(Peebles, OH) On a beautiful afternoon in July the Brushcreek Motorsports Complex fired up once again to Showcase the PF2 Trucking Saturday Night Showdown! The Weekend Warriors took to the track to battle in the next round on the way to a Championship in October! The Championship Points battles are shaping up as drivers eye that crucial Top 4 in Points which you must be in to battle for Championship come October. As the drivers prepared for their racing action the track was prepped up and ready for the arrival of the first events of the night!
The Sport Mod Division hit the track and usual front runners Brennan Bobst and Chris Shelton decided to take charge and put on show to remember! At the drop of the green flag Chris Shelton pulled out to the top spot with Bobst right on his tail. Bobst spent the opening laps scoping out the rear bumper of Shelton’s number 4 car. Finally Brennan seen an open gap and ran down below Shelton. The two then ran side by side lap after lap, one trying to inch ahead of the other as they crossed the line each time! Bobst would pull ahead then have to fall back next to Shelton. After nearly 10 Laps of Side by Side racing Bobst was able to edge his number 24 ahead and to the lead! With final charges by Shelton coming up unsuccessful, Brennan Bobst won his first race of 2016! Chris Shelton, Jowanna Shelton and Peter Ripato Rounded out the field behind Bobst.
The Modified Division was next on tap as they were shooting for $900 to win! Dave Warnock who raised the Pay+ Program Bonus to $300 by winning the past two weekends, had a target on his back by some of the best local drivers around! Dave Warnock had troubles early which would gaurantee a new Pay+ Program Winner! Jeremy Rayburn took the green flag and was on a rail early in the going however coming on strong as the race wore on was a driver new to the Modified division in 2016, Dustin Sword! Dustin who just began running his number 98 car is still considered a rookie by most, however as the laps closed in on Saturday’s 20 Lap Feature event, he was gaining fast on your leader Jeremy Rayburn. Sword worked the bottom side and finally stuck a nose below Rayburn causing Rayburn to change lines to attempt to hold his lead. Sword made his final attempts to get by Rayburn but came up short with a career best 2nd Place Finish! Jeremy Rayburn picked up his first points win of 2016 at BMC and second of the season. Following Rayburn and Sword across the line was Tim Rayburn, Brandon Ramsey and Dean Boyd.
After the Modified Feature the Ohio Valley Roofers Legend Car Series rolled onto the track for their Feature event! 15 Laps of racing action was on tap and as always the passing and sliding was at a maximum. Cole DeMint jumped out front early in the event with the pack of cars roaring behind him. The 2015 Champion was on the run trying to get a sizable lead. After a caution flew for an accident, the roar of the pack rolled on, intensely trying to battle their way up against Cole DeMint. The two and three wide racing however only allowed the leader to grow his advantage ever more! Cole DeMint held on to the top spot to claim his Second Career points victory and his First of 2016. Following DeMint across the line was Steve Duderstadt, Shaun Scott, John Gutman and Josh Francis who rounded out the top 5.
The Brushcreek Motorsports Complex will be taking Saturday July 16th OFF for the 125th Adams Count Fair! We encourage fans to attend the fair and the Motorsports event going on at the fair. We also invite everyone out to see The Barn Raceway’s showcase of their Nitro RC Late Models in the center ring of the Fair on Friday July 15th as some of our local drivers take to the track with Radio Controlled cars!
BMC Will be back in action on Saturday July 23rd with Meet the Drivers Night! Fans will have a chance to get down on the track and meet their favorite drivers, take pictures and get autographs! Also mark your calendars for the Only Late Model Show in 2016 as the STARS Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week rolls into town on Friday July 29th paying Late Models $3,000 to win! Don’t miss as some of the best drivers around battle on the 7th of 8 races during the week of speed for Late Models!
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