Flud and Pursley Capture Driven Midwest Cup Titles and Driven Midwest USAC NOW600 National Series Championships

Print this page
October 22, 2017

Inside Line Promotions – CANEY, Kan. (Oct. 22, 2017) – Frank Flud and Daison Pursley were dominant on Sunday evening during the Driven Midwest Cup at Caney Valley Speedway, where both drivers also wrapped up Driven Midwest USAC NOW600 National Micro Series presented by MyRacePass championships during the final event of the season.

The season finale showcased a trio of main events in each class with the driver scoring the lowest combined total points capturing the event championship.

Flud swept all three Stock Non-Wing main events, which earned him a $2,000 bonus in addition to his $1,000 in winnings. Not only did he claim the Driven Midwest Cup, he finished the season with a division-best 11 victories en route to his first series championship.

Flud also picked up two of the three Winged ‘A’ Class main events to score the Driven Midwest Cup title. Flud’s 11 triumphs in the division led him to the championship in that class as well.

Pursley garnered two of the three Restricted ‘A’ Class main events to record the Driven Midwest Cup win. The strong finish to the season helped propel him to his second straight championship in the division thanks to six total wins.

Holley Hollan was the other Winged ‘A’ Class winner and Ryan Timms produced his first career Restricted ‘A’ Class victory on Sunday.

While Flud swept the Stock Non-Wing main events, a lot of different drivers finished in the top five during the trio of A Mains. Kinzer Edwards, Hollan, Dave Nicholson and Ryan Truitt rounded out the top five, respectively, in the first main event.

Cory Green, Avery Goodman, Hank Davis and Hollan placed second through fifth, respectively, in the second A Main while Green, Davis, Goodman and Blake Battles garnered top fives in the final main event.

Flud won the first Winged ‘A’ Class main event with Gage Laney, Davis, Nathan Rainey and Goodman the top five, respectively.

Hollan claimed the second A Main as Pursley, Kris Carroll, Flud and Goodman were the rest of the top five, respectively. Flud capped the night with the win in the final main event and he was followed by Davis, Carroll, Hollan and Pursley.

Timms earned a win during the first Restricted ‘A’ Class main event with Kale Drake, Dooley Harris, Ryder Laplante and Pursley netting top fives, respectively.

The top five remained the same in the final two A Mains with Pursley winning both ahead of Laplante, who led the division with eight victories this season. Harris, Timms and Drake rounded out the top five in the second A Main while Timms, Harris and Drake placed third through fifth, respectively, in the final feature.

DRIVEN MIDWEST USAC NOW600 NATIONAL MICRO SERIES PRESENTED BY MYRACEPASS RESULTS AT CANEY VALLEY SPEEDWAY (Oct. 22, 2017) –

NOW600 Stock Non-Wing

Driven Midwest Cup Main 1 (12 Laps): 1. 81-Frank Flud (2); 2. 9-Kinzer Edwards (4); 3. 14JR-Holley Hollan (6); 4. 17-Dave Nicholson (3); 5. 75-Ryan Truitt (1); 6. 10-Blake Battles (8); 7. 24B-Glenn Bratti (5); 8. 42-Hank Davis (9); 9. 11G-Avery Goodman (7).

Driven Midwest Cup Main 2 (12 Laps): 1. 81-Frank Flud (7); 2. 480-Cory Green (8); 3. 11G-Avery Goodman (10); 4. 42-Hank Davis (9); 5. 14JR-Holley Hollan (5); 6. 24B-Glenn Bratti (1); 7. 17-Dave Nicholson (4); 8. 75-Ryan Truitt (2); 9. 9-Kinzer Edwards (6); 10. 10-Blake Battles (3).

