Saturday, 18 November 2017

KIRKWOOD, NY - June 11, 2017 - Matt Sheppard took the lead from Tyler Siri on lap 16 and then held off polesitter Brett Hearn on a flurry of late-race restarts to win the Modified 67 anniversary at Five Mile Point Speedway. It was Sheppard's first Super DIRTcar Series win of the season. Jimmy Phelps rounded out the podium for his second-top-five finish of the season. 

Feature - (67 Laps) – 1. 9s-Matt Sheppard [6]; 2. 20-Brett Hearn [1]; 3. 98h-Jimmy Phelps [16]; 4. 6h-Max McLaughlin [12]; 5. 43x-Keith Flach [15]; 6. 7m-Michael Maresca [18]; 7. 84-Gary Tomkins [19]; 8. 42p-Pat Ward [23]; 9. 35-Frank Cozze [9]; 10. 99L-Larry Wight [5]; 11. 19-Tim Fuller [10]; 12. 8-Rich Scagliotta [11]; 13. 77x-Mike Mahaney [8]; 14. 44-Stewart Friesen [3]; 15. 21a-Peter Britten [7]; 16. 91-Billy Decker [4]; 17. 109-Billy Whittaker [26]; 18. 76-Bobby Varin [30]; 19. 34-Rusty Smith [25]; 20. 5*-Tyler Siri [2]; 21. 22-Brandon Walters [17]; 22. 14w-Ryan Watt [14]; 23. 15-Brett Tonkin [20]; 24. 16x-Danny Creeden [24]; 25. 30r-Jeff Crambo [28]; 26. 49-Billy Dunn [21]; 27. 14j-Alan Johnson [22]; 28. 35b-Alan Barker [13]; 29. 44r-Russell Morseman III [29]; 30. 14z-Brad Szulewski [27]. Lap Leaders: Tyler Siri 1-15, Matt Sheppard 16-67; KSE Hard Charger: Pat Ward (+15 – 23rd to 8th).

Qualifying Group 1 - 1. 6h-Max McLaughlin, 15.315; 2. 35-Frank Cozze, 15.554; 3. 9s-Matt Sheppard, 15.580; 4. 35b-Alan Barker, 15.665; 5. 14J-Alan Johnson, 15.674; 6. 22-Brandon Walters, 15.738; 7. 109-Billy Whittaker, 15.921; 8. 30r-Jeff Crambo, 16.172.

Qualifying Group 2 - 1. 77x-Mike Mahaney, 15.389; 2. 19-Tim Fuller, 15.565; 3. 49-Billy Dunn, 15.575; 4. 14w-Ryan Watt, 15.640; 5. 7m-Michael Maresca, 15.654; 6. 44-Stewart Friesen, 15.757; 7. 34-Rusty Smith, 16.030; 8. 72-Cass Bennett, 16.827.

Qualifying Group 3 - 1. 91-Billy Decker, 15.566; 2. 20-Brett Hearn, 15.582; 3. 8-Rich Scagliotta, 15.718; 4. 43x-Keith Flach, 15.822; 5. 84-Gary Tomkins, 15.823; 6. 16x-Danny Creeden, 15.849; 7. 14z-Brad Szulewski, 16.286; 8. 44r-Russell Morseman III, 16.306.

Qualifying Group 4 - 1. 99L-Larry Wight, 15.449; 2. 21a-Peter Britten, 15.549; 3. 5*-Tyler Siri, 15.586; 4. 98h-Jimmy Phelps, 15.684; 5. 15-Brett Tonkin, 15.834; 6. 76-Bobby Varin, 15.916; 7. 42p-Pat Ward, 15.929.

Heat 1 (8 Laps – Top-5 Finishers Transfer to A-Feature; Top-3 Redraw) - 1. 6h-Max McLaughlin [1]; 2. 9s-Matt Sheppard [3]; 3. 35-Frank Cozze [2]; 4. 35b-Alan Barker [4]; 5. 22-Brandon Walters [6]; 6. 14J-Alan Johnson [5]; 7.109-Billy Whittaker [7]; 8. 30r-Jeff Crambo [8].

