Carr inherits Don Russ Memorial win at Brownstown


After a couple of weeks off, racing action returned June 18 to Brownstown Speedway with the running of the Don Russ Memorial Pure Stock special.

Tommy Fleenor took the checkers ahead of Dusten Carr in the All in 1 Pools Pure Stock special, but Fleenor failed the post-race inspection, and Carr was declared the winner.

Carr recorded his first win of 2022 ahead of Keaton Streeval, Alvi Applegate, Josh Hayes and Bobby Woods. Sixth through 10th were be D.J. Dunn, Josh Johnson, Preston Carr, Terry Turner and Josh Turner.

The Graphix Indiana Late Model Series Pro Late Models saw two features that night.

In the first feature, the makeup feature from the rained-out May 14 event, Steve Peeden picked up ILMS win No. 3 for the year. Peeden got the win ahead of Tyler Collins, Alan Magner, Britan Godsey and Jug Wethington.

In the second feature, it looked like Peeden was all set to score his second win of the evening, but Collins chased him down and made his move to take the lead with two laps to go as Peeden battled lap traffic. Collins went on to pick up his third ILMS win for the year. Following Collins were Peeden, Chad Stapleton, Tyler Cain and Godsey.

Tucker Chastain got his first win of 2022 in Pewter Hall Super Stock action. He crossed the checkers ahead of Matt Boknecht, Zach Sasser, Branden Carr and Greg Amick.

It was Win No. 5 for Michael Brewer in Tree Service Hornets. That came over Davey Waggoner, Jacob Owens, Kaleb Caudill and Zach Johnson.

In Flag 2 Flag Media Crown Vics, Billy Heil recorded his first Brownstown Speedway win. He got the win over Joel Smith, Brandon Cranmer, Jim Walter Jr. and Holly Heil.

Pure Stock feature results: Dusten Carr, Keaton Streeval, Alvi Applegate, Josh Hayes, Bobby Woods, D.J. Dunn, Josh Johnson, Preston Carr, Terry Turner, Josh Turner, Eric Lynn, Robert White, Dalton Fleenor, Paul Ortman, Wes Tipton, Buddy Stearns, A.J. Warren, Donnie Wilson, Eric Lewis, Daniel Hupp-DNS, Mickey Hines-DNS, Tommy Fleenor-DQ.

Indiana Pro Late Model feature results: Tyler Collins, Steve Peeden, Chad Stapleton, Tyler Cain, Britan Godsey, Zack Burton, Alan Magner, Rick Gumm, Jug Wethington, Caleb Schryer, Dakota Jackson, Justin Bowling, Derrick Huber, Caleb Faulkner, Zac Gibbs, Daniel Hopper, Keaton Streeval, Brett Barrett, Randy Charles, Patrick Shumaker, Mike Bechelli, Greg Kendall-DNS.

Super Stock feature results: Tucker Chastain, Matt Boknecht, Zach Sasser, Branden Carr, Greg Amick, Broc Burton, Tanner Chastain, Austin Perry, Grant Simpson, Danny Hupp, Matt Bex, Isaiah Sasser, Dalton Fleenor, Sam Lee, Blake Davis, Trent Adams, Jack Roberts, Chris Batchelor, Glynn Neal, Tim Eddelman, Troy Knorr.

Hornet feature results: Michael Brewer, Davey Waggoner, Jacob Owens, Kaleb Caudill, Zach Johnson, Shannon Walp, Brian Mitchell, Scott Smith, Jamie Ogle, Jeremy Shemwell, Landon Hayes, Skylar Ashley, Kenneth Eaton, Matt Miller, Korey Estes, John Smith, Brian Pollitt, Levi Hayes, Kameron Arthur, Curtis Roccia-DNS, Don Boling Jr.-DNS, Keaton Durbin-DNS.

Crown Vics feature results: Billy Heil, Joel Smith, Brandon Cranmer, Jim Walter Jr., Holly Heil, Jon Ortman, Michael Cranmer, Brayden Reed, Amos Calloway, Stacie Fitzgerald, Dakota Myers, Kilie Reynolds, Ray Weston, Anthony Finley, Shane Spears, Ryan Woods, Chad Reed-DNS.

Makeup Pro Late Model feature from May 14: Steve Peeden, Tyler Collins, Alan Magner, Britan Godsey, Jug Wethington, Keaton Streeval, Justin Bowling, Greg Kendall, Patrick Shumaker, Zac Gibbs, Derrick Huber, Daniel Hopper, Chad Stapleton, Dakota Jackson.

