By Don Cook
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Southern Oklahoma Speedway (Ardmore)
May 20 (Friday)
Michelle Melton, No. m1, from Flower Mound, Texas, won her first Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA RaceSaver Sprint feature Friday night at Southern Oklahoma Speedway. Michelle started on the front row along side Jerry Hammond, No. 12, and lead every lap of the 20-lap A-main. This was Southern Oklahoma Speedways second "Fast 5 Friday" event of the season. Chad Wilson, No. 20, was closing fast on the leaders, but was involved in a bad crash going into turn 1 with five laps to go. Chad did not appear to be injured. To view a video of the Sprint crash, click on the video below. Jerry Hammond, No. 12, ended up second, John Carney, No. 4j, was third, Jake Martens, No. 48, was fourth and Joe Wood Jr., No. 03, was fifth. Whitworth, Shouse, Thomas, Ricketts, Owens, Waddell, Dacas, Hoff, Kelly, Williams Vetter, Kelley, Slaton, Wilson, and Ramey, rounded out the field. Twenty cars started the feature. A strong field of twenty-six Sprints were in the pits.
To view a video of the SSO Sprint feature, click below :
The Sprint Series of Oklahoma's (SSO) next race is June 17 at Southern Oklahoma Speedway. For more information, go to: Sprint Series of Oklahoma on Facebook
Wingless Oklahoma Warriors Sprint Feature Winner: Shawn Bloomquist, No. 24, was the WOW winner. Shawn also won the Boyd's Racing Engines Dash for Cash. Shelby Byrd, No. 71, was second, Derek Cottrell, No. 9, was third, Dillion Burks, No. 02, was fourth and Mike Scott, No. 0, was fifth. Duane Baker, No. 29, Sheldon Leesekamp, No. 26, David Baxter, No. 7d, David McDuffee, No. 43, Cody Brewer, No. 96, Koby Barksdale, No. 22, Josh Buscher, No. 32, and Ryan Dean, No. 51, rounded out the field. Ten cars started the feature. This was WOW's sixth race of the 2016 season and their second appearance at Southern Oklahoma Speedway.
Ryan Dean and his impressive WOW wingless Sprint.
To view a video of the WOW Sprint feature, click below :
The Wingless Oklahoma Warriors (WOW) next race is May 28 at Lawton Speedway. For more information, go to: www.winglessoklahomawarriors.com
Sooner Late Model Series Feature Winner: A great race between Jay Sale, No. 56x, and David Hennan, No. d11. Jay ended up taking the exciting feature win. Mark Harrison, No. 81, was third, Dalton Ragsdale, No. 7, was fourth and Darin Busch, No. 56c, was fifth. Brill, Lowe, T. Sale, and Hog, rounded out the field. Eleven cars started the feature.
To view a video of the Sooner Late Model feature, click below :
The Sooner Late Model Series next race is June 17 at Oklahoma Sports Park. For more information, go to: www.soonerlatemodelseries.com
For OFFICIAL results and more information on Southern Oklahoma Speedway, go to: www.southernoklahomaspeedway.com
To view some photos from Southern Oklahoma Speedway, click on the link below: