Mitchell ends Comp Cams drought at 67
TEXARKANA, Ark. (June 23) — Home-track favorite Jon Mitchell of Texarkana, Texas, ended a near three-year drought on the Comp Cams Super Dirt Series with Saturday’s victory at 67 Speedway. The fourth-starting Mitchell earned $2,000 for his third career series victory and first since an Aug. 22, 2009, at Greenville (Miss.) Speedway.
Reigning series champion Brandon Smith of Floral, Ark., advanced five spots to finish second in the 35-lapper while polesitter Curtis Cook of Vilonia, Ark., going for a weekend sweep after Friday’s victory at Beebe Speedway, ended up third after leading the first 18 laps.
Outside front-row starter Jon Kirby of Russellville, Ark., was fourth and Mason Oberkramer of Broseley, Mo., rounded out the top five finishers.
Notes: Mitchell's MasterSbilt Race Car is sponsored by W&W Timber, BSB Manufacturing and J&J Motorsports. ... Comp Cams drivers take a two-week break before July 13-14 events at Beebe and Northeast Arkansas Speedways.
Comp Cams @ 67: (1) Jon Mitchell, (2) Brandon Smith, (3) Curtis Cook, (4) Jon Kirby, (5) Mason Oberkramer, (6) Kevin Sitton, (7) Tommy Surrett, (8) Gary Christian, (9) Shawn Knuckles, (10) Robbie Stuart, (11) Wendall Bolden, (12) Allen Murray, (13) Trey Beene, (14) Robert Baker, (15) Odie Green, (16) Wesley Crutchfield, (17) Chad Patterson, (18) Larry Potter, (19) Keith Lawson, (20) Skeet Amason. Heat race winners (among 20 cars): Baker, Kirby, Cook.