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Tompkins Industries Night at I-35 Speedway!!!!

After a touching opening ceremonies honoring fallen Detective Brad Lancaster and deceased driver James Reed great racing action took to the track. Show-Me Vintage Racers were the first to the track and brought back fond memories of days gone by as they raced side by side throughout the feature. Brian Strong #711 would take the early lead but falter and turn the lead over to John Steenstry #22 who would never look back and charge on to McCarthy Auto Group Winners Circle. Steenstry was challenged late by second place finisher Mickey Fleethart #20. Pole sitter and one time leader Strong would end the night third with Jeremy Turner #11 fourth. Steve Hughs would recover from an early race mishap and place fifth on the night. Heat race winner was Damon Clevenger #6 that developed mechanical trouble taking him from contention.
 
  Casey Shuman’s Non-Wing Sprints would tackle the fast smooth race track next and see veteran driver Chris Parkinson #65 lead every lap and take the checkers tying the record for most wins in the series. Steve Thomas #20 would make a gallant charge to the front and come up a little short settling for second. Ryan Kitchen #21 was in the battle all feature finishing third with Clint Boyles #77 placing fourth. The #12 of Cameron Key would round out the nights top five.
Chris Parkinson #65 War Series Non-Wing Sprint Car Winner
 
  E-Modified was next to take to the track and what a show they would put on for the crowd. Heat race winner Daniel Harris #07 would take the early lead until problems with turn one would force him to the back of the field allowing Justin Asher #74 to inherit the lead and appear to be the car to beat. As the race progressed Casey Burnett #23B would move through the pack passing all challengers and see the checkers first winning his first ever feature. Burnett was tested late by a charging #3D of Matt Dorssom who would settle for second as other heat race winner Kyle Henning #1 was third. Daniel Harris would recover and make a remarkable comeback placing fourth with Justin Asher fading to fifth. Other heat race winner was #20x of Randy Smith Jr.
 
  Pure Stock would see a familiar face as Carson Masoner #20x would pick up feature win number four on the season. Masoner would take the early lead and never look back leading every lap holding off older brother Conner Masoner #47X who placed second.  Cody King #29 would again run another solid race finishing third with Tobin Bartlett #28 a close fourth. Chris Christofferson was among the front runners all night and would place fifth. Other heat race winner was #87 Anthony Persell.
 
  Chargers would see veteran racer and Hall of Famer Buz Kaster #54 claim the prize and visit victory lane. Heat race winner Houston Johnson #97 would challenge Kaster early coming up short to place second. Third place would see #54A Austin Johnson with fourth going to Mich Ross #98m and Marty Powell #9p fifth.
“Wamba” Buz Kaster #54 Charger Winner
 
  USRA B–Modifieds would again be one of the best features of the night with side by side racing to the checkers. Heat race winner Steve Starmer #11s would take the early lead and spin in turn one forcing him to the rear of the field early moving Trever Hunt #44H to then point. Hunt would lead the majority of the feature until other heat race winner Shadren Turner #17t would find the high line and make it work running down the #44h. In the closing laps Hunt and Turner would trade the lead back and forth until the last turn of the last lap as Turner would make the cross over move and beat Hunt to the checkers picking up the win. Hunt would place second by a half car length with big mover of the race Nic Hanes #17x racing his way to third. Fourth place would see Blake Pierce #16 with Chris Wright #66x finding the high line and charging to end the night fifth. Other heat race winner and one time leader Danan Knott #18k appeared to be the fastest car on track until slipping over the birm in turn one forcing him to the rear of the field. 
 
  Enter USRA Stock Cars on the fast three eighths mile of dirt with Dean Wray #77 picking up his third win in a row standing tall in McCarthy Auto Group Winners Circle. Wray would work traffic to perfection to take the win with Billie Hoover #21H placing a strong second in the feature. Jason Ryun #27 with his first trip of 2016 to I-35 Speedway would place third with Sam Scott #93 finishing a strong fourth place. Alvie Christofferson #22x was the big mover of the race as he would come home fifth. Heat race winners were Jon Boller III #14x and Jason Estes #997.
 
