Tazewell, TN—June 2, 2017— Shane Clanton proved he is bad fast and fearless as the 31-degree banking at Tazewell Speedway didn’t hold him back from leading all 50-laps of the Ray Varner 50 in order to land his third Series win of the season. 

Tazewell Speedway Results:

Craftsman Club Feature: 1. 25- Shane Clanton[2]; 2. 20- Jimmy Owens[6]; 3. 7W- Ricky Weiss[1]; 4. 44- Chris Madden[3]; 5. 1- Brandon Sheppard[5]; 6. 7- Rick Eckert[10]; 7. 9- Devin Moran[4]; 8. 91- Tyler Erb[8]; 9. 18- Eric Wells[7]; 10. 1*- Chub Frank[9]; 11. 14m- Morgan Bagley[12]; 12. 2c- Joey Coulter[16]; 13. 3s- Brian Shirley[11]; 14. 99jr- Frank Heckenast Jr[15]; 15. 10- Chad Ogle[18]; 16. 1H- Vic Hill[20]; 17. 21k- Dakotah Knuckles[14]; 18. 201- Billy Ogle Jr[13]; 19. 7s- Brian Smith[19]; 20. 17- Shannon Thornsberry[17]; 21. 56H- Jordon Horton[21]

Heat 1: 1. 20- Jimmy Owens[1]; 2. 1- Brandon Sheppard[2]; 3. 18- Eric Wells[3]; 4. 7- Rick Eckert[4]; 5. 201- Billy Ogle Jr[5]; 6. 2c- Joey Coulter[6]; 7. 7s- Brian Smith[7]

Heat 2: 1. 25- Shane Clanton[1]; 2. 9- Devin Moran[3]; 3. 91- Tyler Erb[5]; 4. 3s- Brian Shirley[7]; 5. 21k- Dakotah Knuckles[2]; 6. 17- Shannon Thornsberry[6]; 7. 1H- Vic Hill[4]

Heat 3: 1. 44- Chris Madden[1]; 2. 7W- Ricky Weiss[2]; 3. 1*- Chub Frank[3]; 4. 14m- Morgan Bagley[4]; 5. 99jr- Frank Heckenast Jr[6]; 6. 10- Chad Ogle[5]; 7. 56H- Jordon Horton[7]

Qualifying: 1. 20- Jimmy Owens, 11.286;  2. 25- Shane Clanton, 11.388; 3. 44- Chris Madden, 11.407; 4. 1- Brandon Sheppard, 11.415; 5. 21k- Dakotah Knuckles, 11.524; 6. 7W- Ricky Weiss, 11.53; 7. 18- Eric Wells, 11.615; 8. 9- Devin Moran, 11.621; 9. 1*- Chub Frank,11.64; 10. 7- Rick Eckert, 11.671; 11. 1H- Vic Hill, 11.676; 12. 14m- Morgan Bagley, 11.682; 13. 201- Billy Ogle Jr, 11.699; 14. 91- Tyler Erb, 11.699; 15. 10- Chad Ogle, 11.792; 16. 2c- Joey Coulter, 11.797; 17. 17- Shannon Thornsberry, 11.826; 18. 99jr- Frank Heckenast Jr, 11.882; 19. 7s- Brian Smith, 11.887; 20. 3s- Brian Shirley, 11.949; 21. 56H- Jordon Horton, 12.876

CONTINGENCY WINNERS: Craftsman/Sears ($200 Cash): Shane Clanton, Chris Madden, Brandon Sheppard,  Rick Eckert, Devin Moran; Craftsman/Sears ($100 Cash): Jimmy Owens; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Shane Clanton; MSD Ignition ($50 Cash): Shane Clanton; Quarter Master ($100 Product Certificate):Shane Clanton; Wrisco (Three Sheets of aluminum): Shane Clanton;  Penske Racing Shocks ($50 Product Certificate): Ricky Weiss; JE Pistons ($50 Cash): Brandon Sheppard; VP Racing Fuels ($50 Cash): Tyler Erb; Edelbrock ($50 Cash): Chub Frank; Comp Cams ($50 Cash): Chub Frank; Extended Stay America ($50 Cash): Morgan Bagley; Cometic ($50 Cash): Joey Coulter; JRI Shocks ($50 Cash): Ricky Weiss; Superflow Dyno’s ($50 Cash): Billy Ogle Jr.; Quartermaster ($25 Product Certificate): Shannon Thornsberry; JE Pistons (One set of piston rings): Billy Ogle Jr.; Quartermaster ($50 Product Certificate): Shannon Thornsberry; Arizona Sport Shirts ($100 Product Certificate): Shannon Thornsberry.; JE Pistons (One set of piston rings): Ricky Weiss;; MSD Ignition ($25 Cash): Shane Clanton; QA-1 ($50 Cash):Shane Clanton; Rookie Bonus: Devin Moran; Bonus Bucks:  Ricky Weiss

SEASON WINNERS: 
Brandon Sheppard- 4 (Whynot Motorsports Park on March 24, Farmer City Raceway on April 1, Fayetteville Motor Speedway on May 6, Wayne County Speedway on May 27)
Shane Clanton- 3 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 24, Cherokee Speedway on May 6, Tazewell Speedway on June 3)
Rick Eckert– 1 (Screven Motorsports Complex on Feb. 17) 
Chris Madden– 1 (Screven Motorsports Complex on Feb. 18)
Don O’Neal- 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 25)
Timothy Culp- 1 (LoneStar Speedway on March 26)
Brian Shirley-1 (Farmer City Raceway on April 2)
Brandon Overton- 1 (Smoky Mountain Speedway on May 13)
Mike Marlar- 1 (Duck River Raceway Park on May 14)
Devin Moran-1 (Atomic Speedway on May 26)

Unofficial World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Championship Standing

Pos. Car # Driver Points Trail By
1 1 Brandon Sheppard 2072 0
2 44 Chris Madden 1960 112
3 91 Tyler Erb 1938 134
4 7 Rick Eckert 1930 142
5 25 Shane Clanton 1924 148
6 9 Devin Moran 1908 164
7 18 Eric Wells 1894 178
8 3S Brian Shirley 1848 224
9 1* Chub Frank 1824 248
10 99JR Frank Heckenast Jr. 1816 256
11 14M Morgan Bagley 1752 320
12 2C Joey Coulter 1716 356
13 93 Donald Bradsher 1486 586
14 21JR Billy Moyer Jr. 952 1120
15 116 Brandon Overton   850 1222
16 18C Chase Junghans 826 1246
17 C9 Steve Casebolt 590 1482
18 4-D's Chad Hollenbeck 572 1500
19 101 Casey Roberts 552 1520
20 21 Billy Moyer   538 1534

 

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