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October 10, 2021 - Bad luck surfaces at Dixie and Rome
On Saturday afternoon, Ahnna Parkhurst invaded Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Ga.) to pull double duty for the Dixie Shootout. In a field of 39 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) entries, Ahnna got collected in a wreck on the opening lap of her heat race that sidelined her Super Late Model for the remainder of the weekend.

In the Crate Late Model division, Parkhurst was charging forward from her eighth-starting position in the feature when contact with another competitor damaged her nose, forcing her to pull off.

For the Crate Late Model portion of the Rome Showdown on Sunday at Rome Speedway (Rome, Ga.), Ahnna blew a motor early in the feature that brought a disappointing end to her weekend.

For full results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

September 25, 2021 - Parkhurst finishes fourth at Modoc Raceway
After a motor issue sidelined her Super Late Model, Ahnna Parkhurst entered her Crate Late Model into battle on Saturday night at Modoc Raceway (Modoc, S.C.) for the Clarks Hill Classic. Following the fourth fastest qualifying effort, Ahnna ran in a podium spot early in the feature but faded to finish fourth when the checkered flag flew. She trailed Jeremy Steele, Joshua Bishop and Bob Robertson to the checkers with Michael Akeson rounding out the Top-5.

For full results from this event, please visit www.ModocRaceway.com.

September 5, 2021 - Top-5 finish with Iron-Man Series at Mountain View
Ahnna Parkhurst visited Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, S.C.) on Thursday afternoon to lift her lid on her Labor Day weekend with the Rock Gault Memorial. Drawing 33 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries, Parkhurst logged a ninth-place finish in her heat race, transferring her into the B-Main. Needing a third-place finish or better to make the $40,000-to-win A-Main, Ahnna fell short with an eighth-place outing.

On Friday evening at Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Ga.) for the Valvoline Iron-Man Southern Series-sanctioned Labor Day Showdown, Ahnna clocked in fourth fastest in her group. Starting the feature in seventh, Parkhurst faded three spots in the 40-lapper to finish 10th.

For another $4,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday at Mountain View Raceway (Spring City, Tenn.), Parkhurst's fifth fastest qualifying effort secured her spot into the show. Climbing back into the Top-5 late in the race, Ahnna notched a fifth-place finish in the 40-lap affair. She trailed Chase King, Donald McIntosh, Heath Hindman, and John Ownbey across the line.

To wrap up the weekend on Sunday with the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, S.C.), Ahnna shredded a tire late in the feature that dropped her back to 17th when the checkered flag flew.

For full results from these events, please visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com, www.IMDirt.net,and www.CarolinaClash.com.

August 21, 2021 - Parkhurst finishes seventh with Southern All Stars at I-75
Returning with the Southern All Star Series, Ahnna Parkhurst traveled to I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tenn.) on Saturday afternoon for the Dirt Slingers Classic. With the fourth fastest qualifying effort in her group locking her into the eighth-starting position for the $5,000-to-win A-Main, Ahnna jumped up one spot in the 50-lapper to cross the line in seventh.

For full results from this event, please visit www.SASDirt.com.

August 14, 2021 - 11th-place finish in Governor's Cup at Talladega Short Track
Saturday night found Ahnna Parkhurst in action at Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Ala.) for the Southern All Star Series-sanctioned B.J. Parker Memorial Governor’s Cup. Drawing a stout field of 45 Late Models, Parkhurst clocked in sixth fastest in her group before placing fourth in her heat race. Starting the $10,000-to-win A-Main in 15th, Ahnna clawed forward four spots on a one-lane surface to finish 11th.

For full results from this event, please visit www.SASDirt.com.

July 31, 2021 - Ahnna Parkhurst wraps up first year on tour with Southern Nationals
On Thursday afternoon Ahnna Parkhurst returned with the Schaeffer’s Southern Nationals at Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Ga.) for the Scenic City Classic. With a provisional pinning her 23rd on the starting grid for the feature, Ahnna was an early retiree on the third circuit. (Michael Moats photo)

The following night at 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tenn.), Parkhurst finished seventh in her heat before come one spot shy of a transfer position in her B-Main. Rolling off 24th for the $10,053-to-win A-Main, Ahnna improved five spots in the 53-lapper to finish 19th.

For the Ray Varner Ford 53 on Saturday at Tazewell Speedway (Tazewell, Tenn.), Ahnna secured her spot into the main event with a 12-lap consolation victory. With $10,053 on the line, Parkhurst clawed forward two spots to register a 15th-place outing.

