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Drake 'The Kid' Troutman Scores 28th Annual Topless 50 at America's Baddest Bullring
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5/1/2022

5/1/2022

Tyler County Speedway


Drake 'The Kid' Troutman Scores 28th Annual Topless 50 at America's Baddest Bullring

The Tyler County Speedway played host once again to the 2nd oldest dirt late model topless event in the country with the 28th edition of the Topless 50. It once again certainly lived up to the hype as the ‘Topless 50’ continues to morph into one of the must see events on the race calendar. The fan favorite event over the years has featured last lap passes, career defining wins and is always filled with storylines galore and the 28th running certainly added to the legacy of the premier event. An excellent race that would see Hyndman, Pennsylvania’s Drake ‘The Kid’ Troutman, a mere teenager who seems destined for the bright lights of the sport score his biggest career Super Late Model feature win and add his name to Topless 50 lore. It would not come easy as multi-time track champion Kyle Thomas would vault off the front row setting a blistering pace with Jacob Hawkins, Tim Dohm and Troutman in tow. Troutman would make an excellent move to jump into the runner-up position and would proceed to hound Thomas for the race majority. As the duo would begin to work lap traffic a clear high line would emerge for the Pennsylvania hotshoe as Troutman was pounding the highside while Thomas worked the bottom. A great battle between the talented shoes would see Troutman make the winning pass with 9 laps to go in front of an appreciative and packed grandstands. ‘The Kid’ would head to the pay window $5,000 richer for his efforts aboard the Smith Transport/ RFI Resources/ Wheeler Fleet Solutions/ Shoe’s Diesel/ Lasalle Racing Engines/ D&R Trucking/ Shaffer Construction MB Customs black #7 machine. Following Troutman to the West Virginia University of Parkersburg Victory Lane with podium finishes was Fairmont’s Jacob Hawkins and Pennsboro’s Kyle Thomas with Derek Doll and Tim Dohm rounding out the top five.

A large field of 25 Jenkins Auto Parts UMP Modifieds presented by J&R Excavating would see three time defending track champion Cody Brightwell aboard the Paul Baker owned 8x score his first feature win of the season. Drivers from five states would represent the quality field and following Brightwell to the stripe was NC’s Austin Holcombe, Friday Night feature winner at OVS Kenny Johnson, 2 time winner Chad Smith and the ‘Dr.’ Mark Dickson.

In the McClinton Chevrolet Mitsubishi RUSH Late Model division it would be Masontown, Pennsylvania’s Michael Duritsky finding a new home in the Mountain State and the West Virginia University of Parkersburg Victory Lane in particular. Duritsky would park it for the second time in 2022 aboard the Mike’s Auto Repair owned Economy Furnace/ NAPA/ Valvoline/ Peck’s Auto Repair/ Kelly Construction Rocket XR 1 ahead of Donnie Dotson, AJ Spagnuola, an exciting Hayden Jacobs on the highside and Luke Hyre.

The Probst/Dudley race team are on a tear at the ‘Bullring’ as the Father/Son team of Brian and Eddie Probst have picked up 3 of 4 events so far in the Sigler Fabrication EDGE Hotmod division. This week in a showing of ‘father knows best’ it was Brian following up son Eddie’s feature win of a week ago with his second trip to victory lane this season. Probst pilots the Jim Dudley owned Dudley Motorsports/ Letter RIP Vinyl Graphics/ Hardrock Powder Coating/ J&T Paving lightning chassis and was followed across the line by Daniel Muldrew, Eddie Probst, Tom Sigler and Jeff Gorrell.

Defending track champion Steven Dotson would take his 3rd win of the season in the Middlebourne Galaxy Food Center Sportmod division. Dotson would leg out the win in comfortable fashion ahead of Mike Smith, Scott Alden, Kendall Hodge and Tyler Spencer. Dotson wheels the Nicholson Auto/ Thomas and AJ Logging/ Doll Brothers Fabrication/ Slicks Customs #5 Spud Light machine.

