Fall Nationals

Herbert wins Wheatshocker Nationals

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     Brian Herbert of Dodge City pulled off a sweep in the annual Wheatshocker Nationals at RPM Speedway in Hays this past Saturday & Sunday, July 16-17, during the fair races at Ellis County Speedway.      In the Sunday night URSS main event, Jed Warner looked to have the $2,000 winner’s check in sight.  Warner took the lead from Koby Walters on the second lap of the 30-lap event.  The red flag came out on lap 4 when Taylor Velasquez rolled.  He was alright but done for the night.  Warner pulled away on the restart and continued to lead at the halfway mark.  Then with 4 laps to go, Tracy Hill came to a stop to bring out a caution period.  Herbert, who was running second, took advantage on the restart and shot to the lead and held on for the win.  Walters finished second, followed by Luke Cranston, Darren Berry and Mike Peters.       Herbert, of Dodge City, also inherited...

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