Monday, November 20, 2017

Jason Ryun Takes Central Missouri Speedway Pure Stock Special while Tim Powell, Brett Wood, and Matt Dotson also Claim Victories!

cms(Warrensburg, MO) The sun finally returned and after some hard work by the track maintenance crew, Central Missouri Speedway (CMS) fans and drivers took in a great night of racing to kick off the two-day Memorial Day race weekend!

Fans and drivers alike enjoyed some family time on the patriotic holiday weekend spending some time at CMS with 100 cars on hand. Jason Ryun from Kansas City celebrated his third CMS feature victory this year in the $500-to-win Pure Stock special feature. Matt Dotson from Hallsville, Missouri battled for the USRA Modified feature and claimed his first CMS feature win of the year. In the B-Mod feature, Tim Powell of Lansing, Kansas grabbed the win against another large field of drivers for his first-ever CMS feature win while Brett Wood from Warrensburg charged to his third feature victory in Street Stock action.

The Pure Stocks opened the heat racing action with 18 drivers checked in for competition. Byron Glotzbach snatched the first heat win and Kyle Rowland crossed the finish line for the checkers in heat two. For the main event special, Joshua Parcell looked strong and led early in the race with Kyle Rowland, Jason Ryun and Byron Glotzbach battling in the top four. Darrin Christy then entered the mix using the high side to move into the top three. Ryun grabbed the lead from Parcell on lap three and never looked back. Parcell ended his night after he hit a utility tire coming out of turn four.

Ryun won the big money feature and mentioned in his interview he heard the other cars attempting to work around him. Glotzbach tried several times to pass Ryun, but finished second followed by Christy, Rowland, and newcomer, John Shaver from Lamar, Missouri, who rounded out the top five.

B-Mod drivers had another chance to improve their driving skills against a large field of 34 drivers registered for racing. During the three qualifying heat races Chris Jackson, Jacob Ebert, Andy Bryant, and Tim Powell claimed the wins.

The feature began as Ebert took charge up front early in the race. Jackson pressured Ebert throughout the race until his night ended after he collided with a utility tire off of turn four. Bryant, Troy Carlyle, and Powell also moved up into the top five to pressure Ebert. Late in the race, Powell used the middle groove to push past Ebert on the low side to claim his first-ever CMS feature win after an appearance nine years ago. Ebert stayed strong in second followed by Russell Niehoff, Colton Stevens from his B-main win, and Bobby Russell also out of the B-main into fifth. In the Street Stock division, drivers once again set their sights on Victory lane as 16 drivers zeroed in on setting up their cars for a heat wins. Brian Eckhoff claimed his first heat win in the opening heat while the final heat went to Clayton Campbell.

As the green flag flew for the feature start, Eckhoff had a good groove in the middle of the track and held off Campbell until midway through the race. Campbell worked the low side for the lead with Jay Prevete moving up past Eckhoff into the second spot. The final lap of the race saw Brett Wood put his car up in the middle to high side on the last lap to claim the win. Campbell hung on to second with Prevete third. Zack Smith, the young third-generation driver, ran his best race at CMS this season in fourth while former track champion Marc Carter moved up into fifth.

A healthy count of 32 USRA ‘Mighty’ Modified drivers checked in for racing. This week, during the Modified heat races the fans were once again thrilled to see some entertaining racing as Brian Johnson, Danny Scrogham, Gunner Martin, and Lewis Jackson claimed the heat wins.

The USRA modifieds are always exciting to watch at CMS and last evening was another thriller. Scrogham dove low into the first turn to lead early and led for the first 17 laps before a caution flag emerged. Jackson used the high side on the multi-grooved surface to maintain third. Meanwhile, Johnson stayed in the mix until late in the race when he suffered a mechanical issue after a restart in turn two ended his night.

Matt Dotson pressured Scrogham later in the race after several restarts and finally made it stick in turn one after it appeared Scrogham’s car couldn’t hold the low side. Chad Lyle also moved up with Aaron Marrant to battle in the top three until Lyle’s car had a mechanical issue on the final lap, which ended his night. Dotson prevailed in the end and claimed his first CMS USRA Modified win this season. Marrant hung on and grabbed the second spot after Lyle departed the track. Scrogham also moved back up into third for his best finish this season. Tanner Mullins inside the top five.