It was another trip to the West Virginia University of Parkersburg Victory Lane by Jacob McDaniels as the Belpre, Ohio driver would garner the Dual Threat Sports Card SCDRA 4 Cylinder A Main. McDaniels would check out and win his 3rd of the season at the ‘Bullring’ ahead of Joey Price, Joe Price, Mitch Eddy and Timothy Harlan.

In the Mini Wedge division it was Bryson Long nabbing his first win at Tyler County Speedway in the Junior division over Josh Baldwin and Kyndi Glover. The Senior division would see Blake Tasker score the feature win ahead of Jake Casto and Wyatt Demoss.

Be sure to join us again next Saturday Night, May 7th as we celebrate Mother’s Day at the ‘Bullring’. It will be a ‘SaturDate’ Night as you’ll want to bring a date as all ladies get in for ½ price. Plus it’s the Dual Threat Sports Card $700 to win Mid-Ohio Valley FWD Championship presented by Sycamore Home Inspection, LLC plus regular racing in all other classes.

Tyler County Speedway Feature Results, Saturday Night, April 30th

Stutler Motorsports Super Late Model 28th Annual Topless 50 Feature: Drake Troutman, Jacob Hawkins, Kyle Thomas, Derek Doll, Tim Dohm, KC Burdette, Mike Benedum, Ronnie Mayle, Shawn Jett, Cody Rogers, Josh Tonkin, Matt Cosner, Steve Weigle, Richie Edwards, Travis Brown, Troy Frazier, Tyler Riggs, Tommy Powell, Tyler Carpenter, DNS Brian Baumberger

Jenkins Auto Parts UMP Modified Feature presented by J&R Excavating: Cody Brightwell, Austin Holcombe, Kenny Johnson, Chad Smith, Mark Dickson, Doug Carson, Tyler Carpenter, JP Roberts, Kyle Bond, Sonny Conley, Ryan Jones, Doug Crall, Gerald Deitch, Brandon McGrady, Drake Troutman, Joe Hamon, Danny Thomas, DNS Jeff Fornash, DNQ Travis Thomas, Cody Henthorn, Daniel Eddy, James Schnegg, Dylan Henkins, Bobby Bagley, Jim Manka

McClinton Chevrolet Mitsubishi RUSH Late Model Feature: Michael Duritsky, Donnie Dotson, AJ Spagnuola, Hayden Jacobs, Luke Hyre, George Casto, Logan Reed, Ryan Hare, Zachary Kane, Lucas McDonald, Jarrett Spencer

Sigler Fabrication EDGE Hotmod Feature: Brian Probst, Daniel Muldrew, Eddie Probst, Tom Sigler, Jeff Gorrell, Crash Craddock, Jason Todd, Mickey Thorpe III, Tim Spencer, Carson Thomas, Dave Mackey, Kenzie Dotson, Tripp Perine, Brett Weekley, Steve Magyar, Allen Clark, Kevin Dotson, Kip Swiger, DNS JJ Arnold, Billy Doll, Josh Sigler

Middlebourne Galaxy Food Center Sportmod Feature: Steven Dotson, Mike Smith, Scott Alden, Kendall Hodge, Tyler Spencer, Josh Thomas, CJ Dotson, Nic Green, Charles Nixon, Randy Bise, Levi Nolan, Seann Roberts, Russell Murphy, Michael Thomas, Jacob Wheeler

Dual Threat Sport Cards Feature: Jacob McDaniel, Joey Price, Joe Price, Mitch Eddy, Timothy Harlan, Mike Todd, Eric Tidd, Anthony Hamner, Ryan Spencer, DNS Jay Todd, Tim Coberly, Patrick Willbarger

Mini Wedge Junior Feature: Bryson Long, Josh Baldwin, Kyndi Glover, Cruz Thomas, Eli Smith, Bryar Glover, Remi Demoss, Jaelee Green, Adley Green, Arianna Henthorn, Jaxon Blatt (Trophy Sponsor Zach Yost Racing Photography)

Mini Wedge Senior Feature: Blake Tasker, Jake Casto, Wyatt Demoss, Leah Brightwell, Bryson Roberts, Ethan McCune, Erickson Smith, Peyton Baker, Zaylynn Green (Trophy Sponsor Zach Yost Racing Photography)


Submitted By: Dan Patterson

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