Central Washington State Fair Raceway,
Sanction: Northwest Extreme Crate Series - $500
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated September 20, 9:45 am)
Tanner tops Yakima's NW Extreme opener
- Joey Tanner
- Jesse Williamson
- Brad Martin
- Jerry Schram
- Britton Donahoo
- Jacob Myers
- Greg Walters
- Jason Johnson
- John Gamell
- Daniel Modaff
- Kristi Somers
Joey Tanner on his way to victory at the Yakima Dirt Track.
What won the race: Joey Tanner of Portland, Ore., swapped the lead once with Brad Martin of Warren, Ohio, before gaining control for good on lap 11 and rolling on to the victory.
Key notes: Tanner registered his third career win on the Crate Late Model series. It was his first triumph at the 3/8-mile Yakima dirt track. ... Martin slipped to third at the finish, falling short in his bid for a first-ever Northwest Extreme win. ... Eugene, Ore.’s Jesse Williamson finished second in car owned by Jerry Schram of Vancouver, Wash., who placed fourth. ... The Northwest Extreme tour's 2014 season concludes on Saturday with the second half of the Yakima doubleheader.
Winner's sponsors: Tanner's Dave Walter-owned MasterSbilt car is sponsored by All-In Property Investments, X-Factor Race Cars and Warpaint Motorsports Graphix.
Points chase: Greg Walters of Banks, Ore., who has won eight of this season's 11 Northwest Extreme Series features (including the last seven in a row entering the weekend), finished seventh and saw his points lead over Martin shrink to just five points (680-675) entering Saturday's final race.
Car count: 12
Fast qualifier: Jesse Williamson
Dash winner: Joey Tanner
Heat race winners: Jesse Williamson, Joey Tanner
Next series race: September 20, Yakima Dirt Track (Yakima, WA) $500