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Hansen back in Sooner Series winner circle at Longdale

Updated: Jul 30, 2023

John Rittenoure - LONGDALE, Okla. (July 15, 2023) - It has been two months since Brett Hansen last visited victory lane. Saturday at Longdale Speedway the series points leader was back in winning form.

Hansen raced past Joseph Gorby to win his fourth Complete Well Testing Sooner Late Model Series presented by Hayden Ross Motorsports Foundation main event of the season.

Gorby, who was looking for a second consecutive victory after winning two weeks ago at Enid Speedway, jumped into the early lead followed closely by starting Hansen. Gorby was setting a strong pace, but Hansen found away around him on lap 15 and pulled away over the final 10 laps. Gorby settled for second with Richard Shepler following in third. Adam Popp climbed his way to fourth and AJ Brochu held on to fifth.

Complete Well Testing, Hayden Ross Motorsports Foundation

Sooner Late Model Series Results

Longdale Speedway, Longdale, Oklahoma July 15, 2023

Complete Well Testing A Feature 1 (25 Laps): 1. 7H-Brett Hansen[5]; 2. 9-Joseph Gorby[1]; 3. 88S-Richard Shepler[3]; 4. 10 4-Adam Popp[8]; 5. 22-AJ Brochu[4]; 6. 42C-Courtney McCartney[7]; 7. 31-Gary Lowe[14]; 8. 26-Adrien Hickman[16]; 9. H1-Steve Hewitt Sr[9]; 10. 66-Eli Ross[6]; 11. 08-Hunter McDonald[10]; 12. 27X-Ron Brown[12]; 13. 21-Christopher Wilhite JR[2]; 14. 23-Kerney Weaver[11]; 15. (DNS) 65-Eric Brill; 16. (DNS) 1-Eddie Tidwell

O’Reilly Auto Parts Heat 1 (10 Laps): 1. 66-Eli Ross[2]; 2. 9-Joseph Gorby[3]; 3. 7H-Brett Hansen[6]; 4. 42C-Courtney McCartney[1]; 5. H1-Steve Hewitt Sr[7]; 6. 23-Kerney Weaver[5]; 7. (DNS) 65-Eric Brill

Gage Diamonds Heat 2 (10 Laps): 1. 88S-Richard Shepler[4]; 2. 21-Christopher Wilhite JR[5]; 3. 22-AJ Brochu[6]; 4. 10 4-Adam Popp[7]; 5. 08-Hunter McDonald[9]; 6. 27X-Ron Brown[3]; 7. 31-Gary Lowe[8]; 8. 1-Eddie Tidwell[1]; 9. 26-Adrien Hickman[2]

Lap Leaders: Joseph Gorby 1-14; Brett Hansen 15-25 Marks Machine Shop Hard Charger: Adrien Hickman +8

2023 Winners

4/14 - Kip Hughes - Thunderbird Speedway

4/15 - Brett Hansen - Tulsa Speedway 4/29 - Brett Hansen - Monett Raceway 5/6 - Brett Hansen - Thunderbird Speedway 6/2 - Kip Hughes - Outlaw Motor Speedway 6/9 - Kip Hughes - Humboldt Speedway 6/10 - Kip Hughes - 81 Speedway 6/24 - Jace Parmley - Salina Highbanks Speedway 7/1 - Joseph Gorby - Enid Speedway 7/15 - Brett Hansen - Longdale Speedway

Top 10 Standings: 1. Brett Hansen 4170; 2. Eli Ross, 3940; 3. Richard Shepler, 3895; 4. Joseph Gorby, 3265; 5. Ron Brown, 3075; 6. Eric Brill, 2930; 7. Gary Lowe, 2915; 8. Dakota Dellinger, 2900; 9. Kerney Weaver, 2550; Kip Hughes, 2350.

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.

Hayden Ross Motorsports Foundation

Hayden Ross Motorsports Foundation goal is to help grow both high school, trade school and college programs to start and or develop a motorsports program, club, or organizations at their school as well as individual motorsports programs. HRMF will provide financial grants, equipment, expertise, scholarships, and educational opportunities for these organizations and individuals. This program will allow students to overcome the hurdle of entering motorsports due to the high costs and specialized experience needed to get started. This program will allow these students the opportunity to be part of a team with one overall goal of success on the track, including budgeting, marketing, mechanical skills, logistics, and team building efforts. All while honoring the life lost to early of Hayden Diesel Ross, #forever66.

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

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