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Thornton & Lundy Among Spring Speed Event Stars at CSP!

By canyon | 13 April 2014 | Featured News | | 0 Comments   

Lonnie Wheatley, PEORIA, Ariz. (April 12, 2014) – Ricky Thornton, Jr., continued his mastery of the 1/3-mile Canyon Speedway Park clay oval by winning Saturday night’s IMCA Modified feature during the Spring Speed Event.

While Thornton, Jr., bested the Modified ranks once again, Matt Lundy struck for a win in Challenge Cup Sprint Cars as well with Matt Martinez triumphant in the Factory Stocks, David Harrington handling the Renegades and Tony Martin victorious in the Dwarf Cars.

Thornton, Jr., rallied from four rows deep for his sixth overall CSP win of 2014 ahead of Cody Center with George Fronsman, Jeremy Thornton and Clifton Maggard in the top five.

Matt Lundy also race from the seventh starting position to take Challenge Cup Sprint Car honors ahead of Dennis Giles and Kevin Keefer while Matt Martinez took advantage of a front row starting position to win the Pure Stock main event ahead of 12th-starter Chris McCurdy, Jr., and Zack Madrid.

David Harrington held off 11th-starter Tate Allen and Joe Peterson for Renegade honors while Tony Martin rallied from 11th to take the Dwarf Car win ahead of 14th-starter Kevin Cain and Cory Brown.

Following an Open Practice on Wednesday, April 23, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., action at Canyon Speedway Park continues on April 26 with the Fourth Annual Canyon Clash featuring the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars along with Micro Sprints, Pure Stocks and AMA Mod Lites.

Canyon Speedway Park Spring Speed Event

April 12, 2014 Results:

IMCA Modifieds:

First Heat:  1. 44-Jason Noll, 2. $-Cody Center, 3. 40-Jeff Stafford, 4. 19x-Kenny Gill, 5. 65-Tim Palmer, 6. 53-Justin Thornton, 7. 99-Phil Baille.

Second Heat:  1. 5m-Ricky Thornton, Jr., 2. 87-Clifton Maggard, 3. 41-George Fronsman, 4. 39-Jeremy Thornton, 5. 7k-Lance Salo, 6. T39-Lupe Gomez, 7. 26-Brian Tormay.

Third Heat:  1. 45-Ryan Roath, 2. 59-Mark Stewart, 3. 11x-Shawn Zelenka, 4. 17-Steve Carter, 5. 40jr-Bubba Stafford, 6. 78-Steve Stultz.

“A” Feature:  1. 5m-Ricky Thornton, Jr., 2. $-Cody Center, 3. 41-George Fronsman, 4. 39-Jeremy Thornton, 5. 87-Clifton Maggard, 6. 78-Steve Stultz, 7. 99-Phil Baille, 8. 59-Mark Stewart, 9. 45-Ryan Roath, 10. 17-Steve Carter, 11. 40jr-Bubba Stafford, 12. T39-Lupe Gomez, 13. 7k-Lance Salo, 14. 40-Jeff Stafford, 15. 26-Brian Tormay, 16. 65-Tim Palmer, 17. 19x-Kenny Gill, 18. 53-Justin Thornton, 19. 11x-Shawn Zelenka, 20. 44-Jason Noll.

 

Challenge Cup Sprint Cars:

First Heat:  1. 17-Joe Scheopner, 2. 22-Dustin Berkhart, 3. 28-Tyler Johnson, 4. 16-Mike Visser, 5. 29-Dean Colquette, 6. 7-Kevin Keefer, 7. 57-Jeremy Johnson.

Second Heat:  1. 7T-Lonnie Oliver, 2. 99-Matt Lundy, 3. 88-Aaron Jones, 4. 63-Don Keesler, 5. 71-Crash Vegas, 6. 13-Dennis Giles.

“A” Feature:  1. 99-Matt Lundy, 2. 13-Dennis Giles, 3. 7-Kevin Keefer, 4. 16-Mike Visser, 5. 22-Dustin Berkhart, 6. 28-Tyler Johnson, 7. 29-Dean Colquette, 8. 63-Don Keesler, 9. 57-Jeremy Johnson, 10. 71-Crash Vegas, 11. 17-Joe Scheopner, 12. 88-Aaron Jones, 13. 7T-Lonnie Oliver.

 

Pure Stocks:

First Heat:  1. 21m-Matt Martinez, 2. 23jr-Chris McCurdy, Jr., 3. 5m-Zack Madrid, 4. XX-Chuck Thornton, 5. 91-Chris Boulware, Jr., 6. 77-Danny James, 7. 58-Russ Amsler.

