GRAND FORKS, ND— July 14, 2017— The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series event at River Cities Speedway on Friday looked like it would end in similar fashion to the 2016 edition— a rainout. Although the two shows had the same beginning, this year had a different ending which resulted in Shane Clanton wheeling his way to his fourth Series win of the season. 

 Feature: 1. 25- Shane Clanton[1]; 2. 91- Tyler Erb[2]; 3. 1- Brandon Sheppard[9]; 4. 157- Mike Marlar[8]; 5. 18- Eric Wells[3]; 6. 44- Chris Madden[7]; 7. 33x- Chad Mahder[5]; 8. 2c- Joey Coulter[11]; 9. 18c- Chase Junghans[18]; 10. 40B- Kyle Bronson[17]; 11. 7W- Ricky Weiss[10]; 12. 90- Lance Matthees[14]; 13. 28- Jimmy Mars[16]; 14. 9- Devin Moran[7]; 15. 1*- Chub Frank[4]; 16. 25s- Chad Simpson[13]; 17. 71- Dustin Strand[20]; 18. 99j- Frank Heckenast Jr[6]; 19. 14m- Morgan Bagley[23]; 20. 11- Pat Doar[19]; 21. 12s- Brad Seng[21]; 22. 58- A.J. Diemel[12]; 23. 15- Justin Duty[24]; 24. 7- Rick Eckert[15];

Last Chance Showdown 1: 1. 40B- Kyle Bronson[1]; 2. 11- Pat Doar[2]; 3. 12s- Brad Seng[3]; 4. 15- Justin Duty[4]; 5. 4- Shane Edginton[6]; 6. Z17- Zach Naastad[5]; 7. 7p- Joey Pederson[8]; 8. 1R- Travis Robertson[9]; 9. 2- Bill Mooney[7];

Last Chance Showdown 2: 1. 18c- Chase Junghans[2]; 2. 71- Dustin Strand[3]; 3. 9- Devin Moran[5]; 4. 77- Jordan Yaggy[1]; 5. 10- Mike Balcaen[6]; 6. 6m- Jeff Massingill[4]; 7. 1m- Nick Minske[7]; DNS. 14m- Morgan Bagley[8]

Heat 1: 1. 25- Shane Clanton[1]; 2. 33x- Chad Mahder[3]; 3. 1- Brandon Sheppard[4]; 4. 25s- Chad Simpson[2]; 5. 40B- Kyle Bronson[5]; 6. 12s- Brad Seng[7]; 7. Z17- Zach Naastad[6]; 8. 2- Bill Mooney[8]; 9. 1R- Travis Robertson[9]

Heat 2: 1. 91- Tyler Erb[2]; 2. 44- Chris Madden[1]; 3. 7W- Ricky Weiss[3]; 4. 90- Lance Matthees[4]; 5. 11- Pat Doar[7]; 6. 15- Justin Duty[5]; 7. 4- Shane Edginton[8]; 8. 7p- Joey Pederson[6]

Heat 3: 1. 157- Mike Marlar[1]; 2. 99j- Frank Heckenast Jr[2]; 3. 2c- Joey Coulter[3]; 4. 7- Rick Eckert[4]; 5. 77- Jordan Yaggy[6]; 6. 71- Dustin Strand[5]; 7. 9- Devin Moran[7]; 8. 1m- Nick Minske[8]

Heat 4: 1. 1*- Chub Frank[2]; 2. 18- Eric Wells[6]; 3. 58- A.J. Diemel[3]; 4. 28- Jimmy Mars[5]; 5. 18c- Chase Junghans[4]; 6. 6m- Jeff Massingill[7]; 7. 10- Mike Balcaen[8]; 8. 14m- Morgan Bagley[1]

