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|Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2021 10:06 pm Post subject: Ashton Winger Wins $5,000 in King of the Sandbox Opener
|Ashton Winger Wins $5,000 in King of the Sandbox Opener
2021 Season Complete; Looking Ahead to 2022 Campaign
HAMPTON, Ga. (11/22/21) – Ashton Winger registered his 13th win of the year on Friday evening in his Team 22 Inc. No. 89 Longhorn Race Car / Cornett Racing Engine Super Late Model with a $5,000 triumph in Southern Raceway’s King of the Sandbox opener.
The Georgia racer had his sights set on a $20,000 victory on Saturday night before mechanical woes sidelined him early.
“We picked up another one (win) this weekend. Thought we were gonna have a good shot at another one on Saturday before we had a mechanical issue. Thanks to everyone involved, who makes this deal go round and thanks to everyone down in Milton, Florida for the hospitality,” Winger said. “Our 2021 season is in the books, and we are now preparing for a big 2022. I’m just very grateful for the support and opportunities that I have.”
Ashton Winger trekked to Southern Raceway (Milton, Fla.) on Friday evening as he returned to the driver’s seat of the Gambler Transport Motorsports No. 89 Late Model for the inaugural King of the Sandbox presented by Sweet Victory Apparel.
With a heat race win placing him on the pole for the preliminary feature, Winger outdueled teammate G.R. Smith to secure his 13th win of the season and a $5,000 prize. He took the checkers ahead of Smith, Max Blair, Brandon Overton, and Josh Putnam.
On Saturday, Ashton locked his spot into the $20,000-to-win finale with a heat victory. Starting in second, Winger slowed on the fourth lap with mechanical issues. He was credited with a 14th-place finish.
The 2021 season for the team is now complete, and they are already mapping out the 2022 schedule. As dates are finalized they will be posted on the team’s website at www.AshtinWinger.com .
Ashton Winger would like to thank all of his marketing partners, which include Team 22 Inc., Gambler Transport, Clary’s Used Cars, E-Z-GO, Keyser Manufacturing, Integra Racing Shocks & Springs, Johnny Doan Plumbing, Dekalb, Boydbilt Fabrication Spring-Pro, Collins Signs, Turkey Creek Snacks, FK Rod Ends, CSR Aluminum Fabrication, Boswell Oil, Will Kinzer Foundation for Autism Research, Wilwood Disc Brakes, Off Axis Paint, Hoosier Tire South, VP Racing Fuels, Schaeffer’s Racing Oil, RSD Enterprises, Advanced Technology Motorsports, Racing Radios, Stealth Racing Carburetors, Fast Shafts, K&N Racing Filters, Integra MX Springs, GW Performance, J&C Properties, and MSR Mafia Marketing & PR Services.
For the latest information on Ashton Winger, please visit his internet home at www.AshtonWinger.com as well as his social media channels at facebook.com/AshtonWingerRacing12 .
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