Elkins Raceway Fall Festival 50 on August 27 / All photos by Beckie Boyd

Elkins Raceway Fall Festival 50 and racing season concludes

KERENS – Dirt track drivers at Elkins Raceway unloaded their cars Saturday for the last time this season for the Fall Festival 50 Championship races.

The atmosphere of the track was truly bittersweet Saturday. On one hand: excitement grew for the drop of the green flag, the upcoming large payout and fireworks display. On the other hand: the air of Randolph County was somber, knowing the racing season came to a close at the end of the night.

All eyes were fixed on the checkered flag as drivers saw an increased payout in all classes – $3,000 for Super Late Model drivers, $1,200 for FASTRAK Crate Late Models, $1,100 for UMP Modifieds, $500 to Street Stocks and $800 to EDGE Hot Mods.

During the playing of the National Anthem, a special ceremony was held in memory of EDGE Hot Mod driver, Larry Atha. Fellow drivers of the EDGE Hot Mod and mini wedge divisions congregated on the front stretch of the track while carrying American flags. Drivers made one lap in memory of Atha.

National Anthem and Larry Atha memorial ceremony / Photo by Beckie Boyd

The August 27 Championship feature race winners are as follows:

  • Younger Mini Wedges – Adley Green
  • Older Mini Wedges – Brad Currence
  • Super Late Model – Shane Hitt
  • Crates – Patrick Solari
  • Modifieds – Jesse Rupe
  • Street Stock – Kevin Keene
  • Hot Mods – Roger Hull

Looking back on a action-packed season, Mac McDougal and the Skidmore family would like to thank fans for a great racing season.

“What a great year we have had in Elkins Raceway, celebrating 70 years in the rolling hills of Elkins, West Virginia,” said Jimmy Henry, announcer at Elkins Raceway. “Record crowds on hand to see some of the best racing in North Central West Virginia. Many sponsors and racing friends have joined together to make each Saturday night a very special event.”

Follow the Elkins Raceway Facebook page for racing details, event schedule, photo galleries and more. See the official My Buckhannon photo gallery with countless high-resolution photos from Saturday night races and other special events.

Younger Mini Wedges

Heat 1

  1. Adley Green
  2. Nelson Herron
  3. Jake Herron
  4. Wyatt Yeager
  5. Brittany Garcia
  6. Jaelee Green
  7. Nolan Luzier

Feature 

  1. Adley Green
  2. Nelson Herron
  3. Wyatt Yeager
  4. Jaelee Green
  5. Brittany Garcia
  6. Jake Herron

Older Mini Wedges

Heat 1

  1. Brad Currence
  2. Kris Wyatt
  3. Gunner Binns
  4. Addison Tasker
  5. Nevin Bennett
  6. Gunner Ryan
  7. Cole Tasker

Heat 2

  1. Declan Carpenter
  2. Blake Tasker
  3. Kolby Sullivan
  4. Olivia Loudin
  5. Grace Collins
  6. James Holmes

Feature 

  1. Brad Currence
  2. Declan Carpenter
  3. Addison Tasker
  4. James Holmes
  5. Kolby Sullivan
  6. Gunner Binns
  7. Kris Wyatt
  8. Blake Tasker
  9. Nevin Bennett
  10. Olivia Loudin
  11. Gunner Ryan
  12. Cole Tasker
  13. Grace Collins

Super Lates

Heat 1 – 10 Laps

  1. 5* – Shane HItt
  2. 31 -Bob Gordan
  3. 27 – Michael Lake
  4. 7 – Billy Holbert
  5. 44 – Lucas McDonald
  6. 23 – Derek Rogers
  7. C3 – Nick Corley

Heat 2 – 10 laps

  1. 37 – Jacob Hawkins
  2. 2* – Logan Hitt
  3. 21T – Chad Tasker
  4. 73 – Dusty Harper
  5. 38 – Kenney Hamrick

Feature – 50 laps

  1. 5* – Shane Hitt
  2. 2* – Logan Hitt
  3. 37 – Jacob Hawkins
  4. 27 – Michael Lake
  5. 23 – Derek Rogers
  6. 21T – Chad Tasker
  7. 38 – Kenney Hamrick
  8. 31 – Bob Gordan
  9. 73 – Dusty Harper
  10. 44 – Lucas McDonald
  11. 11 – Billy Holbert
  12. C3 – Nick Corley

