& Davenport Win $3,000 Specials at KLMS!!!
14, 2014) Matt
Mevert and Tait Davenport were the winners of Saturday night’s
twin 35-lap features paying $3,000 first-place prize money
at Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway. Mevert, of
Steeleville, Illinois, led all the way to claim the UMP
Modified feature, while Davenport, of Benton, Kentucky,
had to fight side-by-side with Todd Coffman before taking
the lead on the 11th lap and going on to claim the Pro (Crate)
Late Model victory.
In other feature events on the program,
Randy Sellars won the 25-lap Late Model main and Mike Lentz
won for the second time this year in Stock Car.
Mevert outdistanced Brian Barber,
Hunter Rasden, Chad Kinder and Matt Cooper to win the Modified
main in his first visit this year to the KLMS. He took the
lead from his outside front-row starting spot and was never
seriously challenged. A full field of 30 cars started the
race after a 12-lap consolation race decided the last six
Mevert, Kinder, Barber and Bryce
Jewell won heat races and Todd Riley won the consolation
race. Don Brantley and Dustin Rollins escaped injury in
a tangle on the front straightaway at the end of the first
lap, with Brantley’s car doing two complete barrel
rolls. Brantley first made contact with the car driven by
Chase Copeland and as he spun, he collected Rollins’
In the Crate feature, Davenport gunned
his car from his third-place starting spot underneath the
front row pair of Coffman and Chris Shelton. The trio raced
three-wide until Coffman assumed a narrow lead, with Davenport
beside him. The two drivers battled door-to-door until Davenport
dropped in behind Coffman and then shot underneath him in
Turn 1 of lap 11. He was in front the next time past the
flagstand and held command the rest of the way.
Shelton took second, followed by
Coffman, Cameron Brown and Jeff Walston. Brown, Shelton
and Davenport were heat race winners.
Sellars led all the way to win over
Jarryd Holshouser, with Jimmy Miller third. Austin Rettig,
Chris Shelton and Jeffrey Bailey rounded out the six-car
Lentz also led all the way, but had
to fight off repeated challenges, first from Kassidi Gibbs,
then Dale Nelson, then Mike Hodges and Nelson again before
taking the checkered flag. Nelson was second, followed by
Tya Cunningham, Gibbs and Hodges.
Matt Mevert celebrates with crew
Don Brantley’s No. 5 rolls over
with the car of Dustin Rollins underneath
Side-by-side action at KLMS in Crate
Late Model division
Side-by-side action at KLMS in Super
Late Model division
Side-by-side action at KLMS in Open Wheel
JUNE 14, 2014
Late Model (25-lap feature):
1. Randy Sellars; 2. Jarryd Holshouser; 3. Jimmy
Miller; 4.Austin Rettig; 5. Chris Shelton; 6. Jeffrey Bailey
Modified (35-lap feature):
1. Matt Mevert; 2. Brian Barber; 3. Hunter Rasden;
4. Chad Kinder; 5. Matt Cooper; 6. Lucas Lee; 7. Clayton
Miller; 8. Trent Young; 9. Levi Kissinger; 10. Steven Brooks;
11. Bryce Jewell; 12. Will Krup; 13. Everett Bradham; 14.
Josh Harris; 15. Zach Fair; 16. Steve Ladd; 17. Todd Miller;
18. Paul Miles; 19. Rocky Wilson; 20. David Esch; 21. Ryan
Driemeyer; 22. Todd Hall; 23. Josh Sissom; 24. Larry Anderson;
25. Todd Riley; 26. Dustin Isom; 27. Jeff Elliott; 28. J.R.
Mason; 29. Dean Hoffman DNS: Dave Wietholder
Consolation: 1. Todd Riley; 2. Todd
Miller; 3. Todd Hall; 4. Everett Bradham; 5. Josh Sissom;
6. Ryan Driemeyer; 7. Chase Copeland; 8.Tony Jackson; 9.
Fred Thalman; 10. Miles Thalman; 11. Don Brantley; 12. Dustin
1st Heat: 1. Bryce Jewell; 2. Trent
Young; 3. Zach Fair; 4. Steven Brooks; 5. Lucas Lee; 6.
J.R. Mason; 7. Todd Riley; 8. Todd Miller; 9. Everett Bradham;
10. Fred Thalman
2nd Heat: 1. Matt Mevert; 2.Matt
Cooper; 3. Levi Kissinger; 4. Hunter Rasden; 5. Josh Harris;
6. Steve Ladd; 7. Don Brantley; 8. Miles Thalman; DNS: Darrell
Brewer, Mark Igleheart
3rd Heat: 1. Chad Kinder; 2. Dean
Hoffman; 3. Dave Wietholder; 4. Jeff Elliott; 5. Paul Miles;
6. David Esch; 7. Todd Hall; 8. Chase Copeland; 9. Dustin
4th Heat: 1. Brian Barber; 2. Clayton
Miller; 3. Will Krup; 4. Rocky Wilson; 5. Dustin Isom; 6.
Larry Anderson; 7. Josh Sissom; 8. Ryan Driemeyer; 9. Tony
Pro (Crate) Late Model (35-lap
feature): 1. Tait Davenport; 2. Chris Shelton;
3. Todd Coffman; 4. Cameron Brown; 5. Jeff Walston; 6. Clayton
Miller; 7. Kolby Vandenbergh; 8. Evan Taylor; 9. Brent Lewis;
10. Ricky Waggoner; 11. Kevin Cole; 12. Clay Baumann; 13.
Jeremy Sneed; 14. Jeff Patterson; 15. Ronnie Cooper; 16.
Austin Flint; 17. Kyle McMahon; 18. Jay Tindal; 19. Keith
Richardson; 20. Troy English; 21. Joe Mike; 22. Michael
Lee; 23. Kevin Poole; 24. Jeff Glisson; 25. Travis Horner;
26. Adam Ray; 27. Jeff Sloan; 28 .Neal Neisler
1st Heat: 1. Cameron Brown; 2. Ricky
Waggoner; 3. Kolby Vandenbergh; 4. Clay Baumann; 5. Jeff
Sloan; 6. Jeremy Sneed; 7. Keith Richardson; 8. Kyle McMahon;
9. Michael Lee
2nd Heat: 1. Chris Shelton; 2. Jeff
Walston; 3. Troy English; 4. Brent Lewis; 5. Evan Taylor;
6. Kevin Poole; 7. Jeff Patterson;8. Ronnie Cooper; 9. Jay
3rd Heat: 1. Tait Davenport; 2. Clayton
Miller; 3. Kevin Cole; 4. Jeff Glisson; 5. Joe Mike; 6.
Adam Ray; 7. Austin Flint; 8. Neal Neisler; 9. Travis Horner
Stock Car (20-lap feature):
1. Mike Lentz; 2. Dale Nelson; 3. Tya Cunningham;
4. Kassidi Gibbs; 5. Mike Hodges; 6. Clay Story; 7. David
Cline; 8. Billy Collum; 9. Cody Hodges; 10. Mike Welch;
11. Randy Swift; 12. Lloyd Lingle; 13. Mike Watson; 14.
David Matthew; 15. Josh Kee DNS: Robert Phillips, Brent
1st Heat: 1. Mike Lentz; 2. Dale
Nelson; 3. Mike Watson; 4. Clay Story; 5. Cody Hodges; 6.
David Cline; 7. Lloyd Lingle; DNS: Robert Phillips, Brent
2nd Heat: 1. Kassidi Gibbs; 2. Tya
Cunningham; 3. Randy Swift; 4. Mike Welch; 5. David Matthew;
6. Billy Collum; 7. Josh Kee; 8. Mike Hodges