LAKE CITY, Mich. – August 28, 2016 – Josh Richards wins decisively Sunday night in the Keyser Manufacturing Great Lakes Shootout finale at Merritt Speedway. The win is his 17th trip to victory lane, tying the series' all-time record.

Craftsman Club® A-Main (50-laps): 1.1- Josh Richards [1] [$10,375]; 2. 76- Brandon Overton [6] [$5,250]; 3. 87- Rich Neiser [2] [$3,600]; 4. 7- Rick Eckert [4] [$2,800]; 5. 25- Shane Clanton [7] [$2,300]; 6. 21JR- Billy Moyer Jr. [3] [$2,200]; 7. 3m- Dona Marcoullier [5] [$1,400]; 8. 18- Eric Wells [14] [$1,350]; 9. 27- Eric Spangler [13] [$1,250]; 10. 14m- Morgan Bagley [18] [$1,150]; 11. 99jr- Frank Heckenast Jr. [8] [$1,100]; 12. 3s- Brian Shirley [9] [$1,000]; 13. 91- Tyler Erb [19] [$1,050]; 14. 2c- Joey Coulter [11] [$950]; 15. 79- Nick Kurtz [10] [$850]; 16. 1*- Chub Frank [12] [$850]; 17. C9- Steve Casebolt [17] [$820]; 18. 17m- Dale McDowell [23] [$750]; 19. 2- Travis Stemler [15] [$730]; 20. M14- Brandon Thirlby [16] [$700]; 21. 14- Bill Bray [21] [$700]; 22. 99B- Boom Briggs [20] [$700]; 23. 1x- Greg Gokey [24] [700]; 24. 52- Brad Harden [22] [$700]

Last-Chance Showdown Group No. 1 (10 laps - Top 3 Transfer): 1. C9- Steve Casebolt; 2. 91- Tyler Erb; 3. 14- Bill Bray; 4. 1x- Greg Gokey; 5. 1w- Michael LuBerda Jr.; 6. 25B- Chris Brinkley; 7. 21H- Bob Hammar; 8. 29- Chad Finley; 9. 1M- Eric Midkiff; 10. 50- Scott Phillips; 11. 17M- Dale McDowell; 12. 20A- Brian Abernethy

 Last-Chance Showdown Group No. 2 (10 laps - Top 3 Transfer): 1. 14m- Morgan Bagley; 2. 99B- Boom Briggs; 3. 52- Brad Harden; 4. 41- Jason Playter Jr.; 5. 3T- Jeremy Tulick; 6. 18H- Merv Hudson; 7. 87K- Josh Knoll; 8. 58- Renton Hurley; 9. 33- Bobby Timmer; 10. 9K- Dale Kaake; 11. 28- Sammy Epling (DNS)

Qualifying Group No. 1: 1. 1- Josh Richards, 13.910; 2. 87- Rich Neiser, 14.146; 3. 76- Brandon Overton, 14.299; 4. 18- Eric Wells, 14.308; 5. 3s- Brian Shirley, 14.344; 6. C9- Steve Casebolt, 14.445; 7. 91- Tyler Erb, 14.491; 8. 79- Nick Kurtz, 14.546; 9. 27- Eric Spangler, 14.661; 10. 25- Shane Clanton, 14.673; 11. 1x- Greg Gokey, 14.714; 12. 17M- Dale McDowell, 14.718; 13. 1w- Michael LuBerda Jr., 14.802; 14. 29- Chad Finley, 14.871; 15. 14- Bill Bray, 14.929; 16. 50- Scott Phillips, 14.962; 17. 25B- Chris Brindley, 15.132; 18. 21H- Bob Hammar, 15.427; 19. 20A- Brian Abernethy, 15.485; 20. 1M- Eric Midkiff, 15.744

 Qualifying Group No. 2: 1. 3m- Dona Marcoullier, 14.585; 2. 21JR- Billy Moyer Jr., 14.607; 3. 99jr- Frank Heckenast Jr., 14.676; 4. 7- Rick Eckert, 14.765; 5. 2c- Joey Coulter, 14.813; 6. M14- Brandon Thirlby, 14.879; 7. 99B- Boom Briggs, 14.900; 8. 1*- Chub Frank, 14.984; 9. 28- Sammy Epling, 15.010; 10. 14m- Morgan Bagley, 15.120; 11. 2- Travis Stemler, 15.256; 12. 41- Jason Playter Jr., 15.265; 13. 3T- Jeremy Tulick, 15.551; 14. 33- Bobby Timmer, 15.639; 15. 18H- Merv Hudson, 15.857; 16. 87K- Josh Knoll, 15.895; 17. 9K- Dale Kaake, 15.912; 18. 58- Renton Hurley, 16.074; 19. 52- Brad Harden, 16.189

 Heat No. 1 (10 laps – Top 4 Transfer): 1. 1- Josh Richards; 2. 76- Brandon Overton; 3. 3s- Brian Shirley; 4. 27- Eric Spangler ; 5. 91- Tyler Erb; 6. 1x- Greg Gokey; 7. 14- Bill Bray; 8. 25B- Chris Brindley; 9. 1w- Michael LuBerda Jr.; 10. 20A- Brian Abernethy

Heat No. 2 (10 laps – Top 4 Transfer): 1. 87- Rich Neiser; 2. 25- Shane Clanton; 3. 79- Nick Kurtz; 4.18- Eric Wells; 5. C9- Steve Casebolt; 6. 17M- Dale McDowell; 7. 29- Chad Finley; 8. 50- Scott Phillips; 9. 21H- Bob Hammar; 10. 1M- Eric Midkiff

Heat No. 3 (10 laps – Top 4 Transfer): 1. 3M- Dona Marcoullier; 2. 99jr- Frank Heckenast Jr.; 3. 2c- Joey Coulter; 4. 2- Travis Stemler; 5. 99B- Boom Briggs; 6. 52- Brad Harden; 7. 18H- Merv Hudson; 8. 9K- Dale Kaake; 9. 28- Sammy Epling; 10. 3T- Jeremy Tulick

Heat No. 4 (10 laps – Top 4 Transfer): 1. 7- Rick Eckert; 2. 21JR- Billy Moyer Jr.; 3. 1*- Chub Frank; 4. M14- Brandon Thirlby; 5. 14m- Morgan Bagley; 6. 41- Jason Playter Jr.; 7. 87K- Josh Knoll; 8. 33- Bobby Timmer; 9. 58- Renton Hurley

 

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