Tommy Bryant Unstoppable at Heart O’ Texas Speedway

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By Bryan Hulbert


WACO, Texas (August 15, 2014) – Tommy Bryant earned his second victory of the season, doing so in the regional showdown between the Griffith Truck and Equipment Gulf South Region and Smiley’s Racing Products Lone Star Region.


Earning the pole for the 25-lap event, Bryant led non-stop to win by a healthy margin. Channin Tankersley scooted from twelfth to take second with Ray Allen Kulhanek making the final podium step. Taking the final transfer from the B-Feature, Kevin Ramey tore through the field to take fourth from twentieth with seventeenth starting Klint Angelette earning fifth.


Patrick Stasa from fifteenth was sixth with Michele Melton seventh. A rare appearance by Eric Baldaccini resulted in a run from eighteenth to eighth followed by Claud Estes from nineteenth. Brandon Berryman made up the top-ten.


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Griffith Truck and Equipment ASCS Gulf South Region
Smiley’s Racing Products ASCS Lone Star Region
Heart O’ Texas Speedway – Waco, Texas
Friday, August 15, 2014


Car Count: 27


Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 28-Tommy Bryant; 2. 21T-Ray Allen Kulhanek; 3. 11-Channin Tankersley; 4. 19X-Patrick Stasa; 5. 36-John Pate; 6. 74E-Claud Estes III; 7. (DNF) 9-Bobby Breen


Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 31-Brandon Berryman; 2. 24-Brandie Jass; 3. 45-Martin Edwards; 4. 11X-Justin Melton; 5. 0-Eric Baldaccini; 6. 19-Klint Angelette; 7. (DNF) 7M-Kevin Ramey


Heat 3 (8 Laps): 1. 17X-Josh Baughman; 2. 4X-Shawn Petersen; 3. 5X-Tyson Hall; 4. 93-Chris Sweeney; 5. 79-Charlie McDonald; 6. (DNF) 29-Mike Walling; 7. (DNF) 76-Zane Lawrence


Heat 4 (8 Laps): 1. 14-Michael Lang; 2. 48-Jake Martens; 3. 11M-Michele Melton; 4. 10-George White; 5. 17T-Greg Rilat; 6. (DNF) 88-Scottie McDonald


B Feature 1 (12 Laps): 1. 19X-Patrick Stasa[3]; 2. 11X-Justin Melton[1]; 3. 19-Klint Angelette[5]; 4. 0-Eric Baldaccini[2]; 5. 74E-Claud Estes III[7]; 6. 7M-Kevin Ramey[13]; 7. 17T-Greg Rilat[6]; 8. 88-Scottie McDonald[8]; 9. 76-Zane Lawrence[9]; 10. 79-Charlie McDonald[11]; 11. 10-George White[4]; DNS 29-Mike Walling; DNS 9-Bobby Breen


A Feature (25 Laps): 1. 28-Tommy Bryant[1]; 2. 11-Channin Tankersley[12]; 3. 21T-Ray Allen Kulhanek[6]; 4. 7M-Kevin Ramey[20]; 5. 19-Klint Angelette[17]; 6. 19X-Patrick Stasa[15]; 7. 11M-Michele Melton[2]; 8. 0-Eric Baldaccini[18]; 9. 74E-Claud Estes III[19]; 10. 31-Brandon Berryman[5]; 11. 36-John Pate[14]; 12. 24-Brandie Jass[9]; 13. 4X-Shawn Petersen[8]; 14. 11X-Justin Melton[16]; 15. 14-Michael Lang[7]; 16. 93-Chris Sweeney[11]; 17. (DNF) 17X-Josh Baughman[3]; 18. (DNF) 5X-Tyson Hall[13]; 19. (DNF) 45-Martin Edwards[10]; 20. (DNF) 48-Jake Martens[4]