|Junction City, KY (October 9, 2015) Ponderosa Speedway would contest night one of the 25th Annual Fall Classic on Friday and scattered rain showers throughout the afternoon caused about a one hour delay in getting action going, but all time trials and heats were completed, with four Super Late Model competitors breaking the old track record, while the Modified and KDRA Super Stock track records would also fall.
Four ten lap qualifying heats that would see the top four finishers transfer on to the Fall Classic Saturday evening would be contested for the Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Collins Signs Super Late Models and Scott Bloomquist would win heat one over Mike Marlar, Justin Rattliff, and Ray Cook. Heat two would see Chris Madden victorious over Eric Wells, Jimmy Owens, and Mason Zeigler. Heat three would be captured by Jason Jameson over Dustin Linville, Josh Rice, and Tommy Bailey. The fourth and final heat would be scored by Michael Chilton over Greg Johnson, Kent Robinson, and Cody Mahoney. Mike Marlar would establish a new track record in time trials with a lap of 12.604 seconds. Two fifteen lap B-Mains will set the remainder of the starting grid tomorrow evening. The four heat race winners will redraw to set the first two rows for the Super Late Model A-Main event.
In Modified action, three ten lap qualifying heats were contested that saw the top six finishers transfer to the Modified A-Main of the Fall Classic on Saturday evening. Matt Cooper would win heat one over Victor Lee, Blake Brown, Tyler Nicely, J.T. Ayers, and Cameron Marlar. Heat two would go to Jimmy Payne over Keith Smith, David Webb, Dennis Roberson, Cody Smith, and Shawn Hibbard. The third and final heat would be won by Michael England over Lucas Lee, Preston Seratt, Bryan Barber, Jeff Watson, and Kevin Nesselhauf. Matt Cooper established a new Modified qualifying track record at 14.136 seconds. One twelve lap B-Main will set the remainder of the starting field for tomorrow evening’s Modified A-Main.
The Pro Late Model division would contest four ten lap qualifying heats that would transfer the top four finishers to the Pro Late Model A-Main on Saturday. Heat one saw Brandon Williams victorious over Adam Bowman, Grant Garrison, and Alan Magner. Heat two would be claimed by Connor Meader over Joe Godsey, Elliott Despain, and Jake Henry. Ray Cook would score the win in heat three over Jeremy Hines, Todd Coffman, and Johnny Wheeler. Tait Davenport would hit paydirt in the fourth and final heat over Matt Henderson, Zane Powell, and Josh Fields. Brandon Williams was top qualifier at 13.792 seconds. Two twelve lap B-Mains will set the remainder of the starting field for the Pro Late Model A-Main tomorrow evening.
The American Dirt Allstars KDRA Super Stocks would compete in three eight lap qualifying heat and transfer the top six finishers to the Bobby Carrier, Sr. Memorial tomorrow evening. Colby Taylor would win heat one over Robby Perkins, Allen Hackworth, Jr., Pherman Stewart, Faron Robinson, and Chad Barrett. Heat two would be captured by Eddie Stewart over Chad Boone, Nathaniel Mullins, Kevin Greer, Reggie Ritchie, and Sarah Patrick. Heat three would be won by Jamey Adams over Bartley Grant, Glen Hounshell, Jr., Terry Cheeks, Derek Bottoms, and James Crowe. Robby Perkins would set a new track record in time trials at 15.070 seconds. One ten lap B-Main will set the remainder of the starting field for the Bobby Carrier, Sr. Memorial event tomorrow evening.
The 25th Annual Fall Classic will conclude on Saturday October 10 the Southern Nationals Bonus Series will race for $25,000 to win in the Fall Classic A-Main, with Modifieds racing for $5,000 to win in their A-Main. The Pro Late Models will contest a $2,500 to win A-Main, while the American Dirt Allstars KDRA Super Stocks will race for $2,000 to win in the Bobby Carrier, Sr. Memorial. In additions, a full program for the Four Cylinder division will also take place, with $500 to win that event. All gates will open at 4:00 p.m., with a drivers autograph session at 5:30 p.m. The drivers meeting will take place at 6:45 p.m., followed by racing action. For further information, visit the track’s website at www.ponderosaspeedway.net.
