NELMS Returns To SSP For Driver Appreciation Night
By Ben Deatherage
(Photo Courtesy of Alyssa Jones)
Banks, Oregon- The Northwest Extreme Late Model Series will pay their final visit of 2014 to Sunset Speedway Park on Saturday August 23rd for the first ever Driver Appreciation Night. Every time the series has visit SSP Greg Walters has emerged victorious.
Walters leads the win list this year with a total of eight main event victories, six of which have been earned at the “Banks Bullring”. Shaun Mayea, Collen Winebarger, and Phillip Johnson are the only other winners in the current campaign.
The Northwest Extreme Late Model Series has visited SSP a total of twenty-five times since the organization’s inception in 2010 with Greg Walters winning the most at eighteen triumphs including the Spring Challenge and Doug Walters Classic 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 and click "Fan Info".
Current Northwest Extreme Late Model Series Point Standings (Top Ten):
1. 97-Greg Walters 582; 2. 99-Brad Martin 577; 3. 9-Jacob Myers 524; 4. 76-Jason Johnson 508; 5. 16-Jerry Schram 498; 6. 88-John Gamell 484; 7. 67-Dave Walters 471; 8. 8X-Sonny Modaff 429; 9. 79-Phil Johnson 396; 10. 20-Josh Sim 383
Previous Northwest Extreme Late Model Series Winners At Sunset Speedway Park:
2014- Greg Walters on May 24th, Greg Walters on June 21st, Greg Walters on July 4th, Greg Walters on July 5th, Greg Walters on July 19th, Greg Walters on August 2nd
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