By Don Cook
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
85 Speedway (Ennis)
September 24 (Saturday)
It was one of the largest crowds and car counts in the history of 85 Speedway Saturday night at the 2nd Annual Bryan Mize Memorial Race. Two hundred and nineteen cars battled it out for cash and awards in four different classes. The featured class was the Texas Outlaw Modified Series (TOMS). Forty-two TOMS Modifieds got after it to secure one of the twenty-four starting positions in the 25-lap, $1,500 to win, feature. Brandon Watson, No. 68, had a good run, but half way through the feature, Wesley Veal, No. 11x, powered past him, to take the lead and the victory. Current TOMS points leader, Tristan Dycus, No. 14t, was second, Dean Abbey, No. 91, was third, Brandon Watson, No. 68, ended up fourth and Blaine Shives, No. 77, was fifth. T. Egbert, J. Sartain, O'Neil, Landers, and G.W. Egbert, rounded out the top ten. Twenty-four cars started the feature.
For more info on the TOMS Series, go to: www.texasmods.com
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IMCA Modified Feature Winner: Dean Abbey, No. 26, showed the field the fast way around the 1/4-mile, dirt track for the $1,000 win. Greg Dinsmore, No. 8g, was second, Robbie Daniels, No. 27, was third, Josh McGaha, No. 911, was fourth and Archie Whitt, No. 76, was fifth. P.J. Egbert, Wojtek, Gould, Skinner, and McCarthy, rounded out the top ten. Twenty-cars started the feature.
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IMCA SportMod Feature Winner: Another Abbey picked up a feature win. Jeffrey Abbey, No. 37, lead every lap of the 20-lap, $1,000 to win, SportMod feature. Cody Smith, No. 31, was second, Jacob Pirkle, No. 141, was third, Kyle Wisdom, No. 91, was fourth and Michael Martin, No. 31m, was fifth. Sheppard, Rowland, UpChurch, Howell, and J. Day, rounded out the top ten. Twenty-cars started the feature.
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IMCA Factory Stock Feature Winner: Dennis Bissonette, No. 85, was the $500 feature winner. A close second, was J.P. Dowell, No. 715. Josh Landers, No. 14x, was third, Justin McNeil, No. 189, was fourth and Jason Gore, No. 721, was fifth. McGaha, Lough, McKinley, Grogg, and Manning, rounded out the top ten. Twenty-cars started the feature.
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85 Speedways next big race is Friday/Saturday, October 7-8, the Black & Gold Shootout.
85 Speedway Photos: Sandy Ramsey Pinks Photos
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