Brandon Berryman Battles to ASCS Gulf South Victory

From Bryan Hulberg

Highlands, TX — (July 5, 2014) — The Griffith Truck and Equipment ASCS Gulf South Region took to the high-banked Battleground Speedway in Highlands, Texas on Saturday night with Brandon Berryman leading non-stop for his eleventh career Gulf South score.

The thirteenth winner of the season, Berryman jumped to the lead on the start over Tommy Bryant. Challenged on late race restarts by Tommy Bryant then Blake Hahn, Berryman would not be denied the night’s $2,500 payday.

Blake Hahn rolled across second with Tommy Bryant rolling across the line on fumes to claim third. Channin Tankersley grabbed fourth with eighth starting Ray Allen Kulhanek completing the top five.

Wes Miler was sixth with eleventh starting Travis Elliot seventh. Klint Angelette crossed eighth with Caleb Martin charging from twenty-first to ninth. Wyatt Rector completed the top ten.

The Griffith Truck and Equipment Gulf South Region races next at the Golden Triangle Raceway Park on Friday, July 18 and Leesville 171 Speedway in Leesville, La. on Saturday, July 19. For continued updates on the American Sprint Car Series, log onto

Griffith Truck and Equipment ASCS Gulf South Region
Battleground Speedway – Highlands, Texas
Saturday, July 5, 2014

Car Count: 21

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 17-Blake Hahn; 2. 19-Klint Angelette; 3. 93-Chris Sweeney; 4. 28-Tommy Bryant; 5. 36-John Pate; 6. 0-Marty Hargroder; 7. (DNF) 12-Scott Smith

Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 11-Channin Tankersley; 2. 17T-Greg Rilat; 3. 31-Brandon Berryman; 4. 7-Wyatt Rector; 5. (DNF) 87-Aaron Reutzel; 6. (DNF) 24-Brandie Jass; 7. (DNF) 27-Steve Block

Heat 3 (8 Laps): 1. 21T-Ray Allen Kulhanek; 2. 39C-Travis Rilat; 3. 15T-Travis Elliott; 4. 2-Wes Miller; 5. 29-Mike Walling; 6. 53-Andrew VanBlarcum; 7. (DNF) 51-Caleb Martin

A Feature (25 Laps): 1. 31-Brandon Berryman[2]; 2. 17-Blake Hahn[6]; 3. 28-Tommy Bryant[1]; 4. 11-Channin Tankersley[3]; 5. 21T-Ray Allen Kulhanek[8]; 6. 2-Wes Miller[7]; 7. 15T-Travis Elliott[11]; 8. 19-Klint Angelette[4]; 9. 51-Caleb Martin[21]; 10. 7-Wyatt Rector[13]; 11. 17T-Greg Rilat[9]; 12. 0-Marty Hargroder[17]; 13. (DNF) 87-Aaron Reutzel[12]; 14. (DNF) 36-John Pate[14]; 15. (DNF) 29-Mike Walling[15]; 16. (DNF) 93-Chris Sweeney[10]; 17. (DNF) 39C-Travis Rilat[5]; 18. (DNF) 24-Brandie Jass[18]; 19. (DNF) 53-Andrew VanBlarcum[16]; DNS 27-Steve Block; DNS 12-Scott Smith