She finished ninth in her first year on tour with the Schaeffer’s Southern Nationals.

For full results from these events, please visit www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com.

July 25, 2021 - Parkhursts bags Top-10 finish in Southern Nationals stop at Rome
Ahnna Parkhurst picked back up with the Schaeffer’s Southern Nationals on Tuesday afternoon at I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tenn.) piloting her Field’s No. 23 Late Model. After having to resort to a provisional into the opening night feature, Ahnna withdrew early when her engine began to overheat within the first 10 circuits.

On Thursday evening at West Georgia Speedway (Whitesburg, Ga.) for the Red Clay Revival, Parkhurst rebounded to finish fifth in her B-Main after experiencing mechanical issues during her time trial session. Taking a provisional into the main event, Ahnna pulled off early due to rough track conditions.

After Friday’s stop at Needmore Speedway (Norman Park, Ga.) rained out, Ahnna headed to Screven Motor Speedway (Sylvania, Ga.) on Saturday for the 22nd annual Rebel Yell. Earning the 23rd-starting position for the $10,053-to-win A-Main via a provisional, Parkhurst clawed forward five spots in the 53-lapper to finish 18th. (Rick Neff photo)

To wrap up the week long stretch, Parkhurst stopped at Rome Speedway (Rome, Ga.) on Sunday for the $4,053 prize. With the fifth fastest qualifying effort in her group locking her into the ninth-starting position for the A-Main, Ahnna ran a steady pace throughout the 40-lap affair to finish ninth.

Ahnna is currently sixth in the Southern Nationals points standings. For full results from these events, please visit www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com.

July 16, 2021 - Ahnna Parkhurst salvages 11th-place finish in Southern Nationals opener
Kicking off her pursuit for the Schaffer’s Southern Nationals point’s title, Ahnna Parkhurst traveled to Beckley Motorsports Park (Beckley, W.Va.) on Friday afternoon for the opener of the 12-race mini-series. Drawing 24 cars, Parkhurst placed sixth in her heat before posting a third-place finish in her B-Main. Locked into the 19th-starting position for the $10,053-to-win A-Main, Ahnna wheeled her way into top-10 and was running in eighth on the final lap when another competitor slammed into her on the final corner. She salvaged an 11th-place finish in the 53-lap affair.

Mother Nature won Saturday night’s event at Wythe Raceway (Rural Retreat, W.Va.).

For full results from this event, please visit www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com.

July 10, 2021 - Mother Nature wins at Needmore Speedway
With her original plans rained out by Mother Nature, Ahnna Parkhurst called an audible and trekked to Needmore Speedway (Norman Park, Ga.) on Saturday to compete in the Crate Late Model ranks. Shortly before preliminary results kicked off, persistent rain washed out the program.

For full results from this event, please visit www.RaceNeedmoreSpeedway.com.

June 26, 2021 - Parkhurst finishes 14th in Bill Emig Memorial at Lernerville
Thursday night found Ahnna Parkhurst in action at Lernerville Speedway (Sarver, Pa.) for the 15th annual Firecracker 100 weekend. Drawing a stout field of 53 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries, Parkhurst posted a seventh-place finish in her heat, sending her into the B-Main for another shot at the $6,000-to-win preliminary feature. Needing to place second or better, Ahnna posted a sixth-place finish. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

For another preliminary feature on Friday afternoon, Ahnna came in ninth in her heat, transferring her into the B-Main. Locking in the Top 2, Parkhurst recorded a ninth-place outing.

Also on Friday, Ahnna entered her Crate Late Model into competition against a field of 53 Pace Performance RUSH Racing Series entries for the two-day Bill Emig Memorial. Coming in second in her heat race behind Kyle Hardy, Parkhurst locked into the ninth-starting position for Saturday night’s $10,000-to-win A-Main.

With preliminary results determining the starting lineups for heat races on Saturday, Parkhurst logged an eighth-place finish in her heat, giving her one final shot at the $30,000-to-win Firecracker 100 with a B-Main appearance. Transferring the Top 2 into the show, Ahnna notched a fifth-place finish. She earned a spot into the Uncle Sam 30 non-qualifier feature where the race winner was given the option to tag the tail of the feature but she finished fifth.  

Rolling off on the fifth row for the Bill Emig Memorial, Ahnna dropped five spots in the 50-lapper to finish 14th.

