IMCA Sport Modifieds Bring The Excitement To
4th of July Show At Southern Oregon Speedway
Jorddon Braaten #84 leads the way in track and State points.
Two time reigning IMCA Sport Modified champion Jorddon Braaten remains the man to beat. Though he has been running up front, the wins haven't come as quickly at Southern Oregon Speedway as they have in the past. Last season, Jorddon won the lion's share of the Main Events with eight victories. So far, he has two wins, along with a second and third place finish. However, he continues to lead the points at Southern Oregon Speedway and in the State of Oregon.
Bob Nelsen #8n impressed with his feature win last week.
Rookie David Marble #4m has his sights set on a Main Event victory.
The field includes Braaten, Medel, Nelson and Melvin, and these aren't the only drivers to keep an eye on. 2015 Mini Stock champion David Marble has been doing well in his rookie season. Last week, he had his best finish yet in third place, and there's every indication that he could be a feature winner at some point this year.
Another rookie in the field among the top five is A.J. Parker. Parker brings a little bit of Kart experience into this, but this is his first foray onto the big track. He's been enjoying himself as he learns the process of running one of these cars. Also somewhat new to the scene is Parker's teammate Tony Bartell.
Reigning IMCA State champion Mike Medel #30m is currently second in points.
Willie McFall surprised Braaten last week when he held him off for a Trophy Dash victory. It was his first dash win in this division. Other drivers to keep an eye on include Glen Severson, who is coming off of a Top 5 finish last week. Randy Fernandez has had a rough start, but hopefully he will be back and faster than ever this week. Rich McCoy was fast the last time he was out there, but his motor let go on him during the Main Event. He is already a Top 5 finisher in his first start in the class.
Tony Bartell #27b is one of the new drivers in the field this season.