PEVELY, MO— July 1, 2017— Brandon Sheppard claimed his eighth win of the 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series season and his second win of the 2017 DIRTcar Summer Nationals at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Saturday. This win additionally advanced him to 13-career Summer Nationals wins, ultimately placing him 13th on the all-time wins list.

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Results:

Feature: 1. 1- Brandon Sheppard[3]; 2. 18w- Eric Wells[9]; 3. 7E- Rick Eckert[1]; 4. 25c- Shane Clanton[15]; 5. 1*- Chub Frank[11]; 6. 18- Shannon Babb[18]; 7. 32- Bobby Pierce[6]; 8. 9m- Devin Moran[16]; 9. 14m- Morgan Bagley[20]; 10. 21- Billy Moyer[12]; 11. 7R- Kent Robinson[13]; 12. 36- Logan Martin[5]; 13. 16- Rusty Griffaw[21]; 14. 6k- Michael Kloos[14];] 15. 21JR- Billy Moyer Jr[17]; 16. 11- Gordy Gundaker[22]; 17. B1- Brent Larson[19]; 18. 4G- Bob Gardner[25]; 19. 11H- Jeff Herzog[24]; 20. 2- Joey Coulter[23]; 21. 3s- Brian Shirley[4]; 22. 44m- Chris Madden[10]; 23. 91- Tyler Erb[7]; 24. 99JR- Frank Heckenast Jr[8]; 25. 40B- Kyle Bronson[2] 

Last Chance Showdown 1: 1. 21JR- Billy Moyer Jr[2]; 2. 18- Shannon Babb[1]; 3. 18c- Chase Junghans[4]; 4. 14m- Morgan Bagley[3]; 5. 33F- Rickey Frankel[6]; 6. 94- Austin Rettig[7]; 7. 33- Tim Manville[13]; 8. 11- Gordy Gundaker[8]; 9. 7K- Kenny Rumble[11]; 10. 9*- Jordan Bauer[14]; 11. 11H- Jeff Herzog[5]; 12. 16- Rusty Griffaw[10]; 13. 31AUS- Paul Stubber[15]; 14. 82- Billy Laycock[9]; 15. 2m- Allen Murray[16]; 16. 111- Steven Roberts[12];

Last Chance Showdown 2: 1. 33- Tim Manville[3]; 2. 9*- Jordan Bauer[5]; 3. 31AUS- Paul Stubber[1]; 4. 2m- Allen Murray[2]; 5. 15v- Kolby Vandenbergh[4]; 6. 5N- Dustin Nobbe[9]; 7. 2- Joey Coulter[6]; 8. 4G- Bob Gardner[7]; 9. 16H- Mike Hammerle[11]; 10. 23R- Paul Roider[10]; 11. B1- Brent Larson[8]; 12. 0- Dewayne Kiefer[12]

Heat 1: 1. 1- Brandon Sheppard[2]; 2. 36- Logan Martin[1]; 3. 18w- Eric Wells[3]; 4. 7R- Kent Robinson[5]; 5. 18- Shannon Babb[6]; 6. 11H- Jeff Herzog[4]; 7. 82- Billy Laycock[8]; 8. 31AUS- Paul Stubber[9]; 9. 9*- Jordan Bauer[10]; 10. 5N- Dustin Nobbe[7]

Heat 2:  1. 7E- Rick Eckert[1]; 2. 91- Tyler Erb[2]; 3. 1*- Chub Frank[4]; 4. 25c- Shane Clanton[3]; 5. 14m- Morgan Bagley[5]; 6. 94- Austin Rettig[8]; 7. 7K- Kenny Rumble[7]; 8. 2m- Allen Murray[10]; 9. 2- Joey Coulter[6]; 10. 23R- Paul Roider[9]

Heat 3: 1. 40B- Kyle Bronson[1]; 2. 32- Bobby Pierce[2]; 3. 44m- Chris Madden[6];

4. 6k- Michael Kloos[4]; 5. 21JR- Billy Moyer Jr[5]; 6. 33F- Rickey Frankel[9]; 7. 16- Rusty Griffaw[8]; 8. 33- Tim Manville[3]; 9. 4G- Bob Gardner[7]; 10. 16H- Mike Hammerle[10]

Heat 4: 1. 3s- Brian Shirley[3]; 2. 99JR- Frank Heckenast Jr[2]; 3. 21- Billy Moyer[1]; 4. 9m- Devin Moran[10]; 5. 18c- Chase Junghans[8]; 6. 11- Gordy Gundaker[5]; 7. 111- Steven Roberts[4]; 8. 15v- Kolby Vandenbergh[7]; 9. B1- Brent Larson[6]; 10. 0- Dewayne Kiefer[9]