For full results from these events, please visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com and www.RUSHLateModels.com.

May 29, 2021 - Ahnna Parkhurst finishes seventh in Spring Nationals stop at Rome
Ahnna Parkhurst kicked off her Memorial Day weekend on Saturday evening at Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Ga.) pulling double duty. In a field of 29 Schaeffer’s Spring Nationals entries, Parkhurst timed in sixth fastest in her group before picking up a 10-lap B-Main win. With $4,053 on the line in the feature, Ahnna faded four spots to record a 15th-place outing.

In the Crate ranks, Ahnna followed up the fourth fastest lap in time trials with a fourth-place finish in the feature. She trailed Dylan Knowles, Luther Jenkins, and Cody Haskins to the checkers with Randall Powell coming in fifth.

The following night at Rome Speedway (Rome, Ga.), Parkhurst secured her spot into the $4,053-to-win A-Main with the second fastest time in her group behind Dale McDowell. Battling break issues throughout the 40-lapper, Ahnna salvaged a seventh-place finish. (Kevin Prater photo)

With the ninth fastest lap in her Crate Late Model pinning her ninth on the starting grid for the feature, Ahnna advanced forward six spots to place third.

For full results from these events, please visit www.SpringNationals.com.

May 22, 2021 - Parkhurst credited with podium finish at Modoc
On Saturday afternoon Ahnna Parkhurst traveled to Modoc Raceway (Modoc, S.C.) to pull double duty for the E-Z-GO Summer Kickoff. Earning the 10th-starting position for the $7,500-to-win Super Late Model feature via preliminary events, Ahnna stayed consistent on the one-lane surface to finish 10th.

In her Crate, Parkhurst timed in fourth in time trials before placing fourth in the feature. After post-race tech found the winner illegal, Ahnna was elevated to a third-place finish. She followed Jeremy Steele and John Henderson across the line with Brad Rachels and Michael Akeson rounding out the Top-5.

For full results from this event, please visit www.ModocRaceway.com.

May 15, 2021 - Parkhurst scores 11th-place finish Senoia Raceway
Ahnna Parkhurst visited Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) on Saturday afternoon to pilot her E-Z-GO No. 23 Crate Late Model. After timing in 11th fastest in time trials, Parkhurst posted an 11th-place finish in the feature.

For full results from this event, please visit www.SenoiaRaceway1969.com.

May 8, 2021 - Top-5 finish in debut at West Georgia Speedway
Saturday night saw Ahnna Parkhurst make her first career start at West Georgia Speedway (Whitesburg, Ga.) for the Brawl at the Burg. Following the sixth fastest lap in time trials, Ahnna held her spot for all 20-laps of the feature to place fifth, trailing Kyler Haygood, Marty Massey, Blant Duke, and Mason Massey to the checkers.

For full results from this event, please visit www.WGSRacing.com.

May 1, 2021 - 13th-place finish in Pinetree 100 at Swainsboro
Ahnna Parkhurst invaded Swainsboro Raceway (Swainsboro, Ga.) on Satuday afternoon to pilot her E-Z-Go No. 23 Crate Late Model for the Pinetree 100. Dropping three spots in her heat race, Parkhurst recorded a seventh-place finish, which positioned her 19th on the starting grid for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. After marching her way up to 13th in the early stages of the feature, Ahnna went on to finish 13th on a one-lane surface.  

For full results from this event, please visit www.SwainsboroRaceway.com.

April 23, 2021 - Ahnna Parkhurst finishes 15th at Talladega Short Track
On Friday afternoon, Ahnna Parkhurst visited Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Ala.) for the Crate Racin’ USA Series-sanctioned contest. Drawing 32 cars, Parkhurst timed in eighth fastest in her group before placing fourth in her B-Main. Earning the 16th-starting position for the $2,000-to-win A-Main, Ahnna jumped up one spot to place 15th.

For full results from this event, please visit www.CrateRacinUSA.com.

April 17, 2021 - Ahnna Parkhurst attends Jack Starrette Memorial at Modoc
Saturday night found Ahnna Parkhurst in action at Modoc Raceway (Modoc, S.C.) to pull double duty for the 11th annual Jack Starrette Memorial. With time trials setting the grid for the Ultimate Southeast Series-sanctioned feature, Ahnna time in eighth fastest in her group. Starting the $5,022-to-win A-Main in 15th, Parkhurst was challenging for a Top-10 finish until a late-race restart dropped her back to 17th. (Richard Barnes photo)

In her Crate, Parkhurst made hard contact with the wall in time trials that brought an immediate end to her evening.

