On day two of the MARS/CCSDS even at West Plains,
veteran Wendell Wallace came roaring back to the Missouri speedway to capture Saturday's co-sanctioned
win. (Ron Mitchell)
MARS/CCSDS: Wallace Snatches
Late Lead From Floyd For West Plains Win
West Plains, Mo. - July 2. Winning at one of his favorite tracks, Wendell Wallace of Batesville,
Ark. stole the lead from race long leader Jeff Floyd of Walnut Ridge, Ark. with two laps remaining for a
Wallace started sixth in the 40 lap feature and picked up the win in night two of the three race "Firecracker
Shootout" co-sanctioned by the MARS DIRTcar Series and the Comp Cams Super Dirt Series. R.C. Whitwell of
Tucson, Arizona took top honors on night one.
Bill Frye works on #86 Kyle Beard before moving to fifth at West Plains.
Jacksonville, Arkansas' Stacy Taylor hooks up for a third place run at West
Plains. (Ron Mitchell)
Floyd, who started outside the front row and got the jump on pole sitter Dustin Mooneyham of Aurora, Mo.,
settled for second while Stacy Taylor of Jacksonville, AR was third. R.C. Whitwell was fourth after winning a
B-Main and moving from deep in the field, and Bill Frye of Greenbrier, Ark. was fifth.
Jeff Floyd tries to regain his lost lead from #88 Wendell
Wallace in the final circuits of the MARS/CCSDS santioned final at West Plains Motor Speedway.
July 2 - MARS/CCSDS at West Plains Motor
1) Wendell Wallace, 2) Jeff
Floyd, 3) Stacy Taylor, 4) R.C. Whitwell, 5) Bill Frye, 6) Todd Hall, 7) Dane Dacus, 8) Jeremy Payne,
9) Ian Samuel, 10) Jon Kirby, 11) Dewaine Hottinger, 12) Jon Mitchell, 13) Brad Looney, 14) Johnny
Virden (prov.), 15) Raymond Merrill, 16) Terry Phillips, 17) Justin Wells, 18) Tony Jackson, Jr., 19)
Kyle Beard (prov.), 20) Dustin Mooneyham, 21) Jesse Stovall (prov.),22) Brandon McCormick
Heat winners (28 entries): Frye, Mooneyham, Samuel, Floyd; B-Main winners: Whitwell,
Ron Mitchell photo