Ponderosa Speedway
365 Phillips Lane
Junction City, KY 40440

2017 Media Release #43 (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 29, 2017)
Contact- Michael Despain (mgdespain@windstream.net; @MichaelDespain-Twitter; Michael Despain-Facebook)
Website- www.ponderosaspeedway.net

Mahoney, Meade, Howard, Hayes, and Brown Fan Appreciation Night Winners at Ponderosa Speedway

Junction City, KY September 29, 2017 Ponderosa Speedway would return to action with Fan Appreciation Night on Friday evening and feature event winners would include Cody Mahoney of Hanover, IN in Super Late Models, Connor Meade of Clay City, KY in Pro Late Models, Jeremy Howard of Berea, KY in KDRA Super Stocks, Tyler Hayes of Pine Ridge, KY in Stock Four Cylinders, and Blake Brown of Corbin, KY in Mini-Cup/Cyclones.

Cody Mahoney would make a clean sweep of the night as he would be the top qualifier, win his heat, and lead all twenty-five laps of the $2,000 to win Super Late Model main event. Michael Chilton would sixth and finish second, while eighth-place starting Todd Coffman would be the final podium finisher in third. Adam Bowman and Brian Smith would complete the top five. The remainder of the top ten finishers would be Stephen Breeding, Jonathan Couch, Donnie Sullivan, Ernie Cordier, and Curt Bennett.

Connor Meade would inherit the lead with seventeen of twenty laps complete in the Pro (Crate) Late Model feature contest when race leader Victor Lee had mechanical issues and Meade would claim the $1,000 victory, plus would pick up a $250 bonus since he had not won at the track in 2016 or 2017. Zane Powell would claim runner-up honors, while Gary Yeager would finish third. Austin Burns would come home fourth, while Jeff Watson completed the top five with a fifth-place effort. Rounding out the top ten finishers would be Wesley Brummett, Eric Centers, Tyler Collins, Clayton Turner, and Timmy Taylor.

Jeremy Howard would hold the advances of Eddie Stewart to score the victory in the KDRA Super Stock feature event, with Stewart settling for second, with Bartley Grant finishing third. Robby Perkins would recover from an early-race tangle to finish in the fourth position, with Glen Hounshell rounding out the top five. Completing the top ten finishers would be Terry Cheeks, Matthew King, Johnny King, Darrell Baker, and Robert Stanton.

Tyler Hayes would lead flag-to-flag to claim the Stock Four Cylinder main event, with Dylan Stevens finishing in the second position, while Eddie Stewart would come with a third-place finish. Gunner Johnson would finish fourth and Brian Moore would drive to a fifth-place finish. The remainder of the top ten finishers would be Jason Sizemore, Tim Coffey, Chris Noe, Shannon Carter, and Ruthanna Carter.

Blake Brown and Dylan Rutherford would trade the lead on several occasions in the Mini-Cup/Cyclone feature event, with Brown nipping Rutherford in a photo-finish by 0.032 seconds. Trailing Brown and Rutherford at the finish would be Jeremy Elliott, Jason Hinkle, and Jason Hinkle, Jr.

Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-September 29, 2017

Super Late Models (15 entries)
Top Qualifier- Cody Mahoney 13.247
1st Heat- Cody Mahoney, Skylar Marlar, Brian Smith, Adam Bowman, Greg Johnson, Jonathan Couch, Curt Bennett, Sarah Patrick
2nd Heat- Stephen Breeding, Josh Rice, Michael Chilton, Todd Coffman, Daniel Shelton, Donnie Sullivan, Ernie Cordier
Feature- Cody Mahoney, Michael Chilton, Todd Coffman, Adam Bowman, Brian Smith, Stephen Breeding, Jonathan Couch, Donnie Sullivan, Ernie Cordier, Curt Bennett, Skylar Marlar, Josh Rice, Greg Johnson, Sarah Patrick, Daniel Shelton

Pro (Crate) Late Models (18 entries)
Top Qualifier- Victor Lee 13.798
1st Heat- Victor Lee, P.J. Feistritzer, Zane Powell, Derek Bottoms, Clayton Turner, Tyler Collins, Brian Royalty, Timmy Taylor, Steven Eversole
2nd Heat- Connor Meade, Gary Yeager, Austin Burns, Jeff Watson, Wesley Brummett, Eric Centers, Elliott Despain, Bill Toedter, Trey Settles
Feature- Connor Meade, Zane Powell, Gary Yeager, Austin Burns, Jeff Watson, Wesley Brummett, Eric Centers, Tyler Collins, Clayton Turner, Timmy Taylor, Victor Lee, Derek Bottoms, P.J. Feistritzer, Elliott Despain, Brian Royalty, Bill Toedter, Steven Eversole, Trey Settles

KDRA Super Stocks (14 entries)
Top Qualifier- Robby Perkins 15.927
1st Heat- Robby Perkins, Eddie Stewart, Tyler Collis, Terry Cheeks, Buzz Williams, Darrell Baker, Wade Daniels
2nd Heat- Jeremy Howard, Bartley Grant, Glen Hounshell, Johnny King, Matthew King, Robert Stanton, Matthew Foley
Feature- Jeremy Howard, Eddie Stewart, Bartley Grant, Robby Perkins, Glen Hounshell, Terry Cheeks, Matthew King, Johnny King, Darrell Baker, Robert Stanton, Tyler Collis, Matthew Foley, Wade Daniels, Buzz Williams

Stock Four Cylinders (14 entries)
Top Qualifier- Tyler Hayes 18.274
1st Heat- Tyler Hayes, Shane Irvin, Gunner Johnson, Brian Moore, Tim Coffey (DNS-Brandon Creech, Ruthanna Carter)
2nd Heat- Dylan Stevens, Eddie Stewart, Danny Winchester, Jason Sizemore, Keith Gipson, Chris Noe, Shannon Carter
Feature- Tyler Hayes, Dylan Stevens, Eddie Stewart, Gunner Johnson, Brian Moore, Jason Sizemore, Tim Coffey, Chris Noe, Shannon Carter, Ruthanna Carter, Shane Irvin, Brandon Creech, Keith Gipson (DNS-Danny Winchester)

Mini-Cup/Cyclones (7 entries)
Heat- Dylan Rutherford, Blake Brown, Jeremy Elliott, Jason Hinkle, Cliff Partin, Felicia Patterson (DNS-Jason Hinkle, Jr.)
Feature- Blake Brown, Dylan Rutherford, Jeremy Elliott, Jason Hinkle, Jason Hinkle, Jr., Felicia Patterson, Cliff Partin