Roundup of local racing from Tri-State Speedway and Crawford County Speedway

Tate Cole grabbed his eighth win of the season while four drivers picked up their first win at Tri-State Speedway on Saturday, July 9.

The Muskogee driver finished ahead of Kevin Guinn (Fayetteville) and 15-year-old Kayden Menasco (Dora). Jason Payton was fourth while Van Buren’s Larry Tounzen took fifth. Cedarville’s Shawn Pinkerton finished eighth.

TSS will be closed on July 16 for the summer break and returns to action for the 18th Annual Super Stock Showdown presented by Shamrock Bolt and & Screw which begins on July 21. The event will play $5,000 to win and $400 to start the 40-lap A Feature with more than $17,000 in guaranteed prize money up for grabs.

Andrew Bohanan, Duston Boston, Patrick Goodnight and Justin Cox each had their first wins of the year.

After the top two finishers were disqualified for not pulling the required vacuum, Cox was awarded the win followed by Rick Edgerton and Rudy’s Cody Collingsworth. Ethan Hunter (Alma) and Chris Perkins (Rudy) were fourth and a fifth respectively.

Boston (Hulbert, Okla.) outran the field to snatch up his first win at TSS in the IMCA Sport Mod class. Logan Ellis (Wagoner, Okla.) was runner-up for the second straight week. Last week’s winner, Dustin Leatherman (Muskogee), grabbed third. Luke Leatherman and Caden Ellis rounded out the Top 5.

Bohanan grabbed his first win of the season in the combined Super Stock B and IMCA Stock feature race. Gregory Gutt and Mike Wiseman took second and third respectively.

Goodnight finished ahead of Alma’s Brandon Hunter and Guinn for the USRA Modified feature for his first win of the season. Zane Hunter (Alma) was fourth and George Martin took fifth. Randy Henson (Alma) nabbed sixth while Anthony Reeves (Mulberry) and Myles Newman (Alma) also placed.

Neil Johnson returned to TSS after a small break and took the top spot in the Super Stock class. Cody Jones placed second and Gene Davlin was close behind at third. Kyle Slader and Dylan Davlin rounded out the Top 5. Alma’s Roy Roberts placed 11th in the 20-car field.

Track preppers were able to get the high banks of TSS ready after a late rain on Friday and early Saturday.

Crawford County Speedway

The Firecracker 30s came to an end halfway through the feature races on July 3. CCS managed to get the fireworks show along with the Mini Stock, Lead Sled and Street Stock classes completed their respective features. The remaining features for the Modified, Grand Nationals and Front Wheel Drive will run at the start of the July 16 races.

Hank Long won his third Southern Outlaw feature during the special running on July 3 at CCS. Eddie Martin, who won back on March 26, runner-up and William Gilliam grabbed third. Will Aycock took fourth and Scott Freeman was fifth.

Austin Farnam won his first feature race as the grabbed the top spot of the Street Stock. Tyler Drummond, who had one win this season back on April 2, was second and Kendall Hasty took third. Rick Edgerton and Remington Watson rounded out the Top 5.

J.P. Gregory grabbed his second feature win of the season and his fifth Top 3 finish this year. Axel Carter had his highest finish of the season as he took second and Jason Belt was third.

Tri-State Speedway (June 25)

Chris Perkins (Rudy) took home for the second consecutive week in the Pure Stock class as he edged out Jalen Brewton (Alma) and Marshall Penson (Van Buren). Perkins also picked up a $60 Hard Charger bonus from Budget Tire & Auto as he charged from his seventh-place start to the win.

In the Super Stock, H Palmer edged ahead of Gene Davlin and Neil Jordan for the win.

George Martin grabbed his first win of the season in the USRA Modified class as he beat out Brandon Hunter and Jeremy Vaughn.

Gregg Dobbs of Booneville won the 100-lap Enduro race which featured 45 cars. Nathan Reed (Alma) was second and Brian Scoggins took third.