photo by TAMMY HOBSON
Billy Wheeler drives around the track during the pre-game ceremony at Crawford County Speedway on Saturday. Wheeler has dominated the Grand National class this season having won four of the last five races and eight finishes in the Top 3.
Crawford County Speedway will host a Memorial Day Marathon on May 24 and 25.
Saturday is regular point races starting at 7:30 p.m., but with double points and Sunday will be the Twin 20s starting at 7 p.m.
Pit passes will be $30 on Saturday and $35 on Sunday.
Billy Wheeler continued his dominance in the Grand National class as he picked up his fourth win in five starts on Saturday.
Wheeler has finished among the Top 3 in all eight races this season, and has been the only driver not to miss one thus far.
Five new drivers debuted in the Grand National class on Saturday and Johnny Mitchell had the highest finish among that crew.
Joey Dunn was third and Ricky Smith took fourth. Jamison English grabbed his second straight fifth-place finish.
Front Wheel Drive
James Poe is back on the victory lap as he grabbed his fourth win this season. Poe has yet to string together a couple of wins, but has either finished second (three times) or third (once) in between his wins.
Randy Payne had his highest finish this season as he took second and Remington Watson was third for the second consecutive week.
Jimmy Hamilton, who also has four wins this season, including the win last week, was fourth and Josh Jones picked up fifth.
Brandon Hunter won his first E Modified race after he began competing on May 3. Hunter has placed in the Top 3 in each of his races this season.
Roy Long, who had four consecutive wins this season (starting back on April 5), took his second runner-up finish in as many weeks.
Delman Burris was third while Shawn Pinkerton and Randall Hardbarger rounded out the Top 5.
Eddie Martin found his way back to the victory lap as he posted his second win in three weeks.
Zane Hunter, who also has two wins this season was second after he finished fourth last week. Shannon Weese was third. Robbie Gates and Mitch Lawson made their 2014 A Modified debut to finish fourth and fifth respectively.
Victor Pinkerton, who has only missed one race this season, placed sixth.
Jesse Garner won his first Street Stock race since April 19 to clinch his second win of the season. Marshall Penson debuted in the Street Stock class this season to finish second along with Remington Watson at third.
Cody Collingsworth, who last won on April 26, was fourth and Will Lamproe placed fifth.
Teddy Parker won his third race in five starts after finishing runner-up last week in the Mini Stock class. Parker is one of four drivers that hasn’t missed a race this season.
Tony Ferrari grabbed second and Kurley Jo Wilson was third in as many weeks. Last week’s winner, Edward Boyster clinched fourth and Stan Lewis placed fifth.
$500 to Win
$100 To Start the A
360 E Modified
$200 BONUS to the Grand National Driver leading at the end of the first 20 laps.
$100 Sponsored by Sonnys Tire Trailer
$100 Bonus to the leader of the first 20 Laps
In the Modified and 360 E Modifed
NO ENTRY FEE
$35 Pit Passes
All drivers will draw for heat races and qualify on to feature races.
$200 To WIN STREET STOCK FEATURE
Street Stock — 1, Jesse Garner; 2, Marshall Penson; 3, Remington Watson; 4, Cody Collingsworth; 5, Will Lamproe; 6, Mallory Pinkerton; 7, Jaylen Brewton; 8, Gene Gore; 9, Duane Rosel; 10, David Stogsdill; 11, Devin Foster; 12, Scott Bridges; 13, Jennifer Robertson.
Grand National — 1, Billy Wheeler; 2, Johnny Mitchell; 3, Joey Dunn; 4, Ricky Smith; 5, Jamison English; 6, Brent Robertson; 7, Mike McMahon; 8, Bobby Prewett; 9, Glen Nordin; 10, Jerry Harris; 11, Justin Johnson; 12, Chuck Smith; 13, Rusty Lemonier; 14, Thurman Blanton; 15, Randy Mitchell; 16, James Drummond; 17, John Garner; 18, Chuck Bentley; 19, George Rudy; 20, Charles Parker.
A Modified — 1, Eddie Martin; 2, Zane Hunter; 3, Shannon Weese; 4, Robbie Gates; 5, Mitch Lawson; 6, Victor Pinkerton.
360 E Modified — 1, Brandon Hunter; 2, Roy Long; 3, Delman Burris; 4, Shawn Pinkerton; 5, Randall Hardbarger; 6, Sam Osman; 7, Dalton McKenzie.
Mini Stock — 1, Teddy Parker; 2, Tony Ferrari; 3. Kurley Joe Wilson; 4, Edward Boyster; 5, Stan Lewis; 6, Gary Clark; 7, John West; 8, Travis Boyster; 9, Willie Wood.
Front Wheel Drive — 1, James Poe; 2, Randy Payne; 3, Remington Watson; 4, Jimmy Hamilton; 5, Josh Jones; 6, Cory Howell; 7, Chris Beard; 8, Brooke Hamilton; 9, Susan Payne; 10, Brittany McNeil; 11, David Steele; 12, Chris Stevens
Vintage Cars — 1, Chad Lankford; 2, Bruce Hill; 3, Rusty Peters; 4, Aaron Moss.