By Don Cook
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Kennedale Speedway Park (Kennedale)
April 5 (Saturday)
Several tracks in the area did not race because of the weather Saturday night. Kennedale Speedway Park received some light rain, but was able to get in a full racing program. Another outstanding car count of 180 plus race teams were in the pits. A nice crowd was on hand even though there was rain in the area and it had gotten much cooler. Oklahoma's William Gould, the defending IMCA National points champion for 2013, made it two feature wins in-a-row by defeating local Jay Bransom.
IMCA Modified Winner: William Gould, No. 60, got passed Kevin Rutherford, No. 9, who had a strong run, to take the feature win. Jay Bransom. No. 29, was second, Kevin Rutherford, No. 9, ended up third, Glen Hibbard, No. 127, also had a strong run to finish fourth and Matt Martin, No. 11, was fifth. Twenty-one Modifieds started the feature.
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Ricketts On A Roll: John Ricketts, No. 5r, the 2013 IMCA RaceSaver Sprint points champion, won last week and at Mountain Creek Speedway Friday night. He was unstoppable again Saturday night in taking another Sprint win. Kyle Jones, No. 04, settled for second, Justin Fifield, No. 49, was third, Chase Brewer, No. 99, was fourth and Jeb Sessums, No. 01j, was fifth. Twenty-four Sprints started the feature.
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Newhart New To Winner's Circle: Michael Newhart, No. 14n, make it to the winners circle with a victory in the IMCA SportMod feature. Extreme Graphics Brad Shirley, No. 00, had a good run, but came in second, Jake UpChurch, No. 24, was third, Jacob Pirkle, No. 141, was fourth and Calen Mohler, No. 88, was fifth.
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Taylor Too Much: In one of the best races of the evening, Brandon Taylor, No. 5*, held off a strong field to take the IMCA Stock car feature. Jay Bransom, No. 33c, was second, Duane Pritchett, No. 22d, was third, Doogie Hauser, No. 81, was fourth and Kirk Martin, No. 69, was fifth.
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Lamar Latches On To Win: Justin Lamar, No. 121, held off several racers to take the Street Stock win. Walton Hamilton, No. 1w, was second, Gary Nabors, No. 95, was third, Duane Wolff, No. 1, was fourth and Lane Hanson Jr. No. 5h, was fifth.
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Buttery Best The Field: Randy Buttery, No. 5, was the Factory Stock feature winner. Jared Murry, No. 01j, was second, Ron Palmer, No. 0, was third, Damon Hammond, No. 124x, was fourth and Tiger Capps, No. 32, was fifth.
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Mod Lite Winner: Darwin Hamilton, No. 54, was the winner. Rick Rodgers, No. 202, was second, Dana Chittenden, No. 2, was third, Tommy Mercer, No. 86, was fourth and Charles Armstrong II, No. 11, was fifth.
For OFFICIAL results and more information on Kennedale Speedway Park, go to: www.raceksp.com
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