Sherman Wins ASCS Canyon Region's Donny Davis Memorial PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 29, 2008) -- Defending champion Jeremy Sherman made a quick return to Discount Tire Co. American Sprint Car Series Canyon Region victory lane as the series...
Sherman Wins ASCS Canyon Region's Donny Davis Memorial
PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 29, 2008) -- Defending champion Jeremy Sherman made a quick return to Discount Tire Co. American Sprint Car Series Canyon Region victory lane as the series took to Manzanita Speedway's 0x00bd-mile oval clay oval for the first time this year with Saturday night's 30-lap Donny Davis Memorial feature event.
Sherman emerged atop an early duel with Josh Pelkey for the point before snaring his second win of the season in three tries aboard Fred Bryan's Wesmar-powered F&E Development No. 77.
Sherman and Pelkey battled in side-by-side fashion over the opening ten rounds of the 30-lap main event, with Mike Martin and Mike Leslie in the mix as well. Sherman finally slipped away in the closing rounds to secure the win.
Charles Davis, Jr., earned Hard Charger honors by racing from 15th to claim runner-up honors, with Pelkey crossing the stripe in third. Martin was fourth, with Leslie rounding out the top five.
Mike Colegrove was sixth, with Jeremy Reagles, Andrew Reinbold, R.J. Johnson and Thomas Ogle completing the top ten.
Johnson, Stevie Sussex, Ogle and Reagles topped heat race action, with Shon Deskins winning the "B" Main. Pelkey won the evening's Trophy Dash.
Discount Tire Co. ASCS Canyon Region Donny Davis Memorial Results from Manzanita Speedway:
Heat One: 1. 15-R.J. Johnson, 2. 76-Mike Leslie, 3. 77-Jeremy Sherman, 4. 62-Jeff Henry, 5. 26az-Bobby Taylor, 6. 6-Bryan Swinehart, 7. 45-Kevin Wolfe.
Heat Two: 1. 28-Stevie Sussex, 2. 2-Mike Colegrove, 3. 34-Josh Pelkey, 4. 27n-Nick Aiuto, 5. 61-Justin Fisher, 6. 97-Brandon Lane. DNS: 12-Nathan High.
Heat Three: 1. 48-Thomas Ogle, 2. 16-Mike Martin, 3. 19-Andrew Reinbold, 4. 50-Charles Davis, Jr., 5. 20-Shon Deskins, 6. 78-Chris Bonneau, 8. 7-Steve Tellas.
Heat Four: 1. 44-Jeremy Reagles, 2. 14-Bernie Smith, 3. 32-Casey Shuman, 4. 94-Ronnie Clark, 5. 29-Mike Bonneau, 6. 11-Seainn Hendricsen, 7. 21-Jay Ervine.
Trophy Dash: 1. 34-Josh Pelkey, 2. 12-Nathan High, 3. 44-Jeremy Reagles, 4. 32-Casey Shuman.
"B" Feature: 1. 20-Shon Deskins, 2. 61-Justin Fisher, 3. 11-Seainn Hendricsen, 4. 26az-Bobby Taylor, 5. 29-Mike Bonneau, 6. 97-Brandon Lane, 7. 12-Nathan High, 8. 78-Chris Bonneau, 9. 21-Jay Ervine, 10. 7-Steve Tellas. DNS: 6-Bryan Swinehart, 45-Kevin Wolfe.
"A" Feature (30 Laps): 1. 77-Jeremy Sherman, 2. 50-Charles Davis, Jr., 3. 34-Josh Pelkey, 4. 16-Mike Martin, 5. 76-Mike Leslie, 6. 2-Mike Colegrove, 7. 44-Jeremy Reagles, 8. 19-Andrew Reinbold, 9. 15-R.J. Johnson, 10. 48-Thomas Ogle, 11. 27n-Nick Aiuto, 12. 20-Shon Deskins, 13. 61-Justin Fisher, 14. 14-Bernie Smith, 15. 28-Stevie Sussex, 16. 94-Ronnie Clark, 17. 12-Nathan High, 18. 32-Casey Shuman, 19. 62-Jeff Henry, 20. 29-Mike Bonneau, 21. 26az-Bobby Taylor, 22. 11-Seainn Hendricsen, 23. 97-Brandon Lane, 24. 78-Chris Bonneau.
Discount Tire Co. ASCS Canyon Region Points (Top Ten): 1. Jeremy Sherman 438, 2. R.J. Johnson 410, 3. Jeremy Reagles 404, 4. Josh Pelkey 402, 5. Nathan High 400, 6. Shon Deskins 394, 7. Charles Davis, Jr. 392, 8. Thomas Ogle 390, 9. (tie) Mike Martin, Bernie Smith, Justin Fisher and Mike Colegrove 382.