  USRA Modifieds would see another three time winner in 2016 as Zach Sanders #69 would win heat race and feature on this night of racing action. Sanders would pick up the win with a great battle for second ensuing between Issac Dotson #67D and Dennis Elliott #29 as the two would swap positions throughout the feature. Dotson would use the high line and take the second spot moving heat race winner Elliott to third on the night. Fourth place would see #69N of Cory Wray with Ryan Middaugh #21 impressing with a solid fifth on his first visit to the track. 
“Zach Attack” Zach Sanders #69 USRA Modified Winner
 
  I-35 Speedway would like to thank drivers and fans for another great show and look forward to seeing all next week for more “Dirt Trackin at its Best”!!!!
 
Race results I-35 Speedway 5/14/2016
Show-Me Vintage Racers:
22 John Steenstry
20 Mickey Fleethart
711 Brian Strong
11 Jeremy Turner
01 Steve Hughs
7 Elmer Gerloff
6 Damon Clevenger (Heat Race Winner)
79 Jeremy Steenstry
War Series Non-Wing Sprint:
65 Chris Parkinson (Heat Race Winner)
20 Steve Thomas (Heat Race Winner)
21 Ryan Kitchen
77 Clint Boyles
12 Cameron Key
78 Rob Caho Jr
55 Kenny Potter
09 Andrew Genkinger
70 Pete Palazzolo
42 Warren Johnson 
38 Mike Dapra
E-Modified:
23B Casey Burnett
3D Matt Dorssom
1 Kyle Henning (Heat Race Winner)
07 Daniel Harris (Heat Race Winner)
74 Justin Asher
12X Matthew Lance
15 Corey Myers
20X Randy Smith Jr (Heat Race Winner)
J90 Jorden Dawson
31B Robert Fisk
99C Chet Yates
19X Josh Munsen
12 Greg Potter
12GA Jason Nelson
14 Austin Bouzek
83 Brandon Beam
10 Justin Adkins
66X Jim Masoner Jr
27 William Lee Kenny
95s A J Sayers
03K Kaelynn Peterman
05 Derek Carney
Pure Stock:
20X Carson Masoner (Heat Race Winner)
47X Conner Masoner
29 Cody King
28 Tobin Bartlett
17C Chris Christofferson
87 Anthony Persell (Heat Race Winner)
09 Austin McKinzie
02X John Christofferson
11P Dodd Proctor
03D Nathan Dawson
7 Dylan DeOrnellis
69ER Tyler Cadwalder
22H Tim Hoselton
Chargers:
54 Buz Kaster
97 Houston Johnson (Heat Race Winner)
54A Austin Johnson
98m Mich Ross
9P Marty Powell
USRA B-Modified:
17T Shadren Turner (Heat Race Winner)
44H Trever Hunt
17X Nic Hanes
16 Blake Pierce
66X Chris Wright
52M Dustin Miller
11s Steve Starmer (Heat Race Winner)
57 Randy Ainsworth
20X Bud Wilson
18K Danan Knott (Heat Race Winner)
14 Austin Bouzek
17R Ramon Ortega
83 Coleman Browning
19J P J Conger
92JK Jonathan Knotts
4K Michael King
15 Ed Noll
3X Tony Manley
USRA Stock Car:
77 Dean Wray
21H Billie Hoover
27 Jason Ryun
93 Sam Scott
22X Alvie Christofferson
20X Jon Boller Jr
14X Jon Boller III (Heat Race Winner)
83A Aaron Sauter
W04 Chuck Warman
997 Jason Estes (Heat Race Winner)
43 James Osborn
34 Mich Ross
USRA Modified:
69 Zach Sanders (Heat Race Winner)
67D Issac Dotson
29 Dennis Elliott (Heat Race Winner)
69N Cory Wray
21 Ryan Middaugh
97 Houston Johnson
98 Austin Johnson
2H John Hanson
55D Michael Dotson
92 Tyler Grooms
15 Ed Noll