SWEETWATER, Tenn. — The Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series was in action on Saturday evening at I-75 Raceway and Clayton Miller took the lead on lap 13 to score a $1,200 payday.
The win by the 38-year-old Miller was his eighth career Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series tour victory and would come behind the wheel of a Brucebilt Chassis powered by a Kevin Fisher Race Engine.
Blake Brown would take the lead at the drop of the green flag, but the caution would wave immediately for a spin in turn three by Clayton Turner.
Once action got underway, Brown would grab the race lead, with Clayton Miller, Brandon Kinzer, Kirk Turner and Zac Harris giving chase.
The caution would again appear on lap two for a two-car tangle on the front chute that involved Lee Merritt and Jeff Cotterman. The restart would see the front five remain the same until lap seven when Amos Bunch would drive by Harris for the fifth position. Brown would maintain the lead and was set to start working traffic on lap 11 when the caution appeared once again, this time for Merritt slowed on the front chute.
The restart would see Brown maintain the lead until disaster struck on lap thirteen when Brown’s machine would belch a large amount of smoke and he would slow in turn four.
Miller would inherit the lead on the restart, only to see the final caution of the race appear when Harris would slow on the backchute. Miller would control the field on the restart, with Kinzer, Kirk Turner, Amos Bunch, and Joey Cotterman in tow.
Miller would maintain a comfortable lead throughout the final laps of the event, with Kirk Turner pulling his car pitside on lap 21, however, Miller would control the race the remainder of the way and score the win over Brandon Kinzer, Amos Bunch, Joey Cotterman and Wayne James.