Crates

Heat 1 – 8 Laps

  1. 32 – Brent Trimble
  2. 1 – Sparky Davisson
  3. 5A – AJ Spagnuolo
  4. 99 – Patrick Solari
  5. 27S – Derrick Shaw
  6. 9C – Chandi Currence
  7. 14L – Dustin Luzier

Heat 2 – 8 Laps

  1. 03 – Garret Paugh
  2. H2O – Luke Hyre
  3. 29 – Ryan Hare
  4. 5L – DJ Miller
  5. 27 – Hayden Jacobs
  6. 28N – Noah Whited
  7. 68X – Ronald Pyles

Feature – 30 Laps

  1. 99 – Partrick Solari
  2. 03 – Garret Paugh
  3. 29 – Ryan Hare
  4. 32 – Brent Trimble
  5. 27 – Hayden Jacobs
  6. H2O – Luke Hyre
  7. 14L – Dustin Luzier
  8. 28N – Noah Whited
  9. 5L – DJ Miller
  10. 68X – Ronald Pyles
  11. 1 – Sparky Davisson
  12. 27S – Derrick Shaw
  13. 5A – AJ Spagnuolo
  14. 9C – Chandi Currence

Modifieds

Heat 1 – 6 Laps

  1. 97 – Mitch Thomas
  2. 83 – Rob Smith
  3. 14 – Gary Dalton
  4. 17E – Lance Elson
  5. 5 – Ryan Gum

Heat 2 – 6 Laps

  1. J4 – Phil Jeffries
  2. 11 – Jesse Rupe
  3. 14R – Josh Rovello
  4. 699 – Steven Dotson
  5. 19A – Thomas Sigler

Heat 3 – 6 Laps

  1. 77-Dave Defibaugh
  2. 8A-Anthony Arbogast
  3. 19-Troy Frazier
  4. 29-Scott Bittinger
  5. OK-Kenny Rowback
  6. 47-Sam Henderson

Feature – 20 Laps

  1. 11 – Jesse Rupe
  2. 83 – Rob Smith
  3. 699 – Steven Dotson
  4. 97 – Mitch Thomas
  5. J4 – Phil Jeffries
  6. 19 – Troy Frazier
  7. 21 – Tyler Payne
  8. OK – Kenney Rowback
  9. 19A – Thomas Sigler
  10. 17E – Lance Elson
  11. 77 – Dave Defibaugh
  12. 14R – Josh Rovello
  13. 29 – Scott Bittinger
  14. 5 – Ryan Gum
  15. 8A – Anthony Arbogast
  16. 47 – Sam Henderson
  17. 14 – Gary Dalton

Street Stocks

Heat 1 – 6 Laps

  1. 306 – Michael Ayersman
  2. 6A – Chris Smith
  3. 46 – Randy Thornhill
  4. 00S – Todd Simmons
  5. 7C – Nathan Cowger

Heat 2 – 6 Laps

  1. 19 – Randy Bohan
  2. 56 – Kevin Keene
  3. M1 – Willy Mallow
  4. 21 – Dusty Swecker
  5. 07 – Kevin Cooper

Feature – 20 Laps

  1. 56 – Kevin Keene
  2. 6A – Chris Smith
  3. 00S – Todd Simmons
  4. 21 – Dusty Swecker
  5. 19 – Randy Bohan
  6. 46 – Randy Thornhill
  7. 7C – Nathan Cowger
  8. M1 – Willy Mallow

Hot Mods

Heat 1 – 6 Laps

  1. 21H – Roger Hull
  2. 119 – Josh Swiger
  3. 9 – Michael Simpson
  4. 4 – Kenzie Dotson
  5. 97 – Daniel Simpson
  6. 17M – Josh Mullenax
  7. 22 – Josh Johnston

Heat 2 – 6 Laps

  1. 1 – Trent Speicher
  2. 79 – Joshua Simpson
  3. RX1 – Jeff Gorrell
  4. 93 – Jason Phillips
  5. 12L – Dave Loudin
  6. 706 – Corey Cordial
  7. 18 – David Cordial
  8. 25 – David Mackey

Feature – 20 Laps

  1. 21H – Roger Hull
  2. 17M – Josh Mullenax
  3. 29 – Joshua Simpson
  4. RX1 – Jeff Gorrell
  5. 12L – Dave Loudin
  6. 9 – Michael Simpson
  7. 97 – Daniel Simpson
  8. 18 – David Cordial
  9. 11 – Trent Speicher
  10. 706 – Corey Cordial
  11. 93 – Jason Phillips
  12. 25 – David Mackey
  13. 4 – Kenzie Dotson
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