Wendell Wallace at Beebe (Ark.) Speedway.
Four On the Floor For Wallace at Beebe
Shelton, series report
BEEBE, Ark. – Aug. 26. All-time tour win leader, Wendell Wallace, scored his series
best fourth COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) win of the 2011 season by topping the $2,000-to-win event on Friday
night at Beebe Speedway.
An racy surface greeted the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series competitors at the 1/4 mile oval on Friday, and it was
Brandon Smith who topped heat race action to earn the JFR Graphics Pole Position for the feature, with Wallace
joining him on the front row.
Kyle Beard races #5 Jon Mitchell early in the Beebe eevent
before offering Wallace a challenge late in the race. (Woody Hampton)
Two-time CCSDS winner Brandon Smith moves under #30 Lane Cullum
before finishing third at Beebe. (Woody
With the green flag in the air, Smith led the first lap with Wallace, Kyle Beard, Dewaine Hottinger, and Jon
Mitchell nipping at his heels. Smith saw Wallace shoot by him to take over the lead on the second lap,a lead
that Wallace would never relinquish, although he would see a late race challenge from Beard. Beard jumped to
the cushion late in the event as he made a serious dent in Wallace's advantage, but would fall three car lengths
short at the
Brian Murray and #11 Jon Kirby at Beebe Speedway before Kirby's
high line took him to a fourth place showing at the Central Arkansas track. (Woody Hampton)
B.J. Robinson took up with CCSDS tour for a night and picked up
fifth. Dewaine Hottinger (65) was out early. (Woody
checkered flag. Following the lead duo across the line were Smith, Jon Kirby,
and B.J. Robinson.
Curtis Cook was the recipient of the Larry Shaw Race Cars Hard Charger Award after mounting a great charge in the
feature from the 22nd starting spot to a sixth place finish.
The Quarter Master Hard Luck Award went to Johnny Virden, who saw his night end in hot laps
with mechanical woes.
Curtis Cook races outside of #47 Chandler Petty in an impressive
run from 22nd to sixth on a racy surface at Beebe Speedway. (Woody Hampton)
Travis Ashley races diehard Mopar man Shane Harris at Beebe
Speedway. (Woody Hampton)
The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series roll into Malden Speedway (Malden, Missouri) on Saturday night, August 27th in a
$2,000-to-win/$400-to-start event, which will mark their final appearance of 2011 at the facility.
Aug. 26 - Comp Cams SDS at Beebe Speedway
1) Wendell Wallace, 2) Kyle Beard, 3) Brandon Smith,
4) Jon Kirby, 5) B.J. Robinson, 6) Curtis Cook, 7) Ian Samuels, 8) Allen Murray, 9) Chad Dupont,
10) Chandler Petty, 11) Terry Henson, 12) Geoff Aitken, 13) Daniel Waters, 14) Shane Harris, 15)
Kenneth Jackson, 16) Jimmy Miller, 17) Lane Cullum, 19) Jon Mitchell, 19) Travis Ashley, 20) Keith
Lawson, 21) Dewaine Hottinger, 22) Larry Potter
Heat winners: Smith, Beard, Wallace, Mitchell