North Dakota's Travis Peery Opens Up WWMS At SSP
By Ben Deatherage
(Photo Courtesy of Northwest Racing Productions)
Saturday July 19th would be the opening leg of the 4th annual Wild West Modified Speedway and they would kick things off at Sunset Speedway Park in Banks, Oregon. Around thirty entries were on tap for the first round attracting teams from Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada, and North Dakota.
Leading the entire distance of the forty-lap feature would Travis Peery coming all the way from Williston, North Dakota, but originally from Ft. Jones, California. It would be a great start for Peery as it marked the first career Modified Speedweek victory for the Susan River Reality/Precision Chassis Development #6P Precision team.
Corbett’s Collen Winebarger would put his Discount Race Car Parts/Gordy Lee Photography/Frisbie Motorsports #SW Shaw by Jeff Taylor machine in the runner-up position while the Stanford Chopping/J&R Restaurant Equipment/Precision Chassis Development #98 Precision of Alex Stanford from Chowchilla, California was third. The rest of the top five finishers would consist of Cottage Grove native Braedon Hand in fourth driving his Todd’s Auto Body/D&D Automotive/1400 KNND AM/Vintage Inn Family Restaurant #5 Shaw by S.D.M.F. and in fifth was defending Modified Speedweek champ Jesse Williamson from Coburg in the Dustin Comer owned S.D.M.F. Race Cars/F.M. Jones & Sons Quality Trucks and Autos/K.C. Race Engines #ZERO S.D.M.F.
Alex Stanford managed to win the B-Main while the victor of the Last Chance Qualifier was Monte Bischoff of Medford in his Payroll Specialties Inc./Hoppes Construction/Lucas Oil Products #F1 Impressive. The Wild West Modified Speedweek continues at Sunset Speedway Park on Sunday July 20th with racing action scheduled to get underway right around 5:00 PM.
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. Also the Sunday event will have a Carload Special, which gets a carload, truck¬load, RV-load, etc. of fans into the races for only $25. For more information log on to www.sunsetspeedwaypark.com.
Wild West Modified Speedweek Round #1
Saturday July 19th, 2014
Sunset Speedway Park
A Feature: 1. 6P-Travis Peery; 2. SW-Collen Winebarger; 3. 98-Alex Stanford; 4. 5-Braedon Hand; 5. ZERO-Jesse Williamson; 6. 27-Mark Carrell; 7. 66-Doug Lockwood; 8. 00-Cory Sample; 9. F1-Monte Bischoff; 10. 8-Rob Ireland; 11. 16-Jerry Schram; 12. 6M-Matt Jenner; 13. X3-Chris Quinn; 14. W6-Kelly Williamson; 15. 25-Craig Cassell; 16. 09-Robert Duncan; 17. 21A-Matthew Drager; 18. 30-Jeremy Shank; 19. 11K-Kyle Casson; 20. 28M-Mark Wauge
B Feature: 1. 98-Alex Stanford; 2. 25-Craig Cassell; 3. 00-Cory Sample; 4. ZERO-Jesse Williamson; 5. 6M-Matt Jenner; 6. 21A-Matthew Drager; 7. F1-Monte Bischoff; 8. 54N-Nick Trenchard; 9. 28M-Mark Wauge; 10. 6X-Don Jenner; 11. 1K-Kinzer Cox; 12. 01-Chris Hallberg; 13. 11X-Tom Berry Jr.; 14. AK47-Austin Kerrigan; 15. 5M-Jake Mayden; DNS 27W-Don West; DNS 2G-Brad Gentry
Last Chance Qualifier: 1. F1-Monte Bischoff; 2. 28M-Mark Wauge; 3. 54N-Nick Trenchard; 4. 01-Chris Hallberg; 5. 1K-Kinzer Cox; 6. 11X-Tom Berry Jr.; 7. AK47-Austin Kerrigan; 8. 5M-Jake Mayden; DNS 27W-Don West; DNS 2G-Brad Gentry
Current Wild West Modified Speedweek Points (Top Fifteen)
1. 6P-Travis Peery 40; 2. SW-Collen Winebarger 39; 3. 98-Alex Stanford 38; 4. 5-Braedon Hand 37; 5. ZERO-Jesse Williamson 36; 6. 27-Mark Carrell 35; 7. 66-Doug Lockwood 34; 8. 00-Cory Sample 33; 9. F1-Monte Bischoff 32; 10. 8-Rob Ireland 31; 11. 16-Jerry Schram 30; 12. 6M-Matt Jenner 29; 13. X3-Chris Quinn 28; 14. W6-Kelly Williamson 27; 15. 25-Craig Cassell 26