HAMPTON, Va. – After losing out on his first win two weeks ago, Texas native and CARS Late Model Stock Car Tour rookie Kaden Honeycutt dominated Saturday’s VisitHampton.com 125 at Langley Speedway Saturday for his first series victory.
After starting second to his car owner and teammate Justin Johnson, Honeycutt grabbed the lead from the outside pole and never looked back, leading every lap along the way. The victory marked the first time a Texas native has won a CARS Late Model Stock Car Tour race.
Although he challenged his student several times, car owner and teammate Johnson finished second, some 2.422 seconds behind. Right behind Johnson was fellow veteran Deac McCaskill in third. Layne Riggs finished fourth, with defending series champion Jared Fryar finishing fifth.
Championship leader Bobby McCarty struggled all night, finishing two laps down in 17th. He entered the night with a 15-point lead over McCaskill. Johnson started the day third in the standings, 20 points behind McCarty.
Kaden Honeycutt, Justin Johnson, Deac McCaskill, Layne Riggs, Jared Fryar, Mini Tyrrell, Sam Yarbrough, Jonathan Shafer, Daniel Silvestri, Connor Jones, Brandon Pierce, Sam Butler, Justin S. Carroll, Terry Carroll, Mason Diaz, Joe Valento, Bobby McCarty, Matt Waltz, Jonathan Findley, Timothy Peters.