Veteran Justin Johnson Scores His First Career CARS Tour Win On Last Lap Pass Over Layne Riggs

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Mooresville, NC 3/7/21 – Veteran CARS Tour driver Justin Johnson from Roxboro, North Carolina scored his first career CARS Late Model Stock Car Tour win over Layne Riggs on a last lap pass at Dillon Motor Speedway in South Carolina to score his first career series victory.

Riggs who dominated the race in the lead position wasn’t aware it was the last lap and took a small bump from Johnson to score the winning photo session in Edelbrock Victory Lane after the race.

R&S Racecars Rookie of the Year contender Sam Butler finished third with defending series champion Jared Fryar finishing fourth and NASCAR Truck Series veteran Timothy Peters, who flew in from Las Vegas, rounded out the top five.

Riggs took command of the lead from pole sitter Timothy Peters early on to dominate the majority portion of the race, before the one and only yellow flag on lap 92 for Craig Moore’s flat tire set the sprint to the finish.

Johnson would take the lead briefly on lap 106 of 125 before Riggs would take back command the top spot right away, all while allowing rookie Butler and Fryar close the gap to the lead pair.

Approaching lap traffic Riggs did his best to maneuver his way through slower cars, but it was the veteran Johnson who was finally able make the pass out of turn four and to score his first series victory in thirtieth career start.

Veteran Sam Yarbrough, Mike Looney, Bobby McCarty, Deac McCaskill, and Mason Diaz rounded out the top ten finishing positions.

Black’s Tire & Auto Service 125

Dillon Motor Speedway – Dillon, SC

March 6, 2021

  1. #44 Justin Johnson
  2. #99 Layne Riggs
  3. #81B Sam Butler
  4. #14 Jared Fryar
  5. #2N Timothy Peters
  6. #95 Sam Yarbrough
  7. #87 Mike Looney
  8. #22 Bobby McCarty
  9. #08 Deac McCaskill
  10. #24 Maso Diaz
  11. #14J Connor Jones
  12. #4H Kaden Honeycutt
  13. #2 Brandon Pierce
  14. #88 William Cox III
  15. #19 Jessica Cann
  16. #97 Daniel Silvestri
  17. #81 Mini Tyrrell
  18. #91 Jonathan Shafer
  19. #1 Craig Moore
  20. #4 Jonathan Findley
  21. #17 Joe Valento

For additional information on the CARS Late Model Stock Tour and the CARS Super Late Model Tour visit www.carsracingtour.com. Be sure to stay active and social with the tour by liking “CARS Tour” on Facebook, following @CARSTour on Twitter, and scrolling through photos on Instagram cars_tour. Additional series information can be obtained by calling the CARS Tour series office, located in Mooresville, NC, at 704.662.9212.