and Medlin. Ramsey won the battle for the lead and built a commanding lead over the field. He had no challenges for his first-ever win.Medlin was second ahead of Junior Stacks, Dennis Knight and Mikey Hough.u In the late model crate main, Andy Blackwood and Andy Hodges shared row one.Blackwood jumped to the early lead, but had a hard charge from Brandy Baker.Blackwood had his hands full with Baker. Blackwood tried his best to keep back Baker, but Baker took the lead and began to pull away. No one could catch Baker, giving him another win on the night. He was followed by Blackwood, Mike Huey, Andy Hodges and Benji Knight.u The pure street front row was occupied by Jerry Sexton and Bill Harvey. Then, all of a sudden, Kevin Blackwell made his way to the lead, but he had his mirrors full of Michael Outlaw’s black No. 8. While battling for the lead, Outlaw got bumped and fell back to fourth, with Blackwell holding the lead. Blackwell had his hands full again with Sexton and Outlaw, who made his way back up front to battle Blackwell and Sexton.In the last few laps, the battle was on between Blackwell and Outlaw. While battling hard for the win, Blackwell lost it coming to the checkers and his night ended. Sexton took the win and he was followed by Danny Greene, James Marion, Frankie McGuire and Tom Megill.u In the final action of the night, the late models front row was shared by Chris Hargett and David Yandle.In this race, Andy Blackwood was determined to win. As soon as the green flag dropped, it was Blackwood jumping to the lead. The battle for second was on between Hargett and David Yandle, with Yandle taking second. Blackwood stretched his lead, but all of a sudden Blackwood began to have some bad luck.His car began to smoke and started to slow down coming out of turn two. He pitted with car trouble, ending his incredible night early. Yandle took the lead and win. He was followed by Mike Huey, Hargett, Steve Davis and Tim Allen to cap racing.