For full results from these events, please visit www.UltimateSupers.com and www.ModocRaceway.com.

April 3, 2021 - Parkhurst bags second win of the season at Dublin
Ahnna Parkhurst officially registered her second victory of the 2021 season over the weekend. After initially crossing the finish line in second on Saturday night at Patriot’s Park Raceway behind the wheel of her Fields Inc. No. 23 Cushman Paint and Body/ Hunt Brothers Pizza / Team Zero Race Car Crate Late Model, she was promoted to the victory, when the apparent winner failed post-race inspection.

The triumph marked her second of the 2021 campaign.

“I guess you could say in one division we were in the right place at the right time, and in another we are in the wrong place at the wrong time. In the Southern All Star feature we had a strong run going but got collected in an accident. Then in the Crate Late Model division we finished second, but with the winner getting disqualified we got the win. It was a pretty solid night for our team overall, and I’d like to thank everyone, who supports our program.”

Saturday night saw Ahnna Parkhurst travel to Patriots Park Raceway (Dublin, Ga.), where she was competing in both the Super Late Model and Crate Late Model portions of the Ice Breaker 50.

Drawing 20 Southern All Star Series (SAS) Super Late Model entries, Parkhurst locked into the $4,000-to-win feature with the second-fastest time in her qualifying group. After running in the top vie for the first 39 circuits, Ahnna was collected in a tangle with another competitor that sent her to tail. She rebounded in the closing laps to finish 11th.

Starting the night by recording the second-fastest lap in Crate Late Model time trials, Ahnna later ran in the second position throughout the feature. After crossing the finish line in the second position, she was promoted to the feature win after the apparent winner failed post-race inspection.

The victory marked Parkhurst’s second win of the season.

For full results from these events, please visit www.SASDirt.com and www.PatriotsParkRaceway.com.

March 27, 2021 - Runner-up finish in Crate at Patriots Park Raceway
On Friday night Ahnna Parkhurst invaded Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, S.C.) to take part in the two-day Rock Gault Memorial. In a field of 43 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries, Parkhurst threw a push rod in hot laps that left her sidelined for the remainder of the evening. (Steve Moore photo)

With Saturday night’s finale postponed by Mother Nature, Ahnna packed up and headed to Patriots Park Raceway (Dublin, Ga.) piloting her 604 Crate Late Model. Following the third fastest time in qualifying, Parkhurst muscled forward one spot in the 30-lap feature to place second, trailing Pearson Lee Williams across the line with Jordy Nipper, Mitch Fulford, and Cody Overton rounding out the Top-5.

For full results from these events, please visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com and www.PatriotsParkRaceway.com.

March 20, 2021 - Parkhurst finishes 13th in Modoc 100 at Modoc Raceway
Ahnna Parkhurst was one of 45 Crate Racin’ USA Winter Series entries on hand at Modoc Raceway (Modoc, S.C.) on Friday evening for the two-day Modoc 100. With preliminary results on Friday setting the grid for Saturday night’s $10,000-to-win A-Main, Ahnna followed up the fourth fastest time in her stacked group with a third-place finish in her heat race.

Locked into the ninth-starting position for Saturday night’s feature, Parkhurst was unable to create any momentum on the one-lane track, dropping her back to 13th when the checkered flag flew.

For full results from this event, please visit www.CrateRacinUSA.com.

March 13, 2021 - Ahnna Parkhurst scores fourth place finish at Cochran
Friday night saw Ahnna Parkhurst return to action at Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, Ga.) for the rescheduled Gobbler 100 from November 28th. With her starting spot already locked into the $20,000-to-win Super Late Model feature, Parkhurst suffered sheet metal damage on the left-side of her car early that resulted in a flat left-rear tire. Joining the field rom the tail, Ahnna lost enough tire that saw her retire early from the 75-lapper on lap 51.

With $5,000 on the line for the Crate Late Model feature, Ahnna faded three spots to register a fourth-place finish, trailing Wil Herrington, Kyle Bronson, and Brandon Overton across the line with Jeremy Faircloth coming in fifth.

The following night for the full program, Parkhurst came in sixth fastest in her Super Late Model time trial group, which positioned her 11th on the starting grid for the $5,000-to-win A-Main. Clawing forward two spots in the 40-lap affair, Ahnna recorded a ninth-place finish. (Richard Barnes photo)

Following the fifth fastest time in her qualifying group in her Crate, Ahnna jumped up one spot in the feature to finish eighth.