Heat 2 (8 Laps – Top-5 Finishers Transfer to A-Feature; Top-3 Redraw) - 1. 19-Tim Fuller [2]; 2. 77x-Mike Mahaney [1]; 3. 44-Stewart Friesen [6]; 4. 14w-Ryan Watt [4]; 5. 7m-Michael Maresca [5]; 6. 49-Billy Dunn [3]; 7. 34-Rusty Smith [7]; 8. 72-Cass Bennett [DNS].

Heat 3 (8 Laps – Top-5 Finishers Transfer to A-Feature; Top-3 Redraw) - 1. 91-Billy Decker [1]; 2. 20-Brett Hearn [2]; 3. 8-Rich Scagliotta [3]; 4. 43x-Keith Flach [4]; 5. 84-Gary Tomkins [5]; 6.16x-Danny Creeden [6]; 7. 14z-Brad Szulewski [7]; 8. 44r-Russell Morseman III [8].

Heat 4 (8 Laps – Top-5 Finishers Transfer to A-Feature; Top-3 Redraw) – 1. 99L-Larry Wight [1]; 2. 21a-Peter Britten [2]; 3. 5*-Tyler Siri [3]; 4. 98h-Jimmy Phelps [4]; 5. 15-Brett Tonkin [5]; 6. 76-Bobby Varin [6]; 7. 42p-Pat Ward [7].

Last Chance Qualifier 1 (10 Laps – Top-6 Finishers Transfer to A-Feature) – 1. 49-Billy Dunn [2]; 2. 14j-Alan Johnson [1]; 3. 42p-Pat Ward [8]; 4. 16x-Danny Creeden [3]; 5. 34-Rusty Smith [6]; 6. 109-Billy Whittaker [5]; 7. 14z-Brad Szulewski [7]; 8. 30r-Jeff Crambo [9]; 9. 44r-Russell Morseman III [10]; 10. 76-Bobby Varin [4]; 11. 72-Cass Bennett [DNS].

CONTINGENCY WINNERS: VP Racing Fuels ($50 Cash): Pat Ward; Pole Position Raceway Fast Time ($100 Cash): Max McLaughlin; Bicknell Racing Products ($100 Product Certificate): Matt Sheppard; Cometic Gasket ($50 Cash): Rich Sagliotta; Comp Cams ($50 Cash): Larry Wight; Comp Cams ($50 Product Certificate): Matt Sheppard; Edelbrock ($50 Cash): Larry Wight; Fox Racing Shox ($50 Cash): Gary Tomkins; JE Pistons ($50 Cash): Keith Flach; JE Pistons (Product Certificate): Billy Decker; JE Pistons (Product Certificate): Brandon Walters; KSE Racing Products Inc. ($50 Product Certificate): Pat Ward; MSD Ignition ($50 Cash): Matt Sheppard; MSD Ignition ($25 Cash): Jeff Crambo; SuperFlow Dynos & Flowbenches ($50 Cash): Stewart Friesen; Wrisco Aluminum (Product Certificate): Matt Sheppard; JRI Shocks ($50 Cash): Peter Britten; Dig Safely 811 Redraw Bonus ($100 Cash): N/A; Speedy First Aid (Product Certificate): Ryan Watt; ASi Racewear ($50 Cash): Gary Tomkins.

Super DIRTcar Series Unofficial Top-20 Standings - June 11, 2017

  No. Driver Total Series Bonus
1 9s Matt Sheppard 286 286 0
2 20 Brett Hearn 245 245 0
3 91 Billy Decker 233 233 0
4 98h Jimmy Phelps 229 229 0
5 99L Larry Wight 221 221 0
6 44 Stewart Friesen 216 216 0
7 6h Max McLaughlin  199 199 0
8 19 Tim Fuller 183 183 0
9 43 Keith Flach 178 178 0
10 42P Pat Ward 178 178 0
11 109 Billy Whittaker 175 175 0
12 14J Alan Johnson 173 173 0
13 21a Pete Britten 154 154 0
14 88 Mike Mahaney 152 152 0
15 14w Ryan Watt 151 151 0
16 8 Rich Scagliotta 148 148 0
17 25R Erick Rudolph 137 137 0
18 22 Brandon Walters 135 135 0
19 7M Michael Maresca  130 130 0
20 49 Billy Dunn 119 119 0

 

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