Saturday, May 11, 2024

1986 – Purvis Nabs USAC Stocks at Monett

Jeff Purvis

Monett, Mo. (May 11, 1986) – Jeff Purvis nabbed his second straight USAC late model feature win in as many nights as he outran Larry Phillips to claim the 40-lap headliner at Monett Speedway.

T.J. Pauschert paced the first four laps of the contest until Phillps took command. Phillips would stay out front for the next 19 circuits.

Purvis, who won the night before at I-44 Speedway, got his first taste of the lead on lap 24 but Larry Moore took over for the next five rounds.

Purvis powered in back in front for good on lap 30 and then led the remaining circuits to seal the victory. Phillips placed second ahead of Pauschert, Gary Wright, and Moore.

Results –

1. Jeff Purvis, Clarksville, Tenn.
2. Larry Phillips, Springfield
3. T.J. Pauschert, Carlile, Ark.
4. Gary Wright, Hooks, Tex.
5. Larry Moore, Phenix City, Ala.
6. Billy Moyer Jr., Batesville, Ark.
7. John Mason, Millersburg, Ohio
8. Dick Potts, Morocco, Ind.
9. Willy Kraft, Lakefield, Minn.
10.Gary Herbert, Waynesburg, Ind.

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