For full results from these events, please visit www.CochranSpeedway.com.

February 27, 2021 - Parkhurst soars to first win of 2021 at Modoc Raceway
In dominating fashion, Ahnna Parkhurst drove her Fields Inc. No. 23 Cushman Paint and Body/ Hunt Brothers Pizza Late Model to her first win of the season on Saturday at Modoc (S.C.) Raceway. (Richard Barnes photo)

“I can’t say thank you enough to everyone that makes it possible for me to chase my dream,” said Parkhurst. “A special thanks to my crew of Tyler, Steve, Mike, and my Dad – you guys gave me an awesome piece to drive. I can’t wait to see what 2021 has in store for this team!”

Topping the 24-car field in time trials, Parkhurst locked into the pole position for the A-Main. Jumping to the lead on the drop of the green flag, Ahnna led wire-to-wire to capture her first win of the season and a $1,200 prize. Bob Robertson, Ben Faircloth, Cody Overton, and Carson Ferguson trailed her to the checkers in the 20-lap affair.

For full results from this event, please visit www.ModocRaceway.com.

January 30, 2021 - Top-10 finish in Crate portion of Cabin Fever at Boyd's Speedway
Saturday night saw Ahnna Parkhurst return to action at Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Ga.) competing in the Super and Crate Late Model ranks for the annual Cabin Fever. In a field of 43 Valvoline Iron-Man Racing Series entries, Parkhurst failed to qualify for the feature via her time trial effort, transferring her into the B-Main. Locking in the Top 4, Ahnna notched a third place finish, which positioned her 11th on the starting grid for the $4,000-to-win A-Main. After breaking into the Top-10, Parkhurst made contact with an infield tire while running in eighth that dropped her back to a 17th-place outing.

In the Crate ranks, Ahnna followed up the sixth fastest time in a field of 38 cars with a third place finish in her heat. With $1,500 on the line in the feature, Parkhurst clawed forward three spots on the one-lane track to finish seventh. (Josh James Artwork)

For full results from these events, please visit www.IMDirt.net and www.BoydsSpeedway.com.

January 16, 2021 - Sunshine Nationals brings Parkhurst to Volusia Speedway Park
On Thursday afternoon Ahnna Parkhurst made the trek to Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Fla.) piloting her Fields No. 23 Late Model for the Crate Racin’ USA Winter Series sanctioned weekend. Drawing a stout field of 55 Late Models for the DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals, Parkhurst came one spot short of a transfer position in her heat with a fifth place finish, transferring her into the B-Main for another shot at the opening night feature. Locking in the Top 3, Ahnna recorded a fifth place finish.

Returning on Saturday after Mother Nature axed Friday night’s contest, Ahnna came in ninth in her heat race, giving her one final shot at the $10,000-to-win finale with a B-Main appearance. Slated to start near the tail with only the Top 2 transferring into the show, Parkhurst elected to save equipment and scratch from the 10-lapper. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

For full results from these events, please visit www.CrateRacinUSA.com.

January 10, 2021 - Ahnna Parkhurst opens 2021 season with Ice Bowl at TST
Getting an early start to the 2021 season, Ahnna Parkhurst visited Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Ala.) on Saturday afternoon to pull double duty in the Super and Crate Late Model ranks for the 30th annual Ice Bowl. In a field of 32 Super Late Models, Ahnna came two spots short of a transfer spot in her heat race with a sixth place finish, sending her into the B-Main. Making a late-race rally to secure a transfer spot, Parkhurst locked into the 22nd-starting position for the $6,000-to-win A-Main. After working her way forward 10 spots and challenging for a Top-10 run, Ahnna got collected behind a wreck on lap 34 that brought an early end to her night. She was credited with an 18th place outing. (Josh James Artwork)

Drawing 49 Crate Racin’ USA Winter Series entries, Parkhurst edged her way into the $3,000-to-win A-Main with the fourth and final transfer spot in her heat race. Rolling off 14th, Ahnna clawed forward three spots in the 50-lapper to finish 11th.


For full results from this event, please visit www.TalladegaShortTrack.com.

December 7, 2020 - Parkhurst closes out 2020 season with wins
With the Covid-19 pandemic affecting the first half of the season, Ahnna Parkhurst competed in a total of 53 events behind the wheel of her E-Z-Go No. 23 Late Model. She amassed two wins, 14 Top-5 finishes, and 27 Top-10 outings.

