BRIGHTON, ON, CAN - June 17, 2017 - Brandon Sheppard took the lead from Frank Heckenast Jr. on lap 10 and led the final 40 laps of the Mud Slingin’ 50 at Brighton Speedway to claim his first career victory on Canadian soil and the 12th of his World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series career. Tyler Erb raced to a second-place finish ahead of Morgan Bagley, who bounced back from a flat tire to finish on the podium.

Craftsman Club Feature (50 Laps): 1. 1-Brandon Sheppard [3]; 2. 91-Tyler Erb [2]; 3. 14m-Morgan Bagley [9]; 4. 9-Devin Moran [10]; 5. 7-Rick Eckert [5]; 6. 1*-Chub Frank [6]; 7. 57-Charlie Sandercock [8]; 8. 99jr-Frank Heckenast Jr. [1]; 9. 25-Shane Clanton [4]; 10. 2c-Joey Coulter [14]; 11. 18-Eric Wells [11]; 12. 29-Phil Potts [13]; 13. 12-Kyle Sopaz [19]; 14. 46-Brandon Mowat [16]; 15. 5-Steve Baldwin [15]; 16. 92-Adam Turner [12]; 17. 09-Robbie Wilson [17]; 18. 77-Caley Weese [20]; 19. 20-Terry Hunt [21]; 20. 7c-Brent Colby [24]; 21.10-Elmer Stevenson [23]; 22. 44-Chris Madden [7]; 23. 22-Greg Oakes [18]; 24. 22jr-Michael Oakes [22]; 25. 1020x-Andy Mayhew [25].

Heat 1 (10 Laps – All Qualify): 1. 1-Brandon Sheppard [1]; 2. 25-Shane Clanton [3]; 3. 44-Chris Madden [2]; 4. 9-Devin Moran [4]; 5. 29-Phil Potts [8]; 6. 46-Brandon Mowat [5]; 7. 12-Kyle Sopaz [7]; 8. 22jr-Michael Oakes [6]; 9. 1020x-Andy Mayhew [9].

Heat 2 (10 Laps – All Qualify):  1. 7-Rick Eckert [1]; 2. 99jr-Frank Heckenast Jr. [2]; 3. 57-Charlie Sandercock [3]; 4. 18-Eric Wells [4]; 5. 2c-Joey Coulter [5]; 6. 09-Robbie Wilson [6]; 7. 77-Caley Weese [8]; 8. 10-Elmer Stevenson [7].

Heat 3 (10 Laps – All Qualify): 1. 1*-Chub Frank [1]; 2. 91-Tyler Erb [2]; 3. 14m-Morgan Bagley [3]; 4. 92-Adam Turner [4]; 5. 5-Steve Baldwin [6]; 6. 22-Greg Oakes [5]; 7. 20-Terry Hunt [7]; 8. 7c-Brent Colby [8].

Qualifying: 1. 1-Brandon Sheppard, 13.443; 2. 7-Rick Eckert, 13.588; 3. 1* Chub Frank, 13.636; 4. 44 Chris Madden, 13.722; 5. 99jr-Frank Heckenast Jr., 13.771; 6. 91-Tyler Erb, 13.802; 7. 25-Shane Clanton, 13.826; 8. 57-Charlie Sandercock, 13.901; 9. 14m-Morgan Bagley, 13.941; 10. 9-Devin Moran, 13.988; 11. 18-Eric Wells, 14.017; 12. 92-Adam Turner, 14.083; 13. 46-Brandon Mowat, 14.242; 14. 2c-Joey Coulter, 14.320; 15. 22-Greg Oakes, 14.468; 16. 22jr-Michael Oakes, 14.547; 17. 09-Robbie Wilson, 14.573; 18. 5-Steve Baldwin, 14.591; 19. 12-Kyle Sopaz, 14.629; 20. 10-Elmer Stevenson, 14.674; 21. 20-Terry Hunt, 14.684; 22. 29-Phil Potts, 15.005; 23. 77-Caley Weese, 15.279; 24. 7c-Brent Colby, 15.320; 25. 1020x-Andy Mayhew, 24.907.  

CONTINGENCY WINNERS: Craftsman/Sears ($200 Cash): Brandon Sheppard, Tyler Erb, Morgan Bagley, Devon Moran, Rick Eckert; Craftsman/Sears ($100 Cash): Charlie Sandercock; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Brandon Sheppard; MSD Ignition ($50 Cash): Brandon Sheppard; Quarter Master ($100 Product Certificate): Brandon Sheppard; Wrisco (Three Sheets of aluminum): Brandon Sheppard;  Penske Racing Shocks ($50 Product Certificate): Morgan Bagley; JE Pistons ($50 Cash): Rick Eckert; VP Racing Fuels ($50 Cash): Shane Clanton; Edelbrock ($50 Cash): Shane Clanton; Comp Cams ($50 Cash): Joey Coulter; Extended Stay America ($50 Cash): Eric Wells; Cometic ($50 Cash): Phil Potts; JRI Shocks ($50 Cash): Kyle Sopaz; Superflow Dyno’s ($50 Cash) Adam Turner; Quartermaster ($25 Product Certificate): Adam Turner; JE Pistons (One set of piston rings): Adam Turner; Quartermaster ($50 Product Certificate): Terry Hunt; Arizona Sport Shirts ($100 Product Certificate): 10 Elmer Stevenson; JE Pistons (One set of piston rings): Greg Oakes; MSD Ignition ($25 Cash): Michael Oakes; QA-1 ($50 Cash): Rick Eckert; Rookie Bonus: Devin Moran; Bonus Bucks: Charlie Sandercock; Fast Qualifier Bonus ($150 Cash): Brandon Sheppard ($150); Hard Charger Bonus ($150): Morgan Bagley; Top 3 Brighton Crate Cars: Phil Potts ($250), Kyle Sopaz ($150), Brandon Mowat ($100).

SEASON WINNERS
 - Brandon Sheppard- 6 (Whynot Motorsports Park on March 24, Farmer City Raceway on April 1, Fayetteville Motor Speedway on May 6, Wayne County Speedway on May 27, Senoia Raceway on June 3, Brighton Speedway on June 17)

- Shane Clanton- 3 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 24, Cherokee Speedway on May 6, Tazewell Speedway on June 3)
- Rick Eckert– 1 (Screven Motorsports Complex on Feb. 17)
- Chris Madden– 1 (Screven Motorsports Complex on Feb. 18)
- Don O’Neal- 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 25)
-Timothy Culp- 1 (LoneStar Speedway on March 26)
- Brian Shirley-1 (Farmer City Raceway on April 2)
- Brandon Overton- 1 (Smoky Mountain Speedway on May 13)
- Mike Marlar- 1 (Duck River Raceway Park on May 14)
- Devin Moran-1 (Atomic Speedway on May 26)

 

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