Second Heat:  1. 101bc-Bryson Curry, 2. 90-Ty Warner, 3. 92p-John Parmaley, 4. 4-Justin Bishop, 5. 3-Ashley Stafford, 6. 28-Mike Herrera, 7. 17m-Troy Mikkelson.

Third Heat:  1. 68v-Joe Vlasity, 2. 07-Terry Hill, 3. 6-Michael Wrightsman, 4. 6s-Jeremy Casino, 5. 04b-Michael Humphreys, 6. 27T-John Todd, 7. 17-Susie Mikkelson.

“A” Feature:  1. 21m-Matt Martinez, 2. 23jr-Chris McCurdy, Jr., 3. 5m-Zack Madrid, 4. 07-Terry Hill, 5. 90-Ty Warner, 6. 17m-Troy Mikkelson, 7. 92p-John Parmaley, 8. 27T-John Todd, 9. 3-Ashley Stafford, 10. 28-Mike Herrera, 11. 17-Susie Mikkelson, 12. 4-Justin Bishop, 13. 6-Michael Wrightsman, 14. XX-Chuck Thornton, 15. 91-Chris Boulware, Jr., 16. 6s-Jeremy Casino, 17. 77-Danny James, 18. 101bc-Bryson Curry, 19. 58-Russ Amsler, 20. 68v-Joe Vlasity, 21. 04b-Michael Humphreys.

 

Renegades:

First Heat:  1. 3-David Harrington, 2. 13m-Johnny Madrid, 3. 51d-Dustin Way, 4. 4F-Paul Foote, 5. 24-Brandy McCurdy, 6. 57a-Tate Allen, 7. 64s-Johnathan Stalhut.

Second Heat:  1. 85-Joe Peterson, 2. 75-David Irwin, 3. 16b-Richard Bennett, 4. 13-Jason Crowe, 5. 14g-Gary Deering, 6. 73-Craig Carrajet, 7. 69r-Sara Reblin.

“A” Feature:  1. 3-David Harrington, 2. 57a-Tate Allen, 3. 85-Joe Peterson, 4. 73-Craig Carrajet, 5. 4F-Paul Foote, 6. 24-Brandy McCurdy, 7. 75-David Irwin, 8. 16b-Richard Bennett, 9. 64s-Johnathan Stalhut, 10. 69r-Sara Reblin, 11. 51d-Dustin Way, 12. 13m-Johnny Madrid, 13. 13-Jason Crowe, 14. 14g-Gary Deering.

 

Dwarf Cars:

First Heat:  1. 69-Eddie O’Neil, 2. 41-Tony Martin, 3. 18-Chris Cramer, 4. 05-Chad Stewart, 5. 22-David Brodeur, 6. 11-Heather Hennessey, 7. 24-Richard Kemp, 8. 94r-Brian Storment, 9. 82r-Dennis Klein.

Second Heat:  1. 30-Steven Keith, 2. 33r-Greg Jewett, 3. 46-Kevin Davis, 4. 29-Cory Brown, 5. 3-Kevin Cain, 6. 10-Helen Hennessey, 7. 47-Steve Kapaun, 8. 4-Ryan Irish, 9. 86-Kyle Klein.

Third Heat:  1. 90-Tim Cotherman, 2. 31-Greg Loper, 3. 5-Carl Hansen, 4. 04-Mike Strobel, 5. 95-Rat Stafford, 6. 88-Ed Schuhlke, 7. 99-Rob Dienes, 8. 27-Randy Dutra, 9. 58-Doug Bellissimo.

“A” Feature:  1. 41-Tony Martin, 2. 3-Kevin Cain, 3. 29-Cory Brown, 4. 69-Eddie O’Neil, 5. 18-Chris Cramer, 6. 05-Chad Stewart, 7. 47-Steve Kapaun, 8. 04-Mike Strobel, 9. 46-Kevin Davis, 10. 90-Tim Cotherman, 11. 5-Carl Hansen, 12. 22-David Brodeur, 13. 30-Steven Keith, 14. 31-Greg Loper, 15. 99-Rob Dienes, 16. 88-Ed Schuhlke, 17. 10-Helen Hennessey, 18. 4-Ryan Irish, 19. 27-Randy Dutra, 20. 94-Brian Storment, 21. 58-Doug Bellisimmo, 22. 11-Heather Hennessey, 23. 95-Rat Stafford, 24. 33jr-Greg Jewett.

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