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Kirchoff and Smith Split Wild West Late Model Tour Wins at BMP Speedway; Lorenz, Wheeler, Fowler, Mass and Moore Also Victorious
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7/3/2017

7/3/2017

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Kirchoff and Smith Split Wild West Late Model Tour Wins at BMP Speedway; Lorenz, Wheeler, Fowler, Mass and Moore Also Victorious

Inside Line Promotions – BILLINGS, Mont. (July 3, 2017) – Eddie Kirchoff and David Smith split the Wild West Late Model Tour doubleheader at BMP Speedway last weekend.

Troy Lorenz, Dan Wheeler, Dwayne Fowler, Eric Mass and Shane Moore also visited Victory Lane. Additionally, Kirchoff swept the IMCA modifieds portion of the event to end the weekend with three wins.

Action began on Friday when Kirchoff charged from seventh to claim the opening round of the Wild West Late Model Tour. Jim Harris finished in the runner-up position with Kelly Hample, who entered the event undefeated at BMP Speedway this season, charging from 12th to third place. Chris Dunn placed fourth and Jason Schierkolk advanced from 14th to fifth place.

Kirchoff was also victorious in the IMCA modifieds main event after starting fifth. Kenny Baumann maneuvered to a second-place finish with Roy Spielman ending third, Travis Davis fourth and Mitch Ferguson fifth.

Lorenz held off fifth-starting Devin Kenaston to capture the WISSOTA street stocks main event on Friday. Grant Gary placed third with David Gleaton fourth and Bob Gordon fifth.

Wheeler scored his first WISSOTA midwest modifieds win of the season at BMP Speedway. Dayne Kocher, Rod Lorenz, Eric Mass and Keaton Lorenz rounded out the top five, respectively.

Saturday’s program continued to showcase stellar racing as five classes converged upon the 3/8-mile oval.

Smith outlasted ninth-starting Rayce McCord to garner the Wild West Late Model Tour triumph. Dunn rounded out the podium with Hample placing fourth and Eric Mass fifth.

Fowler recorded a WISSOTA street stocks win with Cory Craver maneuvering from seventh to second place. Kenneth Hunter ended third with Kenaston advancing from 10th to fourth. Robert Petroff placed fifth.

Mass powered from seventh to claim the WISSOTA midwest modifieds A Main. Wheeler advanced from eighth to second place with Rod Lorenz, 10th-starting Keaton Lorenz and John Miner rounding out the top five, respectively.

Moore earned his first career Rocky Mountain Sprint Car Series victory at BMP Speedway as the newly formed class featured a season high number of entries. Robert DeHaan finished second with Lance DeHaan third, Bill Carey fourth and John Hurd fifth.

Kirchoff capped the weekend with another trip into the Winner’s Circle as he drove to his second straight IMCA modifieds main event triumph. Jeremy Meirhofer, Kory Wermling, Mark Wermling and Ty Clemens finished second through fifth, respectively.

BMP Speedway welcomes WISSOTA late models, WISSOTA street stocks, WISSOTA super stocks and WISSOTA midwest modifieds next Saturday.

RACE REPORT: BMP SPEEDWAY IN BILLINGS, MONT. (June 30, 2017) –

LATE MODELS

A Feature (25 Laps): 1. E5K-Eddie Kirchoff (7); 2. 17-Jim Harris (4); 3. 36-Kelly Hample (12); 4. 0-Chris Dunn (3); 5. 12S-Jason Schierkolk (14); 6. 5-Brad Kerrison (9); 7. 27-Rayce McCord (1); 8. 55-Mike Tom (11); 9. 11F-Mike McCord (15); 10. 50-Ted Hample (6); 11. 55K-Kinzer McCord (21); 12. 88F-Curtis Fortowsky (20); 13. 14-Ken Helman (19); 14. (DNF) 47-Lynn Amick (10); 15. (DNF) 86-Matthew Smith (8); 16. (DNF) 88-John Lighthizer (22); 17. (DNF) 24-Timothy Ames (18); 18. (DNF) 29-Ty Hample (16); 19. (DNF) 81-Mike Stadel (17); 20. (DNF) 00-Beau Nave (13); 21. (DNF) 06-David Smith (2); (DNS) 44-Eric Mass.

