Route 66 Motor Speedway,
Sanction: Sooner Late Model Series (Western Swing Night Two) - $2,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated August 16, 11:24 am)
Hughes wins Western Swing finale at Route 66
Western Swing Night Two
- Kip Hughes
- Ray Allen Kulhanek
- Nate Jantz
- Damian Patocka
- Bobby McGehee
- Austin Theiss
- Tommy Grimes
- Brandon Brzozowski
- Wayne Bush
- Beau Begnaud
- Shawn Greenlee
- Hayden Ross
- Eric Brill
- Cody Leonard
- Eddie Tidwell
- Zach Nickell
- Adam Schrag
What won the race: Turning back challenges from a charging Ray Allen Kulhanek, third-starting Kip Hughes of Enid, Okla., rolled to the $2,000 victory in Saturday night’s Western Swing finale at Route 66 Motor Speedway. Finishing ahead of Kulhanek and Nate Jantz, Hughes tallied his 16th career Sooner Late Model Series win in the event that was co-sanctioned with the Southern Touring Late Model Series.
Key notes: The drivers of the Sooner Late Model Series and the Southern Touring Late Model Series headed for Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo, Texas, on Saturday for the second leg of co-sanctioned doubleheader weekend. … The two tours competed together at West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas on Friday, where Patrik Daniel of Wills Point, Texas, held off Kip Hughes and Hayden Ross for victory.
On the move: Tommy Grimes of Devine, Texas, started 17th and finished seventh.
Winner's sponsors: Hughes’s Marker Motorsports Barry Wright Race Car carries sponsorship from Hot Shot Power Washing, Mac Tools by Danny Stratton, Grand Garage, Knockout Graphics, Jerry Bergman Tax and Accounting,Tony Jackson Jr. Racing and Dunsworth Machine.
Points chase: Entering the weekend, Bo Day of Greenville, Texas, led the STLMS points while Kip Hughes of Enid, Okla., led Sooner Series standings; Day did not enter Friday’s event.
Current weather: Clear, 90°F
Car count: 17
Polesitter: Bobby McGehee
Heat race winners: Eddie Tidwell, Brandon Brzozowski, Kip Hughes
Next series race: August 29, Oklahoma Sports Park (Ada, OK) $750
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.