Driven Midwest Cup Main 3 (12 Laps): 1. 81-Frank Flud (2); 2. 480-Cory Green (1); 3. 42-Hank Davis (5); 4. 11G-Avery Goodman (9); 5. 10-Blake Battles (10); 6. 17-Dave Nicholson (6); 7. 75-Ryan Truitt (8); 8. 24B-Glenn Bratti (7); 9. 14JR-Holley Hollan (3); 10. 9-Kinzer Edwards (4).

NOW600 Winged ‘A’ Class

Driven Midwest Cup Main 1 (12 Laps): 1. 81-Frank Flud (9); 2. 22RL-Gage Laney (2); 3. 42-Hank Davis (6); 4. 99-Nathan Rainey (3); 5. 11G-Avery Goodman (5); 6. 136-Kris Carroll (10); 7. 9P-Daison Pursley (8); 8. 14JR-Holley Hollan (4); 9. 76-Victor McAnally (7); 10. 10-Blake Battles (1).

Driven Midwest Cup Main 2 (12 Laps): 1. 14JR-Holley Hollan (1); 2. 9P-Daison Pursley (2); 3. 136-Kris Carroll (5); 4. 81-Frank Flud (8); 5. 11G-Avery Goodman (3); 6. 22RL-Gage Laney (6); 7. 42-Hank Davis (7); 8. 10-Blake Battles (10); 9. 76-Victor McAnally (9); 10. 99-Nathan Rainey (4).

Driven Midwest Cup Main 3 (12 Laps): 1. 81-Frank Flud (1); 2. 42-Hank Davis (3); 3. 136-Kris Carroll (2); 4. 14JR-Holley Hollan (6); 5. 9P-Daison Pursley (7); 6. 11G-Avery Goodman (5); 7. 76-Victor McAnally (9); 8. 10-Blake Battles (10); 9. 22RL-Gage Laney (4); 10. 99-Nathan Rainey (8).

NOW600 Restricted ‘A’ Class

Driven Midwest Cup Main 1 (12 Laps): 1. 5T-Ryan Timms (1); 2. 75-Kale Drake (4); 3. 24T-Dooley Harris (2); 4. 88R-Ryder Laplante (6); 5. 9P-Daison Pursley (8); 6. 17S-Baron Silva (7); 7. 70-Aidan Silva (5); 8. 31-Phillip Cordova (3).

Driven Midwest Cup Main 2 (12 Laps): 1. 9P-Daison Pursley (5); 2. 88R-Ryder Laplante (6); 3. 24T-Dooley Harris (4); 4. 5T-Ryan Timms (7); 5. 75-Kale Drake (8); 6. 17S-Baron Silva (3); 7. 70-Aidan Silva (2); 8. 31-Phillip Cordova (1).

Driven Midwest Cup Main 3 (12 Laps): 1. 9P-Daison Pursley (2); 2. 88R-Ryder Laplante (1); 3. 5T-Ryan Timms (4); 4. 24T-Dooley Harris (5); 5. 75-Kale Drake (3); 6. 17S-Baron Silva (6); 7. 70-Aidan Silva (7); 8. 31-Phillip Cordova (8).

2017 DRIVEN MIDWEST USAC NOW600 FEATURE WINNERS –

STOCK NON-WING:

Frank Flud – 11 (Superbowl Speedway in Greenville, Texas, on Feb. 17 and Feb. 18; Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., on March 9, March 10 and June 1; I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 26; Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., on June 2 and Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., on Oct. 21 and Oct. 22 – 3 wins); Holley Hollan – 1 (I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, Okla., on June 3); Jacob Lucas – 1 (Superbowl Speedway in Greenville, Texas, on Aug. 19); Trey Marcham – 1 (I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 27); Jason McDougal – 1 (Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., on Oct. 20); Jeffrey Newell – 1 (Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., on Sept. 16); and Steven Shebester – 1 (Wichita Speedway in Iowa Park, Texas, on March 3)

WINGED ‘A’ CLASS:

