West Texas Raceway,
Sanction: Southern Touring Late Model Series (Western Swing) - $2,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated August 15, 12:04 pm)
Daniel earns $2,000 in Western Swing opener
- Patrik Daniel
- Kip Hughes
- Hayden Ross
- Cody Leonard
- Beau Begnaud
- Ray Allen Kulhanek
- Damian Patocka
- Eddie Tidwell
- Austin Theiss
- Brandon Brzozowski
- Nate Jantz
- Eric Brill
- Wayne Bush
- Tommy Grimes
- Zach Nickell
- Tom Briley
- Shawn Greenlee
- Adam Schrag
- Bobby McGehee
Patrik Daniel scored a $2,000 victory at West Texas.
What won the race: Patrik Daniel of Wills Point, Texas, held off Kip Hughes and Hayden Ross on a restart with 10 laps remaining to capture the Western Swing opener at West Texas Raceway. Daniel's $2,000 victory was co-sanctioned by the Southern Touring Late Model Series and the Sooner Late Model Series.
Key notes: Daniel beat Kip Hughes to the checkers by 1.728 seconds. ... He ended the three-victory streak for Bo Day on the Southern Touring Series. ... The races only caution occured on lap 19 when Zach Nickell slowed with mechanical problems. ... Eleven drivers finished on the lead lap. ... Friday's race kicked off a west Texas doubleheader weekend for the two tours. Action moves to Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo, Texas, on Saturday.
On the move: Sixth-place finisher Ray Allen Kulhanek of Danbury, Texas, advanced seven spots from his 13th starting spot.
Winner's sponsors: Daniel's Rocket Chassis is sponsored by Platinum Collision Center, Honeycutt Sand and Gravel, Abel Truck Sales, Maxima Racing Oils, Murihead Trucking, Velocita, Buckmeyer Motorsports, Smiley’s, Bell, All Pests Solutions, Superior Glass and Mirror and 1st Class Auto Glass.
Points chase: Entering the weekend, Bo Day of Greenville, Texas, led the STLMS points while Kip Hughes of Enid, Okla., led Sooner Series standings.
Current weather: Broken Clouds, 84°F
Car count: 19
Heat race winners: Nate Jantz, Damian Patocka, Patrik Daniel
Next series race: August 15, Route 66 Motor Speedway (Amarillo, TX) $2,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.