Wood captures first OCRS victory at Southern Oklahoma Speedway

by John Rittenoure - ARDMORE, Okla. (June 26, 2021) - With five top 5 and 9 top 10 finishes coming into Saturday’s AmeriFlex / OCRS IMCA Sprint Car event at Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Danny Wood has been on the verge of getting his first victory.

The wait is over. Wood started on the pole and went the distance to win his first career AmeriFlex / OCRS feature.

While Wood was in firm command of the top spot, there was plenty of driver movement behind him. Joe Bob Lee started 10th but worked his way through the field to second, but was six seconds behind Wood at the finish. Steven Shebester moved from fifth to third while Joe Wood, Jr. came from seventh to fourth. Whit Gastineau finished fifth.

The tail of the field saw lots of changes as Gary Owens came from the last row in the 20-car field to sixth at the finish. Dylan Postier started 18th and finished 7th. Blake Scott finished 8th after starting 17th.

Wood was able to pad his series points lead after moving into the top spot on Friday at Red Dirt Raceway. Wood replaced Casey Wills who had led the points chase all season.

AmeriFlex / OCRS IMCA Results

Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Ardmore, Okla.

June 26, 2021

AmeriFlex Hose Accessories A-Main (25 Laps): 1. 55W-Danny Wood[1]; 2. 5-Joe Bob Lee[10]; 3. 16S-Steven Shebester[5]; 4. 28-Joe Wood Jr[7]; 5. 2C-Whit Gastineau[6]; 6. 33-Gary Owens[19]; 7. 10P-Dylan Postier[18]; 8. 29S-Blake Scott[17]; 9. 50Z-Zach Chappell[2]; 10. 6-Alison Slaton[12]; 11. 20S-Sheldon Barksdale[3]; 12. 31-Casey Wills[9]; 13. 33K-Chris Kelly[11]; 14. 88-Terry Easum[14]; 15. 11-Katelynn Dixon[16]; 16. 50-Cody Whitworth[15]; 17. 30X-Larry Bratti[20]; 18. 82-Austin Saunders[13]; 19. 91-Jake Martens[4]; 20. 83-Jett Hays[8]

Schure Built Suspension Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 50Z-Zach Chappell[1]; 2. 2C-Whit Gastineau[2]; 3. 5-Joe Bob Lee[3]; 4. 31-Casey Wills[6]; 5. 88-Terry Easum[4]; 6. 29S-Blake Scott[5]; 7. 33-Gary Owens[7]

Lightning Wings Powder Coating Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 91-Jake Martens[2]; 2. 55W-Danny Wood[5]; 3. 83-Jett Hays[4]; 4. 16S-Steven Shebester[7]; 5. 50-Cody Whitworth[1]; 6. 10P-Dylan Postier[3]; 7. 30X-Larry Bratti[6]

Smith Titanium Heat 3 (8 Laps): 1. 20S-Sheldon Barksdale[1]; 2. 28-Joe Wood Jr[2]; 3. 33K-Chris Kelly[3]; 4. 6-Alison Slaton[4]; 5. 82-Austin Saunders[5]; 6. 11-Katelynn Dixon[6]

About the AmeriFlex / OCRS Series -

Established in 2002, the Tulsa OK based AmeriFlex / OCRS series sanctions dirt track sprint car racing in the southern region of the central plains. Fan appeal and quality race teams, combined with our solid core of supporting sponsors are the nucleus of the series. Thrilling competition providing the ultimate quality family entertainment is the essence of what the AmeriFlex / OCRS series is all about.

Website: www.ocrsracing.net

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About Ameri-Flex Hose & Accessories -

Located in Tulsa OK, AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories is a family owned and operated company. From food grade hose to hoses for the petroleum industry, Ameri-Flex will strive to fill your needs. AmeriFlex can build a hose to your specifications or we will assist you in creating what you have designed while you wait. Ameri-Flex has several hard to find items that some vendors can’t get or find. Product can be shipped quickly and efficiently. If we do not have what you are looking for, we will direct you on where to find it. Give us a try, after all…………..AmeriFlex Has The Stuff That Keeps You Going!

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AmeriFlex / OCRS IMCA Contingency Sponsors

AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories, Hoosier Tires, Amsoil, Car and Fleet Parts, Smith Titanium, lightning Wings and Powder Coating, Schure Built Suspensions.

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