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2017 Banquet
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11/5/2017

11/5/2017

Sweetwater Speedway


2017 Banquet

Sweetwater Speedway held their banquet to recognize the drivers, sponsors and volunteers. It was a great night celebrating the successes of the drivers and the Speedway. There were a total of 125 competitors from six different states. At the banquet the Top 10 in each class were recognized. There were also special awards for the Sportsman, Most Improved and Hard Luck Driver of the Year that were voted on by the drivers. The Sportsman of the Year was given to the driver in each class that was the most helpful at the track by with time, set-up, or parts. This year the Sportsman of Year in the Modifieds was Bert Beech of Rock Springs. Jason Wright of Rock Springs took home the Sportsman of Year in the Sport Mods and Gene Henrie of Cedar City Utah in the Stock Cars. The Most Improved Driver Trophies went to Ronnie Roy of Rock Springs in the Modifieds, Slade Pitt of Rock Springs in the Sport Mods and Aspen Russell of West Valley City Utah in the Stock Cars. The Hard Luck Driver of the Year went to those drivers who just had the worst luck, but continued to come back and try again. Verlon Lee of Lyman took home the award in the Stock Cars, David Pitt of Rock Springs took home the award in Sport Mods and Bryan Wordelman of Salt Lake City Utah took home the award in the Modifieds.

Casey Delp of Rock Springs held off Brazton Yeager of Green River to take home the championship in the IMCA Modified Division. Lakota Cleveland was the Rookie of the Year finishing 10th in points.

Pos Car # First Name Last Name City State Points
1 2W Casey Delp Rock Springs WY 473
2 33By Braxton Yeager Green River WY 448
3 22D Chris Delp Rock Springs WY 444
4 46 Bert Beech Rock Spirngs WY 421
5 83 Kevin Wright Rock Springs WY 386
6 12 Reed Payne Idaho Falls ID 378
7 O1H Michael Hale West Valley City UT 375
8 7w Bryan Wordelman Salt Lake City UT 369
9 13 Ronnie Roy Rock Springs WY 334
10 01C Lakota Cleveland Rock Springs WY 324

Jason Wright of Rock Springs was the Champion in the IMCA Sport Mod Division. He held off Chuck Delp of Rock Springs and Josh Pate of Green River. Verlon Lee of Lyman was recognized as the Rookie of the Year finishing 5th in points.

Pos Car # First Name Last Name City State Points
1 83J Jason Wright Rock Springs WY 491
2 2D Chuck Delp Rock Springs WY 455
3 33J Josh Pate Green River WY 450
4 5 Verlon Lee Lyman WY 445
5 20 Larry Kaml Rock Springs WY 432
6 19 Myron Kaml Green River WY 392
7 35 Slade Pitt Rock Springs WY 389
8 10 Anthony "A.J." Fierro Cheyenne WY 382
9 28 David Pitt Rock Springs WY 380
10 14s Traeger Sperry Green River WY 365

Beau Hutchinson of Salt Lake City Utah took home the championship in the Stock Car division. Aspen Russell of West Valley City Utah took home the Rookie of the Year finishing 7th in the point standings.

Pos Car # First Name Last Name City State Points
1 88 Beau Hutchison Salt Lake UT 474
2 7 Brent Hartmann Kemmerer WY 470
3 62 Kasey Bright Lyman WY 447
4 2H Gene Henrie Cedar City UT 404
5 57 Ron Swanson Green River WY 403
6 21 Ed Henderson Draper UT 363
7 02 Aspen Russell West Valley City UT 352
8 3L Dillion Lawrence Salt Lake City UT 335
9 6 Kelly Lee Lyman WY 300
10 5 Verlon Lee Lyman WY 155

Bobby Larsen of Rock Springs took home the championship in the kids Go-Kart division. He was followed by Kaden Wright, Austin Macy, Bo Byington and Devynn Byington.

Sponsors were also recognized for their continued support of Sweetwater Speedway with plaques. Sponsors include: Pitt Construction, Yeager Autobody, Fremont Motors, Pitt Stop Signs, Ron's Ace Rental, Sterling Construction Management, LLC, Southwest Embroidery & Scrapbooking, Burns Towing, Lisa Bunning Photography, Ciner, Point Bar, Best Western Outlaw Inn, All West Communications/Sweetwater Cable TV, Staley's Taco Time, 1st Bank, Trona Valley Federal Credit Union, Sweetwater Laundry, Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport, Airgas an Air Liquide Company, Gann and Sons Trucking, Simplot, Dueling Aces Enterprises, Larsen Measurement, Inc. and Eagle's Aerie 151. The Speedway thanked all of the sponsors for their support and sponsorship during the 2017 race season.

The evening ended with thanking the volunteers for working day in and day out to provide racing in Sweetwater County. Sweetwater Speedway is run by a non-profit organization, the Sweetwater Dirt Racing Alliance. The Alliance is a group of volunteers who love racing and want to see it continue in Sweetwater County. The volunteers include Kara Beech, Tricia VanDerWoude, Sean Miller, Jamie Davison, Bobby Hamilton, Robbie Wilson, DJ Davison, Cody Rider, Cameron Willert, Veronika Benavides, Laci Phillips, Anney Murdock, Yurika Hill, Melissa Simmons, Nora Harlow, and Brilee VanDerWoude.


Article Credit: Kara Beech

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