Wells wins at Tri-State for third win in four starts
POCOLA, Okla. (July 18) — Justin Wells of Aurora, Mo., rallied from his 10th starting spot at Tri-State Speedway and roared to his fourth victory of the season on the Race Brothers Show-Me Racin' Series. Wells notched his third victory in the last four series events to earned $1,000.
Larry Campbell of Van Buren, Ark., finished second followed by Leslie Essary of Crane, Mo., early leader Bill McMurtrie of Bartlesville, Okla., and Ken Essary of Cape Fair, Mo. Polesitter Tim Adams faded to a seventh-place finish in a race slowed only by a caution for a jumped start at the outset.
Show-Me Racin' Series @ Tri-State: (1) Justin Wells, (2) Larry Campbell, (3) Leslie Essary, (4) Bill McMurtrie, (5) Ken Essary, (6) Kevin Henson, (7) Tim Adams, (8) Rick Lebow, (9) Jim Fulp, (10) Rex Merritt, (11) Kathy Tonoli, (12) Scott Fry, (13) Jarrod Hilton, (14) Randy Galloway, (15) Kevin Brown, (16) Chris Morelock, (17) Ron Johnson, (18) Mark Penticuff, (19) Brad Cook, (20) Chris Deaton. Heat race winners (among 20 cars): Deaton, Wells, Lebow.