Posts tagged: Montana Raceway Park
The region's two big late model events kick kick off this weekend with the running of the 23rd Annual Montana 200. A local driver may be the favorite to win the race based on his most recent performance.
Spokane's Braeden Havens will be able to take part in the high-stakes G.E.T. Rich 212 event. The NASCAR and late model veteran heads to Big Sky country with momentum on his side as each 2013 start has netted top finishes with a third-place run coming at Spokane County Raceway on May 18
Bodie Morton claimed his second career victory on the Lucas Oil Super Late Model Series at Montana Raceway Park and in doing so captured the 2010 championship. Wrango West came home second with Cory Wolfe rounding out the top-3 Spokane native David Garber finished fourth with Mark Owens fifth.
Chris Warburton set a new track record in the Montana Raceway Park Bomber division then went onto victory in their 75-lap main event.
Mark Owens, Bodie Morton and David Garber had the fastest cars at Montana Raceway Park on Saturday night but Mother Nature picked up the victory as rain forced cancelation of the Bill Clark Memorial 150-lap Northwest Late Model Shootout.
Montana Raceway Park’s racing is fast coming to a close with points battles tight in several divisions. Scott Lee and Zach Havens were tied coming in Saturday’s racing action for the MRP Thunder Roadster championship but Lee picked up a win and moved back atop the standings.
Northwest late model champion, Gary Lewis, picked up a $5,000 paycheck last weekend at Montana Raceway Park and was able to see some of his sponsor’s funding go towards the Victory Junction Gang.
Kalispell, Mont. welcomed the NASCAR Rumble in the Rockies weekend with racing in two classes and a full slate of action from the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West teams.
Five INEX winners crowned in ninth annual summer event held in Kalispell, Mont. Valleyford, Wash. high school junior, Jake Bisset, was the highest local finisher with a third place run in the Legend Pro division.
The ninth annual Legends Thunder event rolls into Montana on Saturday. All eyes will be on Valleyford’s Jake Bisset as he moves from the semipro ranks to the much tougher professional class and with it challenges three-time Thunder winner Kory Abbott for the main event win.
Bill Mitchell earned his second consecutive win in the Flathead Beacon Crusin’ Compact division while 2009 Super Stock champion, Jason Robinson, picked up his first checkered flag of the season.
Defending Montana Raceway Park Lucas Oil Super Late Model champion, Alex Lessor, nabbed his first victory of the 2010 season with a strong late race performance in the ARCA West Ignite Late Model Series NAPA Battle of the Borders 150.
Jason Young continued his winning ways in the Montana Raceway Park Bomber division with his fourth win in five starts dating back to last season.
Racing resumes Saturday night at the Flathead Valley’s only professional sports venue, Montana Raceway Park. CHS and Little Caesars Pizza Night at the Races features the Bombers, Hornets, Compacts, Hobby Stock and Super Stocks.
The 20th Annual Coors Light Montana 200 features a winner’s check of over $15,000 with incentives that could net the victorius driver a $20,000 payday.
Mark Owens, Bodie Morton and Wrango West cleared the spinning cars of Alex Lessor and Spokane’s David Garber on the last lap to claim the top-3 positions in the Lucas Oil Super Late Model Series season opening event on May 15. Those five and a solid group of racers are set to resume the action this weekend.
Mark Owens drove by the spinning duo of David Garber and Alex Lessor with Bodie Morton in tow for a wild finish in the Mike’s Hard Lemonade 100 at Montana Raceway Park.
Coca-Cola sponsors this weekend’s racing action and is the official soft
drink company of Montana Raceway Park’s 20th Anniversary season.
Valleyford’s Jake Bissett rode into Montana looking to secure a 2009 Legends divsion championship and trailing by six points. The Freeman High School freshman faced long odds and was strong all night.
Valleyford’s Joe and Jake Bissett will battle three other Legends drivers at Montana Raceway Park this Saturday night for the 2009 championship.