Vado Speedway Park (Vado, NM) – Wild West Shootout – January 11th-15th, 2023. (Mike Ruefer photo)


Stormy caps of WWS with fourth-place finish, Johnny grabs three top-10's

Scott Brothers Racing returned to Vado Speedway Park (Vado, N.M.) on Wednesday afternoon as the Rio Grande Waste Services Wild West Shootout resumed.

Johnny qualified for the feature via third-place heat finish while Stormy edged his way into the opener with the fourth-and-final transfer spot in his B-Main. With $10,000 on the line, Johnny was an early retiree on lap 26 while Stormy pulled off four laps later.

Back in action on Friday, Johnny followed up a third-place finish in his heat with a 17th-to-9th run in the feature. Stormy raced his way into A-Main via B-Main victory and went onto gain six positions to finish 13th.

The following night, both drivers earned a spot into the feature in their heat race with Johnny finishing second and Stormy third. Battling for another $10,000 payday in the feature, Stormy made a late charge in the 40-lapper to finish eighth with Johnny trailing him in ninth.

For the Wild West Shootout finale on Sunday, Stormy timed in second-fastest in his time trial group before placing first in his heat. Johnny followed up a second-place finish in the heat with a 14th-place finish in the $25,000-to-win A-Main. Stormy recorded in his best finish of the event, racing to a fourth-place performance in the action-packed 50-lapper. He trailed Bobby Pierce, Kyle Larson, and Mike Marlar to the checkers with Garrett Alberson coming in fifth.

Stormy finished ninth and Johnny 10th in the Wild West Shootout miniseries championship.

Full results from the weekend are available at

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