Pearish gets third USRA RHS Modified win at Springfield
Print this page
August 27, 2011  |  by Ronnie Williams

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Another oustanding night of racing was on tap Saturday night at the Springfield Raceway as again close action was the call all night long.

Bobby Pearish has found himself runnnig at the front pack all season and Saturday night he helped stage another classic side-by-side battle with Robbie Bryant in capturing his third USRA RHS Modified main event of the season at the quick quarter-mile as over 80 race teams checked in on Total Hi-Speed Wireless Night.

Jody Tillman jumped out to the early lead with Daniel Franklin following close behind, along with Kyle Slagle. On lap 4, Pearish, who started tonight in the sixth starting spot, shot beside Tillman as the duo went wheel to wheel. On the fifth lap, Pearish made the pass to take the lead as Tillman, Franklin and Slagle were battling.

Behind those front runners, Dusty Campbell with his new CT525 crate motor, Darian Hendrix, defending champion Mitch Keeter, points leader Jackie Dalton and Erik Maggard were swapping spots back and forth along with Bryant and many others.

Caution flew on lap 8 for C.E. Waters as he stalled on the backstretch. Maggard came to a halt, ending his night as Keeter had problems in turn 3. On the restart, Pearish jumped ahead as Tillman rode the top groove and found Bryant down on the hub of the track.

At the halfway point, Bryant passed Tillman and began to close in on Pearish. For the next several laps it was classic as Pearish riding the top and Bryant downstairs went door to door without ever touching. Pearish went on to grab the victory with Bryant close behind while early leader Tillman, Campbell and Dalton completed the top 5.

Next week the Transport Graphics Season Championships presented by Casey's General Stores will get underway as the 2011 chase will end before the Springfield Raceway goes into the season-ending special events which include the Larry Phillips Memorial on Sept. 17, Octoberfast on Oct. 15 and the always-popular Turkey Classic on Nov. 26.

For more information visit the website at www.springfieldraceway.com or contact Jerry Hoffman at 417-673-7426. The raceday track phone is 417-863-0097 or you can recieve mobile updates by texting "SPRINGFIELDRACEWAY" to 368674.

= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =

OFFICIAL RESULTS
American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series
Springfield Raceway, Springfield, Mo.
Saturday, August 27, 2011

USRA RHS MODIFIEDS

Feature: 1. Bobby Pearish, Oronogo; 2. Robbie Bryant, Willard; 3. Jody Tillman, Branson; 4. Dustin Campbell, Nevada; 5. Jackie Dalton, Carthage; 6. John Yeoman III, Granby; 7. Mitch Keeter, Webb City; 8. Kyle Slagle, Pierce City; 9. Darrell Jackson, Carthage; 10. Daniel Franklin, Eureka Springs, Ark.; 11. Brian Green, Pierce City; 12. Billy Dalton, Exeter; 13. Jerry Lankton, Lampe; 14. Weston Finley, Nixa; 15. Wayne Graybeal, Springfield; 16. Darian Hendrix, Joplin; 17. Erik Maggard, Brighton; 18. C.E. Waters.

Heat #1: 1. Tillman; 2. Pearish; 3. Keeter; 4. J. Dalton; 5. B Dalton; 6. Finley.

Heat #2: 1. Campbell; 2. Maggard; 3. Yeoman; 4. Franklin; 5. Waters; 6. Lankton.

Hat #3: 1. Slagle; 2. Bryant; 3. Hendrix; 4. Jackson; 5. Graybeal; 6. Green.



Latest News from the USRA

April 21, 2018
Sanders, Donaldson, Noll winners on Walker Dozing Night at I-35 Speedway
The Holley USRA Stock Cars provided another side-by-side battle for the lead Saturday at the I-35 Speedway in Winston, Mo. Jeff Dixon jumped out to the early lead, butread more
April 21, 2018
Ratterree tops Legit Speedway Park lid-lifter
Chris Ratterree of Nampa, Idaho, claimed the Out-Pace USRA B-Mod victory Saturday night as the Legit Speedway Park in West Plains, Mo.,, kicked off the 2018 racing seasonread more
April 21, 2018
Heydenreich prevails as Lucas Oil Speedway opens 2018 season
Opening night at Lucas Oil Speedway saw Robert Heydenreich lesd all the way in capturing the featured Out-Pace USRA B-Mod main event Saturday night. A total of 133 carread more
April 20, 2018
Jackson grabs Lebanon Midway Speedway season opener
Current Out-Pace USRA B-Mod national points leader Kris Jackson jumped to the early lead over polesitter Aaron Scroggins and never looked back in grabbing the season openread more
April 20, 2018
Scott, Egbert, Gillmore grab opening night checkers at Rancho Milagro Short Track Shootout
Opening night of the Rancho Milagro Short Track Shootout was a windy and cold one, but the racing made it all worth it. Ninety-five cars and drivers accumulated within thread more
Contact Us
Connect

© Copyright 2018 United States Racing Association, Inc.Privacy PolicyNitroquest Media Group