Wermling Takes ASCS Frontier Opener At Gallatin Speedway

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Adding his name to the list of winners with the Brodix ASCS Frontier Region on Friday night, Montana’s Kory Wermling scooted into Victory Lane at Gallatin Speedway.

The 2021 season-opening event for the Frontier Region, Wermling took over the lead on Lap 24 from Trever Kirkland, who had led the opening 23 revolutions. Holding on the final two laps, Wermling was pursued to the finish by Logan Forler, who made it to second after starting 11th. Idaho’s Tyler Driever was third with tenth starting, Chauncey Filler in fourth. Bryan Brown from 13th completed the top five.

Shad Petersen, Michael Bingham, Shane Moore, Heath Denney, and Trever Kirkland made the top ten.

The Brodix ASCS Frontier Region is back in action on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Big Sky Speedway, just north of Billings, Mont. The event is presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts and includes IMCA Modifieds, Sport Compacts, WISSOTA Super Stocks, and Midwest Modifieds. Gates open at 5:30 P.M. with racing at 7:00 P.M. (MDT). Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for Senior and Military.

Big Sky Speedway is located at 11298 Roundup Rd. in Shepherd, Mont. Information on the track can be found on the track’s Facebook page, online at https://www.bigskyspeedway.com, or by calling (406) 998-9336.
Fans unable to attend can watch live at http://www.racinboys.tv.

The 2021 season marks the 30th year of competition for the American Sprint Car Series. Spearheaded by the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, the ASCS Nation also includes 11 Regional Tours that encompass both wing and non-wing competition.

For other news, notes, and information on any of the tours under the ASCS banner, log onto http://www.ascsracing.com, follow on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter (@LucasOilASCS).

Race Results:
ASCS Frontier RegionGallatin Speedway (Belgrade, Mont.)Friday, June 11, 2021
Car Count: 22

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 9K-Kory Wermling[5]; 2. 0J-Jeremy McCune[6]; 3. 31-Shane Moore[3]; 4. 20-Mitchell Burns[4]; 5. 38B-Bryan Brown[2]; 6. 00B-Michael Bingham[7]; 7. (DNS) 2X-Mike Manwill; 8. (DQ) 5C-Channing Filler[1]
Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 77-Damon McCune[3]; 2. 37-Trever Kirkland[5]; 3. 2-Shad Petersen[2]; 4. 2L-Logan Forler[4]; 5. 74U-Chauncey Filler[7]; 6. 18-Paul Jones[6]; 7. 38C-Caleb Crowther[1]

Heat 3 (8 Laps): 1. 33T-Tyler Driever[3]; 2. 11M-Mindy McCune[4]; 3. 11H-Heath Denney[5]; 4. 14-Madison Crowther[1]; 5. 38-DJ Brink[2]; 6. 72-Phil Dietz[6]; 7. (DNS) 81-Darren Smith

A Feature (25 Laps): 1. 9K-Kory Wermling[2]; 2. 2L-Logan Forler[11]; 3. 33T-Tyler Driever[3]; 4. 74U-Chauncey Filler[10]; 5. 38B-Bryan Brown[13]; 6. 2-Shad Petersen[9]; 7. 00B-Michael Bingham[15]; 8. 31-Shane Moore[5]; 9. 11H-Heath Denney[7]; 10. 37-Trever Kirkland[4]; 11. 2X-Mike Manwill[19]; 12. 0J-Jeremy McCune[8]; 13. 38-DJ Brink[16]; 14. 20-Mitchell Burns[12]; 15. 14-Madison Crowther[14]; 16. 5C-Channing Filler[20]; 17. 77-Damon McCune[1]; 18. (DNS) 11M-Mindy McCune; 19. (DNS) 18-Paul Jones; 20. (DNS) 38C-Caleb Crowther; 21. (DNS) 72-Phil Dietz; 22. (DNS) 81-Darren Smith