Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Larry Ferris Captures First-Ever ULMA Victory!

 Larry Ferris (#51) of Nevada, Missouri passing for the win at Lucas Oil Speedway, en route to his first-ever ULMA victory! Chris Bork, CBracephotos.com.

Larry Ferris (#51) of Nevada, Missouri passing for the win at Lucas Oil Speedway, en route to his first-ever ULMA victory! Chris Bork, CBracephotos.com.

Last week in Lucas Cattle Company ULMA competition Larry Ferris of Nevada, Missouri became the tenth different winner this season after he claimed his first-ever ULMA win during competition at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. Unfortunately, wet weather claimed two victories, the first on Friday at Callaway Raceway and again on Saturday at Randolph County Raceway in Moberly, Missouri.

From the latest Lucas Oil Speedway press release, “In ULMA Late Model action, Nevada, Missouri’s Larry Ferris brought his Buzzard powered mount from his eighth-starting spot to pick up a popular win after overtaking pole sitter and early race leader Brian Schutt.”

J.D. Hubert vaulted to second from his 13th-starting spot. Schutt slipped back to third at the finish. Dwight Niehoff and Phil Edmondson battled to the finish with Niehoff holding on for fourth and Edmondson settling for fifth.” Completing the top ten at the finish were Ethan Young, Chris Cox, Jon Binning, Larry Jones, and Harlen Kennedy.

This coming weekend June 13th-15th, the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series makes its first appearance of 2014. The Dirt Track will also be busy on Saturday night with a full program of weekly racing series action. Visit www.lucasoilspeedway.com for the complete event information including times, pricing, and ticket information or call the track hotline at (417) 282-5984.

Early morning and afternoon rains forced the cancellation of racing at Randolph County Raceway in Moberly, Missouri last Saturday evening. ULMA racing at Randolph County Raceway resumes on Saturday, June 21. This weekend, the track hosts the MLRA late models for a special event. For a complete schedule of events for the season and general information, visit www.randolphcountyraceway.com.

Rain also spoiled the fun at Callaway Raceway in Fulton, Missouri last Friday evening. The track will try again this Friday, June13. Gates open at 5, hot laps roll out at 7, and racing begins at 7:30. For additional information find the track online by visiting www.callawayraceways.com.

In just a few weeks, RacinDirt.com presents the long-awaited return of the ULMA Triple Crown Shootout. The event, which features added purse money from two of the ULMA tracks as well as bonuses courtesy of RacinDirt.com and contingency prizes, takes place over three nights at Lucas Oil Speedway on July 3, Callaway Raceway July 4, and Randolph County Raceway on July 5. Official Triple Crown Shootout entry forms may be found on the ULMA home page at www.ulmaracing.com. Drivers needing tires prior to the weekend of competition are urged to contact Danny Lorton at 660-651-3646.

Drivers are encouraged to complete their membership forms prior to taking their first green flag of the season. Membership for the remainder of the year is $100. Drivers should be expected to complete their membership paperwork upon checking in at each of the affiliated tracks.

Visit ULMA’s title sponsor at www.lucascattlecompany.com. ULMA thanks Hoosier Tire Midwest and Rod End Supply for their continued support. ULMA is proud to announce the return of RacingJunk.com to the sponsorship fold for the association. RacingJunk.com is the official classifieds of the ULMA. For more information on ULMA, visit www.ulmaracing.com.

Standings as of June 8, 2014
1st 1T Chris Cox 12 1120
2nd 12 Payton Looney 11 1054
3rd 9D Dwight Niehoff 11 1037
4th 23 Zeke Langley 9 840
5th 65 Jon Binning 9 838
6th 72 Jake Williams 8 786
7th 23 Ethan Young ® 7 640
8th 7 JD Hubert 7 639
9th 74X Jon Melloway 6 586
10th 42 Lane Ehlert 6 528

Upcoming Events
Friday, June 13 – Callaway Raceway
Saturday, June 14 – Lucas Oil Speedway
Friday, June 20 – Callaway Raceway
Saturday, June 21 – Randolph County Raceway
Sunday, June 22 – Double XX Speedway
Friday, June 27 – Callaway Raceway
Saturday, June 28 – Lucas Oil Speedway
Saturday, June 28 – Randolph County Raceway

Thursday, July 3 – Lucas Oil Speedway
$1,000-to-win track special
Friday, July 4 – Callaway Raceway
Saturday, July 5 – Randolph County Raceway
$750-to-win track special

Friday, July 11 – Callaway Raceway
Saturday, July 12 – Randolph County Raceway
Saturday, July 12 – Central Missouri Speedway
Sunday, July 13 – Double XX Speedway
Friday, July 18 – Callaway Raceway
Saturday, July 19 – Lucas Oil Speedway
Saturday, July 19 – Randolph County Raceway

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