Clark gets Warrior win at PIR
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Staff Report

Tribune-Courier Sports

PADUCAH – While the “usual suspects” were winning on the big track, a Calvert City driver scored his first win of the season on the small oval inside Paducah International Raceway Friday night.

Kyle Clark, a former track champion in the 4-Cylinder Warrior division for sport compact stock cars, took the lead from his outside front row starting spot and went on to score his first feature with at PIR since Sept. 9 of last year.

John Tindal kept a winning streak alive by claiming his sixth victory in the Crate Late Model series.

Other winners included J.R. Mason, one of the regular front-runners in Modified, who won for the second time this year; Mike Watson, who scored his fourth win in Street Stock; and Mike Moore, who won his second feature of the year in the Kentucky Vintage Racing class.

On the small oval, Blake Martin won for the second week in a row in the High School Warrior class.

Clark, three days after a fourth-place finish in the race at the Marshall County Fair, snapped a two-race win streak by Mat Hartman.

Tindal won for the second week in a row and fifth time in the last six races. He was challenged at the outset by Tait Davenport of Benton, but Davenport, dropped out early.

Cameron Brown of Calvert City finished second.

Two-time reigning track champion Cary King of Benton, making only his second start of this season, finished fifth.

Watson finished ahead of Gilbertsville’s Keaton Downing and Benton’s Steve Hobbs.

Hobbs’ son, Dawson, finished fifth in the High School Warriors feature.

Dennis English of Palma was fourth in the Vintage feature.

NOTES: Benton driver Terry English got his sixth Late Model feature win of the year at Clarksville (Tenn.) Speedway. His son Tanner was fifth and Fred Perry of Calvert City finished ninth... Matt Liner of Calvert City was fifth in the Crate Late Model feature.

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