Posts tagged: Yakima Speedway
The Saturday night field featured over 30 Northwest Pro 4 Alliance cars with drivers from Florida, California, Utah, Oregon, Idaho and Washington in the field. It was a hometown driver however who came away with the win and second straight feature for the division as Prosser, WA Rick Thompson captured the 60-lap Main Event.
The Northwest Pro4 Alliance is a compilation of the three major four cylinder late model groups in the Northwest, working to provide the race fans, competitors, tracks and sponsors large fields of cars, exciting racing, and an overall good time for all.
Finding winners circle can be hard to do at ASA sanctioned Yakima Speedway but for 5 drivers on Saturday night victory was hard fought and well earned.
To start off the evening, Mike Longton set fast time in qualifying blistering the pavement at 18.887 seconds, one of only two drivers in the 18-second bracket all evening. The trophy dash went to Owen Riddle, a former Late Model Champion himself at Yakima Speedway.
Great racing and triple-digit tempatures baked Yakima Speedway for its final event in the month of May.
East Wenatchee’s Chris Walters picked up the pole award then went onto victory at Yakima Speedway for the traveling Limited Late Model Series.
Yakima Speedway has announced earlier start times for this weekend’s events.
After Scott Walker set fast time and a new track record for the Late Models, the trophy dashes were won by Erick Hargraves and Jesse Brown.
After Mike Easley set a new track record in qualifying at 21.448 for the RJ’s Tire Factory
Super Streets, Bob Greiner won the Trophy Dash. The other dash was called off
after Buck Noel, Jr. flew his race car into the banking outside turn one
bringing out a red flag.
Yakima Speedway’s late model division gets its points chase underway on Saturday night. Also racing will be the H&H Furniture Pure Stocks, Hornets, Youth Hornets and Bump To Pass divisions. It’s fan appreciation night with special ticket pricing prior to 6:30 p.m.
Jason Fraser rode in second place for much of the early portion of Sunday’s Yakima Speedway 43rd Annual Apple Cup while Mike Longton set a very fast pace. Suddenly Longton pulled off the track with a broken axle and Fraser had new life en route to his first career Apple Cup victory.
Defending Yakima Speedway Late Model Champion and 2008 Fall Casic winner, Mike Longton, wil start Sunday’s 125-lap main event on the pole with Snohomish’s Jason Fraser on the outside. Both drivers won their qualifying heat races to earn the front row starting positions.
Spokane’s Aaron Nevers expected to take part in this weekend’s Yakima Speedway Apple Cup Super Street main event.
Flammang Racing has added two bonus purses to the Super Street payout for this weekend’s Yakima Speedway Apple Cup event. A unique portion of the bonus is related to the age of a finisher of the main event.
This Saturday the regular season points chase begins for the Burger Ranch Sportsman division at Yakima Speedway.
With an extensive overhaul of the rules including a new class name, some familiar teams and racers have their sights set on the 2009 H&H Furniture Pure Stock championship trophy.