(Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) A few weeks ago, Jason Myers of Walnut Cove had given up on the points race in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. Now he’s one point away from the lead and may be on the way to claiming his first championship.

On the May 24 Double Points Night, Jason Myers took a hit in the points after wrecking when he fought with his brother for the race lead. Multiple wrecks on June 28th took him down a rung on the ladder as well.

But Myers’s season has also been punctuated by plenty of strong performances. He ties Tim Brown of Tobaccoville for the most poles (four) and ties older brother Burt Myers of Walnut Cove for the most wins (four).

Lacking consistency, however, Jason Myers thought the points championship was out of reach. That was until Tim Brown and Burt Myers were penalized for their on-track demolition derby during a caution flag.

“That’s how Bowman Gray works. One week you’re at the bottom and the next week you’re at the top,” said Jason Myers. “You can’t really control circumstances that happen over here. We’ve sat on the pole for two 25-lap races and wrecked in both of them. You got to have a little luck over here, too.”

Myers qualified on the pole on Saturday and claimed the victory for the first 50-lapper. It seemed then like Myers’s luck had run out during the second race after he was involved in a wreck – but he fought forward to grab a fifth place finish.

The effort moves Myers up to just one point out of the lead – a position Myers is hoping to improve on. “I finished second in the points the last two years over here and second’s not any fun,” said Myers.

Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg finished eighth and second to keep a slim points lead. Danny Bohn of Huntersville maintains third in the points but loses ground after dealing with some mechanical issues in Saturday’s second Modified race.

In the Double D Construction Services Sportsman Series, Ryan Robertson of Winston-Salem hangs on to the points lead. Michael Adams of Yadkinville won to move a little closer to second-place-ranked Taylor Branch of Lewisville.

Trinity resident David Sumner’s second place finish in the Q104.1 New Country Street Stock Series race moves him back into the points lead. Chase Hunt of Lexington drops to second but is still just four points behind Sumner.

In the Traffic Control Safety Services Stadium Stock Series, Chuck Wall of Lexington stays in the points lead – but A.J. Sanders of Mocksville and Chris Allison of Mocksville gain some ground on him.

The points battles rage on this weekend – with two days of racing action. On Friday, it’s Racing Electronics Night, with twin 50s for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series and racing for the Stadium Stocks, Legends, Bandoleros, and Classic Modifieds. And adult admission is discounted to just five dollars.

Then on Saturday, it’s the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour battling in the Strutmasters.com 199. Also on the schedule is racing for the Sportsman, Street Stock, and Stadium Stock Divisions. Adult admission for this special event is only $12.

Gates open at 6:00 for practice, and the first race begins at 8:00 PM – this Saturday night. Directions, and more information can be found online at www.bowmangrayracing.com or by calling (336) 723-1819.

Track PR – Eric Hylton Photography

 

 

Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series Current Points Standings

 

RANK CAR DRIVER POINTS GAINED

LAST EVENT

1 77 Lee Jeffreys 535 42
2 4 Jason Myers 534 46
3 53 Danny Bohn 521 31
4 1 Burt Myers 464 36
5 83 Tim Brown 446 0
6 5 Randy Butner 415 26
7 05 Tony Black 400 38
8 27 Mike Bohn 396 32
9 48 Brad Robbins 375 31
10 21 Tommy Neal 367 37
11 13 Chris Fleming 364 26
12 69 Junior Miller 321 0
13 66 Ronnie Clifton 316 35
14 25 John Smith 314 0
15 79 Spencer Davis 304 36

 

 

Double D Construction Services Sportsman Series Current Points Standings

 

RANK CAR DRIVER POINTS GAINED

LAST EVENT

1 31 Ryan Robertson 558 40
2 86 Taylor Branch 541 39
3 19 Michael Adams 514 42
4 11 Wayne Hill 483 47
  00 Justin Taylor 483 34
6 81 Zack Clifton 463 38
7 28 Michael Tilley 457 22
8 68 Robbie Brewer 454 44
9 55 Zack Ore 437 41
10 02 Derek Stoltz 348 35
11 4 John Holleman 339 26
12 79 David Adams 311 23
13 64 Steven Truell 276 41
14 18 Kenny Bost 255 0
15 07 Danny Cornwell 180 0

 

 

 

Q104.1 New Country Street Stock Series Current Points Standings

(Unchanged due to rain postponement on July 19)

 

RANK CAR DRIVER POINTS GAINED

LAST EVENT

1 1 David Sumner 468 48
2 16 Chase Hunt 464 38
3 22 Brian Wall 428 50
4 8 K.J. Stimpson 422 42
  12 Doug Wall 422 12
6 00 Donnie Martin 408 30
7 20 Derrick Rice 406 44
8 50 Austin Edwards 384 26
9 30 Blake Shupe 378 14
10 99 John McNeal 368 40
11 14 Aaron Hylton 350 24
12 98 Billy Gregg 302 46
13 54 Dakota Ratcliff 284 34
14 92 Casie Doub 282 16
15 9 Darren Cotner 270 0

 

 

 

Traffic Control Safety Services Stadium Stock Series Current Points Standings

 

RANK CAR DRIVER POINTS GAINED

LAST EVENT

1 81 Chuck Wall 512 42
2 44 A.J. Sanders 496 46
3 7 Chris Allison 494 44
4 40 Daniel Yates 486 38
5 8 Shane Southard 480 40
6 01 Jason Keaton 456 50
7 11 A.J. Quakenbush 450 18
8 69 Billy Cameron Jr 444 34
9 02 Wesley Thompson 434 48
10 89 Joseph Swanson 410 36
11 00 Trey Phelps 408 30
12 62 Kevin Hedgecock 382 26
13 24 Doug Rembold 368 24
14 48 Junior Smith 348 100
15 91 Coty Crews 326 72

 

 

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Legendary Bowman Gray Stadium is NASCAR’s longest running weekly race track. Known as “The Home of the Hot Modifieds,” Bowman Gray continues its 66-year tradition of providing exciting racing action at family friendly prices.

Jason Myers Back in the Hunt at Bowman Gray