Northwest Extreme Late Model Series Returns To SSP Saturday June 21st
By Ben Deatherage
(Photo Courtesy of Ken O’Neil)
Banks, Oregon- The Northwest Extreme Late Model Series will be back at Sunset Speedway Park for their second visit of 2014 to the “Banks Bullring” on Saturday June 21st. It will be the fifth race of the current campaign for the series. Already it has been an entertaining season with four different winners in as many races.
Shaun Mayea was able to win in the Season Opener at Cottage Grove while Greg Walters was the victor the last time the series was in town for the Spring Challenge. Phillip Johnson picked up the huge win at Madras Speedway and “Superman” Collen Winebarger won in a thriller at Willamette Speedway.
The Northwest Extreme Late Model Series has visited SSP a total of twenty times since the organization’s inception in 2010 with Greg Walters winning the most at thirteen triumphs including the aforementioned triumph at the Spring Challenge this year. Collen Winebarger has three wins while drivers with just one include Terry Ferrando, Jerry Schram, Russ Sell, and Billy Workman Jr.
Pit Gates will open at 2:00 PM, Front Gates open at 3:30, and racing starts at 6:00. Tickets are Adults $12.00, Seniors/Military/Juniors (13-17) $10.00, Youths (Ages 12-6) $5.00, and Children under the age of 5 are FREE and a family pass will be offered for two Adults and up to four Youths for just $35.00.For more information log on to www.sunsetspeedwaypark.com.
Current Point Standings (Top Ten): 1. Brad Martin 210; 2. Phillip Johnson 200; 3. Jason Johnson 193; 4. Jacob Myers 190; 5. John Gamell 178; 6. Greg Walters 166; T Ryan Bothwell 166; 8. Jerry Schram 148; 9. Dave Walters 140; 10. Josh Sim 133
Previous Northwest Extreme Late Model Series Winners At Sunset Speedway Park:
2014- Greg Walters May 24th
2013- Greg Walters on April 27th, Greg Walters on May 4th, Collen Winebarger on June 1st, Collen Winebarger on June 15th, Greg Walters on July 4th, Collen Winebarger on July 13th, Greg Walters on July 27th, Greg Walters on August 3rd, Greg Walters on September 7th
2012- Terry Ferrando on June 16th, Jerry Schram on July 4th, Greg Walters on August 4th
2011- Greg Walters on June 4th, Greg Walters on July 23rd, Greg Walters on August 6th
2010- Greg Walters on May 1st, Russ Sell on June 12th, Billy Workman Jr. on July 17th, Greg Walters on August 7th