Kirchoff ties CLMA mark with weekend sweep
Eddie Kirchoff swept the June 25-26 weekend on the Colorado Late Model DIRTcar Series, capturing a pair of victories at Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, S.D., and his hometown track of Gillette (Wyo.) Thunder Speedway.
Kirchoff earned $1,200 apiece for the victories and tied Brett Hallmark of Grand Junction, Colo., atop the all-time CLMA victories list with 16. Kirchoff was perfect on the weekend, winning two heat races, two dashes and two feature events
John Bey of Sturgis, S.D., was runner-up at Black Hills while Dave Garmann of Brighton, Colo., finished second at Gillette. Bey and Chad Chenoweth of Huron, S.D., were the only drivers besides Kirchoff to posts a pair of top-five finishes.
CLMA @ Black Hills (June 25): (1) Eddie Kirchoff, (2) John Bey, (3) Jason Schierkolk, (4) Chad Chenoweth, (5) Chris Johnson, (6) Matt Sheesley, (7) Dave Garmann, (8) Eric Mass, (9) Lynn Amick, (10) J.T. Botts, (11) Morris Oberle, (12) Scott Lewis, (13) Ed Kirchoff, (14) Dan Henrickson, (15) Brent Nielsen, (16) Steve Lewis. Heat race winners (among 16 cars): Lewis, Kirchoff, Mass. Dash winner: Kirchoff.
CLMA @ Gillette (June 26): (1) Eddie Kirchoff, (2) Dave Garmann, (3) Chad Chenoweth, (4) John Bey, (5) Eric Mass, (6) Scott Lewis, (7) Danny Allen, (8) Jason Schierkolk, (9) Kelly Hample, (10) Dan Henrickson, (11) Morris Oberle, (12) Lynn Amick, (13) Richard Haberstroh, (14) Steve Lewis, (15) J.T. Botts, (16) Chris Johnson, (17) Matt Sheesley. Heat race winners (among 17 cars): Johnson, Allen, Kirchoff. Dash winner: Kirchoff.