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Drake Rakes NCRA Sport Mod Feature at Humboldt Speedway


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Humboldt, Kansas – July 13, 2012 - Scott Drake of Joplin, Missouri took the lead from the pole position and never looked back to claim the Bob Howard PDC and Mopar National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products southern sport modified feature Friday night in the tour’s first ever appearance at Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kansas.


By virtue of earning the most passing and finishing points accumulated in heat race action, Drake, aboard the #12d Springfield Iron and Metal sponsored Yeoman powered Hoffman Race Car chassis, started on the pole for the twenty-five lap feature with series regular Chris Lyons along his outside. Drake jumped into the lead and despite three caution flags throughout the event was able to hold on to become the eighteenth different feature winner in the thirty-five races that have been held since the tour’s inception back in 2009.


Current series point leader Travis Johnson came from his seventh starting position to finish a close second while former feature winner Jeremy Chambers came home third. Jack Simmons came home fourth while Jimmie Davis rounded out the top five.


CP Racing Supply rookie of the year points leader Caleb Edwards came home sixth followed by Ross McCartney, Todd Decker, Curt Drake and defending series champion Chad McNamara.


C. Drake, who won the second “B” feature, was the Allen’s Automotive, Inc. Hard Charger of the race and earned the extra $100 by virtue of starting sixteenth to finish in the ninth position.


The five, eight lap heat races for the 38 car field were won by S. Drake, Leon Bash, Mike Letterman, Johnson and Greg Deterding while the two, twelve lap “B features were won by Jeremy Bennett and C. Drake.


Of the 38 car field, seventeen NCRA southern sport modified drivers made the trip to the track known as “The Hummer” to take on the tracks regular weekly division of B-Mods. In the feature, five drivers from the tracks B-mod division and five tour regulars finished in the top ten. The twenty car feature finale was also split evenly amongst both divisions.


1st Heat: 1) Scott Drake, Joplin Mo, 2) Todd Decker, Edmond, Ok. 3) Jack Simmons, Erie, Ks, 4) Curtis Allen, Yukon, Ok, 5) Jeremy Bennett, Ottawa, Ks, 6) Doug Scism, Nevada, Mo, 7) Riley Whitworth, Chanute, Ks. 8) Shawn Strong, Billiup, Mo


2nd Heat: 1) Leon Bash, Chanute, Ks 2) Chris Lyons, Ponca City, Ok, 3) Calab Edwards, S. Coffeyville, Ok, 4) Bobby McGehee, Drummond, Ok, 5) Andy Bryant, Ft Scott, Ks, 6) Landon Maddox, Fairview, Ok, 7) J. D. Choate, Ponca City, Ok, 8) Brandon Collins, Ottawa, Ks


3rd Heat: 1) Mike Letterman, Chanute, Ks, 2) Chad McNamara, Pond Creek, Ok, 3) Curt Drake, Maron, Ks, 4) Cleo Adams, Enid, Ok 5) Joe Adams, Enid, Ok 6) Kenny Shaw, Ft, Scott, Ks. 7) Courtney McCartney, Lahoma, Ok. 8) Andy Deterding, Pond Creek, Ok


4th Heat: 1) Travis Johnson, Enid, Ok. 2) Tim VanGotten, Chanute, Ks. 3) Jeremy Chambers, Parsons, Ks 4) Jack Knauss, Olathe, Ks, 5) Scott Lucke, Humboldt, Ks 6) Josh Schooler, Iola, Ks. 7) Jordan Garcia, Carbondale, Ks


5th Heat: 1) Greg Deterding, Pond Creek, Ok 2) Jimmie Davis, Chanute, Ks 3) Ross McCartney, Lahoma, Ok 4) Jeremy Wilson, Humboldt, Ks 5) Scott Collins, Humboldt, Ks 6) Mark Harrison, Kingfisher, Ok 7) Robert Elliott, Clinton Ok


1st B Feature: 1) Jeremy Bennett 2) Joe Adams 3) Bobby McGehee 4) Riley Whitworth 5) Doug Scism 6) Scott Collins 7) Courtney McCartney 8) Jack Knauss 9) Brandon Collins 10) Josh Schooler 11) Cleo Adams 12) Robert Elliott


2nd B Feature: 1) Curt Drake 2) Jeremy Wilson 3) Curtis Allen. 4) Scott Lucke 5) Kenny Shaw 6) Mark Harrison 7) Andy Detering 8) Landon Mattox 9) Andy Bryant 10) Jordan Garcia 11) J. D. Choate 12) Shawn Strong


A Feature: 1) Scott Drake 2) Travis Johnson 3) Jeremy Chambers 4) Jack Simmons 5) Jimmie Davis 6) Calab Edwards 7) Ross McCartney 8) Todd Decker 9) Curt Drake (Hard Charger) 10) Chad McNamara 11) Chris Lyons 12) Jeremy Bennett 13) Bobby McGehee 14) Jeremy Wilson 15) Mike Letterman 16) Greg Deterding 17) Curtis Allen 18) Joe Adams 19) Leon Bush 20) Tim VanGotten

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