Smith Lays the Smack Down on ASCS Sooners at OKC OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (July 17, 2009) -- Nick Smith continued his mastery of American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region action atop State Fair Speedway's 3/8-mile caly oval by ...
Smith Lays the Smack Down on ASCS Sooners at OKC
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (July 17, 2009) -- Nick Smith continued his mastery of American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region action atop State Fair Speedway's 3/8-mile caly oval by winning Friday night's 25-lap feature event.
Smith utilized a power move to vault from fourth into the lead on the 22nd lap en route to his 12th career ASCS Sooner Region win and his fourth in the last five Regional events contested at the famed Oklahoma City Fairgrounds oval.
Matt Covington paced the opening 21 rounds of the main event in pursuit of his first series win. But, Smith took to the top side of the track and raced into the lead in turns one and two in the final circuits to take the win aboard the Wesmar-powered Sooner Network Solutions No. 15s J&J.
Covington settled for runner-up honors, with Robert Sellers, Jamie Passmore and Foster Landon rounding out the top five.
Joe Wood, Jr., was sixth, with Brady Bacon, Andy Shouse, Martin Edwards and Chris Lloyd completing the top ten.
Landon, Smith, Don Young and Sellers topped heat race action for the 32-car field, with Michelle Decker and Ben Gregg winning the "B" Mains.
American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region Results from State Fair Speedway:
Heat One (8 Laps): 1. 11F-Foster Landon, 2. 95-Matt Covington, 3. 45x-Martin Edwards, 4. 85s-Forrest Sutherland, 5. 22b-Ben Gregg, 6. 14k-Kyle Bellm, 7. 78-Jody Williams, 8. 01-Brandon Jennings.
Heat Two (8 Laps): 1. 15s-Nick Smith, 2. 45k-Kolt Walker, 3. 74x-Joshua Hodges, 4. 27-Andy Shouse, 5. 13-Strike Hill, 6. 87a-Andrew Marshala. DNS: 04-Brad Graham, 72-Sherman Davis.
Heat Three (8 Laps): 1. 75-Don Young, 2. 4J-Jamie Passmore, 3. 21$-Michelle Decker, 4. 94-Cody Branchcomb, 5. 55-Donnie Ray Crawford, 6. 22J-John Gaston, 7. 1-Danny Jennings, 8. 50z-Zach Chappell.
Heat Four (8 Laps): 1. 25-Robert Sellers, 2. 99-Brady Bacon, 3. 03-Joe Wood, Jr., 4. 5$-Danny Smith, 5. 27w-Bud Johnson, 6. 28-Chris Lloyd, 7. 61-Earnest Jennings, 8. 2w-Whit Gastineau.
First "B" Feature (10 Laps): 1. 21$-Michelle Decker, 2. 55-Donnie Ray Crawford, 3. 22J-John Gaston, 4. 04-Brad Graham, 5. 94-Cody Branchcomb, 6. 87a-Andrew Marshala, 7. 78-Jody Williams. DNS: 1-Danny Jennings, 50z-Zach Chappell.
Second "B" Feature (10 Laps): 1. 22b-Bren Gregg, 2. 28-Chris Lloyd, 3. 2w-Whit Gastineau, 4. 14k-Kyle Bellm, 5. 13-Strike Hill, 6. 61-Earnest Jennings, 7. 01-Brandon Jennings, 8. 5$-Danny Smith. DNS: 72-Sherman Davis.
"A" Feature (25 Laps): 1. 15s-Nick Smith, 2. 95-Matt Covington, 3. 25-Robert Sellers, 4. 4J-Jamie Passmore, 5. 11F-Foster Landon, 6. 03-Joe Wood, Jr., 7. 99-Brady Bacon, 8. 27-Andy Shouse, 9. 45x-Martin Edwards, 10. 28-Chris Lloyd, 11. 22J-John Gaston, 12. 45k-Kolt Walker, 13. 75-Don Young, 14. 21$-Michelle Decker, 15. 85s-Forrest Sutherland, 16. 74x-Joshua Hodges, 17. 55-Donnie Ray Crawford, 18. 27w-Bud Johnson, 19. 22b-Ben Gregg, 20. 2w-Whit Gastineau.
American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region Points (Top Ten): 1. (tie) Matt Covington and Joe Wood, Jr. 684, 3. Donnie Ray Crawford 575, 4. Sherman Davis 574, 5. Kyle Bellm 549, 6. Brady Bacon 530, 7. Robert Sellers 510, 8. Brad Graham 498, 9. Sean McClelland 470, 10. Brian McClelland 461.