Coos Bay Speedway
Late restart helps Walters to Coos Bay victory
By Steve ReeckDAA Northwest Crate Late Model Series
COOS BAY, Ore. (July 10) — Series points leader Greg Walters of Banks, Ore., won his fourth DAA Northwest Crate Late Model Series victory of the season Saturday at Coos Bay Speedway.
Billy Workman Jr. had a straightaway lead erased by a caution for Brittany Ray’s turn-four spin late in the race, and Walters restarted third behind Workman and Jimmy Schram. Walters took second from Schram on the restart, then overtook Workman for the victory. | Slideshow
Workman settled for second followed by Russ Sell, fast qualifier Jason Wines and Schram.
Notes: Walters is sponsored by Schram Excavating and T&G Trucking. ... The first-year series is presented by Sherwin-Williams. ... Brandon Biffles team found a cracked head in his car’s engine, forcing him to scratch. ... Billy Workman Jr. won the night’s Super Late Model feature. ... Tim Zeller competed in the No. 4 Swartz Race Car normally driven by Brady Sells. ... The tour competes July 16-17 at Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Wash., and Sunset Speedway Park in Banks, Ore.
DAA @ Coos Bay: (1) Greg Walters, (2) Billy Workman Jr., (3) Russ Sell, (4) Jason Wines, (5) Jerry Schram, (6) Steve Moore, (7) Jeff Biffle, (8) Terry Ferrando, (9) Britton Danahoo, (10) Mike George, (11) Brett James, (12) Brittany Ray, (13) Tim Zeller, (14) Jimmy Schram, Scratched: Brandon Biffle. Fast qualifier (among 15 cars): Wines, 14.964 seconds. Heat race winners: Zeller, Workman. Dash winner: Wines.