Arizona Speedway results for the Wild West Shootout
It’s night five of the 2020 Wild West Shootout. The 1/3-mile oval is set for another night of dirt late model racing.
View full 2020 Wild West Shootout results below.
Wild West Shootout
Main Event – Report
A bit of track prep has taken place just ahead of this main event. That might throw some of these cars for a loop.
Chase Junghans and Johnny Scott set the front row for the main event.
The field lines up in a four wide salute for the Arizona dirt racing crowd. 40 laps of dirt late model racing are up next…
Green flag, Chase Junghans leads early into turn one. Scott runs wide but he’s got a run off turn two.
Scott looks inside of Junghans heading into turn three. He slides him! Junghans is forced over the cushion and he tags the wall! No caution.
Lap 2, Brian Shirley has moved to 2nd. He’s running down the race leader.
Lap 4, Scott runs wide off turn two. Brian Shirley has a run on him. Shirley drives it deep into the corner and clear!
The leader has caught lap traffic. He drives right by them and opens the gap to 2nd. Shirley is in a league of his own tonight.
Lap 20, Brian Shirley leads Johnny Scott by 2 seconds.
Lap 22, Johnny Scott has smoke pouring out of the back of his machine as he runs 2nd. Shirley continues to open the gap as Scott remains in the throttle.
Lap 26, Justin Duty is slow and the caution is out.
Green, Shirley leads as Weiss takes over 2nd at the jump. Weiss drives it deep to the bottom, he noses ahead of the leader. Shirley has the high side momentum and he reclaims the lead off turn two.
Bobby Pierce is slicing through the field. He started 18th and he’s knocking inside the top 10.
10 to go, Shirley is gone. He leads by 2 seconds.
6 to go, the leader remains on the cushion and on the throttle. The race is for 2nd.
5 to go, Johnny Scott is slow with a flat left rear. The caution is out and the field will get another shot at Shirley.
Green, Shirley holds off Weiss once again. Sheppard and Junghans run side by side for 3rd.
2 to go, Chase Junghans has a flat right rear and the caution is back out!
Green, Weiss drives it deep to the bottom in turn one. Weiss noses ahead once again. He’s nearly clear but not quite as Shirley dominates with the high side momentum.
Brian Shirley wins night five of the Wild West Shootout! He gets a $10,000 bonus for winning his 3rd race this week.
Arizona Speedway Results
Wild West Shootout
January 18, 2020
View full Arizona Speedway results from San Tan Valley, Arizona below.
Qualifying 1 (2 Laps) : 1. Ricky Weiss (15.440); 2. Garrett Alberson (15.466); 3. Chase Junghans (15.629); 4. Terry Phillips; 5. Tony Toste; 6. Mclain Beaudoin; 7. Matt Sparby; 8. Jim Whistler; 9. Steve Stultz; 10. Mitch McGrath;
Qualifying 2 (2 Laps) : 1. Cade Dillard (15.321); 2. Brian Birkhofer (15.642); 3. Kyle Beard (15.739); 4. Don Shaw; 5. Stormy Scott; 6. Bobby Pierce; 7. Blair Northdurft; 8. Ryan Gustin; 9. Jason Papich; 10. Richard Wallace;
Qualifying 3 (2 Laps) : 1. Brian Shirley (15.593); 2. Chris Simpson (15.638); 3. Earl Pearson Jr (15.760); 4. Mike Spatola; 5. Allen Murray; 6. Jay Morris; 7. Casey Skyberg; 8. Justin Duty; 9. Terry Carter; 10. Rick Ortega;
Qualifying 4 (2 Laps) : 1. Brandon Sheppard (15.389); 2. Johnny Scott (15.448); 3. Frank Heckenast Jr (15.557); 4. Ricky Thornton Jr; 5. Jimmy Mars; 6. Clay Fisher; 7. Thomas Hunziker; 8. John Cornell; 9. Lyndon Bolt; 10. Dan Deibele;
Heat 1 (8 Laps) : 1. Chase Junghans; 2. Ricky Weiss; 3. Garrett Alberson; 4. Terry Phillips; 5. Tony Toste; 6. Steve Stultz; 7. Mclain Beaudoin; 8. Mitch McGrath; 9. Jim Whistler; 10. Matt Sparby;
Heat 2 (8 Laps) : 1. Cade Dillard; 2. Brian Birkhofer; 3. Kyle Beard; 4. Stormy Scott; 5. Bobby Pierce; 6. Jason Papich; 7. Blair Northdurft; 8. Richard Wallace; 9. Don Shaw; 10. Ryan Gustin;
Heat 3 (8 Laps) : 1. Brian Shirley; 2. Chris Simpson; 3. Earl Pearson Jr; 4. Mike Spatola; 5. Jay Morris; 6. Allen Murray; 7. Justin Duty; 8. Casey Skyberg; 9. Rick Ortega; 10. Terry Carter;
Heat 4 (8 Laps) : 1. Johnny Scott; 2. Ricky Thornton; 3. Brandon Sheppard; 4. Jimmy Mars; 5. Clay Fisher; 6. John Cornell; 7. Thomas Hunziker; 8. Dan Deibele; 9. Lyndon Bolt; 10. Frank Heckenast Jr;
B Main 1 (12 Laps) : 1. Tony Toste; 2. Mclain Beaudoin; 3. Jay Morris; 4. Justin Duty; 5. Mitch McGrath; 6. Matt Sparby; 7. Casey Skyberg; 8. Jim Whistler; 9. Steve Stultz; 10. Rick Ortega; 11. Allen Murray; 12. Terry Carter;
B Main 2 (12 Laps) : 1. Bobby Pierce; 2. Frank Heckenast Jr; 3. Clay Fisher; 4. Jason Papich; 5. John Cornell; 6. Blair Northdurft; 7. Don Shaw; 8. Thomas Hunziker; 9. Lyndon Bolt; 10. Richard Wallace; 11. Dan Deibele; 12. Ryan Gustin;
January 18, 2020
40 Laps | $5,000 to win
Pos | Driver
1. Brian Shirley
2. Ricky Weiss
3. Brandon Sheppard
4. Cade Dillard
5. Bobby Pierce
6. Brian Birkhofer
7. Stormy Scott
8. Chris Simpson
9. Frank Heckenast Jr
10. Earl Pearson Jr
11. Kyle Beard
12. Tony Toste
13. Mclain Beaudoin
14. Clay Fisher
15. Jay Morris
16. Mike Spatola
17. Chase Junghans
18. Ricky Thornton Jr
19. Johnny Scott
20. Garrett Alberson
21. Jimmy Mars
22. Justin Duty
23. Terry Phillips
24. Jason Papich