Richmond Raceway would present the 3rd Annual Butch Shay Memorial on Saturday evening and Clayton Miller of Elkton, KY would take the checkered flag and $2,100 payday for the Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series, while Jason Jameson of Lawrenceburg, IN would get to the checkered flag first in the Sonic Late Model feature event and also claim a $2,100 payday. Other feature event winners were Logan Preston of Berea, KY in the AR Bodies KDRA Super Stocks and Tyler Hayes of Pine Ridge, KY in the Baker Iron and Metal Stock Four Cylinders.
Blake Brown would lead the opening two circuits of the thirty lap, $2,100 to win Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series portion of the 3rd Annual Butch Shay Memorial before Clayton Miller would drive past him on the outside on lap three to take the lead and Miller would survive a fading right-rear tire and three late caution flags in the final ten laps of the contest to score the victory. Brown would settle for second, with Shon Flanary taking third. Jimmy Lennex, Jr. and tenth place starting Wade Rookard would complete the top five. The remainder of the top ten would be John Jackson, David Adams, Zach Powers, Vernon Soeder, and Dennis DeBoard.
The Sonic Late Model portion of the 3rd Annual Butch Shay Memorial event would see Jason Jameson grab the early race lead on lap two of the event and drive away to score a convincing $2,100 payday, as he would lap up to the eighth-place finisher in the event. Tommy Bailey would take runner-up honors, while Derek Fisher would complete the podium finishers with a third-place effort. Justin Rattliff and Skylar Marlar would complete the top five finishers. The remainder of the top ten finishers at the drop of the checkered flag in the race would be Jason Barrett, Jeff Watson, Levi Ashby, Elliott Despain, and Jonathan Couch.
Logan Preston would survive a late race caution and a hard charging Eddie Stewart to pick up his first win of the season at Richmond Raceway as he would claim victory in the AR Bodies KDRA Super Stock main event. Stewart would settle for the second position, with Jeremy Howard finishing in the third position. Tyler Collis and John Cole would complete the top five finishers. Rounding out the top ten finishers in the contest would be Greg Hensley, John Cole, John Hall, Darrell Cain, and Michael McVey.
Tyler Hayes would see victory lane for the second time this season at Richmond Raceway as he would score the win in the Baker Iron and Metal Stock Four Cylinder feature event. Brandon Creech would finish in second, while Greg Hensley would claim a third-place finish. Thomas Scenters and Jeremy Porter would round the top five in the final finish. Completing the top ten finishers would be Tyler Lawson, Clint Cox, Steve Perkins, Ashley Logan, and Stacey Harrison.
SUMMARY-Richmond Raceway-Richmond, KY-June 17, 2017
Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series (17 entries)
Top Qualifier- Shon Flanary 16.124
1st Heat- Clayton Miller, Shon Flanary, John Jackson, Zach Powers, Vernon Soeder, David Webb, Henry Lawson, Oscar Marshall (DNS-Jimmy Crabtree)
2nd Heat- Blake Brown, Jimmy Robinson, Jimmy Lennex, Jr., Brent Estes, Wade Rookard, David Adams, Dennis DeBoard (DNS-Harold Branham)
Butch Shay Memorial- Clayton Miller, Blake Brown, Shon Flanary, Jimmy Lennex, Jr., Wade Rookard, John Jackson, David Adams, Zach Powers, Vernon Soeder, Dennis DeBoard, Jimmy Robinson, David Webb, Jimmy Crabtree, Henry Lawson, Brent Estes, Oscar Marshall, Harold Branham
Sonic Late Models (14 entries)
Top Qualifier- Jason Jameson 14.480
1st Heat- Justin Rattliff, Jason Jameson, Jason Barrett, Jeff Watson, Jonathan Couch, Joe Mayabb, Chris Ruble
2nd Heat- Tommy Bailey, Derek Fisher, Skylar Marlar, Levi Ashby, Elliott Despain, Daniel Dial, C.J. Ruble
Butch Shay Memorial- Jason Jameson, Tommy Bailey, Derek Fisher, Justin Rattliff, Skylar Marlar, Jason Barrett, Jeff Watson, Levi Ashby, Elliott Despain, Jonathan Couch, Joe Mayabb, Daniel Dial, Chris Ruble, C.J. Ruble
AR Bodies KDRA Super Stocks (16 entries)
Top Qualifier- Eddie Stewart 16.835
1st Heat- Eddie Stewart, Jeremy Howard, John Cole, John Hall, Greg Hensley, Tyler Alcorn, Jerry Brandenburg, Chad Barrett
2nd Heat- Logan Preston, Tyler Collis, Thomas Hoch, Matthew King, Kyle Parker, Michael McVey, Travis Preston, Darrell Cain
Feature- Logan Preston, Eddie Stewart, Jeremy Howard, Tyler Collis, John Cole, Greg Hensley, Tyler Alcorn, John Hall, Darrell Cain, Michael McVey, Jerry Brandenburg, Kyle Parker, Chad Barrett, Thomas Hoch, Matthew King, Travis Preston
Baker Iron and Metal Stock Four Cylinders (21 entries)
Top Qualifier- Jeremie Bretz 18.582
1st Heat- Jeremie Bretz, Greg Hensley, Tyler Lawson, Ashley Logan, Jamison Gipson, Doug Guilds (DNS-Matthew Jones)
2nd Heat- Tyler Hayes, Thomas Scenters, Gunner Johnson, Ruby Young, Trace Wilson, Caleb Ratliff, Clint Cox
3rd Heat- Brandon Creech, Jeremy Porter, Steve Perkins, Stacey Harrison, Heather Bretz, Keith Gipson, Jason Sizemore
Feature- Tyler Hayes, Brandon Creech, Greg Hensley, Thomas Scenters, Jeremy Porter, Tyler Lawson, Clint Cox, Steve Perkins, Ashley Logan, Stacey Harrison, Doug Guilds, Caleb Ratliff, Gunner Johnson, Heather Bretz, Jason Sizemore, Jamison Gipson, Keith Gipson, Trace Wilson, Ruby Young, Jeremie Bretz, Matthew Jones