Frank Flud – 11 (Superbowl Speedway in Greenville, Texas, on Feb. 17 and Feb. 18, Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., on March 9, March 10 and June 1; I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 26; RPM Speedway in Crandall, Texas, on July 14 and Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., on Oct. 20, Oct. 21 and Oct. 22 – 2 wins); Holley Hollan – 2 (Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., on June 2 and Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., on Oct. 22); Jeffrey Newell – 2 (I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, Okla., on June 3 and Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., on Sept. 16); Chase Brewer – 1 (Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., on Oct. 14); Colton Corbin – 1 (281 Speedway in Stephenville, Texas, on July 1); Dustin Davidson – 1 (281 Speedway in Stephenville, Texas, on March 25); Hank Davis – 1 (Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., on Sept. 15); and Jason McDougal – 1 (I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 27)

RESTRICTED ‘A’ CLASS:

Ryder Laplante – 8 (Superbowl Speedway in Greenville, Texas, on Feb. 18; Wichita Speedway in Iowa Park, Texas, on March 3; Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., on March 9; 281 Speedway in Stephenville, Texas, on March 25; RPM Speedway in Crandall, Texas, on July 14 and Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., on Sept. 16, Oct. 20 and Oct. 21); Daison Pursley – 6 (I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 26 and May 27; Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., on June 1; Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., on Oct. 14 and Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., on Oct. 22 – 2 wins); Kale Drake – 3 (I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, Okla., on June 3; 281 Speedway in Stephenville, Texas, on July 1 and Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., on Sept. 15); Noah Gass – 1 (Superbowl Speedway in Greenville, Texas, on Feb. 17); Grady Mercer – 1 (Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., on June 2); Chase Randall – 1 (Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., on March 10); Caleb Rouser – 1 (Superbowl Speedway in Greenville, Texas, on Aug. 19); and Ryan Timms – 1 (Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., on Oct. 22)

MEDIA LINKS –

Website: http://www.NOW600Series.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/NOW600Series

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NOW600Series

NOW600 SERIES –

The National Open Wheel 600 Series is in its fifth year of showcasing premier micro sprint racing throughout Oklahoma and Northern Texas. In addition to the Driven Midwest USAC NOW600 National Micro Series presented by MyRacePass, there are three regions – the Driven Midwest NOW600 North Texas Region, the Driven Midwest NOW600 Sooner Region and the USAC NOW600 Coastal Clash. The featured racing divisions are Stock Non-Wing, Winged ‘A’ Class and Restricted ‘A’ Class. For more information, including the schedule, points and rules, visit http://www.NOW600Series.com.

DRIVEN MIDWEST –

Driven Midwest is a speed shop and D1 chassis dealer located in Tulsa, Okla. The company, which is owned by Harley Hollan and micro sprint standout Frank Flud, has one goal: to raise the standard of customer service to an exceptional level while building a relationship with every customer. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/DrivenPerformanceMidwest/?fref=ts.

MYRACEPASSPRO –

MyRacePass Pro offers a full set of tools for drivers, tracks and series to GET RECOGNIZED quickly and easily. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or travel the full ASCS or World of Outlaws tours, MRP Pro has the features you need in an online presence. Using MyRacePass PRO you can get a very professional, templated website that comes with all the tools and menu options of most of our custom websites. Most importantly, you can set everything up yourself with a custom domain name and background/header images. Starting out at simply $10 per month, you can set yourself apart from your competition and start utilizing the power of MyRacePass. There is a free 30-Day trial, so get to http://www.myracepass.com/pro today to see just how easy it is to “Get Recognized.”

INSIDE LINE PROMOTIONS –

Inside Line Promotions specializes in affordable public relations and media management for motor sports drivers, teams, sponsors, tracks, series, events, organizations and manufacturers. ILP Founder Shawn Miller leverages professional journalism with new media technologies and social networking to improve your exposure and the return on investment for your sponsors.

To meet the media relations needs of your program by joining Team ILP, contact Shawn at 541-510-3663 or Shawn@InsideLinePromotions.com. For more information on Inside Line Promotions, visit http://www.InsideLinePromotions.com.