Iron-Man Modified Series

2022 Season
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9/30/2022

9/30/2022

Iron-Man Modified Series


English and Falloway Iron-Man Racing Series Archie Coffman Tribute Winners at Ponderosa Speedway

JUNCTION CITY, KENTUCKY (September 30, 2022)– The Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Northern and Southern Series and the Brucebilt Performance Parts Iron-Man Open Wheel Modified Southern Series would visit Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, KY for night one of the Fall Classic weekend for the running of the Archie Coffman Tribute event. Tanner English of Benton, KY would claim the $5,000 victory in Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series action, while Cole Falloway of Owensboro, KY would score the $1,500 victory in Brucebilt Performance Parts Iron-Man Open Wheel Modified Southern Series competition.

For English, a 29-year-old second-generation racer, it would be his second career Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series victory and would come aboard the Riggs Motorsports owned Longhorn Chassis powered by a Clements Race Engine with sponsorship from RM Sports, Riggs Drilling Solutions, Best One Tire and Auto Care, Wiles Driveshafts, All Star Performance, Lents Towing and Recovery, Seay Motors, Holbrook Metal Fabrication, and HAAS Horizontal.

For Calloway, a 19-year-old fourth generation racer, it would be his fourth career Brucebilt Performance Parts Iron-Man Open Wheel Modified Series victory and would behind the wheel of an Elite Chassis powered by a Mullins Race Engine with sponsorship from Preferred Lawn Care, Falloway Auto Parts and Sales, Rice Contracting, Don Adams Towing and Recovery, Sweetwater Pools and Outdoor Living, and Win Supply.

Tanner English would take the lead at the start of the Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series Archie Coffman Tribute main event, followed by Garrett Smith, Mike Marlar, Michael Chilton, and Josh Rice. Marlar would claim second from Smith on lap four, with Chilton taking third from Smith one circuit later. English would motor away out front, while Rice would pressure Smith for fourth and take the position on lap eight, with Ryan Gustin making his way into the top five on lap nine. English would start working lapped traffic on lap eleven and would maintain a comfortable lead until the first caution of the event appeared on lap seventeen when Steve Godsey slowed in turn four. English and Marlar would remain first and second on the restart, with Rice taking third from Chilton, while Gustin remained fifth. The front five would remain the same until Scott Bloomquist slowed in turn two on lap twenty-two to draw the final caution of the race. The restart would have English, Marlar, and Rice in the top three spots, while Gustin would work past Chilton for fourth. Gustin would continue to charge as he would grab third from Rice on lap twenty-three, while Smith would work his way back into the top five past Chilton on lap twenty-five. English would start working lapped traffic again on lap thirty-one, while Gustin challenged Marlar for second and would claim the position on lap thirty-two. English would maintain a comfortable lead over Gustin, while Marlar and Rice settled into a battle for third, with Rice winning the battle on lap thirty-seven. Victor Lee would drive past Smith on lap thirty-nine for fifth, however, English would see the checkered flag first, followed by Gustin, Rice, Marlar, and Lee. The remainder of the top ten finishers would be Smith, Chilton, Justin Rattliff, Camaron Marlar, and David Webb.

In Brucebilt Performance Parts Iron-Man Open Wheel Modified Southern Series action, Cole Falloway would take the lead at the start, trailed by Peyton Harlow, Bryan Barber, Ben Harmon, and Jacob Hall. Victor Lee would take fifth from Hall on lap four, while the first caution flew on lap five for a spin in turn three by Devin Smith. The restart would not see a full lap completed as Lee would loop his mount in turn two and pull pitside for the night. Falloway would maintain the lead on the restart, with Harlow and Barber giving chase. Jimmy Payne would snag the fifth position away from Hall on lap seven, while Falloway pulled away from the field and began working lapped traffic on lap ten. The caution would wave again on lap thirteen for a two-car tangle in turn three involving Brian Sammons and Dayson Sinkhorn. The restart would see Barber take second from Harlow and pursue Falloway, with Harmon and Payne fourth and fifth. Sinkhorn would draw the final caution on lap fifteen when he stopped on the frontchute. The final restart would see the top four hold their position, while Hall would get by Payne for the fifth spot. Payne would reclaim the position from Hall on lap eighteen, but Falloway would pull away once again to score the win, followed by Barber, Harlow, Harmon, and Payne. Completing the top ten finishers would be Hall, Brandon Kinzer, Reece Ogle, Kyle Neat, and Jeremy Elliotte.