Qualifying A: 1. 25- Shane Clanton, 11.485; 2. 44- Chris Madden, 11.516; 3. 25s- Chad Simpson, 11.638; 4. 91- Tyler Erb, 11.639; 5. 33x- Chad Mahder, 11.643; 6. 7W- Ricky Weiss, 11.652; 7. 1- Brandon Sheppard, 11.695; 8. 90- Lance Matthees, 11.76; 9. 40B- Kyle Bronson, 11.772; 10. 15- Justin Duty, 11.811; 11. Z17- Zach Naastad, 11.866; 12. 7p- Joey Pederson, 11.9; 13. 12s- Brad Seng, 11.92; 14. 11- Pat Doar, 11.998; 15. 2- Bill Mooney, 12.067; 16. 4- Shane Edginton, 12.071; 17. 1R- Travis Robertson, 12.217

Qualifying B: 1. 157- Mike Marlar, 11.321; 2. 14m- Morgan Bagley, 11.433; 3. 99j- Frank Heckenast Jr, 11.507; 4. 1*- Chub Frank, 11.522; 5. 2c- Joey Coulter, 11.522; 6. 58- A.J. Diemel, 11.571; 7. 7- Rick Eckert, 11.583; 8. 18c- Chase Junghans, 11.591; 9. 71- Dustin Strand, 11.599; 10. 28- Jimmy Mars, 11.658; 11. 77- Jordan Yaggy, 11.665; 12. 18- Eric Wells, 11.686; 13. 9- Devin Moran, 11.939; 14. 6m- Jeff Massingill, 12.225; 15. 1m- Nick Minske, 12.526; 16. 10- Mike Balcaen, 13.042

CONTINGENCY WINNERS: Craftsman/Sears ($200 Cash): Shane Clanton, Tyler Erb, Brandon Sheppard,Eric Wells, Chris Madden; Craftsman/Sears ($100 Cash): Chad Mahder; 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): Chris Madden; JE Pistons ($50 Cash): Chris Madden; VP Racing Fuels ($50 Cash): Ricky Weiss; Edelbrock ($50 Cash): Chase Junghans; Comp Cams ($50 Cash): Kyle Bronson; Extended Stay America ($50 Cash): Ricky Weiss; Cometic ($50 Cash): Lance Matthees; JRI Shocks ($50 Cash):Chub Frank; Superflow Dyno’s ($50 Cash): Chub Frank; Quartermaster ($25 Product Certificate): Chub Frank; JE Pistons (One set of piston rings): Frank Heckenast; Quartermaster ($50 Product Certificate): Pat Doar; Arizona Sport Shirts ($100 Product Certificate):Par Doar; JE Pistons (One set of piston rings): A.J. Diemel; MSD Ignition ($25 Cash): Shane Clanton; QA-1 ($50 Cash): Mike Marlar; Rookie Bonus: Devin Moran; Bonus Bucks: Chad Mahder

SEASON WINNERS: 
Brandon Sheppard- 9 (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, Hibbing Raceway on July 13)
Shane Clanton- 4 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 24, Cherokee Speedway on May 6, Tazewell Speedway on June 3, River Cities Speedway on June 14)
Chris Madden– 3 (Screven Motorsports Complex on Feb. 18, Deer Creek Speedway on July 8, Ogilvie Raceway on July 12)
Brandon Overton- 2 (Smoky Mountain Speedway on May 13, Lernerville Speedway on June 24)
Rick Eckert– 1 (Screven Motorsports Complex on Feb. 17)
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)
Max Blair- 1 (McKean County Raceway on June 20)

Unofficial World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Championship Standings:

1 1 Brandon Sheppard 3442 0
2 91 Tyler Erb 3230 212
3 44 Chris Madden 3220 222
4 25 Shane Clanton 3194 248
5 9 Devin Moran 3144 298
6 7 Rick Eckert 3122 320
7 18 Eric Wells 3106 336
8 1* Chub Frank 3094 348
9 99JR Frank Heckenast Jr. 3000 442
10 14M Morgan Bagley 2954 488
11 2C Joey Coulter 2856 586
12 3S Brian Shirley 2040 1402
13 18C Chase Junghans 1664 1778
14 93 Donald Bradsher 1486 1956
15 157 Mike Marlar 1260 2182
16 116 Brandon Overton   1110 2332
17 21JR Billy Moyer Jr. 1012 2430
18 40B Kyle Bronson 924 2518
19 4-D's Chad Hollenbeck 848 2594
20 32 Bobby Pierce 782 2660

 

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