Chris Madden Scores Carolina Clash Victory At Cherokee Speedway; Watkins Crowned Champion

Gaffney, South Carolina (11/19/23) - The Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series traveled to "The Place Your Mama Warned You About" Cherokee Speedway located in Gaffney, South Carolina on Sunday November 19th for the annual "Blue Gray 100" event paying $20,000 to win. The event was co-sanctioned with the XR Workin Man Series. The 100 lap event was the final event for the Carolina Clash Tour in 2023.

Leading flag to flag Chris Madden of Gray Court, South Carolina held off competitors to score his thirteenth career victory with the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series worth $20,000. Ben Watkins, Zack Mitchell, Benji Hicks, and Daulton Wilson rounded out the top five finishers. The fast qualifier of the event was Chris Madden with a time of 14.890 seconds. Heat race winner included Chris Madden and Zack Mitchell. The hard Charger of the event was Benji Hicks (Started 9th / Finished 4th).

As the 2023 season concluded Sunday at Cherokee Speedway for the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series; Ben Watkins of Rock Hill, South Carolina scored his second career Carolina Clash Tour Championship (2023, 2015). Gray Parton took Rookie of the Year honors.

The Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series would like to thank the fans, drivers, and sponsors for a successful 2023 season and look forward to seeing everyone in 2024.

"Blue Gray 100"

Cherokee Speedway 11/19/23 Results

1. 44 Chris Madden
2. 16 Ben Watkins
3. 57 Zack Mitchell
4. 55 Benji Hicks
5. 18D Daulton Wilson
6. 2F Dennis Franklin
7. 42 Anthony Sanders
8. 187 David Mccoy
9. 114 Jordan Koehler
10. B00 Josh Henry
11. 79 Donald Mcintosh
12. 88 Trent Ivey
13. 06 Christian Thomas
14. 96 Tanner English
15. 18P Gray Parton
16. 03 David Yandle
17. 4 Caleb Fulp
18. 57Y Adam Yarbrough
19. 03B Nick Yandle
20. 11 Austin Kirkpatrick
21. 174 Ethan Dotson

Car Count: 21
Fast Qualifier: Chris Madden
Feature Winner: Chris Madden
Heat 1 Winner: Chris Madden
Heat 2 Winner: Zack Mitchell


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The Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series is sponsored by American Racer, Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, Big A's Custom Graphics, Penske Racing Shocks, Judy Yarbrough Realty, Turkey's Towing LLC, Thomas Clarke Performance, K-MansParts, Xtreme Custom Trophies, and Buffalo Bar and Grill of Greenwood SC.


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