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Sooner Late Models return to Enid Speedway Saturday

John Rittenoure - TULSA, Okla. (August 8, 2023) - The Complete Well Testing Sooner Late Model Series presented by Hayden Ross Motorsports Foundation returns to Enid Speedway for the third time this season on Saturday.

Two weeks ago Brett Hansen held off Jon Herring, Jr. in the closing laps to win his fifth Sooner Series feature of the season by a 0.262 second margin. Kip Hughes charged from 14th starting position to finish third. On July 1 Joseph Gorby earned a hard fought victory in the first Sooner Series visit of the season to Enid.

With 12 events in the books Hansen is sitting on top of the point standings. Right behind in second is 14-year old rookie Eli Ross who has turned in several strong finishes, but is still looking for his first victory. Richard Shepler moved into a second place tie with Ross after a sixth place finish on July 29. Gorby is holding down fourth and Oklahoma City racer Ron Brown is fifth.

Race time Saturday is 7:30 p.m. Gates open at 4.

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 7/22 - Kip Hughes - Caney Valley Speedway 7/29 - Brett Hansen - Enid Speedway

Top 10 Standings: 1. Brett Hansen 5085; 2. Eli Ross, 4675; 3. Richard Shepler, 4675; 4. Joseph Gorby, 4135; 5. Ron Brown, 3705; 6. Eric Brill, 3610; 7. Dakota Dellinger, 3545; 8. Gary Lowe, 3340; 9. Kip Hughes, 3240; 10. Steve Hewitt, Sr., 2600.

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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