SUMMARY- Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-October 9, 2015
Southern Nationals Bonus Series Super Late Models (38 entries) FK Rod Ends Top Qualifier- Mike Marlar 12.604 (new track record) 1st Heat (top 4 transfer)- Scott Bloomquist, Mike Marlar, Justin Rattliff, Ray Cook, Eddie Carrier, Jr., David Payne, Brandon Fouts, Johnny Wheeler, Donnie Sullivan 2nd Heat (top 4 transfer)- Chris Madden, Eric Wells, Jimmy Owens, Mason Zeigler, Steve Casebolt, Josh Hall, Skylar Marlar, Charlie Jude, Timmy Taylor 3rd Heat (top 4 transfer)- Jason Jameson, Dustin Linville, Josh Rice, Tommy Bailey, Paul Wilmoth, Jr., Wayne Chinn, Joe Janowski, Jeff Rawlings, Bo Eaton 4th Heat (top 4 transfer)- Michael Chilton, Greg Johnson, Kent Robinson, Cody Mahoney, Brandon Kinzer, Daniel Williams, Jason Wagner, Jerry Rutherford, Daniel Dial
B-Main #1 Line-Up (15 laps-top 2 transfer) Row 1: Eddie Carrier, Jr. – Steve Casebolt Row 2: David Payne – Josh Hall Row 3: Brandon Fouts – Skylar Marlar Row 4: Johnny Wheeler – Charlie Jude Row 5: Donnie Sullivan – Timmy Taylor
B-Main #2 Line-Up (15 laps-top 2 transfer) Row 1: Paul Wilmoth, Jr. – Brandon Kinzer Row 2: Wayne Chinn – Daniel Williams Row 3: Joe Janowski – Jason Wagner Row 4: Jeff Rawlings – Jerry Rutherford Row 5: Bo Eaton – Daniel Dial
25th Annual Fall Classic A-Main Line-Up (100 laps/$25,000 to win: Scott Bloomquist, Chris Madden, Jason Jameson, and Michael Chilton will redraw to set the first two starting rows) Row 1: Redraw – Redraw Row 2: Redraw – Redraw Row 3: Mike Marlar – Eric Wells Row 4: Dustin Linville – Greg Johnson Row 5: Justin Rattliff – Jimmy Owens Row 6: Josh Rice – Kent Robinson Row 7: Ray Cook – Mason Zeigler Row 8: Tommy Bailey – Cody Mahoney Row 9: B-Main transfers Row 10: B-Main transfers Row 11: Series Provisionals
Sweet Beans and Things Modifieds (30 entries) Top Qualifier- Matt Cooper 14.136 (new track record) 1st Heat (top 6 transfer)- Matt Cooper, Victor Lee, Blake Brown, Tyler Nicely, J.T. Ayers, Cameron Marlar, Devin Gilpin, Tim Patrick, Jimmy Robinson, Bobby Lunsford 2nd Heat (top 6 tranfer)- Jimmy Payne, Keith Smith, David Webb, Dennis Roberson, Cody Smith, Shawn Hibbard, Kelly Riggs, Keith Denny, Joseph Husband (DNS- Cecil West) 3rd Heat (top 6 transfer)- Michael England, Lucas Lee, Preston Seratt, Bryan Barber, Jeff Watson, Kevin Nesselhauf, Peyton Harlow, Kris Williamson, Dustin Mosley, Brandon Rich
B-Main Line-Up (12 lap-top 4 transfer)
Row 1: Devin Gilpin – Kelly Riggs
Row 2: Peyton Harlow – Tim Patrick
Row 3: Keith Denny – Kris Williamson
Row 4: Jimmy Robinson – Joseph Husband
Row 5: Dustin Mosley – Bobby Lunsford
Row 6: Cecil West- Brandon Rich
Modified A-Main Line-Up (40 laps/$5,000 to win) Row 1: Matt Cooper – Jimmy Payne Row 2: Michael England – Victor Lee Row 3: Keith Smith – Lucas Lee Row 4: Blake Brown – David Webb Row 5: Preston Seratt – Tyler Nicely Row 6: Dennie Roberson – Bryan Barber Row 7: J.T. Ayers – Cody Smith Row 8: Jeff Watson – Cameron Marlar Row 9: Shawn Hibbard – Kevin Nesselhauf Row 10: B-Main transfers Row 11: B-Main transfers
