McDougal, Flud and Laplante Kick Off Driven Midwest Cup With Driven Midwest USAC NOW600 National Victories at Caney Valley Speedway

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October 20, 2017

Inside Line Promotions – CANEY, Kan. (Oct. 20, 2017) – Jason McDougal, Frank Flud and Ryder Laplante emerged victorious on Friday night during the opening round of the Driven Midwest Cup at Caney Valley Speedway.

Both McDougal and Flud charged from the fourth row to score wins while Laplante capitalized on the pole position during Night 1 of the Driven Midwest USAC NOW600 National Micro Series presented by MyRacePass tripleheader.

McDougal started seventh and outdueled Flud to claim the Stock Non-Wing main event. It was McDougal’s first career division win. Flud, who leads the class with seven triumphs this season, increased his lead in the championship standings to 81 points with only two races remaining.

Kinzer Edwards rounded out the podium after starting 12th. Hank Davis placed fourth and Cody Price ended fifth.

Flud and Price were the heat race winners.

Flud was dominant in the Winged ‘A’ Class main event as he powered from eighth to record his eighth victory of the season in the division. It also increased his points lead to 85 points. McDougal, who started seventh, finished in the runner-up position with Kris Carroll third, Davis fourth and Riley Goodno fifth.

Davis and Flud both picked up a heat race triumph.

Laplante closed the gap on Restricted ‘A’ Class points leader Daison Pursley in the championship standings following his division-leading seventh win of the season. Pursley, who finished second, holds a 49-point advantage.

Kale Drake placed third with Ryan Timms fourth and Dylan Pendergrass fifth.

Laplante and Pursley each won a heat race.

Round 2 of the Driven Midwest Cup is on Saturday, which is Pink Out Night for breast cancer awareness. Racing has been moved up to begin at 4 p.m. The gates will open at 1 p.m.

Event tickets are $10 for adults on Saturday. Children ages 12-years-old and younger get in free.

DRIVEN MIDWEST USAC NOW600 NATIONAL MICRO SERIES PRESENTED BY MYRACEPASS RESULTS AT CANEY VALLEY SPEEDWAY (Oct. 20, 2017) –

NOW600 Stock Non-Wing

A Feature (20 Laps): 1. 73-Jason McDougal (7); 2. 81-Frank Flud (2); 3. 9-Kinzer Edwards (12); 4. 42-Hank Davis (3); 5. 44C-Cody Price (4); 6. 75-Ryan Truitt (5); 7. 11G-Avery Goodman (11); 8. 14JR-Holley Hollan (14); 9. 77-Dillon Conrad (6); 10. 480-Cory Green (1); 11. 20-Josh Pickle (8); 12. 17-Dave Nicholson (10); 13. 6-Steve Hart (9); 14. 20G-Noah Gass (13).

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 81-Frank Flud (3); 2. 42-Hank Davis (7); 3. 480-Cory Green (6); 4. 73-Jason McDougal (5); 5. 17-Dave Nicholson (1); 6. 9-Kinzer Edwards (2); 7. 20G-Noah Gass (4).

Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 44C-Cody Price (7); 2. 75-Ryan Truitt (1); 3. 77-Dillon Conrad (4); 4. 20-Josh Pickle (3); 5. 6-Steve Hart (6); 6. 11G-Avery Goodman (5); 7. 14JR-Holley Hollan (2).

NOW600 Winged ‘A’ Class

A Feature (20 Laps): 1. 81-Frank Flud (8); 2. 73-Jason McDougal (7); 3. 136-Kris Carroll (2); 4. 42-Hank Davis (5); 5. 11-Riley Goodno (6); 6. 42A-Emerson Axsom (4); 7. 14JR-Holley Hollan (9); 8. 22RL-Gage Laney (3); 9. 9P-Daison Pursley (13); 10. 10-Blake Battles (10); 11. 99-Nathan Rainey (12); 12. 76-Victor McAnally (15); 13. 44C-Cody Price (16); 14. 11G-Avery Goodman (1); 15. 22X-Matt Cash (11); 16. 2JB-Ryan Cody (14).

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 42-Hank Davis (1); 2. 42A-Emerson Axsom (2); 3. 11-Riley Goodno (6); 4. 11G-Avery Goodman (3); 5. 136-Kris Carroll (7); 6. 99-Nathan Rainey (5); 7. 9P-Daison Pursley (8); 8. 44C-Cody Price (4).

Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 81-Frank Flud (5); 2. 73-Jason McDougal (7); 3. 22RL-Gage Laney (2); 4. 14JR-Holley Hollan (1); 5. 10-Blake Battles (4); 6. 22X-Matt Cash (6); 7. 2JB-Ryan Cody (3); 8. 76-Victor McAnally (8).

NOW600 Restricted ‘A’ Class

A Feature (15 Laps): 1. 88R-Ryder Laplante (1); 2. 9P-Daison Pursley (3); 3. 75-Kale Drake (2); 4. 5T-Ryan Timms (4); 5. 22-Dylan Pendergrass (9); 6. 11-Riley Goodno (6); 7. 24T-Dooley Harris (10); 8. 70-Aidan Silva (8); 9. 17S-Baron Silva (5); 10. 20G-Noah Gass (11); 11. 31-Phillip Cordova (7).

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 88R-Ryder Laplante (3); 2. 75-Kale Drake (5); 3. 17S-Baron Silva (4); 4. 31-Phillip Cordova (1); 5. 24T-Dooley Harris (2); (DNS) 20G-Noah Gass.

Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 9P-Daison Pursley (2); 2. 5T-Ryan Timms (4); 3. 11-Riley Goodno (3); 4. 70-Aidan Silva (1); 5. 22-Dylan Pendergrass (5).

2017 DRIVEN MIDWEST USAC NOW600 FEATURE WINNERS –

STOCK NON-WING:

Frank Flud – 7 (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 and Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., on June 2); 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 – 8 (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); 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); Holley Hollan – 1 (Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., on June 2); and Jason McDougal – 1 (I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 27)

RESTRICTED ‘A’ CLASS:

Ryder Laplante – 7 (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 and Oct. 20); Daison Pursley – 4 (I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 26 and May 27; Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., on June 1 and Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., on Oct. 14); 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); and Caleb Rouser – 1 (Superbowl Speedway in Greenville, Texas, on Aug. 19)

UP NEXT –

Saturday and Sunday at Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., for the Driven Midwest Cup

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Website: http://www.NOW600Series.com

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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.

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