Bob Presley Wins both Super Late Model Main Events
Story by: Nancy Schmidt
Racing at South Sound Speedway on Saturday June 16th, had four classes on hand, Super Late Models, Top Notch Trailer Street Stocks, Tire Dogs Bumble Bees, and Vintage Modified Racing Association.
Super Late Model 1st Main event started with Dan Obrist on the pole and Austin Hoye on the outside. Green flag is waved and Hoye hits the wall and exits the track. Obrist takes the lead on lap 1. Tom Moriarity takes the lead on lap 25. On lap 30, Moriarity and Obrist are side by side for the lead. Moriarity backs off enough to miss the wall and loses two spots. Kelly Mann and Obrist slow off turn 3. Mann goes over Rod Schultz Sr.’s hood on lap 32 bringing out the red flag. Bob Presley takes the lead on lap 33. On lap 40, Dan Rhodes and Tyler Tanner get into each other, Rhodes exits the track. Presley goes on to win the 1st 50 lap Super Late Model Main event, followed by Moriarity, Mann, Peter Link and Rhodes to round out top 5. Super Late Model 2nd Main event started with Rhodes on the pole and Link on the outside. Rhodes takes the lead on lap 1. On lap 3, turn 4, Jessica Dana gets into Rod Schultz Sr. which brings out a caution. Presley takes the lead on lap 17. On lap 46, turn 2, Kyle Markstrom spins. On lap 47, turn 1, John Lathrop Jr. spins. Presley goes on to win the 2nd 50 lap Super Late Model Main Event, followed by Mann, Moriarity, Rhodes and Link to round out the top 5.
Street Stock Main event starts with Shawn Jones on the pole and Ryan Kerr on the outside. In turn 4, Jones gets into Ryan Kerr and Jones exits the track. Mike Kanavan takes the lead on lap 1. Walker takes the lead on lap 2. Carolyn Thomas gets a mechanical flag on lap 11. On lap 16, turn 4, Ryan Kerr loses his left rear tire. Walker goes on to win the 25 lap Street Stock Main event, followed by Richard Kerr, Kanavan, Thomas and Ryan Kerr to round out the top 5.
Bumble Bees Main event starts with Ryan Snow on the pole and Steve Pierson on the outside. Snow takes the lead on lap 1. Pierson takes the lead on lap3. Richard Woolverton gets black flagged for hitting the cone on lap 3. Bryson Baird gets black flagged on lap 4 for hitting the cone. Grant Charneski gets blacked flagged on lap 7, for missing the cone. Charles LaMere takes the lead on lap 19, and goes on to win the 20 lap Bumble Bee Main event, followed by Pierson, Chris Branon, Erika Schlund and Shawn Breitzman to round out the top 5.
Vintage Modified Main event starts with Chuck Petersen on the pole and Bobby Wheeler on the outside. Chuck Petersen takes the lead on lap 1. On lap 8, turn 2, Jeff Petersen spins Kevin Rinkel, Rinkel leaves the track. On lap 22, Bob Fulmer goes to the middle. On lap 21, Wheeler takes the lead. On Lap 26, turn 4, Robert Rux spins. Wheeler goes on to win the 30 lap Vintage Modified Main event, followed by Chuck Petersen, Scott Rinkel, Tom Smitham and Bob Monroe to round out the top 5.