Sooner Late Models travel to Texas for back-to-back events



By John Rittenoure, TULSA, Okla. (May 2, 2022) - The Complete Well Testing Sooner Late Model Series travels to Texas for a pair of co-sanctioned races with the Southern Tour Late Model Series this weekend.

On Friday night West Texas Raceway in Lubbock will host the SLMS and STLMS in a combined event paying $2,000 to the feature winner. Saturday night its on to Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo for another $2,000 to win show.

Hayden Ross of Muskogee leads the Sooner Series points race with three victories on the season, but four-time defending champion Kip Hughes of Enid is close behind in second with one victory which came at Thunderbird Speedway on April 22.

Cade Dillard of Robeline, Louisiana tops the STMLS points chase with one victory on the season.

Weekend Schedule

Where: West Texas Raceway, 12501 US Hwy 87, Lubbock, Texas

When: Friday, May 6

Times: Grandstand opens 6:30, Racing starts at 8 p.m.

Website: WestTexasRaceway.com

Where: Route 66 Motor Speedway, 4101 Loop 335 E, Amarillo, Texas

When: Saturday, May 7

Times: Pits open at 4:30, Grandstands 5:30, Racing starts at 7 p.m.

Website: Route66MotorSpeedway.net

Series Websites: SoonerLateModelSeries.com, STLMS.com.

Top 10 Standings: 1. Hayden Ross 2765; 2. Kip Hughes 2550; 3. Troy Bynum 2445; 4. Kerney Weaver 2550; 5. Kaleb Roach 1960; 6. Brett Hansen 1820; 7. Eric Brill 1520; 8. Eddie Martin 1485; 9. Gary Lowe 1445; 10. Dustin Allen 1440.

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).

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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