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 17-Jim Harris (3); 2. 50-Ted Hample (2); 3. E5K-Eddie Kirchoff (7); 4. 47-Lynn Amick (4); 5. 00-Beau Nave (5); 6. 29-Ty Hample (8); 7. 14-Ken Helman (6); 8. (DNF) 88-John Lighthizer (1).

Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 06-David Smith (2); 2. 27-Rayce McCord (4); 3. 86-Matthew Smith (6); 4. 55-Mike Tom (1); 5. 12S-Jason Schierkolk (5); 6. 81-Mike Stadel (7); 7. 88F-Curtis Fortowsky (3).

Heat 3 (8 Laps): 1. 44-Eric Mass (7); 2. 0-Chris Dunn (2); 3. 5-Brad Kerrison (3); 4. 36-Kelly Hample (6); 5. 11F-Mike McCord (4); 6. 24-Timothy Ames (1); 7. (DNF) 55K-Kinzer McCord (5).

WISSOTA STREET STOCKS

A Feature (20 Laps): 1. 8-Troy Lorenz (3); 2. 29-Devin Kenaston (5); 3. 00-Grant Gary (2); 4. 64-David Gleaton (1); 5. (DNF) 30-Bob Gordon (6); 6. (DNF) 37-Christopher Harley (4); (DNS) 82-James Garretson.

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 29-Devin Kenaston (7); 2. 64-David Gleaton (1); 3. 00-Grant Gary (2); 4. 37-Christopher Harley (5); 5. 8-Troy Lorenz (6); 6. 30-Bob Gordon (3); 7. 82-James Garretson (4).

IMCA MODIFIEDS

A Feature: 1. E5K-Eddie Kirchoff (5); 2. 2B-Kenny Baumann (4); 3. 3S-Roy Spielman (3); 4. 45-Travis Davis (8); 5. 54-Mitch Ferguson (2); 6. 99G-Galen Gunzenhauser (1); 7. (DNF) 00J-Joshua Nave (6); (DNS) 7-Tracy Wittenberg, 0.000; (DNS) 18-Paul Jones.

Heat 1: 1. 3S-Roy Spielman (4); 2. E5K-Eddie Kirchoff (8); 3. 2B-Kenny Baumann (7); 4. 99G-Galen Gunzenhauser (1); 5. 54-Mitch Ferguson (5); 6. 00J-Joshua Nave (2); 7. (DNF) 18-Paul Jones (9); 8. (DNF) 45-Travis Davis (6); 9. (DNF) 7-Tracy Wittenberg (3).

WISSOTA MIDWEST MODIFIEDS

A Feature (20 Laps): 1. RED1-Dan Wheeler (5); 2. 88-Dayne Kocher (2); 3. 2-Rod Lorenz (4); 4. 44-Eric Mass (7); 5. 5-Keaton Lorenz (1); 6. 15-Devin Kenaston (3); 7. (DNF) 94-Michael Rogers (6); (DNS) 13-Vern Vollum, 0.000; (DNS) 24-Jason Angell.

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 2-Rod Lorenz (1); 2. RED1-Dan Wheeler (6); 3. 5-Keaton Lorenz (2); 4. 88-Dayne Kocher (3); 5. 15-Devin Kenaston (9); 6. 94-Michael Rogers (8); 7. (DNF) 44-Eric Mass (4); 8. (DNF) 13-Vern Vollum (5); 9. (DNF) 24-Jason Angell (7).

