Saturday, June 3, 2017

Trenchard, Braaten Win Haudenshild Tribute At Southern Oregon Speedway

Trenchard, Braaten Win Haudenshild Tribute 
At Southern Oregon Speedway

White City, Oregon...June 3...Nick Trenchard picked up his second Roger Haudenshild Tribute win in the IMCA Modified division Saturday night at Southern Oregon Speedway.  Trenchard dominated the 25 lap feature for the $1200 victory in much the same way that he won the John Arnberg Memorial last week in Yreka.  Trenchard caught lapped traffic and played it safe late as he had a big advantage over second place finisher Albert Gill.  The race ran caution flag free, and Jesse Bailey won the $200 Crack The Whip race and finished third in the Main Event ahead of Trophy Dash winner Monte Bischoff and Mark Wauge.

Two time track champion Jorddon Braaten won the 20 lap IMCA Sport Modified Main Event for the $800 prize.  It was his second Roger Haudenshild Tribute race win, and he also won the $1200 prize in the Crack The Whip race.  Braaten set a rapid pace and won by a straightaway ahead of reigning track champion Mike Medel.  Jimmy Lipke, Willie McFall and Rich McCoy rounded out the Top 5 finisher.

Reigning SODCA Dwarf Car champion Brock Peters won his first 20 lap Main Event of the season.  Peters took the lead from Ryan Smith on lap three, and Smith was eliminated in a Turn 4 crash along with previous winner Camden Robustelli.  After being involved in the lap five caution, Brock's son Cody Peters moved back into second with a three wide pass on the front stretch on lap seven.  Cody pressured his father high and low during the final ten laps, but Brock forced him to settle for second.  Rob Gergel beat Josh King and Chad Cardoza back to the line in a close three car battle for fifth.

Scott Lenz collected the $800 prize for his victory in the 15 lap Pro Stock Main Event.  Lenz added a $200 win in the Crack The Whip race and also had a heat race victory.  Lenz chased Jeffrey Hudson for one lap in the Main Event before making his winning pass in Turn 4.  A past Pro Stock and Street Stock champion, Lenz led the rest of the way for the impressive win.  James Flowers had a strong run in second, and two time champion Ken Irving made a last turn pass on Scott Flowers to finish fourth.  John Cobb rounded out the Top 5.

Racing continues next week with Friday night racing on the Outlaw Kart track.  Kendall Oil Winged Sprint Cars, Late Models, Mini Stocks, Valley Stor-All Late Model Lites, JOAT Labs Hornets and OTRO Hardtops will be racing next racing Saturday night on the big track.  For further information, go to

Unofficial Race Results
IMCA Modifieds
Heat Winners (8 Laps)-Ray Kniffen Jr., Nick Trenchard, Albert Gill.  Trophy Dash (4 Laps)-Monte Bischoff.  Crack The Whip (8 Laps)-Jesse Bailey   Main Event (25 Laps)-Nick Trenchard, Albert Gill, Jesse Bailey, Monte Bischoff, Mark Wauge.

IMCA Sport Modifieds
Heat Winners (6 Laps)-Rich McCoy, Mike Medel.  Trophy Dash (4 Laps)-Jorddon Braaten.  Crack The Whip (8 Laps)-Jorddon Braaten.  Main Event 25 Laps)-Jorddon Braaten, Mike Medel, Jimmy Lipke, Willie McFall, Rich McCoy.

Pro Stocks
Heat Winners (6 Laps)-Jeffrey Hudson, James Flowers, Scott Lenz.  Trophy Dash (4 Laps)-Josh Kralicek.  Crack The Whip (8  Laps)-Scott Lenz.   Main Event (15 Laps)-Scott Lenz, James Flowers, Ken Irving, Scott Flowers, Johnny Cobb.

SODCA Dwarf Cars
Heat Winners (6 Laps)-Chad Cardoza, Camden Robustelli, Josh King.  A Dash (6 Laps)-Chad Cardoza.  B Dash (8 Laps)-Cody Peters.  Crack The Whip (8 Laps)-Josh King.  Main Event (20 Laps)-Brock Peters, Cody Peters, Rob Gergel, Josh King, Chad Cardoza.