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Lebanon drivers among Willamette Speedway honorees

The Willamette Speedway presented awards to its top drivers for 2016 at a banquet held Nov. 5.

In the Super Late Models, Rob Mayea of Bend finished first with 1,372 points, followed by Joey tanner of Portland with 1,283 and Collen Winebarger of Corbett with 1,271.

Randy Boyd of Lebanon placed fifth in Super Late Models by finishing in the top five twice and top 10 six times, accruing 1,138 points. He opened the season April 16 placing fifth. He reached fifth place again on Sept. 4. He placed first in the B Feature on Sept. 3. Moving into Super Sports late season, he placed second Aug. 6 and Sept. 4.

Kyle Yeack is one of Willamette Speedway's 2016 champions.
Kyle Yeack is one of Willamette Speedway’s 2016 champions.

Todd Sieg of Lebanon finished eighth overall in Super Late Models with 908 points. He was top 10 in two races, placing ninth in the last race, Sept. 24, and 10th on July 16.

In IMCA Modifieds, Kyle Yeack of Lebanon won with 436 points, followed by Rod McCombs of Albany with 404 and Winebarger with 398.

Randy Barley of Albany finished first in Super Sports with 1,790 points, followed by Brian Winkler of Newberg with 1,771 and Brian Thompson of Sweet Home with 1,745.

Dan Dieble of Lebanon placed fourth overall in Super Sports with two victories, eight top-five finishes and 12 top-10 finishes. He had 1,545 points. He won races on July 1 and Sept. 24, finishing no lower than 10th in between, second twice, third once and fourth three times.

J.J. Irvine finished 10th in Super Sports, with five top-five and eight top-10 finishes and 1,028 points. He finished third in three races, June 15, July 5 and July 30.

In the Sportsman class, Tom Yeack of Crawfordsville finished first with 1,757 points, followed by Chad Slover of Lebanon with 1,559 and Jeff Rash of Lebanon with 1,395.

Slover placed 12 times in the top five and 14 times in the top 10 for a total of 1,559 points. He placed second opening day, April 16, finishing second five times total, third twice and and never finishing worse than 10th. He raced twice in Super Sports, reaching second place and fourth place at the beginning of the season.

Rash was third overall in Sportsman with 1,395 points, and ninth overall in Super Sports, 1,188 points. In Sportsman, he won a race on April 30, finished second twice, in the top five seven times and 10 times in the top 10. In Super Sports, he reached the top 10 four times beginning with a ninth-place finish on June 25. He reached as high as seventh on July 16.

Clyde Rood of Lebanon finished fifth in Sportsman, 1,282 points, and sixth in Super Sports, 1,327 points. In Sportsman, he finished four times in the top five and 11 times in the top 10, with his best performance on April 30 when he placed second. In Super Sports, he appeared three times in the top 10 during the season, reaching as high as seventh in the first and last races of the season, April 16 and Sept. 24.

Casey Rhoades of Lebanon tied Ryan Emry of Corvallis for sixth place in Sportsman, with 1,241 points each. Rhoades won one race, five top-five finishes and 11 top-10 finishes. He won Sept. 3 and reached third twice, July 23 and July 30. He finished below ninth just once.

Glen Hackney was eighth in Sportsman with 1,068 points. He scored four top-five and seven top-10 finishes. He reached third on June 25 and fourth place twice, June 4 and July 30.

Mikey Brakeall of Lebanon finished first in Street Stocks with 1,876 points. Jody Tanner of Portland was second with 1,838 followed by Loren Kruesi of Lebanon with 1,589.

Brakeall won one race and finished in the top five eight times. She finished 14 races in the top 10 and accrued 1,876 points, 38 points ahead of Jody Tanner of Portland.

Brakeall won her first race of the season on June 15. Tanner seized the early lead, but Brakeall passed underneath him in turns three and four to take the lead in lap three. She held the next few laps before the yellow came out due to excessive rain on the track. The race was officially declared complete, and the teen won her first career main event.

Brakeall placed second on April 30 and reached third place twice

In the Hornets class Tracy Muse was first with 1,590 points. Rowe Loworn was second with 1,222 points, and Devon Traslavina was third with 840 points.

Kruesi was third in Street Stocks after winning one race and placing four times in the top five and eighth times in the top 10 with 1,589 points. He won Aug. 27, reached second on Aug. 13 and fourth place twice, June 15 and July 5.

Justin Evans of Lebanon was fifth in Street Stocks with three wins and nine top-five and 11 top-10 appearances, with 1,511 points. He won the opening race on April 16 and then again on June 11 and Aug. 6. In other races, he reached as high as third twice, July 23 and Aug. 27.

Keegan Asher won Pee Wee Karts with 736 points. Kasey Simmons was second with 364, and Colten Tyree was third with 342 points.

In the 5-hp open, Carter Patterson was first with 550 points, followed by Braydin Brookshire with 459 and Cole Patrick with 349.

Lydia Trupp won the 5-hp intermediate with 723 points. Jayden Trupp was second with 721,and Patrick Batalgia was third with 412.

In the 125cc class, Makayla Patterson of Lebanon won with 617 points. Seth Riggs of Eugene was second with 487, and Brookshire was third with 232.

Patterson won four races and finished in the top five in all six of her appearances.

At 250cc, Kyle Roles of Lebanon placed first with 480 points, and Ben Swatzell of Brush Prairie, Wash., finished second with 454. Mclain Beaudoin of Lebanon placed third with 329 points.

Roles had three wins in five races with 480 points, 26 points ahead of Ben Swatzell of Brush Prairie, Wash. He placed in the top five in all of his races.

In Open Kate Karts Duke Johnson of Portland finished first with 607 points, followed by Steve Blum of Coos Bay with 552 and Cory Yeack of Crawfordsville with 466.

Justin Jones was fourth in Open Kage Karts with one win June 24 and four top-five finishes. He had 333 points.

Mclain Beaudoin was seventh in the Hornets class, with 301 points. He finished top five twice and top 10 three times, placing fourth on Aug. 6. He was fifth in the 125cc Karts division with one top-five race in a single appearance. He was third in the 250cc class with three top-five and four top-10 finishes.