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Sooner Late Models set for Enid Speedway Saturday

John Rittenoure - TULSA, Okla. (June 27, 2023) - Late Model racing returns to Enid Speedway on Saturday.

After a couple of attempts earlier in the season rained out, the Complete Well Testing Sooner Late Model Series presented by Hayden Ross Motorsports Foundation is hoping to finally get a race in at the 3/8’s mile Garfield County fairgrounds this weekend.

With three victories this season Brett Hansen is leading the points chase by a tight 155 points over rookie Eli Ross of Muskogee. Ross has yet to visit the winners circle, but has used constant finishes to stay in contention. Richard Shepler, Dakota Dellinger and Eric Brill have also used constant finishes to hold down spots in the top five.

Enid Speedway co-promoter and four-time Sooner Series champion Kip Hughes will be gunning for his fifth win of the season.

Saturday’s program will also include Factory Stocks, Sport Mod / B-Mods and Hot Shots. Tyler Scruggs leads the factory stock standings after two events on the strength of two top five finishes. Robert Elliott leads the Sport Mod / B-Mod points with one victory, and Racer Costello is on top of the Hot Shot standings.

Gates open at 3 p.m. Saturday, grandstands at 5 and racing gets underway at 7:30. A fireworks display will highlight the nights activities.

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

Top 10 Standings: 1. Brett Hansen 3285; 2. Eli Ross, 3130; 3. Richard Shepler, 3055; 4. Dakota Dellinger, 2585; 5. Eric Brill, 2500; 6. Ron Brown, 2445; 7. Joseph Gorby, 2360; 8. Gary Lowe, 2185; 9. Jacob Ulrich, 2140; 10. Damian Patocka, 1910.

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 Arkansa

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