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PJ Wiggins Memorial Night Two

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REW-BubbaRP-9-15 3206Our very own Scorpion Racing Products Modifieds put on a 40-lapper in honor of the fallen PJ Wiggins. Alongside them were the Buddy’s Home Furnishings Limited Late Models, Hobby Stocks, 1-800-ASK GARY Thunder Stocks, and the Barfield Law Group Mini Stocks.
The first order of business was our Buddy’s Home Furnishings Limited Late Models 20 lap feature. A few cautions slowed action early on but Forrest Gough was fast enough to lead Carter Stokes and JO Nobles with 18 to go. Under a lap 3 caution Carter Stokes’ right rear went flat dropping him outside of the top 5, an unfortunate circumstance for driver #33. On lap 5 David Showers had troubles which cost him a top 3 spot and he would retire from the race moments later. David Ponder climbed the back stretch wall on lap 7 which brought the caution out again; fortunately Ponder was okay after his wild ride. Under caution Forrest Gough broke the rear-end in a heartbreaker for the driver who has had more bad luck than any one else in recent memory. Nobles, Waylon Haynes, and Christian McGillivray were the top 3. The last 7 laps went green with Nobles the winner over Haynes. Christian McGillivray finished a solid 3rd while David Showers, Jr. and Ricky Land completed the top 5.
Second up were our Barfield Law Group Mini Stocks with a tough task to follow. Jesse Foster would lead early on from outside pole before Buddy Pope spun in turn 2 on lap 1. Travis Staats stole the lead on the restart and began to pull away until Reid Christensen spun on lap 5. With 10 to go it was Travis up front with Nick Kerr and Charlie Staats the top 3. With 3 to go Reid Christensen spun while Joel Price did the same elsewhere- up front it was still Travis and Kerr but Buddy Pope was now 3rd. Travis Staats took #2 of the year with Nick Kerr, Jesse Foster, Buddy Pope, and Charlie Staats the top 5.
A 40-lapper was the PJ Wiggins Memorial for the Scorpion Racing Products Modifieds with honorary starters Kyle and Autumn Wiggins, the children of PJ Wiggins. Wayne Hammond’s race didn’t even get to start as he broke the right-front suspension on the back stretch immediately after the green flag fell. On lap 8 Garret Stewart spun from a solid top 10 spot while Kyle Bronson, Jeff Mathews, and Rich Pratt led the way with 32 to go. As the race progressed, David Reutimann climbed into 3rd and stalked Bronson and Mathews from a comfortable spot. On lap 19 Jeff Mathews slowed costing him the 2nd spot as he had a right rear flat and more as he retired from the race because of it. On lap 28 Tim Powers had a tire go flat which would put the Reutimanns (David over Buzzie) right on Bronson’s tail on a restart. With just 2 to go Bubba Christian broke while in 8th before 10th place Jason Intoppa ran into him at nearly full throttle- both were okay. Adding to the story was that Kyle Bronson was involved but it appeared the 40B had no damage. Bronson held on over the last 2 with David and Buzzie Reutimann 2-3, respectively. Devin Dixon and Rich Pratt completed the top 5.
Hobby Stocks set a beautiful pace but Trevor Gamble didn’t allow any one else to set it as he dominated en route to a victory- his first since May! Rodney Wright had a dismal night as Gamble led Kevin Durden, Tim Powers, Mike Stalnaker, and Brian Hansford across the stripe.
The 1-800-ASK GARY Thunder Stocks completed the night with an intense 15-lapper. Melvin Fockler spun on lap 1 while Brian Mullins led the first few laps. Shane Nichols passed Mullins around the half-way mark before a few late race cautions bunched the field up. Nichols held on with a gaggle of cars fighting for 2nd. The official top-5 order was Nichols, William Gillam, Jonathan Appleby, Mullins, and James Sullivan, III.
 
Next week we have the RaceCar Engineering Late Models, Buddy’s Home Furnishings Limited Late Models, 1-800-ASK GARY Thunder Stocks, and Barfield Law Group Mini Stocks. In addition to them is a figure-8 race and Rent-N-Roll will give away 2 (two) $500 gift certificates away. For more information you can go to
www.bubbaracewaypark.com or call the Speedway at 352-622-9400!
 
Bubba Raceway Park Results (9/15)
 

PJ Wiggins Memorial Night Two (Scorpion Racing Products Modifieds)
1- 40B Kyle Bronson
2- D00 David Reutimann
3- 00 Buzzie Reutimann
4- 2D Devin Dixon
5- 78 Rich Pratt
6- 2L Dalton Lanich
7- 77 Kent Corbin
8- 34 Chuck Gustafson, Jr.
9- 6 Ryan Fowler
10- Z06 Larry Mott
11- 18 Jason Intoppa
12- 04 Bubba Christian
13- 44 Tim Powers
14- 41 Barry Sheffield
15- 2S Garret Stewart
16- 33 Jeff Mathews
17- 72 Todd Neiheiser
18- 14 Tyler Clem
19- 66H Wayne Hammond
Buddy’s Home Furnishings Limited Late Models
1- 18JO JO Nobles
2- 11H Waylon Haynes
3- 5C Christian McGillivray
4- 118 David Showers, Jr.
5- D99 Ricky Land
6- 01 Kevin Mills
7- 2X Caleb McGillivray
8- 20C Cheyanne Cox
9- 96 Matt Johnson
10- 21 Forrest Gough
11- 26P David Ponder
12- 33 Carter Stokes
13- 18 David Showers
14- 14 Tyler Clem
15- 7 Billy Holmes
Hobby Stocks
1- 12 Trevor Gamble
2- 17D Kevin Durden
3- 44 Tim Powers
4- 9 Mike Stalnaker
5- 2 Brian Hansford
6- 83 Joe Boyd
7- 95JR Jeff Rodgers
8- 81 Josh Hughes
9- 89 Trey Cameron, III
10- 23B Glenn Baum
11- 15 Hunter Gustafson
12- 05 Alan Lane
13- 77 Matt Kramer
14- 99 Rodney Wright
15- 82 Kyle Morse
16- 77M Mark Maresca
17- 17F Joseph Forsyth
18- 23 Rebecca Paugh
DNS- 75 Tom Sheehan
1-800-ASK GARY Thunder Stocks
1- 65 Shane Nichols
2- 13 William Gillam
3- 69A Jonathan Appleby
4- 28 Brian Mullins
5- 14 James Sullivan, III
6- 16 James Erickson
7- 114 John Thorpe
8- 28E Brandon Elwood
9- 17K Eddie Kilbury, Jr.
10- 3W Eddie Woodall
11- 118 Ron Adams
12- 33 Melvin Fockler
13- 71 Rick Kilbury
14- 97 Tommy Gamble
Barfield Law Group Mini Stocks
1- 1AR Travis Staats
2- 75 Nick Kerr
3- 58 Jesse Foster
4- 81 Buddy Pope
5- 9AR Charlie Staats
6- 30 Reid Christensen
7- 34 Joel Price
8- 26 Kris Prouty

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