Round five of the DAA Northwest Spec Motor Late Model Series presented by Sherwin Williams heads into the beautiful Lebanon Valley this Saturday and Sunday for 1st Annual Clair Arnold Memorial Late Model extravaganza at Willamette Speedway. This rare two night event will feature qualifying, trophy dashes and heat races on Saturday night with the main events to be run on Sunday Night. All the top Dirt Late Model drivers in the Northwest will be on hand as they chase over $ 150,000 in prize and points fund money, that will pay $5,000.00 to the 2010 Series Champion.
Leading the championship point standings is Banks, Oregon driver Greg Walters. Walters holds a 15 point lead 166 to 151 over Steve Moore from Scio, Oregon, Walters has won two of the first three events, with one of those wins coming at Willamette on April 24th at the Series opener. Many time Willamette Speedway Outlaw Late Model Champion Russ Sell holds down third position with 148 points. Tied for fourth in the point standing with 146 points, are Lebanon driver Jason Wines and Vancouver’s Jerry Schram, Wines was the latest Series winner at Madras Speedway last weekend.
Other drivers expected to challenge for the win Willamette stars Jeremy Shank and Bob Boyd along with young guns Brady Sell form Albany, Aurora’s Billy Workman Jr and Vancouver’s Brandon Biffle, along with Brandon’s dad Jeff Biffle, Vancouver’s Jimmy Schram, Lebanon’s Brett James and Salem’s Terry Ferrando.
The DAA Northwest Spec Motor Late Model Series presented by Sherwin Williams is a 22 race series that will hold events at six venues in Oregon and Washington States. The tracks include Coos Bay Speedway in Coos Bay, Oregon , Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Washington , Madras Speedway in Madras, Oregon , Southern Oregon Speedway in Medford Oregon, Sunset Speedway Park in Banks, Oregon and Willamette Speedway In Lebanon, Oregon
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POINT STANDING MAY 15, 2010
1. 97 Greg Walters Banks, Or 166
2. 21 Steve Moore Scio, Or 151
3. 50 Russ Sell Albany, Or 148
4. 41 Jason Wines Lebanon, Or 146
5. 16 Jerry Schram Vancouver, Wa 146
6. 4 Brady Sell Albany, Or 145
7. 64 Billy Workman Jr Camby, Or 135
8. 22 Jimmy Schram Vancouver, Wa 131
9. 26 Brett James Lebanon, Or 130
10. 112 Terry Ferrando Salem, Or 125