Ashton Winger

All-Tech Raceway (Lake City, FL) – XR Super Series – Sunshine State 50 – December 2nd-3rd, 2022. (Chris Anderson photo)


Ashton Winger

Ashton Winger snags Sunshine State 50 opener at All-Tech

Ashton Winger collected his seventh win of the 2022 season on Friday night at Florida’s All-Tech Raceway during the opening round of the XR Super Series Sunshine Nationals.

The victory was worth $20,000 aboard his Mathews Motorsports No. 12 Johnny Doan Plumbing / Recreational Vehicle Services / XR1 Rocket Chassis Super Late Model.

While Winger was thrilled to go back to the Winner’s Circle, he regretted early race contact while battling with Tim McCreadie.

“I got into T-Mac (Tim McCreadie) there early in the race (on Friday night), and it was 100 percent my fault, no excuse for it. I thought I was clear as we were all dicing on that restart, and I just got too impatient trying to get back to the top. Again, it was completely my fault,” Winger said. “It meant a lot to get the win for Jeff (Mathews). He’s given me a great opportunity here, and I would’ve like to have done it again on Saturday, but we started a little too far back. Still managed to get to sixth, so not a bad night.”

Ashton Winger entered the Mathews Motorsports No. 12 Super Late Model into battle with the XR Super Series on Friday evening at All-Tech Raceway (Lake City, Fla.) for the Sunshine State 50.

Following the eighth-fastest qualifying effort, Winger improved one spot in his heat race to register a second-place finish. Starting the feature in fifth, Ashton was caught in an early scuffle but regained his momentum on the bottom as he worked his way into third with a pass on lap 19.

Tracking down pacesetter Mark Whitener on lap 28, Winger soared to his first-career XRSS victory and seventh of the 2022 campaign. He collected a $20,000 payday ahead of Tim McCreadie, Joseph Joiner, Jonathan Davenport, and Whitener.

For Saturday’s $40,000-to-win Sunshine State 50 finale, Ashton rebounded with a ninth-to-fifth run in his heat after failing to record a lap in time trials. Starting the feature in 14th, Winger advanced through the field eight spots in the 50-lapper to finish sixth.

Full results from the weekend are available at

For the latest updates regarding Ashton Winger and his racing endeavors, please visit his online home at . The site will be getting a fresh look in the coming weeks as the Georgia racer prepares for a busy 2023 season with Mathews Motorsports.

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