By Don Cook
Heart O Texas Speedway (Elm Mott)
October 27 (Saturday)
Heart O Texas Speedway wrapped up its 2018 racing season with the 21th Annual Fall Classic! Due to the recent rains, Friday was a rough night, but hats off to the Heart O Texas Speedways crew that worked so hard to get this show in. Saturday the pits were packed with close to THREE HUNDRED race cars! Saturdays showcard included the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA 305 Sprints, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Stock Cars, Factory Stocks, and Street Stocks. Heart O Texas Speedway also hosted the 3rd Annual Dwarf Car Nationals, the IMCATV sponsored $10,000 to win inaugural Dirt Dominator event plus a kids Trick or Trick at intermission! Check out all the family fun and exciting racing action from Saturday night below!
Dirt Dominator $10,000 feature winner: Cory Davis, No. 28, from Eunice, NM, was the $10,000 winner of the IMCATV inaugural Dirt Dominator event! Cory, driving the IRP Chassis Modified, defeated Kevin Sustaire, No. 71k, Modified.
Dirt Dominator $1,000 feature winner: Chase Allen, No. 6, was the $1,000 winner of the Dirt Dominator consolation race. Tom Berry Jr., No. 11x, had a good run, but settled for second. Fifteen cars started the race.
IMCA Modified $5,000 feature winner: Jason "Big Show" Wolla, No. 27w, was the $5,000 Modified feature winner. Anthony Roth, No. 60, was second, Tom Berry Jr., No. 11x, was third, Jeffrey Abbey, No. 37, was fourth, and Kelly Shryock, No. 3, was fifth. John Gober, Garrett Higgins, Cory Davis, Kevin Green, and Eric Tomlinson, rounded out the top ten. Twenty-four cars started the feature.
IMCA Sprint feature winner: Jake Burbank, No. 74, from Arvada, CO, was your feature winner. Kevin Ramey, No. 7m, was second, Chad Koch, No. 35k, was third, Claud Estes III, No. 74e, was fourth and D.J. Estes, No. 74, was fifth. Marcus Thomas, Zane Lawrence, Logan Scherb, Jacob Harris, and Gary Floyd, rounded out the top ten. Twenty-four cars started the feature.
IMCA SportMod feature winner: Gabe Tucker, No. 95, was the SportMod feature winner. Jeff Shepperd, No. 17, was second, Garrett Rawls, No. 4g, was third, Brandon Geurin, No. 12, was fourth and James Guyton, No. 68, was fifth. Eddie Grimes, T.J. Green, Tyler Bragg, Taylor Florio, and Michael Martin, rounded out the top ten. Twenty-seven cars started the feature.
IMCA Stock Car feature winner: Benji Kirkpatrick, No. 4725, was the feature winner. Dillion Smith, No. 03e, was second, Damon Hammond, No. 116, was third, Billy Wade, No. 22, was fourth and Tyler Muirhead, No. 22t, was fifth. Andy Roller, Austin Smith, Bryan Schutte, A.J. Dancer, and Travis Norman, rounded out the top ten. Twenty-two cars started the feature.
IMCA Street Stock feature winner: Shane Priddy, No. 766, was the feature winner. Brandon Hood, No. 1b, was second, Kevin Smith, No. 77, was third, Will Arnold, No. 7a, was fourth and James Hanusch, No. 777, was fifth. Tim Ellis, Robert Black, Joe "Dirt" Williams, Aaron Leddy, and Tommy Garcia, rounded out the top ten. Twenty-one cars started the feature.
IMCA Factory Stock feature winner: Local Jeffrey Abbey, No. 77j, defeated a strong field for the Factory Stock feature win. Dalton Faulkner, No. 127, was second, Brandon Hood, No. 1b, was third, Ryan Hopkins, No. 4, was fourth and Shannon Dulock, No. 47, was fifth. Kevin Manning, Tommy Williams Jr., Mike Marusak, Tyler Moore, and Chris Watson, rounded out the top ten. Twenty-four cars started the feature.
Dwarf Cars PRO feature winner: Shawn Jones, No. 3c, had one of the fastest cars and he proved it with a $1,500 feature win. Taylor Hunter, No. 146, was second, John Roan, No. 71, was third, Joe Frock, No. 16d, was fourth, and Darren Brent, No. 57t, was fifth. Ryan Diatte, Mac Marmon, Michael Grenert, Dustin Rude, and Jeff Patterson, rounded out the top ten. Twenty-four cars started the feature.
Dwarf Cars VERS feature winner: Tim Fitzpatrick, No. 14d, was the feature winner. Ed Griggs, No. 84, was second, David Kulhanek, No. 56, was third, Jason Reavis, No. 626, was fourth and Aaron Stephens, No. 23h, was fifth. Scott Prejean, Dylan Budnik, Joe Fisher, Troop Miller, and Frank Politelli, rounded out the top ten. Twenty-four cars started the feature.
The kids enjoyed the Trick or Treat on the track during intermission.
Race fans enjoyed testing their racing skills in the R U Racing simulator.
Heart O Texas Speedway would like to thank all the racers and race fans who supported them this season. Have a great off season and Heart O Texas Speedway hopes to see everyone next year for an exciting 2019 racing season!
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