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Tyler Millwood Claims First-Career Spring Nationals Triumph

Double Dirt Late Model Dreams at Eldora Up Next

By Ben Shelton

KINGSTON, Ga. (05/31/21) – Tyler Millwood accomplished another first on Sunday evening. Racing in his home state, the Georgian took his Millwood Plumbing No. 31 XR1 Rocket Chassis/ Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model to Victory Lane for the first-time in his career with the Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals.

The maiden voyage to Victory Lane with the Ray Cook-promoted tour was worth $4,053 and came at Rome Speedway, and marked his second overall triumph of the season.

“I feel like we’ve come a long with our program in the past year. Tonight, some of the front runners had bad luck, and that no doubt helped us get the lead, but we put ourselves in a position to capitalize on these opportunities. It means a lot to our team to get our first Spring Nationals against such a talented field,” Millwood said. “We’re currently planning to head to Eldora in two weeks for the double Dream events, and I couldn’t be more excited. A big thank you is dedicated to everyone, who supports our program.”

Tyler Millwood kicked off his Memorial Day weekend racing excursion on Saturday evening at Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Ga.), where he was piloting his Machine Construction Company No. 31 Late Model in the Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals event. With his third-fastest qualifying time locking him into the sixth-starting position for the opening night feature, Millwood was running in the top-10 when bent wheel caused extreme vibration. He was forced to retire from the event on lap 26.

The following night at Rome Speedway (Rome, Ga.), Tyler laid down the second-fastest time in his qualifying group behind Austin Horton, which positioned him fourth on the starting grid for the A-Main. Sliding into the lead on lap 29 after pacesetter Austin Horton ran into mechanical issues, Millwood charged to his second win of the season, which came over Donald McIntosh, Jason Croft, Randy Weaver, and Dale McDowell. He earned $4,053.

For more information from these events, please visit www.SpringNationals.com .

Tyler Millwood Racing will likely be idle this week as the team prepares to travel north to Tony Stewart’s Ohio Speedway on Wednesday – Saturday, June 9-12 for double Dirt Late Model Dreams.

On Wednesday – Thursday, June 9-10 action opens with the $127,000-to-win, 27th annual Dirt Late Model Dream, while Friday – Saturday, June 11-12 will see the pandemic-delayed 2020 Dirt Late Model Dream held, which includes a $126,000-to-win finale.

For more information on the weekend, please visit www.EldoraSpeedway.com .
Tyler Millwood would like to thank all of his sponsors including Millwood Plumbing, Derek Gahring Enterprises, Machine Construction, On Time Hauling, Competition Race Equipment, Penske Racing Shocks, Durham Racing Engines, Rocket Chassis, Glenncast, Inc., Valvoline, Cole Perkins Media and Promotions, Fram Filtration, Autolite Spark Plugs, Allstar Graphix, and MSR Mafia Marketing Services.

For the latest news, schedule updates, and other information regarding Tyler Millwood, please visit www.TylerMillwood.com.

By Ben Shelton | MSR Mafia Marketing Services

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