Boknecht doubles in Brownstown racing action
Seymour’s Matt Boknecht took to the top of Brownstown Speedway in the final laps of the Scott Patman Memorial Super Stock Special to overtake Tucker Chastain for his third career victory in the annual event.
Boknecht later in the evening on May 1 would get the double for the night by also winning in the modified open wheel feature.
Boknecht, a second generation driver, took the victory ahead of Chastain, JT Huffman, Mike Fields and Steve Hollars. This is Boknecht’s first victory in Pewter Hall’s Super Stock division for the year.
Paragon’s Tyler Neal visited the victory lane again in the P3 Graphix Indiana Late Model Series Pro Late Models. He claimed his fourth ILMS victory ahead of Steve Peeden, Shelby Miles, Colton Sullivan and Jeremy Owens.
Boknecht’s second victory of the evening was a modified function victory for Backwoods Express. Jacoby Hines, Tim Prince, Dustin Bruce and Bill Lewis followed Boknecht to his first modified victory of the year.
Dusten Carr of Underwood earned his second victory of the year in pure action All in 1 Pools. Behind the ladies were Keaton Streeval, Dalton Roark, Buddy Stearns and Dalton Fleenor.
Salem’s Blake Durbin recorded his first win in the Brownstown Hornet Division. Jacob Owens, Shane Reed, Landon Arcaro and Gabe Caudill followed him to the finish line.
Tonight Brownstown will host a regular program of late pro models, super stocks, pure stocks, crown vics and hornets.
On Wednesday night, Brownstown will host FLO Racing Night in America with a $ 10,000 win for super late models. The modified open wheels will also be in competition.
For more information, visit brownstownspeedway.com.
Neal wins down
High Action Track
Neal backed up his victory the night before at Brownstown by winning Sunday’s Indiana Late Model Series at Terre Haute Action Track.
Shelby Miles was second, followed by Brad Barrow, Steve Peeden and Tyler Cain. Alan Magner, Colton Sullivan, Robert Rainey, Zack Burton and Jesse Tunny completed the top 10.
Stewart’s All-Star Dwarfs in Action
Tony Stewart’s TQ Midgets Champions All-Star Tour was in action last weekend.
On April 30 at Thunder Valley Raceway in Salem, Ashlea Albertson won the feature film race ahead of Johnny Goff, Matt Lux, Johnny Heydenreich and Joey Paxson.
On May 1 at the Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds in Columbus, the winner was Addison True over Matt Lux, Matthew Hedrick, Joey Paxson and Cory Clay.
The series announced that tonight’s event at the Shelby County 4-H Fairgrounds in Shelbyville has been canceled due to drainage issues on the track. The next scheduled event will be on May 20 at the new Circle City Raceway in Indianapolis, which is located at the Marion County Fairgrounds.
Twin cities welcome monster trucks tonight
The Twin Cities Raceway in Vernon will host a Monster Truck Show tonight.
On May 1, the winners were Tyler Cain of Seymour (late crate models), Ross Smith of Columbus (super stocks), Jerry Adams of Elizabethtown (pure stocks), Dan Ingram of Indianapolis (410 steel block sprints ), Steve Day (crown vics) and Shane Wheeler of Morgantown (hornets).
For more information, visit twincitiestrack.com.
Adams wins in Lawrenceburg
Max Adams won the sprint car on May 1 at Lawrenceburg Speedway.
Nick Bilbee, the current track point leader, was second, followed by Korbyn Hayslett, Garrett Abrams and Saban Bibent.
Kyle Schornick won the modified open wheel feature over Scottie Williams, Matt Hamilton, David Spille and Bobby Burleson.
Tonight Lawrenceburg will host a regular program of sprints, modified open wheels, pure stock and hornets.
For the latest information, visit lawrenceburgspeedway.com.
Rice takes Florence biggie
Josh Rice scored the biggest victory of his racing career on May 1, winning the 35th annual Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Ralph Latham Memorial at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky.
Rice took the lead in round 57 of Hudson O’Neal’s 60-lap main event and won the first place prize of $ 15,000. O’Neal was second, followed by Jonathan Davenport, Tyler Erb and Tim McCreadie.
Opening of the Eldora game for tonight
Tony Stewart’s Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio will race tonight with the World of Outlaw Sprint Cars and the USAC National Sprint Car Series.
This weekend will be the opening of the season for the installation. For ticket and seating information, visit eldoraspeedway.com.
Ray wins at Bloomington
Davey Ray won the sprint on April 30 at Bloomington Speedway.
Jordan Kinser, Braxton Cummings, AJ Hopkins and Brady Short were behind Ray at the finish line. Brad Frye won the super stock main event against Austin Phelps, Travis Howe, Justin Massie and Wes McClara.
Tyler Nicely took on the modified Open Wheel role over Jordan Wever, Josh Harris, Jacoby Hines and John DeMoss. Jordan Almanza won the movie bomber against Jacob Ham, Katie Grigsby, Tyler Rodgers and Kyle Prince.
Bloomington’s next event is May 14 with the Roddy Strong Memorial Race for Open Wheel Modifications. There will also be 410 sprint cars, super stocks and 305 RaceSaver sprints.
This week in racing history
60 years ago in 1961 at Paragon Speedway, Cecil Beavers won the feature film against Dick Gaines and Bob Kinser.
50 years ago tonight in Brownstown, it was Teako Ray who won the final feature film over Russ Petro, Don Hobbs, Bob Fleetwood and William Wampler.
Also tonight in 1971, Tommy Day scored four straight wins to start the season at Twin Cities.
From that weekend of 1971 in Haubstadt, Cliff Cockrum won the car sprint against Sheldon Kinser, Wes Stafford, Larry Gates and Jim Hirsch. The last feature of the model went to Jim Curry.
Twenty years ago in 2001 in Brownstown, John Gill won the Last Model Race over Dick Philips, Marty O’Neal, CJ Rayburn and Steven Godsey.
Bubba Woods won the movie bomber against Charlie Stevens, Jr., Kevin Applegate, Robert Walters and Ben Burton. Gregg O’Neill won the super stock main event against Brad Cummings, Jay Deckard, Darin George and Gary Green.
Ten years ago in 2011 in Brownstown, Don O’Neal was victorious at the Lee Fleetwood Memorial for Late Models by taking the win over Kent Robinson, Dillan White, Mike Jewell and Steven Godsey. Ryan Thomas won the modified feature film against Clint DeMoss, Jared Bailey, Jacoby Hines and Richie Lex. Darren Crawhorn took the victory over Ronnie Pardue, Brent Lee, David Wagoner and Scott Barker. Jeremy Hines took the super long stock on Troy Clark, Jason Hehman, Jamey Wilson and Tim Clark. Lucas Jackson was the first in the hornet division ahead of Dallas Bowman, Adam Bowman, RJ Perry and Chris Corbin.