Ross Bailes earned his third victory in Laurens County Speedway’s 39th annual Shrine Race on Tuesday night, passing Trent Ivey in the closing laps of the Carolina Clash Super Late Model visit.
Bailes won the prestigious race after Ivey won the pole with a lap in 13.819 seconds.
The race was marred only once by caution when Zach Cox’s turn-1 spin collected several other cars.
Inside 10 laps to go, Ivey headed into turn 3 and slid up the track, opening the door for Bailes to take the lead.
Zach Mitchell finished third and Rambo Franklin, Brett Hamm, Michael Brown, Kenny Collins, Cla Knight, Jeff Smith and Anthony Sanders filled the rest of the top 10.
The Shrine Race raises awareness and funds for local Shriners Hospitals.
Brandon Satterfield captured the Thunder Bomber feature, but Dylan Chappell led during the middle stages before succumbing to mechanical issues.
Reid Neaderhister held off Johnny Westmoreland for second place. Ray Cagle was fourth and Bo Baker fifth.
Rod Tucker won in 602 Crate. Colt Smith led briefly, but Tucker reassumed command quickly and dominated the rest of the way, relegating Smith to a distant second.
Phillip Wilson won his second straight in Monster Mini, with Alex Woodard’s spin providing a short intermission between Wilson’s duels with runner-up Dusty Eaves. Scott Nelson finished third.
Justin Harris beat Mason Mack across the finish line by inches in the Front Wheel Drive class. Mack and Travis Jamieson dueled fiercely, and their preoccupation with each other led to Harris’s first victory at LCS.