The next event for the Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Northern and Southern Series will be at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, KY on Saturday October 1 for the Big Daddy Classic paying $10,088 to win. The next event for the Brucebilt Performance Parts Iron-Man Open Wheel Modified Southern Series will be at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, KY on Saturday October 1 as part of the Big Daddy Classic, paying $1,500 to win.

For more information about the Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series and Brucebilt Performance Parts Iron-Man Open Wheel Modified Series, please contact Chris Tilley at (828) 361-5981 or visit the tour’s webpage at www.IMDIRT.net (Super Late Models), www.IMOPENWHEEL.net (Open Wheel Modifieds), or visit the tour page Iron-Man Racing Series on Facebook and Iron-Man Series (@CTPROMOTE) on Twitter.

The Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series would like to thank the following sponsors and marketing partners for their support of the 2022 racing season: Valvoline, Zerex by Valvoline, Brucebilt Performance Parts, Hoosier Racing Tire, E-Z-GO, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, DirtonDirt.com, MyRacePass, FloRacing, Impact Race Gear, XS Power Batteries, Vic Hill Racing Engines, American Racer Tires, Keltner Contracting, TW Taylor Trucking, Earnhardt Technologies Group, Swafford Signs, KY Clutch, Brown Haven Homes, Knowles Race Parts and Bodies, Coosa Heating and Cooling, SFP Performance Systems, KND Safety, Chattanooga Valley Auto Parts, Race Clean, Denby’s J&J Construction, Advanced Transportation, Lowe’s Tows, Reno’s Roadhouse, and Racetrack Safety Initiative.

About Valvoline™

Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) is a leading worldwide marketer and supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, with sales in more than 140 countries. Established in 1866, the company’s heritage spans more than 150 years, during which time it has developed powerful brand recognition across multiple product and service channels. Valvoline ranks as the No. 3 passenger car motor oil brand in the DIY market by volume. It operates and franchises approximately 1,400 quick-lube locations, and it is the No. 2 chain by number of stores in the United States under the Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM brand and the No. 3 chain by number of stores in Canada under the Valvoline Great Canadian Oil Change brand. It also markets Valvoline lubricants and automotive chemicals, including the Valvoline High Mileage with MaxLife technology motor oil for engines over 75,000 miles; Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic motor oil; Valvoline Premium Blue™ heavy-duty motor oil; Valvoline Multi-Vehicle Automatic Transmission Fluid; and Zerex™ antifreeze. To learn more, visit www.valvoline.com.

About Brucebilt Performance Parts

Brucebilt Performance is a one-stop shop for everything dirt racing located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Brucebilt Performance carries a vast array of parts, while also operating a full-scale fabrication and repair shop and their parts menu includes an assortment of new chassis, old chassis, along with new parts of all kinds for your racing vehicle. For more information about Brucebilt Performance, visit www.brucebilt.com.

Official Summary of Results

Feature Results for the Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Northern/Southern Series Archie Coffman Tribute at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, KY on Friday September 30, 2022

  1. Tanner English-Benton, Ky.
  2. Ryan Gustin-Marshalltown, Ia.
  3. Josh Rice-Verona, Ky.
  4. Mike Marlar-Winfield, Tenn.
  5. Victor Lee-Danville, Ky.
  6. Garrett Smith-Eatonton, Ga.
  7. Michael Chilton-Salvisa, Ky.
  8. Justin Rattliff-Campbellsville, Ky.
  9. Camaron Marlar-Winfield, Tenn.
  10. David Webb-Nicholasville, Ky.
  11. Kirk Phillips-Ashland, Ky.
  12. Ricky Arms-Moss, Tenn.
  13. Clay Coghlan-Dandridge, Tenn.
  14. Adam Ahl-Morristown, Tenn.
  15. Austin Lay-Walton, Ky.
  16. Austin Neely-New Tazewell, Tenn.
  17. Shane Irvin-Dunnville, Ky.
  18. Scott Bloomquist-Mooresburg, Tenn.
  19. Steve Godsey-Cambellsville, Ky.
  20. Roy Petrey-Corbin, Ky.
  21. Steve Smith-Powell, Tenn.
  22. Eli Beets-Knoxville, Tenn.

