Brown, Knight, And Steele Take 2017 SECA Championships

In one of dirt late model racing's most remarkable and historic championship battles, Dillon Brown and Timbo Mangum closed out an epic 2017 South Eastern Crate Association season deadlocked in points. Per the SECA rulebook, the initial tiebreaker is the total number of wins. In accordance with association guidelines, Dillon Brown has officially claimed the 2017 SRI Performance SECA Late Model Weekly Championship.

Dillon Brown - 551
Timbo Mangum - 551
Trent Ivey - 547
Thomas Robinson - 530
Ryan Atkins - 529
Hank Taylor - 501
Larry Timms - 497
Colby Quick (R) - 476
Layton Sullivan - 450
Brad Basey - 447

In the SECA Crate Sportsman division, Bill Knight left no championship questions unanswered as he secured 15 feature event victories on his way to the 2017 title. With 12 wins and an incredibly strong 2017 campaign, Andrew Blackwood finishes 2nd in the weekly championship standings.

Bill Knight - 522
Andrew Blackwood - 517
Bubba Sutton - 506
Calob McLaughlin - 499
John Price - 498
Josh Wilkerson - 494
Andy Blackwood - 494
Donnie Atkins - 466
Avery Dimsdale - 464
Brandon White - 457

Chris Steele, courtesy of a consistent 2017, captured the SECA Crate Modified Championship during the final week of modified competition. Chris Stowe finished in the runner-up position just 4 points behind Steele.

Chris Steele - 509
Chris Stowe -,505
Jesse Rockett - 487
John Robinson - 432
Jordan Fegter - 367
Jimmy Davis - 362
Jason Wallace - 360
Steve Dietrich - 336
Everette Dunlap - 284
Steven Valentine - 225

In his first year of late model racing, Colby Quick secured the 2017 SECA Rookie of the year presented by FK Rod Ends.

On behalf of the South Eastern Crate Association, we extend our utmost congratulations to each of these teams and our sincerest appreciation to all who have contributed to this incredible season.

Details regarding the 2017 Championship Banquet are forthcoming and we look forward to celebrating each of these accomplishments at that time.

Partners of the South Eastern Crate Association include: City Chevrolet Performance, Hoosier Racing Tires, SRI Performance, “The Official Auto Parts of the South Eastern Crate Association”, FK Rod Ends, VP Racing Fuels “The Official Racing Fuel of the South Eastern Crate Association”, JRi Shocks, Bilstein Shock Absorbers, Big A's Custom Graphics, JRS Competition Finishes, Ntense Graphics, ARbodies, Velocita-USA, Flag To Flag, & Thomas Clarke Performance.