Texarkana 67 Speedway
Frye overtakes Hottinger, gets sweep at 67
TEXARKANA, Ark. (July 11) — Overtaking Dewaine Hottinger on the 14th lap, Bill Frye of Greenbrier, Ark., led the rest of the way Saturday to complete an O'Reilly Mid-South Racing Association weekend sweep at 67 Speedway. Frye earned $2,000 for his third career MSRA triumph.
Polesitter Jeff Floyd of Walnut Ridge, Ark., finished second with seventh-starting Michael Murphree of Little Rock, Ark., in third. Kyle Beard of Trumann, Ark., and series points leader Billy Moyer Jr. of Batesville, Ark., rounded out the top five. Hottinger slipped to a seventh-place finish.
Notes: Frye's GRT Race Car has a Kuntz & Co. engine and sponsorship from Petroff Towing, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Bo Air, Vita Tub, Integra Shocks & Springs and VP Fuel. ... Billy Moyer Jr. earned the Larry Shaw Race Cars Hard Charger honors for his 10th-to-fifth run. .... O'Reilly MSRA competitors next race at Beebe (Ark.) Speedway on July 17 and Drew County Speedway in Monticello, Ark., on July 18. Both races pay $2,000 to the winner.
O'Reilly MSRA @ 67: (1) Bill Frye, (2) Jeff Floyd, (3) Michael Murphree, (4) Kyle Beard, (5) Billy Moyer Jr., (6) Gary Christian, (7) Dewaine Hottinger, (8) Ray Moore, (9) Jon Mitchell, (10) Jeff Chanler, (11) Clay Fisher, (12) Wayne Skinner, (13) Austin Rettig, (14) Wesley Chanler, (15) Wesley Crutchfield, (16) Randy Mitchell, (17) Stacy Taylor, (18) Jon Kirby, (19) Randy Floyd, (20) Shane Diamant, (21) Alan Rettig. Heat race winners (among 21 cars): Moyer, Frye, Mitchell.