Premier Integrity Solutions Pro Late Models (32 entries) Top Qualifier- Brandon Williams 13.792 1st Heat (top 4 transfer)- Brandon Williams, Adam Bowman, Grant Garrison, Alan Magner, Jay Shell, Brad Rickels, Mike Bechelli, Wesley Brummett 2nd Heat (top 4 transfer)- Connor Meade, Joe Godsey, Elliott Despain, Jake Henry, Ronnie Cooper, John Gill, Brian Walters (DNS- Wesley Ball) 3rd Heat (top 4 transfer)- Ray Cook, Jeremy Hines, Todd Coffman, Johnny Wheeler, Eric Centers, Jeremy Howard, Jim Couch, Chad Spradlin 4th Heat (top 4 transfer)- Tait Davenport, Matt Henderson, Zane Powell, Josh Fields, Clayton Spradlin, Neal Neisler, Perry Barnhardt (DNS- Timmy Yeager)
B-Main #1 Line-Up (12 laps/top 3 transfer) Row 1: Jay Shell – Ronnie Cooper Row 2: Brad Rickels – John Gill Row 3: Mike Bechelli – Brian Walters Row 4: Wesley Brummett – Wesley Ball
B-Main #2 Line-Up (12 laps/top 3 transfer) Row 1: Eric Centers – Clayton Spradlin Row 2: Jeremy Howard – Neal Neisler Row 3: Jim Couch – Perry Barnhardt Row 4: Chad Spradlin – Timmy Yeager
Pro Late Model A-Main Line-Up (40 laps/$2,500 to win) Row 1: Brandon Williams – Connor Meade Row 2: Ray Cook – Tait Davenport Row 3: Adam Bowman – Joe Godsey Row 4: Jeremy Hines – Matt Henderson Row 5: Grant Garrison – Elliott Despain Row 6: Todd Coffman – Zane Powell Row 7: Alan Magner – Jake Henry Row 8: Johnny Wheeler – Josh Fields Row 9: B-Main transfers Row 10: B-Main transfers Row 11: B-Main transfers
American Dirt Allstars KDRA Super Stocks (28 entries) Top Qualifier- Robby Perkins 15.070 (new track record) 1st Heat (top 6 transfer)- Colby Taylor, Robby Perkins, Allen Hackworth, Jr., Phermon Stewart, Faron Robinson, Chad Barrett, Glen Branham, Wyatt Hebrock, Anthony Wiseman (DNS- Michael Lee) 2nd Heat (top 6 transfer)- Eddie Stewart, Chad Boone, Nathaniel Mullins, Kevin Greer, Reggie Ritchie, Sarah Patrick, Bill Robinson, Greg Hensley (DNS- Brandon Hutchinson) 3rd Heat (top 6 transfer)- Jamey Adams, Bartley Grant, Glen Hounshell, Jr., Terry Cheeks, Derek Bottoms, James Crowe, David Murphy, Darrell Cain, Jeff Johnson
B-Main Line-Up (10 laps-top 4 transfer)
Bobby Carrier, Sr. Memorial A-Main Line-Up (30 laps/$2,000 to win) Row 1: Colby Taylor – Eddie Stewart Row 2: Jamey Adams – Robby Perkins Row 3: Chad Boone – Bartley Grant Row 4: Allen Hackworth, Jr. – Nathaniel Mullins Row 5: Glen Hounshell, Jr. – Phermon Stewart Row 6: Kevin Greer – Terry Cheeks Row 7: Faron Robinson – Reggie Ritchie Row 8: Derek Bottoms – Chad Barrett Row 9: Sarah Patrick – James Crowe Row 10: B-Main transfers Row 11: B-Main transfers.
Row 1: Glen Branham – Bill Robinson
Row 2: David Murphy – Wyatt Hebrock
Row 3: Brandon Hutchinson – Darrell Cain Row 4: Anthony Wiseman – Greg Hensley Row 5: Jeff Johnson – Michael Lee