RACE REPORT: BMP SPEEDWAY IN BILLINGS, MONT. (July 1, 2017) –

WISSOTA LATE MODELS

A Feature (25 Laps): 1. 06-David Smith (2); 2. 27-Rayce McCord (9); 3. 0-Chris Dunn (1); 4. 36-Kelly Hample (3); 5. 44-Eric Mass (8); 6. 81-Mike Stadel (20); 7. 12X-Jason Schierkolk (7); 8. 88-John Lighthizer (17); 9. 50-Ted Hample (6); 10. 86-Matthew Smith (11); 11. 17-Jim Harris (4); 12. 55K-Kinzer McCord (12); 13. 8R-Virgil Randall (19); 14. 5-Brad Kerrison (15); 15. 11F-Mike McCord (10); 16. 55-Mike Tom (23); 17. 32M-Jeremy Meirhofer (14); 18. 88F-Curtis Fortowsky (18); 19. 24-Timothy Ames (16); 20. (DNF) 00-Beau Nave (13); 21. (DNF) E5K-Eddie Kirchoff (5); (DNS) 47-Lynn Amick, 0.000; (DNS) 29-Ty Hample.

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 17-Jim Harris (7); 2. 0-Chris Dunn (3); 3. 12X-Jason Schierkolk (2); 4. 11F-Mike McCord (5); 5. 00-Beau Nave (1); 6. 24-Timothy Ames (8); (DNS) 29-Ty Hample, 0.000; (DNS) 55-Mike Tom.

Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. E5K-Eddie Kirchoff (1); 2. 06-David Smith (2); 3. 44-Eric Mass (7); 4. 86-Matthew Smith (3); 5. 32M-Jeremy Meirhofer (8); 6. 88-John Lighthizer (6); 7. 8R-Virgil Randall (4); 8. (DNF) 47-Lynn Amick (5).

Heat 3 (8 Laps): 1. 36-Kelly Hample (1); 2. 50-Ted Hample (3); 3. 27-Rayce McCord (5); 4. 55K-Kinzer McCord (6); 5. 5-Brad Kerrison (2); 6. 88F-Curtis Fortowsky (7); 7. 81-Mike Stadel (4).

WISSOTA STREET STOCKS

A Feature (20 Laps): 1. 12-Dwayne Fowler (5); 2. 21-Cory Craver (7); 3. 69-Kenneth Hunter (4); 4. 29-Devin Kenaston (10); 5. 11*-Robert Petroff (3); 6. 14-Joseph Tinker (6); 7. 151-Lyle Imberi (11); 8. 87-Rex Feller (17); 9. 00-Grant Gary (12); 10. 8-Troy Lorenz (1); 11. 81-David Azure (9); 12. 7-Sam Hoffman (13); 13. 76-Scott Salsbury (14); 14. 82-James Garretson (16); 15. (DNF) 37-Christopher Harley (2); 16. (DNF) 6-Dallas Whiting (8); 17. (DNF) 64-David Gleaton (15); 18. (DNF) 88-Roman Cahill (19); 19. (DNF) OG-Cody Pfeiffer (18).

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 21-Cory Craver (2); 2. 37-Christopher Harley (3); 3. 81-David Azure (5); 4. 29-Devin Kenaston (7); 5. 7-Sam Hoffman (1); 6. 82-James Garretson (6); (DNS) 88-Roman Cahill.

Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 6-Dallas Whiting (1); 2. 69-Kenneth Hunter (4); 3. 14-Joseph Tinker (6); 4. 151-Lyle Imberi (2); 5. 76-Scott Salsbury (5); 6. 87-Rex Feller (3).

Heat 3 (8 Laps): 1. 12-Dwayne Fowler (3); 2. 11*-Robert Petroff (2); 3. 8-Troy Lorenz (6); 4. 00-Grant Gary (4); 5. 64-David Gleaton (5); 6. OG-Cody Pfeiffer (1).

IMCA MODIFIEDS

A Feature (20 Laps): 1. E5K-Eddie Kirchoff (2); 2. 32M-Jeremy Meirhofer (1); 3. 9K-Kory Wermling (8); 4. 9-Mark Wermling (4); 5. 19-Ty Clemens (5); 6. 30-Chad Bykonen (9); 7. 45-Travis Davis (3); 8. 99G-Galen Gunzenhauser (7); 9. 54-Mitch Ferguson (11); 10. (DNF) 3S-Roy Spielman (6); 11. (DNF) 00J-Joshua Nave (10).

