WARRENSBURG, Mo. – Eighty race teams signed in for competition on Rick Beebe Heating and Air Conditioning night at the races at Central Missouri Speedway on Saturday.
Five divisions took to the track with 12 A-Mods, 22 POWRi Super Stocks, 16 B-Mods, 19 Pure Stocks, and 11 POWRi Lightning Sprints. The fans witnessed 16 events during the race program, which was run under a hurry-up schedule to beat predicted wet weather.
By the end of the night, long distance driver Dennis Elliott, of Mt. Ayr, Iowa, secured his first-ever CMS win during the A-Mod main.
Elliott and Darron Fuqua began the 25-lap main event from row one, with Elliott grabbing the early lead. After an early caution period, the racing was fast and furious with Elliott leading Fuqua, Kevin Blackburn, and Kameron Grindstaff.
Matt Johnson began his move forward by lap 12 taking over third from Fuqua with Austin Siebert also coming forward. Matt Johnson pressured Blackburn for many laps while Elliott continued his steady run leading the way.
Siebert and Fuqua battled for fourth to the late stages of the race. By lap 23, Johnson moved into second behind Elliott, but the Iowa driver kept his ride out front and claimed his first-ever CMS A-Mod feature win.
Johnson settled for second with Blackburn, Fuqua, and Siebert inside the top five.
In other action, Cody Frazon captured the victory in Super Stock action. Chase Fischer took the Lightning Sprint victory, with Jacob Ebert victorious once again in B-Mods. Spencer Reiff captured the Pure Stock win.
1. 29-Dennis Elliott ; 2. 1X-Matt Johnson ; 3. 16S-Kevin Blackburn ; 4. 87-Darron Fuqua ; 5. 16-Austin Siebert ; 6. 75-Gunner Martin ; 7. 14-Kameron Grindstaff ; 8. 17-Rod Cordon ; 9. 88-Jimmy Dowell ; 10. 22B-Rick Beebe ; 11. 1K-Tim Karrick ; 12. 7-Anthony Tanner .