Bobby Wheeler, JR takes home another 1st place trophy

Posted by | Posted in General | Posted on 04-05-2015

It was a beautiful day Saturday, blue skies and sunshine.  The weather was perfect for a day of racing at Evergreen Speedway on May 2nd.  Bobby Wheeler, Jr. in the 22 car came in 1st place for the 25-lap Main Event.  Robert Rux in the 88-car came in 2nd and Mike Clother in the 7-car came in 3rd.  Robert Rux came took 1st place in the Heat race.

VMRA and Hondo’s Heads donated shirts to be given away to 3-race fans.  Pictured with the drivers are the winners of the shirts and the trophy girl.

1st 2nd 3rd  winners and shirts_1

Here are some pretty interesting facts, all three cars were built by Kevin Rinkel.  Kevin sold these drivers/owners the cars they race in today.

22 driver side  The 22-car is a 1947 FordBobby trophy 1st

The 88-car is a 1947 Ford

Robert trophy 2nd  88 passenger side


The 7-car is a 1948 Buick

7 driver side  Mike trophy 3rd

Devin Eirman, driving the 6-car had the fastest time during the time-in laps and took 5th in the Heat and 4th in the Main Event.  Devin drives a 1938 Chevy Sedan.  John Mustered, driving the 26 car was 6th place in the Heat and 5th place in Main Event.  The 26-car is a 1941 Chevy.  Jeff Peterson, driving the 32-car took 5th in the Heat race and unfortunately pulled off the track during the Main Event due to car problems and only got 1-lap.  The 32-car is a 1932 Studebaker.

6 driver side  25 driver side  32 driver side_2

Thank you Helen Rose for taking care of the shirt sales, in the pits, on Saturday.  Please contact any board member to purchase a shirt for only $10.00

Helen Shirts_2

Thank you to the sponsors of these racing teams and always a huge thank you to the families and friends who so faithfully come out to support your teams.
22-car sponsors – Streamline Auto Body, Hondos Heads, King’s Transmission andFife Signs

88-car sponsors – STICKERBOYZZZ Discount Lettering –,
Visual Options – Tacoma – 253/472-1440 (tinted windshields ask for Jon)
NAPA Centerline Machine Shop, Puyallup – 253/848-3525, Puyallup Pizza Time – 253/841-9515
Hondos Heads and Micki Rux, wife and financial backer

7 car sponsors – Bowtie Performance (Power) – 253/862-4159 and Carburation Technology – 253/472-9667

6-car sponsors – #1 Sponsor is Mom, Rears & Gears, Image Auto Body, Red Line Oil and

26-car currently seeking sponsors

32-car sponsors – Peterson Motorsports and West Bay Auto body

The next race will be at South Sound Speedway on May 16th.

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