Leonard captures first Sooner victory at 81 Speedway



by John Rittenoure - PARK CITY, Kans. (August 28, 2021) - Dusty Leonard survived an early battle for the lead to win his first Complete Well Testing Sooner Late Model Series feature Saturday at 81 Speedway.

Leonard is the 15th different driver to win a Complete Well Testing Sooner Late Model feature this season.

The Marysville, Kansas driver was one of three Kansas drivers in the top five. Leonard was chased to the finish by Woodward, Oklahoma driver Kaleb Roach, Clint McFadden of Valley Center, Kansas, Woodward driver Mike Roach and Valley Centers Darren Moses.

Sixth place finisher Kip Hughes had to scramble to make the show and retain is points lead over Hayden Ross. After finishing second the night before at Tulsa Speedway Hughes went home to change engines. The three-time defending champion was a late arrival Saturday and missed his heat race. Hughes started 18th in the 25-lap main event and charged his way through the field just missing a top five finish. Points challenger Hayden Ross was 11th.

Hughes now holds 60 point lead over Ross.

The CWT Sooner Late Model Series is back in action on September 11 at Enid Speedway.

Complete Well Testing Sooner Late Model Series

81 Speedway - Park City, Kans.

August 28, 2021

Complete Well Testing A Feature 1 (25 Laps): 1. 7D-Dusty Leonard[3]; 2. 5R-Kaleb Roach[8]; 3. MC2-Clint McFadden[14]; 4. 33R-Mike Roach[7]; 5. 42-Darren Moses[17]; 6. 4-Kip Hughes[18]; 7. 47X-Chris Bratcher[15]; 8. 03-Jeremy Bishop[2]; 9. 10 4-Adam Popp[11]; 10. 15-Brad Fortney[4]; 11. 66-Hayden Ross[10]; 12. 99-Cliff Morrow[12]; 13. 88S-Richard Shepler[13]; 14. (DNF) 81-Troy Bynum[5]; 15. (DNF) 84-Gary Kilbourn[1]; 16. (DNF) 151-Theron Boswell[19]; 17. (DNF) 47-Roger Winters[16]; 18. (DNF) B1-Dustin Bolster[20]; 19. (DNS) 11-Dustin Allen; 20. (DNS) 229-Damian Patocka

O’Reilly Auto Parts Heat 1 (10 Laps): 1. 7D-Dusty Leonard[2]; 2. 33R-Mike Roach[4]; 3. 10 4-Adam Popp[6]; 4. 11-Dustin Allen[5]; 5. 88S-Richard Shepler[3]; 6. 47-Roger Winters[1]; 7. 151-Theron Boswell[7]

DesignOne Racewear Heat 2 (10 Laps): 1. 15-Brad Fortney[2]; 2. 84-Gary Kilbourn[1]; 3. 5R-Kaleb Roach[4]; 4. 66-Hayden Ross[5]; 5. MC2-Clint McFadden[7]; 6. 42-Darren Moses[6]; 7. (DNF) B1-Dustin Bolster[3]

Complete Well Testing Heat 3 (10 Laps): 1. 81-Troy Bynum[2]; 2. 99-Cliff Morrow[6]; 3. 03-Jeremy Bishop[1]; 4. (DNF) 229-Damian Patocka[3]; 5. (DNF) 47X-Chris Bratcher[4]; 6. (DNS) 4-Kip Hughes

About Complete Well Testing

Based in Oklahoma, Complete Well Testing is a family owned and operated company specializing in hydrostatic tubing testing and EMI tubing scanning.

About Sooner Late Model Series

The Sooner Late Model Series was formed in 2016 by Enid Speedway co-promoter Mark Brill. Brill felt there was not many opportunities for late model competitors to race in Oklahoma and the Sooner Late Model Series was formed. Now the series has grown beyond the borders of Oklahoma with events held in the neighboring states of Kansas, Texas and Arkansas as well.

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