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Canton driver Michael Gannon won the WJP Investments Young Lions division on Wednesday at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

HAMPTON — On a night that saw several drivers from out of state pick up feature wins, a Georgia driver picked up his first Thursday Thunder victory in a Legends car at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Round 3 of action on the Thunder Ring began with Virginia driver Carson Brown taking the checkered flag in the Rookie Bandoleros feature on Thursday night. In the Chargers feature that followed, Arkansas driver Tyler Garretson followed suit, and fellow Virginia driver Tristan McKee picked up his third win of the season in the Bandits division.

The nightcap was the WJP Investments Young Lions division, which saw Canton driver Michael Gannon start first by virtue of a three-car invert. Gannon took advantage of the track position and ran a stellar race, leading from flag-to-flag to claim his first Thursday Thunder victory in a Legends car.

“We got the invert and just drove through it. The car was a little tight but we worked through it,” Gannon said.

In other feature action Wednesday night, Cale Hall of Griffin picked up his first win in The Associates Group Pro division feature. Jason Treschl of Lagrange took the victory in the Semi-Pro feature while Bill Plemons Jr. of Locust Grove continued his domination of the Masters division with his third win of the season. McDonough driver Kelly Puckett topped the Outlaws division feature.

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