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Blake Brown Bags Modified Mayhem $1,500 Victory at Richmond Raceway

 

Richmond, KY(July 9, 2017) Richmond Raceway would present its annual Modified Mayhem event on Saturday evening for the Eagle Financial Services Open Wheel Modifieds and Blake Brown of Corbin, KY would take the win and a $1,500 payday.  Other feature event winners included John Whitney of Clarksdale, OH in Sonic Late Models, Eddie Stewart of Manchester, KY in AR Bodies KDRA Super Stocks, Tyler Hayes of Pine Ridge, KY in Baker Iron and Metal Stock Four Cylinders, and Blake Brown of Corbin, KY in Mini-Cup/Cyclones.

Blake Brown would lead all twenty-five laps of the Eagle Financial Services Open Wheel Modified $1,500 to win Modified Mayhem main event.  Dennis Roberson would finish in the runner-up position, with John Jackson claiming the final podium position with a third-place effort.  Jimmy Robinson and David McWilliams would complete the top five.  The remainder of the top ten finishers in the nineteen car starting field were Josh Rice, Kevin Harkins, Brent Estes, Zach Powers, and Kelly Riggs.

In the Sonic Late Model twenty-five main event, Tripp Gerrald would lead the first seven laps of the event until tangling with a slower car that spun in turn three, ending Gerrald’s night.  This turn of events would put John Whitney in the lead of the race and would lead the remainder of the way to score his first win of the season at Richmond Raceway.  Tenth place starting James Rice would finish second, with Jason Barrett, Derek Fisher, and Connor Meade.  The remainder of the top ten finishers in the twenty-two car starting field would be Jeff Watson, Alan Magner, Jeff Arnold, Brandon Fouts, and Chris Ruble.  

The AR Bodies KDRA Super Stock main event would see Eddie Stewart grab the checkered flag in the fifteen lap main event.  Robby Perkins would finish second, while Jeremy Howard would claim the third place finishing position.  Logan Preston and Travis Preston would complete the top five respectively.  Rounding out the top ten finishers would be Chad Barrett, Tyler Collis, James Crowe, Chris Blanton, and Greg Hensley.

Tyler Hayes would score his third Baker Iron and Metal Stock Four Cylinder feature victory of the season at Richmond Raceway taking the checkered flag first over Jeremie Bretz and Brandon Creech.  Greg Hensley and Jeremy Porter rounded out the top five.  Completing the top ten finishers would be Steve Perkins, Ashley Logan, Gunner Johnson, Heather Bretz,  and Caleb Ratliff.

The Mini-Cup/Cyclones would make their first appearance of the season at Richmond Raceway and Blake Brown would park his machine in victory lane.  Teammate Dylan Rutherford would finish second, with Glenn Dickerson and Felicia Patterson completing the running order.

 

SUMMARY-Richmond Raceway-Richmond, KY-July 8, 2017

Eagle Financial Services Open Wheel Modifieds (19 entries) Top Qualifier- Jimmy Robinson 16.486 1st Heat- Jimmy Robinson, John Jackson, Jeff Watson, Aaron Branham, Zach Powers, Kevin Harkins, Kelly Riggs, Wayne Helton, Chris Kirk, Oscar Marshall 2nd Heat- Blake Brown, Dennis Roberson, Jimmy Lennex, Jr., David McWilliams, Josh Rice, Brent Estes, Tom Pribble, Tommy Carlton, Ian Sexton Modified Mayhem- Blake Brown, Dennis Roberson, John Jackson, Jimmy Robinson, David McWilliams, Josh Rice, Kevin Harkins, Brent Estes, Zach Powers, Kelly Riggs, Oscar Marshall, Ian Sexton, Wayne Helton, Jeff Watson, Aaron Branham, Jimmy Lennox, Jr., Tommy Carlton, Chris Kirk, Tom Pribble

Sonic Late Models (22 entries)
Top Qualifier- Derek Fisher 15.142
1st Heat- Jason Barrett, Connor Meade, Derek Fisher, James Rice, A.J. Hicks, Chris Ruble, Steven Eversole, Jason Hall 2nd Heat- Tripp Gerrald, Scott Lemaster, Alan Magner, Joe Mayabb, Eric Dalton, Bryan Salisbury, Brandon Fouts 3rd Heat- John Whitney, Jeff Watson, Jeff Arnold, Shane Bailey, Donnie Everman, Jeff Alsip, Larry Martin
Feature- John Whitney, James Rice, Jason Barrett, Derek Fisher, Connor Meade, Jeff Watson, Alan Magner, Jeff Arnold, Brandon Fouts, Chris Ruble, Jeff Alsip, Larry Martin, Josh Hall, A.J. Hicks, Shane Bailey, Eric Dalton, Joe Mayabb, Tripp Gerrald, Bryan Salisbury, Donnie Everman, Scott Lemaster, Steven Eversole

AR Bodies KDRA Super Stocks (19 entries) Top Qualifier- Eddie Stewart 16.936 1st Heat- Eddie Stewart, Travis Preston, Logan Preston, James Crowe, Chad Barrett, Matthew King, Greg Hensley, Tyler Alcorn, Jimmy Bailey (DNS-Eddie Hacker) 2nd Heat- Robby Perkins, Jeremy Howard, Tyler Collis, Chris Blanton, John Hall, Dave McCarty, Jerry Brandenburg, Darrell Cain, Thomas Hoch
Feature- Eddie Stewart, Robby Perkins, Jeremy Howard, Logan Preston, Travis Preston, Chad Barrett, Tyler Collis, James Crowe, Chris Blanton, Greg Hensley, Jimmy Bailey, Dave McCarty, Tyler Alcorn, Matthew King, Jerry Brandenburg, Darrell Cain, John Hall, Thomas Hoch (DNS-Eddie Hacker)

Baker Iron and Metal Stock Four Cylinders (21 entries) Top Qualifier- Jeremie Bretz 18.224 1st Heat- Jeremie Bretz, Jeremy Porter, Chris Shelton, Ashley Logan, Bill Taulbee, Henry Lawson, Tim Brummett 2nd Heat- Tyler Hayes, Greg Hensley, Gunner Johnson, Stacey Harrison, Steve Perkins, Heather Bretz, Keith Gipson 3rd Heat- Brandon Creech, Caleb Ratliff, Henry Lawson, Martin Stacey, Jamison Gipson, Lincoln Hatton, Mark Adkins
Feature- Tyler Hayes, Jeremie Bretz, Brandon Creech, Greg Hensley, Jeremy Porter, Steve Perkins, Ashley Logan, Gunner Johnson, Heather Bretz, Caleb Ratliff, Bill Taulbee, Henry Lawson, Lincoln Hatton, Jamison Gipson, Mark Adkins, Chris Shelton, Tyler Lawson, Keith Gipson, Tim Brummett, Martin Stacey, Stacey Harrison

Mini-Cup/Cyclones (4 entries)
Top Qualifier- Blake Brown 21.342
Heat- Blake Brown, Dylan Rutherford, Felicia Patterson, Glenn Dickerson

Feature- Blake Brown, Dylan Rutherford, Glenn Dickerson, Felicia Pattersons.