Qualifying Group 1: 1. Logan Martin, 12.760; 2. Rick Eckert, 12.761; 3. Brandon Sheppard, 12.767; 4. Tyler Erb, 12.914; 5. Eric Wells, 12.953; 6. Shane Clanton, 13.053; 7. Jeff Herzog, 13.066; 8. Chub Frank, 13.074; 9. Kent Robinson, 13.089; 10. Morgan Bagley, 13.107; 11. Shannon Babb, 13.154; 12. Joey Coulter, 13.195; 13. Dustin Nobbe, 13.203; 14. Kenny Rumble, 13.312; 15. Billy Laycock, 13.360; 16. Austin Rettig, 13.439; 17. Paul Stubber, 13.450; 18. Paul Roider, 13.642; 19. Jordan Bauer, 13.785; 20. Allen Murray, 14.240

Qualifying Group 2: 1. Kyle Bronson, 12.972; 2. Billy Moyer, 13.081; 3. Bobby Pierce, 13.12; 4. Frank Heckenast Jr, 13.232; 5. Tim Manville, 13.26; 6. Brian Shirley, 13.3; 7. Michael Kloos, 13.343; 8. Steven Roberts, 13.403; 9. Billy Moyer Jr, 13.438; 10. Gordy Gundaker, 13.509; 11. Chris Madden, 13.532; 12. Brent Larson, 13.538; 13. Bob Gardner, 13.598; 14. Kolby Vandenbergh, 13.691; 15. Rusty Griffaw, 13.703; 16. Chase Junghans, 13.872; 17. Rickey Frankel, 13.989; 18. Dewayne Kiefer, 14.102; 19. Mike Hammerle, 14.553; NT. Devin Moran

CONTINGENCY WINNERS: Craftsman/Sears ($200 Cash): Brandon Sheppard, Eric Wells, Rick Eckert, Shane Clanton, Chub Frank; Craftsman/Sears ($100 Cash): Shannon Babb; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Brandon Sheppard; MSD Ignition ($50 Cash): Brandon Sheppard; Quarter Master ($100 Product Certificate): Brandon Sheppard; Wrisco (Three Sheets of aluminum): Brandon Sheppard;  Penske Racing Shocks ($50 Product Certificate): Eric Wells; JE Pistons ($50 Cash):Chub Frank; VP Racing Fuels ($50 Cash): Devin Moran; Edelbrock ($50 Cash): Rusty Griffaw.; Comp Cams ($50 Cash): Rusty Griffaw; Extended Stay America ($50 Cash): Rusty Griffaw; Cometic ($50 Cash):Rusty Griffaw; JRI Shocks ($50 Cash): Rusty Griffaw; Superflow Dyno’s ($50 Cash): Michael Kloos; Quartermaster ($25 Product Certificate): Billy Moyer Jr.; JE Pistons (One set of piston rings): Gordy Gundaker; Quartermaster ($50 Product Certificate): Jeff Herzog; Arizona Sport Shirts ($100 Product Certificate): Joey Coulter ; JE Pistons (One set of piston rings): Chris Madden; MSD Ignition ($25 Cash): Frank Heckenast Jr.; QA-1 ($50 Cash): Tyler Erb; Rookie Bonus: Devin Moran; Bonus Bucks: Bobby Pierce

SEASON WINNERS: 
Brandon Sheppard- 8 (Whynot Motorsports Park on March 24, Farmer City Raceway on April 1, Fayetteville Motor Speedway on May 6, Wayne County Speedway on May 27, Senoia Raceway on June 3, Lernerville Speedway on June 25, Federated Auto Part Raceway at I-55 on July 1)
Shane Clanton- 3 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 24, Cherokee Speedway on May 6, Tazewell Speedway on June 3)
Brandon Overton- 2 (Smoky Mountain Speedway on May 13, Lernerville Speedway on June 24)
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)
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 2860 0
2 91 Tyler Erb 2676 124
3 9 Devin Moran 2654 146
4 25 Shane Clanton 2644 156
  44 Chris Madden 2644 156
6 7 Rick Eckert 2632 168
7 18 Eric Wells 2594 206
8 1* Chub Frank 2572 228
9 99JR Frank Heckenast Jr. 2494 306
10 14M Morgan Bagley 2452 348
11 2C Joey Coulter 2380 420
12 3S Brian Shirley 2040 760
13 93 Donald Bradsher 1486 1314
14 18C Chase Junghans 1142 1658
15 116 Brandon Overton   1110 1690
16 21JR Billy Moyer Jr. 1012 1788
17 4-D's Chad Hollenbeck 848 1952
18 32 Bobby Pierce 782 2018
19 157 Mike Marlar 712 2088
20 101 Casey Roberts 688 2112

 

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