NWWT Return To Sunset Speedway Park On Saturday July 26th
By Ben Deatherage
(Photo Courtesy of Ken O’Neil)
Banks, Oregon- 2014 has been a great year for the Northwest Wingless Tour so far with four races in the books producing four different winners. On Saturday July 26th the series will head to Sunset Speedway Park for their first visit of the campaign, all previous attempts to race at SSP were cancelled due to weather. Already Colin Baker, Jesse Thistle, Mike Romig, and Sean Johnson have managed to grace victory lane this season with NWWT.
In sixteen visits to Sunset since 2009 the NWWT has produced eight different winners. Bill Winsley leads the series in feature wins at SSP with four over Gary Davis who has three. Drivers that have two series wins at the ¼-mile clay oval include Theo McCarty, Sterling Kane, and Mitch Hoffses. Earning just one series victory when the tour has come to town have been Ryan Bothwell, Mark Nichols, and Tony Thomas.
In 2014 the Northwest Wingless Tour will participate in nine events at four different facilities in the Pacific Northwest. For the latest information log on to wingless.nwextremeseries.com. Also be sure and “like” us on Facebook.
Current Northwest Wingless Tour Point Standings (Top Ten):
1. 50-Brad Rhodes 207; 2. 22-Mike Romig 189; 3. 11X-Jake Gilman 163; 4. 89-Sterling Kane 153; 5. 15-Tony Parker 142; 6. 6A-Kady Adelman 112; 7. 18-Mike Carrothers 107; 8. 14-Sean Johnson 105; T 70-Raquel Ivie 105; T 16-Ozzie Osburn 105
Previous Northwest Wingless Tour Feature Winners At Sunset Speedway Park:
2013- Sterling Kane on May 11th, Mitch Hoffses on May 25th, Bill Winsley on June 22nd, Bill Winsley on August 10th
2012- Bill Winsley on May 19th, Ryan Bothwell on June 2nd, Theo McCarty on June 9th, Bill Winsley on June 23rd, Theo McCarty on August 25th, Sterling Kane on September 15th, Mitch Hoffses on September 29th
2011- Gary Davis on June 25th, Gary Davis on July 9th, Gary Davis on August 13th, Mark Nichols on September 10th
2010- Tony Thomas on July 31st