By Don Cook
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Kennedale Speedway Park (Kennedale)
Sept. 4 (Saturday)
Kennedale Speedway Park held the 6th Annual IMCA Southern SportMod Nationals Friday and Saturday night. In the SportMod feature Friday night, Jay Bransom, #29, finished 1st. However, his car was disqualified and Fort Worth veteran Troy Taylor, #56, was declared the winner. The hard charger award went to Sean Jones, #94, who moved up several places to take the 2nd position. J.P. Dowell, #65d, rounded out the top 3.
Saturday night, Mansfield's Sean Jones, #94, took advantage of a great starting position and quickly jumped out to the lead in the 25-lap main event. There was no stopping Sean Jones Saturday night as he ran away from the 24-car field to take the $2,000 first place money. Troy Taylor, #56, took 2nd and David Ferguson, #64x, was 3rd.
To view a video of the SportMod race, click on the video below:
In the 20-lap IMCA Modified feature, local legend Keith White, #1, took the checkered flag to win the $1,000 Modified feature. About 6-laps into the feature, Keith White passed Mike Hathcock, #103, on a rough track to take the lead. The ruts got to Mike Hathcock costing him several positions. Jeremy Willis, #010, and Kevin Sustaire, #3p, rounded out the top three.
To view a video of the IMCA Modified feature, click on the Modified video below:
In the Street Stock feature, Michael Sterling, #17, came from the back of the pack to pick up the win. It was a close race with several cars battling for the lead. With a couple of laps to go, several cars got together coming out of turn 2, allowing Michael Sterling to go by on the high side for the win. John Riechard, #8j, and Jimmy Parker, #21, were your top three.
To view a video of the Street Stock feature, click on the Street Stock video below:
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To view some photos of the race cars, click on the slideshow below: