Northwest Extreme Late Model Series Back In Action For Spring Challenge At SSP
By Ben Deatherage
(Photo Courtesy of Alyssa Jones)
Banks, Oregon- The Northwest Extreme Series will be in action for the second time of 2014 at Sunset Speedway Park this coming weekend. In fact they will participate in both nights of the Spring Challenge at the “Banks Bullring” on Saturday May 24th and Sunday the 25th. Both events will be separate shows so fans will enjoy two nights of great racing on the ¼-mile clay oval.
It’s been over a month since the 2014 Season Opener for the Northwest Extreme Late Model Series at Cottage Grove on April 19th. Shaun Mayea was the big winner in a thriller over Brad Martin and Greg Walters. Martin enters the weekend with a four point lead over Greg Walters, and Jerry Schram while Jacob Myers and Josh Sim are tied for fourth in the table.
The Northwest Extreme Late Model Series has visited SSP a total of nineteen times since the organization’s inception in 2010 with Greg Walters winning the most at twelve triumphs. Collen Winebarger has three wins while drivers with just one include Terry Ferrando, Jerry Schram, Russ Sell, and Billy Workman Jr.
Both days the Pit Gates will open at 2:00 PM, Front Gates open at 3:30, and racing starts at 6:00. Tickets for each night is event 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.
Northwest Extreme Late Model Series Points (Top Ten): 1. Brad Martin 60; 2. Greg Walters 56; 3. Jerry Schram 54; 4. Jacob Myers 50; T Josh Sim 50; 6. Jason Johnson 49; 7. John Gamell 48; TPhil Johnson 48; 9. Ryan Bothwell 44
Previous Northwest Extreme Late Model Series Winners At Sunset Speedway Park:
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