First Time Win For Ensign In ASCS Southwest At Central Arizona

(Image Credit: Ron Gilson)

Delivering car owner Bob Ream, Jr. another win, and providing another new name to the list of ASCS Southwest winner, California’s Geoff Ensign parked in Victory Lane at Central Arizona Speedway on Saturday night.

Taking the green fourth, Ensign blasted to the race lead on the opening lap. Leading non-stop at the high-banked Arizona oval, Ensign is the 51st driver to pick up a win with the ASCS Southwest Region. Following from third, New Mexico’s Lorne Wofford was second with Nick Parker third. Jesse Baker crossed fourth with Wes Wofford in fifth.

Billy Chester in sixth was chased to the line by Josh Shipley who raced from 16th to seventh. Colton Hard followed from 10th with J.T. Imperial and Alex Pettas making up the top-ten.

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Race Results:

ASCS Southwest Region
Central Arizona Speedway – Casa Grande, Ariz.
Saturday, May 12, 2018

Car Count: 16

Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 75X-J.T. Imperial, [2]; 2. 115-Nick Parker, [3]; 3. 19-Wes Wofford, [6]; 4. 71H-Corey Hurley, [1]; 5. 74-Colton Hardy, [5]; 6. 2B-Billy Chester III, [8]; 7. 7-Mark Clark, [4]; 8. 33-Steve Cushman, [7]

Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 57-Jarrett Martin, [1]; 2. 8-Geoff Ensign, [6]; 3. 18-Lorne Wofford, [3]; 4. 22X-Jesse Baker, [7]; 5. 2-Alex Pettas, [5]; 6. 12-Jerry Mosher, [8]; 7. 20Z-Rick Ziehl, [4]; (DQ) 01-Josh Shipley, [2]
Shipley did not report to the scales.

A Feature (25 Laps): 1. 8-Geoff Ensign, [4]; 2. 18-Lorne Wofford, [3]; 3. 115-Nick Parker, [1]; 4. 22X-Jesse Baker, [6]; 5. 19-Wes Wofford, [7]; 6. 2B-Billy Chester III, [8]; 7. 01-Josh Shipley, [16]; 8. 74-Colton Hardy, [10]; 9. 75X-J.T. Imperial, [2]; 10. 2-Alex Pettas, [11]; 11. 33-Steve Cushman, [13]; 12. 71H-Corey Hurley, [9]; 13. 12-Jerry Mosher, [14]; 14. 57-Jarrett Martin, [5]; 15. 20Z-Rick Ziehl, [15]; 16. 7-Mark Clark, [12]

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Hatched in El Paso, Texas in the mid 1980’s, Bryan Hulbert first became involved in racing at the age of 7 with the family Street Stock. Bryan began working professionally in racing as a track side reporter at the El Paso Speedway Park (EPSP) and Southern New Mexico Speedway (SNMS) in August of 2006 and became the lead announcer and PR Director at both tracks in July 2007 while working on a Marketing Degree at New Mexico State University. In September 2011, Bryan was hired by the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series and now the full time Announcer and PR Manager for the national series.
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