MYRTLE BEACH — Anthony Anders of Easley, Mark Hale of Myrtle Beach and Michael McKinnon of Myrtle Beach were crowned track champions on Saturday night at Myrtle Beach Speedway.
Anders won his first track championship in the Late Model division with defending track champion Justin Milliken finishing second and 2008 champion Sam Yarbrough of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., finishing third. Anders won two races this season.
Coleman Pressley was declared the winner of Saturday nights 100-lap featured event after Alex Yontz, who took the checkered flag, was later disqualified after track officials determined his car had an illegal intake manifold, according to Bill Hennecy, track spokesman.
The win also locks Pressley, the son of former NASCAR driver Robert Pressley, in to and guaranteed a top-7 starting position in the season-ending Myrtle Beach 250 on Nov. 18. Milliken and Yarbrough already are locked into the race. The final spot will be determined during a Oct. 6 race at the .538-mile semibanked oval. Anders finished eighth Saturday.
Hale won the Chargers division track title with Kevin Barnhill of Conway finishing second and Lucas Williams of Myrtle Beach finishing third. Barnhill won Saturday nights 25-lap race and Hale finished fifth.
Hale, who won five races this season, won the Street Stock division in 2011.
McKinnon won the Mini-stock division with Adam Fulford of Shallotte, N.C., finishing second and brother Willie Fulford finishing third. Bailey Miles won Saturday nights 20-lap season finale. McKinnon who placed second Saturday won four races this season.
Jamie Weatherford of Darlington won the track championship in Super Trucks division at a prior event.