November 28, 2020 - Gobbler 100 finale at CMS postponed to March 12th
On Friday afternoon Ahnna Parkhurst visited Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, Ga.) to pull double duty for the two-day Gobbler 100. Drawing 25 Super Late Models, Ahnna followed up the 12th fastest time in her qualifying group with a sixth place finish in her heat. Persistent rainfall overnight forced race officials to postpone the remainder of Saturday’s program to March 12th.

In the Crate Late Model ranks, Parkhurst laid down the fastest time in her qualifying group before picking up a heat race victory. She will start the $3,000-to-win feature on March 12th on the outside front-row.

For full results from this event, please visit www.CochranSpeedway.com.

November 14, 2020 - Parkhurst finishes fifth in Crate portion of Jack Starrette Memorial
Saturday night found Ahnna Parkhurst in action at Modoc Raceway (Modoc, S.C.) pulling double duty for the 10th annual Jack Starrette Memorial. In a field of 20 Ultimate Southeast Series entries, Parkhurst locked into the ninth-starting position for the $5,022-to-win A-Main with the fifth fastest time in her qualifying group. After challenging for a Top-10 finish in the early going, Ahnna was collected with another competitor while trying to avoid a wreck that severely hindered her steering. She ended up pulling off early while being credited with a 14th place outing. (Richard Barnes photo)

In her Crate Late Model, Ahnna timed in second fastest overall in a field of 16 cars. After her car failed to fire on the first two starts in the opening laps of the feature, Ahnna faded late in the 20-lapper to place fourth.

For full results from these events, please visit www.UltimateSupers.com and www.ModocRaceway.com.

November 8, 2020 - Podium finish in National 100 in Late Model at EAMS
Ahnna Parkhurst drove her Fields Inc. No. 23 Cushman Paint and Body/ Richard Childress Racing Super Late Model to a podium finish in Sunday’s 46th Annual National 100 at East Alabama Motor Speedway.

“That was a crazy race with a lot of attrition,” Parkhurst commented. “We realized early that tires were going to play a huge part in the outcome of the race. On lap 49, I had a flat. I pitted under caution for two new rear tires. Dad leans in and tells me to drive easy the next 40 laps and maybe we’ll have something for them at the end – and we did. I hate it for those guys running up front, you never want a race to end that way. Overall, we had a really good weekend.”

Pulling double duty in the Super Late Model and Crate Late Model ranks, Ahnna Parkhurst invaded East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City on Saturday afternoon to compete in preliminary events for the 46th Annual National 100. (Jy's photo)

In a field of 23 Super Late Models, Parkhurst followed up the fifth fastest time in her qualifying group with a third-place finish in her heat. In the Crate Late Model division, Ahnna came in third fastest in her group before placing second in her heat race behind Richie Stephens.

Starting Sunday night’s $15,000-to-win Super Late Model feature in ninth, Parkhurst suffered a pair of flat tires in the first half of the race that forced her to slow her pace in the latter half of the 100-lapper.

With multiple competitors suffering flat tires late, Parkhurst began challenging for a Top-5 finish as laps winded down. Taking advantage of tangle between two frontrunners on the final lap, Ahnna crossed the line in fourth, however, was elevated to a third-place finish after a car was disqualified. She trailed Joseph Joiner and Christian Hanger across the line with Rodney Martin and Dale McDowell rounding out the Top-5.

For the $5,000-to-win Crate Late Model feature, Ahnna was running in a podium spot for first half of the event until contact by another competitor affected her handling. After battling back into the Top-5, Parkhurst ran out of fuel in the final laps that dropped her back to 12th when she took the checkers.

For full results from this event, please visit www.EAMSDirt.com.

October 31, 2020 - Parkhurst attends World Short Track Championship
Ahnna Parkhurst was one of 51 DIRTcar Late Models on hand at the Dirt Track at Charlotte (Concord, N.C.) on Friday night for the Drydene World Short Track Championship. After the wrong gear in time trials dropped her back to the 11th fastest in her group, Parkhurst logged a seventh place finish in her heat race, transferring her into the B-Main on Saturday night for another shot at the feature.

Locking the Top 2 into the $4,000-to-win World Short Track Championship, Ahnna came short with a sixth place outing.

For full results from this event, please visit www.DIRTcar.com.