TAMPA, FL. - Dominic Carter held off Dylan Baptista in the closing laps of Tuesday's Jr. Late Model Esports race at Irwindale Speedway. The race saw Baptista start on the pole picking up the Victory Custom Trailer Fast Qualifier Award, lead the most laps and pick up the Race Face Tel-Med 1/2 Challenge award as the two drivers traded positions for multiple laps with the feature time ultimately running out as Carter crossed the line in first. Rounding out the top five were 2nd Dylan Baptista, 3rd Jaiden Reyna, 4th Chase Burda, and 5th Katie Hettinger. Hettinger also picked up the Victory Lane Design Hard Charger Award advancing from a 23rd starting position. Dylan Baptista also secures the HomeSmiles.com Fast Lap of the Race Award.

"I worked so hard", Carter said. " my wheel broke last week and I just got a new wheel on Monday and worked really really hard all night to get faster and learned some new tricks "

The victory for Carter now ties him and Baptista for the Championship points battle as the head into round 3 of the Nitro Lubricants Jr. Late Model Esports Series Presented by Joe's Racing Products at Lucas Oil Raceway on Tuesday, May 26th at 6:30 PM Eastern on the Jr. Late Model Esports Twitch page.

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