John Ownbey of Cleveland won the $3,000 top prize Thursday night in the Freedom 40 race at Winchester Speedway. Ownbey started seventh in the 28-car field. He caught pole-sitter Ronny Lee Hollingsworth of Northport, Ala., just before the midpoint and led the rest of the way. Tim Busha of Boaz, Ala., eventually outdueled Hollingsworth for second place, and Eric Hickerson and Riley Hickman were fourth and fifth. Other area races paying $3,000 to win were held Friday night in Brasstown, N.C., and Saturday night in Fort Payne, Ala.
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