Time of Race: 15 minutes, 15 seconds
Margin of Victory: 1.741 seconds
Yellow Flags: Two (Lap 17, 22)
Red Flags: None
Lap Leaders: Tanner English 1-40
Entries: 22
E-Z-GO Time Trials Top Qualifier: Tanner English 13.276 seconds
SFP Performance Systems Hard Charger Award ($100 product certificate): Victor Lee (started 11th-finished 5th-advanced 6 positions)
Provisionals: None

Sunoco Race Fuels Heat Race One Finish (8 laps/all transfer): Tanner English, Ryan Gustin, Camaron Marlar, David Webb, Adam Ahl, Eli Beets, Austin Lay, Shane Irvin

Sunoco Race Fuels Heat Race Two Finish (8 laps/all transfer): Garrett Smith, Michael Chilton, Justin Rattliff, Victor Lee, Kirk Phillips, Ricky Arms, Roy Petrey

Sunoco Race Fuels Heat Race Three Finish (8 laps/all transfer): Mike Marlar, Josh Rice, Scott Bloomquist, Steve Godsey, Clay Coghlan, Austin Neely (DNS-Steve Smith)

2022 Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Northern Series Schedule/Results:
April 15-Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-CORY HEDGECOCK
May 14-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-ELI BEETS
May 29-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-ELI BEETS
June 3-Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-ELI BEETS
June 18-Portsmouth Raceway Park-Portsmouth, OH-MICHAEL CHILTON
June 24-Atomic Speedway-Waverly, OH-DEVIN MORAN
June 25-Atomic Speedway-Waverly, OH-JACOB HAWKINS
July 2-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-ELI BEETS
July 15-Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-JOSH RICE
July 30-Portsmouth Raceway Park-Portsmouth, OH-BRANDON FOUTS
August 6-Brownstown Speedway-Brownstown, IN-DEVIN GILPIN
August 27-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-JOSH RICE
September 17-Atomic Speedway-Waverly, OH-MICHAEL CHILTON
September 30-Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-TANNER ENGLISH
October 1-Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-$10,000 to win
October 8-Muskingum County Speedway-Zanesville, OH-$10,000 to win (non-points)

2022 Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Southern Series Schedule/Results:
January 29-Boyd’s Speedway-Ringgold, GA- SAM SEAWRIGHT (non-points)
March 5-Smoky Mountain Speedway-Maryville, TN-BRANDON OVERTON
March 25-Bristol Motor Speedway-Bristol, TN-CHRIS MADDEN
March 26-Bristol Motor Speedway-Bristol, TN-CHRIS FERGUSON
April 1-Bristol Motor Speedway-Bristol, TN-CHRIS MADDEN
April 2-Bristol Motor Speedway-Bristol, TN-DALE McDOWELL
April 15-Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-CORY HEDGECOCK
April 16-Tazewell Speedway-Tazewell, TN-CHRIS MADDEN
April 30-Boyd’s Speedway-Ringgold, GA-PAYTON FREEMAN
May 14-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-ELI BEETS
May 29-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-ELI BEETS
May 30-411 Motor Speedway-Seymour, TN-JIMMY OWENS
June 3-Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-ELI BEETS
June 4-Mountain View Raceway-Spring City, TN-JADON FRAME
July 1-Boyd’s Speedway-Ringgold, GA-DONALD McINTOSH
July 2-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-ELI BEETS
July 3-Tazewell Speedway-Tazewell, TN-RICKY WEISS
July 15-Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-JOSH RICE
August 6-Brownstown Speedway-Brownstown, IN-DEVIN GILPIN
August 12-Duck River Raceway Park-Lewisburg, TN-SAM SEAWRIGHT
August 13-Talladega Short Track-Eastaboga, AL-ASHTON WINGER
August 27-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-JOSH RICE
September 14-Volunteer Speedway-Bulls Gap, TN-CORY HEDGECOCK
September 30-Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-TANNER ENGLISH
October 1-Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-$10,088 to win
October 8-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-$7,500 to win
November 4-Duck River Raceway Park-Lewisburg, TN-$10,000 to win
November 5-Duck River Raceway Park-Lewisburg, TN-$10,000 to win
November 19-Boyd’s Speedway-Ringgold, GA-$5,000 to win
November 26-411 Motor Speedway-Seymour, TN-$5,000 to win

