Sanction: MARS DIRTcar Series West (Larry Phillips Memorial) - $3,475
Information provided by: Ron Mitchell (last updated September 14, 5:58 pm)
Looney tops MARS field in Larry Phillips Memorial
Larry Phillips Memorial
- Brad Looney
- Jeremy Payne
- Justin Wells
- Kyle Beard
- Tony Jackson Jr.
- Brandon McCormick
- Jason Hughes
- Justin Asplin
- Dewayne Kiefer
- Cole Wells
- Terry Phillips
- Darrell Mooneyham
- Chuck Comer
- Jon Driskill
- Brantlee Gotschall
- Jeff Roth
- Jacob Magee
- Garrett Essary
- Leroy Johnson
- Josh Hughes
- Will Vaught
- Jesse Stovall
Brad Looney won his second straight Larry Phillips Memorial.
What won the race: Fourth-starting Brad Looney of Republic, Mo., ended a nearly year-long drought on the MARS DIRTcar Series on Saturday with his second straight victory in Springfield Raceway's Larry Phillips Memorial. Looney, who has made limited starts in 2014, pocketed $3,475 in taking the checkers ahead of Jeremy Payne for his first series victory since Sept. 14, 2013's L.P. Memorial at Springfield.
Key notes: Looney took the lead from Payne on the 34th lap of the 75-lap feature. ... Polesitter Jesse Stovall of Galena, Mo., broke a shock on the parade lap. ... Terry Phillips, who started 18th, had a late flat tire after contact with Payne in a battle for second. ... Will Vaught, who led the first 10 laps, was running second when motor woes forced him out on lap 32. .... Phillips also had a flat leading the second heat but rebounded to win a consolation race. ... The 14th annual Larry Phillips Memorial paid tribute to the five-time NASCAR Weekly Racing Series champion as the tour makes its final appearance of 2014 at Springfield.
On the move: Justin Wells of Aurora, Mo., started 12th and finished third.
Winner's sponsors: Looney's Capital Race Car has a Hatfield Racing Engine and sponsorship fromA&E Kitchen Service, Client One Securities and Looney Underground.
Points chase: Tony Jackson Jr. of Lebanon, Mo., has 1,524 points to lead Jesse Stovall (1,444) and Justin Asplin (1,192).
Car count: 32
Polesitter: Jesse Stovall
Heat race winners: Jesse Stovall, Brad Looney, Jeremy Payne, Jeff Roth
Consolation race winners: Jason Hughes, Terry Phillips
Next series race: September 27, Salina Highbanks Speedway (Salina, OK) $3,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.