Final races help determine champions at Western Speedway

Bombers, demos, mini figure 8s and hornets do battle

Brian Wakelin and Bobby Cyr did their best to catch bomber car points leader Aaron Cameron with their performances in Saturday’s championship night at Western Speedway.

Despite being mostly shut out of the top spots in the evening’s races, Cameron managed to maintain his slim lead and capture the 2014 title.

Tristan Gait won the 50-lap feature main event on the night, followed closely by Wakelin and Cyr in second and third.

The bomber points race was so tight that a victory by Wakelin in the final race of the season – which would have given him an extra four points – would have put him in a first-place tie with Cameron for the crown.

Cyr wound up third overall, another five points back.

In the demo car class, Jim Young’s second-place finish in the combined 15-lap demo car and demo truck main gave him enough to preserve his lead and collect the season title.

Demo car driver Mike Melin won the main event and a heat race, good enough to give him third place overall. Cody Young, who took third in the main and the heat race on the night, wound up second overall behind Young.

Billy Stidson captured the demo truck title by a comfortable margin ahead of second-place finisher Aason Baker.

Amongst the mini figure 8 cars, Rhett Szevics took home the season trophy, thanks to a win in the 25-lap main event Saturday. He added a win in the second heat race and a third-place effort ion the trophy dash.

Other top finishers in the main were Kyle Rizok in second, Brandon Young in third and Doug Richens in fourth. Kail Beck was second overall behind Szevics in the points race.

Darryl Cahill proved the class of the hornets, winning the long-track title and the final main event of the season, a 20-lapper, ahead of Kevin Lawrenuk, Brandon Steen and Cody Aumen, in that order. Ashley Creed, who took the checkered flag in the night’s first heat race, wound up second overall behind Cahill.

Full results are as follows:

DEMO CARS AND DEMO TRUCKS:

Fast Timers:  #58 Car:  George Haywood 20:508 / #11 Truck: Aason Baker 20:834

DEMO CAR TROPHY DASH:

#58 George Haywood /  #83 Shawn Hitchings /  #31 Jim Young /  #54 Doug Richens

DEMO TRUCK TROPHY DASH:

#95 Billy Stidston /  #11 Aason Baker /  #3 Brandon Young /  #53 Jeremy Woodruff

DEMO CAR HEAT RACE:

#64 Mike Melin /  #83 Shawn Hitchings /  #24 Cody Young /  #58 George Haywood

DEMO TRUCK HEAT RACE:

#11 Aason Baker /  #95 Billy Stidston /  #3 Brandon Young /  #53 Jeremy Woodruff

MAIN EVENT (DEMO CARS AND DEMO TRUCKS) (15):

#64c Mike Melin /  #31c Jim Young /  #24c Cody Young /  #63c Joe Liberatore

 

BOMBER CLASS:  Fast Timer: #39 Brian Wakelin 19:710

BOMBER TROPHY DASH:

#95 Bruce Duffas /  #98 Bobby Cyr /  #29 Tristan Gait /  #39 Brian Wakelin

BOMBER FIRST HEAT RACE:

#69 Sean Whitley /  #33 Brandon Giles / #5 Rich Gerhardt /  #4 Tony Kambo

BOMBER SECOND HEAT RACE:

#56 Sam Lagan /  #3 Bill Gallacher /  #38 Brian Baltis /  #52 Aaron Cameron

BOMBERS MAIN EVENT (35):

#29 Tristan Gait /  #39 Brian Wakelin /  #98 Bobby Cyr /  #38 Brian Baltis

 

MINI FIG. 8 CLASS:  Fast Timer:  #91 Dennis Smith 13:183

MINI FIGURE 8 TROPHY DASH:

#3 Brandon Young /  #27 Derrick Edward /  #93 Rhett Szevics /  #91 Dennis Smith

MINI FIGURE 8 FIRST HEAT RACE:

#49 Tanner Jacobs /  #56 Phil Lagan /  #76 Alex Carey /  #68 Trevor Cannon

MINI FIGURE 8 SECOND HEAT RACE:

#93 Rhett Szevics /  #3 Brandon Young /  #15 Kevin Knight /  #35 Kyle Rizok

MINI FIGURE 8 MAIN EVENT (25):

#93 Rhett Szevics /  #35 Kyle Rizok /  #3 Brandon Young /  #54 Doug Richens

 

HORNET CLASS:  Fast Timer:  #01 Kevin Lawrenuk  20:103

HORNET TROPHY DASH:

#37 Brandon Steen /  #01 Kevin Lawrenuk /  #74 Cody Aumen /  #18 Bailey Walker

HORNET FIRST HEAT RACE:

#15 Ashley Creed /  #99 Glen White /  #16 Ashley White /  #38 Cory Mulholland

HORNET SECOND HEAT RACE:

#01 Kevin Lawrenuk /  #02 Daryl Cahill /  #44 Dave Isles /  #08 Daryn Cahill

HORNET CLASS MAIN EVENT (20):

#08 Daryn Cahill /  #01 Kevin Lawrenuk /  #37 Brandon Steen /  #74 Cody Aumen