Sunday, May 29: Features a Cancer Awareness 50/50 Fundraiser, 2-seater car rides, and Karaoke with Char after the races in the all-new CMS Party Barn! Special Events Racing Featuring a $3,000-To-Win USRA Modified 35-lap main event. Also competing USRA B-Mods, ULMA Late Models, and the Allstar Midget Series. Pit Gates Open at 4:30, Grandstands at 5, Hot Laps at 7, and Racing at 7:30. Admission: Adults $15, Active-Duty Military $12, Seniors Age 65 and up $12, Kids Ages 6 to 12 Years $5, Children Five and Under Free! Seniors 75 Years and Older Free! All Pit Passes $35. On Race Day Call (660) 747-2166. Note, participating B-Mod drivers must possess a valid USRA license or purchase a temporary license on-site.

CMS has partnered with Comfort Inn Warrensburg Station to offer a 10% discount for drivers, crews, and fans making their way to CMS for the Memorial Day Weekend. Comfort Inn is located near the junction of Hwy 50 and Hwy 13 in Warrensburg. The physical address is 609 E. Russell Ave, Warrensburg, Missouri 64093. Phone:(660) 429-4848, be sure to ask for the CMS racer’s discount. For those who wish to camp for the weekend, CMS does allow camping; however, there are no dump sites and camping is primitive. All personnel staying on the grounds should let the CMS staff know at the main pit entrance office. All personnel are responsible for cleanup of their camping area on the grounds.

CMS recently announced the make-up event dates for the 5/21/16 rained out events, the dates are:
Saturday, June 4th – Street Stock makeup, Saturday June 25th – USRA Modified makeup, and Saturday, July 9th for the B-Mod makeup. The B-Mods, who will pick up their event from lap 5 when the green flag flies again. Stay tuned to CMS press releases and the website and social media for future announcements.
Be sure to check out www.centralmissourispeedway.net for complete details on the Memorial Day Weekend plan of events, once you land on the site, look for the “Memorial Day Weekend Info” tab, which includes information on purses throughout the weekend, admission prices, start times, driver entry fees, and much more!

USRA Modified drivers should take note of the special bonuses offered by promoters Earl and Susan Walls for the big three summer holiday special events. For any driver who wins the Memorial Day $3,000-to-win race and then also wins the Tom Wilson Memorial over Independence Day weekend, and then goes on to win the $3,000-to-win race later in the year over Labor Day weekend, they will earn a $5,000 bonus for the clean sweep! If you add the base purse “to win” money for the three events together it totals $11,000, now add on another $7,500 in bonus money and that totals a whopping possible $18,500 going to a driver who sweeps all three events. However, there’s still a $2,500 bonus for any driver that doubles up and wins any two of the three big-money events this summer.

Keep up with CMS on Twitter @CMSgoing_green. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Central-Missouri-Speedway. Join our email group by emailing info@centralmissourispeedway.net. Keep up with CMS news and information by pointing your browser to www.centralmissourispeedway.net.

CMS is located 3.5-miles north of Warrensburg, MO from the junction of Highways 50 and 13 in Warrensburg just north of the new Hwy 13 by-pass round-a-bout, or from the Higginsville exit off I-70, head south on Highway 13 for twelve and half miles. Keep up with CMS on Twitter @CMSgoing_green. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Central-Missouri-Speedway. Join our email group by emailing info@centralmissourispeedway.net. Keep up with CMS news and information by pointing your browser to www.centralmissourispeedway.net. Mention of driver names throughout this press release does not guarantee race appearances.

Contact Susan Walls at 816-229-1338 to join the CMS team of business partners, no calls after 8 p.m. There are several opportunities for your business to become involved in the exciting sport of dirt-track racing. No other sport has as many dedicated and loyal fans as weekly dirt racing. Car class sponsorship, event sponsorship, race night sponsorship, signage, points-sheet advertising, and special-event sponsorship are just a few of the ways to put your marketing and branding logo in front of the loyal race family!

CMS wishes to thank its 2016 primary sponsors for their support this season! Cliff Harris Warrensburg Ford, Budweiser, KMZU 100.7 FM, Sunoco Race Fuels, KMMO FM 102.9, Midwest Coatings, Better Country KIX 105.7, KSDL, and KSIS FM, Comfort Inn Warrensburg Station, KRLI FM 103.9 & KAOL 101.3 FM The Grenade, Pepsi, 610 Sports Radio Kansas City, Heartland Waste, and ‘Today’s New Hit Country’ 95.3 FM KDKD.

