Burford completes a perfect night at West Texas Raceway



Photo by Sara Foster, Story by John Rittenoure, LUBBOCK, Texas (May 6, 2022) - Jamie Burford dominated Friday nights Complete Well Testing Sooner Late Model Series vs. Southern Tour Late Model Series event at West Texas Raceway.

Burford, of Keatchie, Louisiana, came from seventh place to win his heat then cruised to victory in the 30-lap main event to complete a perfect night.

Texan Cody Leonard led the first three laps of Friday’s main event. However, coming to the start-finish line to end lap four Leonard slowed and pulled to the infield and Burford crossed the line with the lead.

Burford pulled away from the field over the next 26 laps to post his first Sooner Series victory over Corey Neil, Jr. who worked his way through the field from the 10th starting position. CWT Sooner Late Model Series drivers, Hayden Ross, Eddie Martin and Zach Nickell finished third through fifth respectively.

Complete Well Testing Sooner Late Model Series

West Texas Raceway, Lubbock, Texas

May 6, 2022

Complete Well Testing A Feature 1 (30 Laps): 1. 19A-Jamie Burford[2]; 2. 7DBLUE-Corey Neil Jr[10]; 3. 66-Hayden Ross[5]; 4. 51-Eddie Martin[7]; 5. 55-Zach NIckell[17]; 6. 71-Philip Houston[6]; 7. 407D-Neil Manchester[9]; 8. 118-Mike Fenton[8]; 9. 88S-Richard Shepler[14]; 10. 1-Eddie Tidwell[18]; 11. 6L-Kevin Lueck[11]; 12. 53X-Matt Fox[13]; 13. 7D-Austin Theiss[4]; 14. 23-Kerney Weaver[15]; 15. 48-Cody Leonard[1]; 16. 5R-Kaleb Roach[12]; 17. (DNS) 12F-Jesse Farley; 18. (DNS) 33-Jose Moran; 19. (DNS) 10 4-Adam Popp


OReilly Auto Parts Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 7D-Austin Theiss[1]; 2. 48-Cody Leonard[5]; 3. 51-Eddie Martin[3]; 4. 7DBLUE-Corey Neil Jr[2]; 5. 53X-Matt Fox[4]; 6. (DNS) 12F-Jesse Farley


DesignOne Racewear Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 66-Hayden Ross[5]; 2. 71-Philip Houston[3]; 3. 118-Mike Fenton[1]; 4. 6L-Kevin Lueck[2]; 5. 88S-Richard Shepler[4]; 6. 33-Jose Moran[6]


Matts ATV Offroad Heat 3 (8 Laps): 1. 19A-Jamie Burford[7]; 2. 10 4-Adam Popp[3]; 3. 407D-Neil Manchester[5]; 4. 5R-Kaleb Roach[1]; 5. 23-Kerney Weaver[4]; 6. 55-Zach NIckell[2]; 7. 1-Eddie Tidwell[6]


Lap Leaders: Cody Leonard 1-3, Jamie Burford 4-30.

Top 10 Standings: 1. Hayden Ross 3215; 2. Kerney Weaver 2570; 3. Kip Hughes 2550; 4. Troy Bynum 2445; 5. Kaleb Roach 2275; 6. Eddie Martin 1905; 7. Brett Hansen 1820; 8. Eric Brill 1520; 9. Richard Shepler 1500; 10. Gary Lowe 1445.

2022 Winners: 3/25 - Hayden Ross (Thunderbird Speedway); 3/26 - Brett Hansen (Thunderbird Speedway). 4/2 - Brett Hansen (Enid Speedway); 4/15 - Hayden Ross (Thunderbird Speedway); 4/22 - Kip Hughes (Thunderbird Speedway); 4/23 - Hayden Ross (Oklahoma Sports Park); 5/6 - Jamie Burford (West Texas Raceway).

About Complete Well Testing

Based in Oklahoma, Complete Well Testing is a family owned and operated company specializing in hydrostatic tubing testing and EMI tubing scanning.

About Sooner Late Model Series

The Sooner Late Model Series was formed in 2016 by Enid Speedway co-promoter Mark Brill. Brill felt there was not many opportunities for late model competitors to race in Oklahoma and the Sooner Late Model Series was formed. Now the series has grown beyond the borders of Oklahoma with events held in the neighboring states of Kansas, Texas and Arkansas as well.


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