Tonight, Brownstown will host a complete show of super late models, modifieds, super stocks, pure stocks and hornets. For information, visit

Rock Crest results

Rock Crest Raceway, formerly known as Twin Cities Raceway, in Vernon hosted the BOSS sprint car series June 17 with Kyle Cummins taking the victory. Other division winners included Jacob Owens (hornets), Greg Amick (super stocks) and Jon Ortman (crown vics).

The next scheduled event at Rock Crest will be July 8 with 410 non-wing sprints, pro late models, pure stocks and hornets.

Thomas wins at Bloomington

Kevin Thomas Jr. won the tribute race to late Kevin Huntley on June 13 at Bloomington Speedway.

Brent Beauchamp was second, followed by Max Adams, Nick Bilbee and Todd Hobson. Zach Sasser continued his career year, winning the super stock feature over Austin Phelps, Bryan Shidler, Grant Simpson and Justin Litton.

Josh Harris took the modified feature over Caleb DeMoss, John DeMoss, Derek Groomer and Jeff Deckard.

The next scheduled event at Bloomington is slated for July 8 with sprints, modifieds, super stocks, hornets and 305 Racesaver sprints.

This week in racing history

From 70 years ago in 1952 at Columbus Speedway, Red Carmichael passed Crowbar Taylor on the final lap for the feature win.

From 50 years ago this weekend in 1972 at Brownstown, Jack Owens won the late model feature over Jim Curry, Mel Vails, Ira Bastin and Paul Crockett.

From 1972 at Twin Cities, Johnny Robbins won the feature race over Leo Boner, Bob Wolfschlag, John Sharp and Danny Eichler.

Also from 1972 at Haubstadt, Rex Mitchell won the sprint car feature over Sheldon Kinser, Van Gurley and Cliff Cockrum. Jack Owens took the late model feature race over Ira Bastin, Jim Curry and William Wampler.

From 1972, Dick Gaines won the 100-lap sprint car feature at Paragon over Sheldon Kinser, Larry Miller, Frank Hollingsworth and Butch Wilkerson. Steve Bowlen won the stock car feature.

From 50 years ago at 25th Street Fairgrounds Speedway in Columbus, Paul Crockett won the late model feature over Ray Godsey, Russ Smiley, Russ Petro and Darrell Arthur.

From 40 years ago in 1982 at Brownstown, Ira Bastin won the late model feature over Kenny Simpson, Gerald Dixon, Roger Absher and Doug Osteen. Dan Londeree won the street stock feature over Rodney Gaines, John Keller, Dale Hobbs and Gene Minor.

From 1982 at Twin Cities, Steve Boley won the late model feature over Jim Ruddick, Lee Fleetwood, Tim Engelau and Chuck Gilpin. Clyde James won the street stock main event over Scott McKeand, Larry Gingery, Ernie Niemoeller and Earl Plessinger.

From 30 years ago in 1992 at Brownstown, John Gill won the Hoosier Dirt Classic late model race over Billy Moyer, Don O’Neal, Jack Boggs and Kevin Weaver. Scott Patman took the street stock feature over Mark Barber, Darren Davis, Tim Clark and Jeff Wilson. Bob Johnson won the bomber feature over Kevin Sebastian, George Berry, Jerry Adams and Ray Hughes.

From 1992 at Haubstadt, Larry Bland won the sprint car feature over Joey Nash and Dave Scott. Rick Carneal won the late model main event over Doug McCammon and Kevin Claycomb.

From 40 years ago, the Columbus Kart Club division winners were Taulby Donnell, Barrett Brummett, Todd Niblack, Roger Marling, Morris Bolin and Bob McClure.

From 30 years ago at Paragon, Frankie Kerr won the All-Star Circuit of Champions sprint car feature over Terry Shepherd, Larry Bland, Kelly Kinser and Kevin Briscoe. Buford Burton took the thunder car feature, and Buddy Cunningham won the modified feature race.

Also from 1992, the division winners from the Columbus Kart Club were Keith Allen, Gina Lowe, Hollie Brown, Matthew Arrington, Gene Wheeler, Gene Dick, Chad Houchins, Jeff Jones and Charles Smith.

From 20 years ago in 2002 at Brownstown, Steve Barnett won the late model feature, and Brent Londeree took the modified main event.

From 10 years ago in 2012 at Brownstown, Billy Moyer Jr. won the Hoosier Dirt Classic feature for late models over Brian Shirley, Billy Moyer, Terry Casey and Jason Jameson. Devin Gilpin won the modified feature over Matt Boknecht, Richie Lex, Kenny Wallace and Joe Godsey. Cullen Goodman took the super stock main event over Greg Owens, Randy Petro, Marty Cooper and Tim Clark.

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