Official Summary of Results

Feature Results for the Brucebilt Performance Parts Iron-Man Open Wheel Modified Southern Series Archie Coffman Tribute at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, KY on Friday September 30, 2022

  1. Cole Falloway-Owensboro, Ky.
  2. Bryan Barber-Buffalo, Ky.
  3. Peyton Harlow-Glasgow, Ky.
  4. Ben Harmon-Brooks, Ky.
  5. Jimmy Payne-Glasgow, Ky.
  6. Jacob Hall-Wayland, Ky.
  7. Brandon Kinzer-Freeport, Fla.
  8. Reece Ogle-Sevierville, Tenn.
  9. Kyle Neat-Columbia, Ky.
  10. Jeremy Elliotte-Corbin, Ky.
  11. Dustin Mosley-Hindman, Ky.
  12. Joe Husband-Paint Lick, Ky.
  13. Adrian Smith-Albany, Ky.
  14. Nic Claborn-Albany, Ky.
  15. Chris Smith-Orlando, Ky.
  16. Tim Patrick-Albany, Ky.
  17. Amos Bunch-Wartburg, Tenn.
  18. Dayson Sinkhorn-Junction City, Ky.
  19. Brian Sammons-Olive Hill, Ky.
  20. Brent Denny-Paint Lick, Ky.
  21. Devin Smith-Paint Lick, Ky.
  22. Victor Lee-Danville, Ky.

Time of Race: 16 minutes, 55 seconds
Margin of Victory: 2.986 seconds
Yellow Flags: Four (Lap 5, 5 restart, 13, 15)
Red Flags: None
Lap Leaders: Cole Falloway 1-20
Entries: 29
E-Z-GO Time Trials Top Qualifier: Cole Falloway 14.528 seconds
Brucebilt Performance Parts Hard Charger Award ($50 Product Certificate): Jeremy Elliotte (started 19th-finished 10th-advanced 9 positions)
Brucebilt Performance Parts Tough Luck Award ($20 Product Certificate and T-Shirt): Dayson Sinkhorn
Provisional Starters: None

Sunoco Race Fuels Heat One Finish (8 laps/top 6 transfer): Kyle Neat, Reece Ogle, Chris Smith, Dustin Mosley, Jeremy Elliotte, Brent Denny, Jason Strunk, Tyler Henry, Jacob Pendleton (DNS-Aaron Branham)

Sunoco Race Fuels Heat Two Finish (8 laps/top 6 transfer): Dayson Sinkhorn, Devin Smith, Brian Sammons, Adrian Smith, Nic Claborn, Tim Patrick, Sarah Patrick, Layne Rogers (DNS-Keith Denny)

2022 Brucebilt Performance Parts Iron-Man Open Wheel Modified Southern Series Schedule/Results:
April 29-Boyd’s Speedway-Ringgold, GA-LUCAS LEE
April 30-Boyd’s Speedway-Ringgold, GA-BRANDON KINZER
May 14-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-BRYAN BARBER
July 2-Lake Cumberland Speedway-Burnside, KY-BLAKE BROWN
July 16-411 Motor Speedway-Seymour, TN-ADAM STRICKER
September 14-Volunteer Speedway-Bulls Gap, TN-CHRIS WILSON
September 30-Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-COLE FALLOWAY
October 1-Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY-$1,500 to win
October 14-Boyd’s Speedway-Ringgold, GA-$1,500 to win
October 15-Boyd’s Speedway-Ringgold, GA-$3,000 to win
November 19-Boyd’s Speedway-Ringgold, GA-$1,500 to win
November 26-411 Motor Speedway-Seymour, TN-$1,500 to win

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