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Kelly Jones defeats Kye Kelley in Big Tire final at JJ’s Arm Drop in Memphis

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

For Kelly Jones, Saturday night might have been a win of a lifetime. The drag racer defeated a TV star in the final round of JJ’s Arm Drop.

Jones advanced all the way to the final round at Memphis International Raceway in Millington, Tennessee. He had to face Street Outlaws star Kye Kelley in the final round.

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In order for Kelley to get to the final round, he had to defeat JJ DaBoss in Hummingbird. The Mississippi native FEMA trailered Jonathan Day in the semifinals to set up the final round with Jones.

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Jones was facing Kelley’s Street Outlaws No Prep Kings car named Show Stopper. Kelley at the early advantage off of the Christmas tree.

Kelley then began to get loose near the big end and Jones was able to get the win. This allowed Jones to win the Big Tire part of the event.

Jones received $5,000 for the win.

While Kelley lost the final round, he still won money on Saturday. When he defeated JJ DaBoss, Kelley won the $5,000 bet that the two men had on the race.

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This will be memorable for Jones in multiple ways. Outside of defeating Kelley in the final round, he was one of the last winners at the facility, as this was believed to be the last event at the track before it closed its doors.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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