Richmond Raceway Announces 2016 Track Champions


Richmond, KY(October 10, 2016) Richmond Raceway has concluded the 2016 racing season and track co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are pleased to announce the track’s 2016 track champions and the final top fifteen drivers in points in each division for the 2016 racing season that competed at the 3/10 mile red clay oval better known as “The Beast of the East”.

The 2016 track champions are as follows:  Jason Barrett of Waco, KY in Sonic Late Models; Blake Brown of Corbin, KY in Phantom Racing Gear Modifieds; Robby Perkins of Ezel, KY in AR Bodies KDRA Super Stocks, Sean Jones of Clermont County, OH in Pro-Tow Towing Stock Four Cylinders; Dylan Rutherford of Corbin, KY in Warlock Race Cars Mini-Cup/Cyclones.

Richmond Raceway is located at 328 Greens Crossing Road, just a short drive from the city limits of Richmond, KY.  Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are the track promoters and will present dirt track racing on Saturday evenings.  For more information about Richmond Raceway, contact track co-promoter Larry Yantz at (606) 510-5331 or track co-promoter Chad Yantz at (606) 510-4836 or via social media at, Facebook at or, and Twitter @MichaelDespain or @RichmondRaceway.  The phone number at the track for information concerning race events and raceday information is (859) 624-5640.   


Richmond Raceway would like to thank its 2016 track marketing partners:  Airport Road Salvage Yard (Junction City, KY), American Racer South (Tullahoma, TN), Andrew Automotive (Stanford, KY), AR Bodies (Greenbriar, TN), Barton’s Storage Buildings (Corbin, KY), (Berea, KY), Best Western (Richmond), Coyote Country WCYO 100.7 FM (Richmond), Eagle Financial Services (Richmond), Estepp Shell (Richmond), Finish First Designs (Berea, KY), First Southern National Bank (Richmond/Stanford/Hustonville/Lancaster), Hoosier Tire, Kentucky Septic Repair (Richmond), Kountry Motors (Richmond), Phantom Racing Gear (Lawrenceburg, KY), Pro-Tow Towing (Richmond), Renfro’s Towing (Richmond), REVELution Race Cars (Richmond), (Madison, WI), Skirting Solutions (London, KY), SkyTower Power Race Engines (Stanford, KY), Sonic (Richmond), Sunoco Race Fuels, Todd Metals and Truss (Somerset, KY/Columbia, KY), Warlock Race Cars (Independence, KY), WCBR 1110 AM Christian Radio (Richmond), WRNZ 105.1 FM (Danville), and Xtreme Style Signs and Graphics (Danville, KY)

Richmond Raceway FINAL 2016 Track Point Standings
(NOTE: The top fifteen drivers in each division are listed)

Sonic Late Models
1.            Jason Barrett (Waco, KY)- 636
2.            Todd Coffman (Parksville, KY)- 554
3.            Chris Ruble (Waco, KY)- 535
4.            Johnny Wheeler (Campbellsville, KY)- 443
5.            Derek Fisher (Olympia, KY)- 427
6.            Donnie Everman (Clay City, KY)- 413
7.            Justin Rattliff (Campbellsville, KY)- 400
8.            Tommy Bailey (Corbin, KY)- 377
9.            Michael Chilton (Salvisa, KY)- 357
10.          Jake Henry (Junction City, KY)- 325
11.          Greg Johnson (Bedford, IN)- 293
12.          Dennis Barton (Corbin, KY)- 250
13.          Daniel Shelton (Liberty Township, OH)- 230
14.          Danny Barrett (McKee, KY)- 219
15.          Steven Eversole (Crab Orchard, KY)- 209

Phantom Racing Gear Modifieds
1.            Blake Brown (Corbin, KY)- 843
2.            Keith Smith (Stanton, KY)- 711
3.            Jimmy Robinson (Richmond, KY)- 696
4.            Zach Powers (Taylorsville, KY)- 585
5.            Cody Smith (Clay City, KY)- 561
6.            Jimmy Crabtree (Irvine, KY)- 515
7.            Dennis Roberson (Paris, KY)- 481
8.            Jeff Watson (Campbellsville, KY)- 472
9.            John Jackson (Cynthiana, KY)- 448
10.          Korey Cochran (Richmond, KY)- 438
11.          Brent Estes (Irvine, KY)- 433
12.          Aaron Branham (Clay City, KY)- 404
13.          Jared Reams (Mount Vernon, KY)- 355
14.          Russ Gabbert (Berea, KY)- 286
15.          Tommy Turner (Richmond, KY)- 221

AR Bodies KDRA Super Stocks
1.            Robby Perkins (Ezel, KY)- 841
2.            Jeremie Bretz (Maysville, KY)- 780
3.            Eddie Stewart (Manchester, KY)- 681
4.            Jeremy Howard (Berea, KY)- 555
5.            Brandon Hutchinson (Hi Hat, KY)- 502
6.            Logan Preston (Berea, KY)- 483
7.            Travis Preston (Berea, KY)- 453
8.            Trae Soper (Nicholasville, KY)- 446
9.            Allen Hackworth, Jr. (Waco, KY)- 444
10.          Faron Robinson (Waco, KY)- 408
11.          Jimmy Bailey (Winchester, KY)- 394
12.          Terry Cheeks (Paint Lick, KY)- 348
13.          John Hall (Berea, KY)- 333
14.          Bartley Grant (Berea, KY)- 329
15.          Troy Clark (North Vernon, IN)- 328

Pro-Tow Towing Stock Four Cylinders
1.            Sean Jones (Clermont County, OH)- 643
2.            Shane Irvin (Liberty, KY)- 621
3.            Tyler Hayes (Pine Ridge, KY)- 470
4.            Brandon Creech (Berea, KY)- 451
5.            Jamison Gipson (Lancaster, KY)- 420
6.            Charles Burton (Somerset, KY)- 409
7.            Greg Hensley (Lost Creek, KY)- 396
8.            Keith Gipson (Keene, KY)- 378
9.            Dylan Stevens (Morehead, KY)- 365
10.          Clint Cox (Beattyville, KY)- 361
11.          Dave McCarty (Owingsville, KY)- 288
12.          Stacy Harrison (Corbin, KY)- 276
13.          Eric Reynolds (Science Hill, KY)- 259
14.          Jeremie Bretz (Maysville, KY)- 225
15.          Freddy Breeden (Somerset, KY)- 209

Warlock Race Cars Mini-Cup/Cyclones
1.            Dylan Rutherford (Corbin, KY)- 598
2.            Bobby Williams (Hyden, KY)- 508
3.            Josh Dickerson (Richmond, KY)- 448
4.            Scott Crusenberry (Williamsburg, KY)- 378
5.            Dalton Brown (Crab Orchard, KY)- 312
6.            Jason Bell (London, KY)- 220
7.            Glenn Dickerson (Berea, KY)- 204
8.            Blake Brown (Corbin, KY)- 163
9.            Brady Lear (Brodhead, KY)- 159
10.          Dylan Stevens (Morehead, KY)- 85
11.          Thomas Scenters (Berea, KY)- 70
12.          Connor Dole (Corbin, KY)- 66
13.          Andrew Parson (Greensburg, KY)- 63
14.          Jason Sizemore (Tyner, KY)- 61