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 32M-Jeremy Meirhofer (4); 2. 45-Travis Davis (3); 3. 19-Ty Clemens (6); 4. 99G-Galen Gunzenhauser (1); 5. 30-Chad Bykonen (5); 6. 54-Mitch Ferguson (2).

Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. E5K-Eddie Kirchoff (4); 2. 9-Mark Wermling (5); 3. 3S-Roy Spielman (2); 4. (DNF) 9K-Kory Wermling (3); 5. (DNF) 00J-Joshua Nave (1).

WISSOTA MIDWEST MODIFIEDS

A Feature (20 Laps): 1. 44-Eric Mass (7); 2. RED1-Dan Wheeler (8); 3. 2-Rod Lorenz (5); 4. 5-Keaton Lorenz (10); 5. 4-John Miner (2); 6. 2V-Vern Vollum (1); 7. 88-Dayne Kocher (3); 8. 14-Jeremy Castro (11); 9. 15G-Marvin Gonzales (6); 10. (DNF) 214-Jake Marsich (12); 11. (DNF) 24-Jason Angell (9); 12. (DNF) 71K-Cody Kuglin (4); (DNS) 94-Michael Rogers.

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. RED1-Dan Wheeler (1); 2. 44-Eric Mass (6); 3. 88-Dayne Kocher (5); 4. 15G-Marvin Gonzales (3); 5. 24-Jason Angell (7); 6. (DNF) 14-Jeremy Castro (4); 7. (DNF) 214-Jake Marsich (2).

Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 2-Rod Lorenz (1); 2. 71K-Cody Kuglin (5); 3. 4-John Miner (4); 4. 2V-Vern Vollum (6); 5. (DNF) 5-Keaton Lorenz (3); (DNS) 94-Michael Rogers.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPRINT CAR SERIES

A Feature (20 Laps): 1. 3-Shane Moore (-); 2. 33-Robert DeHaan (1); 3. 33X-Lance Dehaan (5); 4. 4-Bill Carey (4); 5. 21H-John Hurd (3); 6. 63-Dayne Kocher (6); (DNS) GEE-Rod Lorenz.

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 4-Bill Carey (2); 2. 33-Robert DeHaan (3); 3. 33X-Lance Dehaan (1); 4. 21H-John Hurd (4); 5. GEE-Rod Lorenz (6); 6. 63-Dayne Kocher (5).

UP NEXT –

Saturday featuring WISSOTA late models, WISSOTA street stocks, WISSOTA super stocks and WISSOTA midwest modifieds

MEDIA LINKS –

Website: http://www.BMPSpeedway.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/BMPSpeedway

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BMPSpeedway

BMP SPEEDWAY –

BMP Speedway, also known as Billings Motorsports Park, is a semi-banked, 3/8-mile oval located in Billings, Mont. The track hosts weekly racing from early May through late September. The featured classes included WISSOTA late models, WISSOTA street stocks, WISSOTA midwest modifieds, WISSOTA super stocks, IMCA modifieds and Rocky Mountain Sprint Cars. The track will also welcome the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and NSA Series sprint cars in 2017 along with monster trucks and sand drags. For more information, visit http://www.BMPSpeedway.com.

INSIDE LINE PROMOTIONS –

Inside Line Promotions specializes in affordable public relations and media management for motor sports drivers, teams, sponsors, tracks, series, events, organizations and manufacturers. ILP Founder Shawn Miller leverages professional journalism with new media technologies and social networking to improve your exposure and the return on investment for your sponsors.

To meet the media relations needs of your program by joining Team ILP, contact Shawn at 541-510-3663 or Shawn@InsideLinePromotions.com. For more information on Inside Line Promotions, visit http://www.InsideLinePromotions.com.


Article Credit: Inside Line Promotions

Submitted By: Shawn Miller

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