This list of 2016 outstanding business partners includes: Victory Trophies & Plaques, Joslins Jewelry, Batliner Recycling, DQ Grill & Chill of Warrensburg, Blue Springs Chiropractic, Economy Lumber, Kleinschmidt’s Western Store, OK Tire Stores, Eickleberry Concrete & Construction, LJS Graphics, Finish Line Performance, Wolf Tire Service, JA Performance and Outdoor Services, RockAuto.com, and Seeburg Mufflers.
Main Event Results from 5/28/16

Pure Stock A-Main Feature
1st- 27-Jason Ryun, Kansas City
2nd- 59-Bryon Glotzbach, Topeka, KS
3rd- 3b-Darrin Christy, Kansas City, KS
4th- 5-Kyle Rowland, Olathe KS
5th- 22-John Shaver, Lamar
6th- 58-Jeremiah Wilson, Concordia
7th- 31-Gary Akers, Independence
8th- 25x-Rodger Detherage, Windsor
9th- 03-Jimmy Smith, Harrisonville
10th- 74-Herb Dannar, Holden
11th- 13-Amanda Akers, Independence
12th- 15H-Dallas Heuser, Corder
13th- 3w-Derek Williams, Higginsville
14th- 53k-Larry Norris, Lone Jack
15th- 12-Scott Martin, Warrensburg
16th- 25xx-Nick Pickard, Leeton
17th- 4t-Joshua Parcell, Carthage
18th- 007-Jason Ballard, Yates Center, KS

B-Mod A-Main Feature
1st- 57-Tim Powell, Lansing KS
2nd- 94-Jacob Ebert, Oak Grove
3rd- 10R-Russell Niehoff, Lockwood
4th- 222-Colton Stevens, Basehor, KS
5th- 7b-Bobby Russell, Smithville
6th- 44-Troy Carlyle, Kearney
7th- 68m-Dean Wille, Warrensburg
8th- 39-Stephen Muilenburg, Sparta
9th- 73-Cody Frazon, LaMonte
10th- 88b-Hunter Byers, Rogers AR
11th- 49-Patrick Royalty, K.C. KS
12th- 30-Rex Harris, Urbana
13th- 50jr-Leroy Morrison, Raymore
14th- 96-Cody Brill, Harrisonville
15th- 5r-Jason Reeves, Lawson
16th- 28-Andy Bryant, Fr. Scott KS
17th- 65-Kris Jackson, Lebanon
18th- 17j-Jake Richards, Lansing, KS
19th- 10w-Doug Wetzel, Leeton
20th- 12c-Steve Clancy, Odessa
21st- 181-Luke Nieman, Nortonville
22nd- 28s-Bill Small, Holden
23rd- 9-Don Marrs, Shawnee, KS
24th- 11d-Caleb Dennis, Meadville

Street Stock A-Main Feature
1st- 7-Brett Wood, Warrensburg
2nd- 30c-Clayton Campbell, Otterville
3rd- 25xxx-Jay Prevete, Windsor
4th- 12z-Zack Smith, Centertown
5th- 10-Marc Carter, Warrensburg
6th- 65z-Brian Ziegler, Bates City
7th- 21w-Ted Welschmeyer, Tebbetts
8th- 09-Chad Eickleberry, Warrensburg
9th- 25-Brian Eckhoff, Higginsville
10th- 2-Troy Turley, Knob Noster
11th- GO-Jimmy Ngo, Independence
12th- 43-Brian Inlow, Concordia
13th- 13-Rob Hardwick, Sedalia
14th- 74c-Calvin Penning, Oak Grove
15th- 33-Josh Guy, Knob Noster
DNS- 31-Gary Akers, Independence

USRA Modified A-Main Feature
1st- 88d-Matt Dotson, Hallsville
2nd- 70-Aaron Marrant, Richmond
3rd- 92-Danny Scrogham, Peculiar
4th- 02-Tanner Mullens, Wichita KS
5th- 75-Gunner Martin, Blue Springs
6th- 85s-Tyler Shaw, Mexico
7th- 26k-Kevin Blackburn, Fulton
8th- 68-Dean Wille, Warrensburg
9th- 87-Darron Fuqua, Mayetta, KS
10th- 21-Ryan Middaugh, Fulton
11th- 75d-Tad Davis, Mt. Hope KS
12th- 82-David Wood, Richmond
13th- 12v-Nathan Vaughn, Sedalia
14th- 2d-Dean Bachner, Olathe, KS
15th- 86-Buddy Benedict, Independence
16th- 33-Chad Lyle, Oak Grove
17th- 97k-Brian Johnson, Independence
18th- 3j-Lewis Jackson, Wellsville, KS
19th- 75rpm-Scotty Martin, Independence
20th- 5-Justin Shoemaker, Inola OK
21st- 53-Ronnie Woods, Mexico
22nd- 3-Bubba Harvey, K. C. KS
23rd- 73b-Shad Badder, Oak Grove
24th- 9d-Dwight Niehoff, Lockwood

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