|Junction City, KY (October 7, 2016) Ponderosa Speedway would present its OctoberFest 2016 event on Friday evening and Billy Moyer, Jr. of Batesville, AK would take the $3,000 victory for Super Late Models and Josh Fields of New Tazewell, TN would score the $1,200 victory for Pro Late Models. Other feature event winners would include in Dustin Linville of Bryantsville, KY Modifieds, Jeremie Bretz of Maysville, KY in KDRA Super Stocks, Dave McCarty of Owingsville, KY in Stock Four Cylinders, and Dylan Rutherford of Corbin, KY in Mini-Cup/Cyclones.
Billy Moyer, Jr. would go to the race lead and the beginning of the 35 lap, $3,000 to win Super Late Model main event and would hold a comfortable lead throughout the race and would survive a late-race restart with four laps remaining to claim the victory in his Crop Production Services/Messilla Valley Transport/Karl Performance sponsored #21jr Moyer Victory Circle, Pro Power Race Engines entry. Michael Chilton would finish second, with Greg Johnson claiming third place honors. Jason Jameson and Cody Mahoney would complete the top five. The remainder of the top ten would be Chris Combs, Brandon Kinzer, Justin Rattliff, Shannon Thornsberry, and Connor Meade. Fifteen entries would see Jameson as top qualifier at 13.181 seconds and win a heat, while Moyer, Jr. won the other heat.
Josh Fields would lead the distance and capture the 25 lap, $1,200 to win Pro Late Model feature contest behind the wheel of the Debbie Fields owned Reece Monument/The Reality Group/Earl Heating and Air/Eagle Race Engines/Brucebuilt Performance/Joe Bray Roofing #11 Rocket Chassis, Eagle GM604 powered machine. Connor Meade would claim runner-up honors, while Todd Coffman would drive to a third place finish. Grant Garrison and Gary Yeager would round out the top five. Completing the top ten would be Victor Lee, Chad Spradlin, Jake Henry, Jeremy Strunk, and Derek Bottoms. Seventeen entries would see Gary Yeager as top qualifier at 13.965 seconds, while Fields and Meade won the heat races.
The Modified feature event would see Dustin Linville hold off a charging Victor Lee in the final few circuits and Linville would score the victory in the Stanley and Connie Haddix owned Haddix Racing Parts/Coleman Engineering/Johnny Maco Electric/Area 51 Shock/Graphic Impressions/Cameron Hall Photography/Tim Short Automotive sponsored #53 Swartz Race Car. Lee would finish second, with David Webb, Kelly Riggs, Cy Cundiff, and Tim Patrick completing the finishing order. Six entries would see Lee be top qualifier at 14.911 seconds.
Jeremie Bretz would be victorious in the KDRA Super Stock main event in the seat of the Mark Swartz owned Swartz Enterprises sponsored #3x Chevy Monte Carlo entry. Logan Preston would finish in second, with last week’s winner Bartley Grant finishing third. James Crowe and Troy Clark would complete the top five. Sixth through tenth would go to Casey King, Johnny King, Sarah Patrick, Terry Cheeks, and Buzz Williams. Twelve entries would see Eddie Stewart as top qualifier at 15.673 seconds, while heat wins fell to Bretz and Crowe.
Dave McCarty would come out on top of the Stock Four Cylinder feature contest, driving the Swartz Enterprises sponsored #AR-15 machine. Last week’s winner Dylan Stevens would take runner-up honors, while Shane Irvin would finish third. Tyler Hayes and Craig Robertson would complete the top five. The rest of the top ten would be Clint Cox, Keith Gipson, Dalton Cox, Nick Royalty, and Shannon Carter. Twelve entries would see Stevens as top qualifier at 19.582 seconds and win a heat, while McCarty also won a heat.
Dylan Rutherford would win the Mini-Cup/Cyclone feature event behind the wheel of the Deborah Rutherford owned Dependable Auto Sales/The Tint Shop sponsored #14 MMI Chassis entry. Andrew Parson would finish a close second, with Blake Brown finishing third. Brown would be the top qualifier among the three entries at 20.040 seconds.
SUMMARY-Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-October 7, 2016 (www.ponderosaspeedway.net)
Super Late Models (15 entries)
Top Qualifier- Jason Jameson 13.181
1st Heat- Jason Jameson, Dustin Linville, Michael Chilton, Cody Mahoney, Justin Rattliff, Connor Meade, Buzz Williams, Ernie Cordier 2nd Heat- Billy Moyer, Jr., Brandon Kinzer, Shannon Thornsberry, Greg Johnson, Chris Combs, Daniel Dial (DNS- Donnie Sullivan) OctoberFest Super Late Model Feature- Billy Moyer, Jr., Michael Chilton, Greg Johnson, Jason Jameson, Cody Mahoney, Chris Combs, Brandon Kinzer, Justin Rattliff, Shannon Thornsberry, Connor Meade, Buzz Williams, Donnie Sullivan, Ernie Cordier, Daniel Dial, Dustin Linville
Pro Late Models (17 entries)
Top Qualifier- Gary Yeager 13.965
1st Heat- Josh Fields, Gary Yeager, Jeremy Strunk, Steven Eversole, Brian Royalty, Timmy Taylor, Billy Meredith, Austin Taylor (DNS- Wesley Brummett) 2nd Heat- Connor Meade, Todd Coffman, Victor Lee, Grant Garrison, Jake Henry, Chad Spradlin, Brian Walters, Derek Bottoms OctoberFest Pro Late Model Feature- Josh Fields, Connor Meade, Todd Coffman, Grant Garrison, Gary Yeager, Victor Lee, Chad Spradlin, Jake Henry, Jeremy Strunk, Derek Bottoms, Michael Chilton, Steven Eversole, Brian Royalty, Billy Meredith, Wesley Brummett, Brian Walters, Timmy Taylor (DNS- Austin Taylor)
Modifieds (6 entries)
Top Qualifier- Victor Lee 14.911
Feature- Dustin Linville, Victor Lee, David Webb, Kelly Riggs, Cy Cundiff, Tim Patrick
KDRA Super Stocks (12 entries)
Top Qualifier- Eddie Stewart 15.673
1st Heat- Jeremie Bretz, Logan Preston, Terry Cheeks, Eddie Stewart, Troy Clark (DNS- Johnny King) 2nd Heat- James Crowe, Bartley Grant, Casey King, Sarah Patrick, Buzz Williams, Billy Kennedy
Feature- Jeremie Bretz, Logan Preston, Bartley Grant, James Crowe, Troy Clark, Casey King, Johnny King, Sarah Patrick, Terry Cheeks, Buzz Williams, Billy Kennedy (DNS- Eddie Stewart)
Stock Four Cylinders (12 entries)
Top Qualifier- Dylan Steven 19.582
1st Heat- Dylan Stevens, Shane Irvin, Dalton Cox, Keith Gipson, David Driggers, Nick Royalty 2nd Heat- Dave McCarty, Craig Robertson, Clint Cox, Tyler Hayes, Shannon Carter, Chris Noe
Feature- Dave McCarty, Dylan Stevens, Shane Irvin, Tyler Hayes, Craig Robertson, Clint Cox, Keith Gipson, Dalton Cox, Nick Royalty, Shannon Carter, David Driggers, Chris Noe
Mini-Cup/Cyclones (3 entries)
Feature- Dylan Rutherford, Andrew Parson, Blake Brown
Top Qualifier- Blake Brown 20.040