Arizona Speedway results for the Wild West Shootout
It’s night three of the 2020 Wild West Shootout. The 1/3-mile oval is set for night three of the six day dirt late model show.
View full 2020 Wild West Shootout results below.
It’s record breaking attendance numbers for the Wednesday night portion of this show. Loads of fans have migrated to Arizona to watch some dirt track racing.
Wild West Shootout
Main Event – Report
A bit of track prep is taking place just ahead of the main event. They’re tilling up the top groove.
Jimmy Mars and Brandon Sheppard set the front row for the main event. The field exits the pit area and to the race track. They’re set for battle on night three with another $5,000 main event check to the winner.
24 dirt late models line up in a four wide salute for the Arizona dirt racing fans. 30 laps of dirt late model racing are up next…
Green flag, Mars and Sheppard run even at the flagstand. Sheppard drives it deep on the top into turn one and he’s clear by two car lengths off turn two.
Mars is under fire from Cade Dillard.
Lap 7, Sheppard leads Dillard by a full second.
Lap 10, Dillard is closing on the race leader. They catch the tail of the field. Sheppard drives by the lap cars on the outside, Dillard rolls right on his bumper and follows him through.
Lap 11, Dillard gets sideways on the cushion. He nearly spins but he holds 2nd. Sheppard now leads by 2 seconds. Dillard is closing back in on the leader in a hurry.
Lap 12, Garrett Alberson is slow and the caution is out.
Green, Sheppard leads. Dillard hits the cushion right at the launch. That’s the long way to get to the flagstand and Mars is clear for 2nd, before turn one.
Lap 15, Mars moves to the bottom. Dillard runs him down and drives right by on the outside. Pierce is coming to the front as he bounces off the cushion.
Lap 20, Dillard has closed to within two car lengths. Both drivers enter high in turn one and cut to the middle at the center and off. They both run the top in turns three four.
Lap 21, Jason Papich is slow and the caution is out.
Green, Sheppard leads. Dillard jumps the cushion in turn one! He runs up the wall as the front nose rolls under the front wheels, he couldn’t turn it. Dillard comes to a stop and the caution is back out.
Green, Sheppard leads. Weiss and Mars run side by side for 2nd behind him. They remain side by side into turn three and off four.
Lap 25, Sheppard pulls away as they remain side by side for 2nd. Mars finally clears Weiss for 2nd on the bottom.
Lap 27, Brian Shirley tags the wall off turn two but he stays in the gas and keeps it rolling.
Brandon Sheppard wins night three of the Wild West Shootout!
Arizona Speedway Results
Wild West Shootout
January 15, 2020
View full Arizona Speedway results from San Tan Valley, Arizona below.
Qualifying 1 (2 Laps) : 1. Brandon Sheppard (14.896); 2. Johnny Scott (14.906); 3. Brian Shirley (14.934); 4. Mitch McGrath; 5. Chase Junghans; 6. Ricky Thornton; 7. Don Shaw; 8. Tony Toste; 9. Mclain Beaudoin; 10. Rick Ortega; 11. Matt Sparby;
Qualifying 2 (2 Laps) : 1. Ricky Weiss (14.940); 2. Mike Spatola (15.202); 3. Ryan Gustin (15.237); 4. Chris Simpson; 5. Blair Northdurft; 6. Steve Stultz; 7. Jason Papich; 8. Thomas Hunziker; 9. Lyndon Bolt; 10. Terry Carter; 11. Kenny Dansman;
Qualifying 3 (2 Laps) : 1. Garrett Alberson (14.310); 2. Jimmy Mars (15.310); 3. Stormy Scott (15.385); 4. Rick Eckert; 5. Jay Morris; 6. Kyle Beard; 7. Earl Pearson Jr; 8. Justin Duty; 9. Dan Deibele; 10. Dennis Souza; 11. Frank Heckenast Jr;
Qualifying 4 (2 Laps) : 1. Cade Dillard (15.365); 2. Terry Phillips (15.459); 3. Bobby Pierce (15.494); 4. Cody Laney; 5. Nick Deal; 6. Rob Mayea; 7. Clay Fisher; 8. Casey Skyberg; 9. John Cornell; 10. Richard Wallace; 11. Brian Schultz;
Heat 1 (8 Laps) : 1. Brandon Sheppard; 2. Mitch McGrath; 3. Brian Shirley; 4. Don Shaw; 5. Johnny Scott; 6. Ricky Thornton Jr; 7. Chase Junghans; 8. Mclain Beaudoin; 9. Tony Toste; 10. Matt Sparby; 11. Rick Ortega;
Heat 2 (8 Laps) : 1. Ricky Weiss; 2. Chris Simpson; 3. Mike Spatola; 4. Ryan Gustin; 5. Jason Papich; 6. Terry Carter; 7. Steve Stultz; 8. Kenny Densman; 9. Blair Northdurft; 10. Thomas Hunziker; 11. Lyndon Bolt;
Heat 3 (8 Laps) : 1. Jimmy Mars; 2. Garrett Alberson; 3. Stormy Scott; 4. Rick Eckert; 5. Frank Heckenast Jr; 6. Kyle Beard; 7. Justin Duty; 8. Jay Morris; 9. Dan Deibele; 10. Earl Pearson Jr; 11. Dennis Souza;
Heat 4 (8 Laps) : 1. Cade Dillard; 2. Bobby Pierce; 3. Cody Laney; 4. Clay Fisher; 5. Rob Mayea; 6. Nick Deal; 7. John Cornell; 8. Richard Wallace; 9. Brian Schultz; 10. Terry Phillips; 11. Casey Skyberg;
B Main 1 (12 Laps) : 1. Frank Heckenast Jr; 2. Johnny Scott; 3. Ricky Thornton Jr; 4. Chase Junghans; 5. Kyle Beard; 6. Tony Toste; 7. Justin Duty; 8. Jay Morris; 9. Mclain Beaudoin; 10. Rick Ortega; 11. Dan Deibele; 12. Matt Sparby; 13. Thomas Hunziker; 14. Casey Skyberg; 15. Terry Phillips; 16. Lyndon Bolt; 17. Richard Wallace; 18. Blair Northdurft; 19. Earl Pearson Jr; 20. Dennis Souza;
B Main 2 (12 Laps) : 1. Jason Papich; 2. Rob Mayea; 3. Steve Stulz; 4. Terry Carter; 5. Casey Skyberg; 6. John Cornell; 7. Thomas Hunziker; 8. Richard Wallace; 9. Brian Schultz; 10. Blair Northdurft; 11. Dan Deibele; 12. Matt Sparby; 13. Tony Toste; 14. Earl Pearson Jr; 15. Rick Ortega; 16. Dennis Souza; 17. Nick Deal; 18. Kenny Densman; 19. Terry Phillips; 20. Lyndon Bolt;
January 15, 2020
30 Laps | $5,000 to win
Pos | Driver
1. Brandon Sheppard
2. Jimmy Mars
3. Ricky Weiss
4. Brian Shirley
5. Chase Junghans
6. Frank Heckenast Jr
7. Bobby Pierce
8. Rick Eckert
9. Mike Spatola
10. Don Shaw
11. Ricky Thornton Jr
12. Johnny Scott
13. Stormy Scott
14. Cody Laney
15. Chris Simpson
16. Terry Carter
17. Steve Stultz
18. Cade Dillard
19. Jason Papish
20. Clay Fisher
21. Ryan Gustin
22. Mitch McGrath
23. Garrett Alberson
24. Rob Mayea