2023 Season 3 Round 11 Thunder Results
Thunder Series Review
North Wilkesboro played host to the penultimate round of the 2023 Thunder Series, with Jason Martin grabbing pole position ahead of Garry Wellman, Norman Clark, Karl Withey and Brad Fenly.
Several cautions puncture the racing, keeping the small field bunched up throughout the event.
Martin would go on to dominate the event, leading 158 of the 160 laps, with Clark leading the other 2 laps.
With 1 round to go, Josh Michelmore holds a 16 point lead over Jason Martin. Matthew Raymond is a further 20 points behind in third, the only drivers in with a mathematical chance at the Series 3 Title, with Norman Clark and Ruben Phelps completing the top 5.
Next week sees the conclusion of the 2023 Thunder Series, with 125 laps at Phoenix Raceway.
4 Cautions for 19 Laps
2 Lead Change
1st - #21 Jason Martin
2nd - #06 Ruben Phelps
3rd - #31 Josh Michelmore
4th - #09 Norman Clark
5th - #20 Brad Fenly
Lap 59 - #45 Garry Wellman
Lap 68 - #619 Michael Campbell
Lap 87 - #65 Karl Withey
Lap 103 - #65 Karl Withey
Jason Martin – Short Track Champion
With the win at North Wilkesboro, Jason Martin claims the 2023 Short Track Championship by 7 points over Josh Michelmore with Ruben Phelps in third.
2023 overall standings:
The battle for overall honours for 2023 comes down to a Mitch Motorsport battle, with Jason Martin leading Josh Michelmore by only 10 points. Matthew Raymond holds a very comfortable position in third, ahead of Ruben Phelps and Norman Clark.