World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Models
Tri-City Speedway | Granite City, IL
Friday, June 03, 2022
Event Info

World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Models
June 3, 2022
Tri-City Speedway
5100 Nameoki Rd
Granite City, IL 

Event Description
The World of Outlaws Late Models make their return to Tri-City Speedway as part of a big weekend in the St. Louis area.

Series Racing
World of Outlaws Late Model Series

Sprint Car Track Record
12.174 seconds by Zach Chappell on 6/14/07

Late Model Track Record
13.904 seconds by Michael Kloos on 8/22/14

To Win Amount
$10,000.00

Feature Laps Length
40

Event Schedule
2PM Pit Gates open
5PM Grandstand Gates open
6:30PM Hot Laps/Qualifying
7:30PM Opening Ceremonies
*All times Central

Frequently Asked Questions
To Win Amount
$10,000.00

Type of Grandstand
Bleachers

Stadium Seating
On the backstretch

Handicapped Seating
Front rows of grandstansds

Personal Coolers
All coolers are prohibited

ATMs
1

Credit Card Use
Office, Pit Gate, Ticket Window

Alcohol Sales
Race fans that consume alcohol are encouraged to drink responsibly. All alcohol sales will require a picture ID as proof of age; you must be 21 years of age or older. Tri-City Speedway may refuse to serve alcoholic beverages to any person for any reason.

Smoking Policy
No smoking in the grandstands

Family Section
no family section

Parking Cost
Free

Camping Availability
non-electric, onsite

Camping Cost
Free, No open fires

Track Info

Tri-City Speedway
5100 Nameoki Rd
Granite City, IL 

Track Phone
(618) 931-7836

Ticket Phone
(618) 931-7836

Track Email
[email protected]

Track Size & Type
0.375;

Sprint Car Track Record
12.174 seconds by Zach Chappell on 6/14/07

Competitor Info
Competitor Downloads
 https://www.dirtcarmembers.com/downloads.php

Competitor Info
(Hoosier 20) LF, RF, LR
(Hoosier 40) RR
*You MUST Qualify, Heat Race, and LCS on the same tires.
You can change (1) tire for the Feature.


DIRTVision Highlights
Race Recap

SMOOTH DOMINATION: Pierce Scores World of Outlaws Triumph at Tri-City

Bobby Pierce had one thing on his mind before the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Feature Friday at Tri-City Speedway. Win the race off Turn 2.

The “Smooth Operator” accomplished that feat, thundering past Ryan Unzicker and leading all 40 laps for his second Series victory of 2022.

Pierce, who started on the pole, realized the importance of that position before the race began.

“I noticed [the track] wasn’t all that tacky,” Pierce said. “I was glad that I drew the pole and had a good start and had really good restarts.

“It was the perfect night for us. We needed it after all the bad luck we’ve been having and how hard the crew worked the past few days.”

While the Oakwood, IL driver dominated the race, he had concerns toward the end. Pierce was worried about stepping to the outside as the laps wound down.

“I was getting loose off Turn 2, and the crumbs on the bottom were throwing up,” Pierce said. “I figured I might have a good enough gap from second place that if I made a bobble, I could get back down and protect. But I was worried.

“I just had to not make mistakes, and it was my race to lose.”

Pierce’s $10,000 triumph is his fourth career World of Outlaws Victory and second in his home state.

Crowd at Tri-City Speedway
Pierce’s win comes in front a big crowd at Tri-City Speedway/Jacy Norgaard photo

Kyle Bronson crossed the line second, his third top-five of the season with the World of Outlaws CASE Late Models.

The Brandon, FL driver took advantage of his third starting spot to grab second on the first lap.

“It was bottom dominant there for most of the race, but they did everything they can; there were a lot of race cars,” Bronson said. “I kind of slowed down in the middle of the race and took care of my tires. We just gotta be one spot better and gotta learn how to redraw a little better, I guess.”

Ryan Gustin finished third, his second straight Series podium. The “Reaper” fell back a few spots early in the race before a Lap 11 restart when he passed three cars in six laps.

Gustin felt he had the best car in the Feature but couldn’t get by Bronson and Pierce.

“It kind of circled up around the bottom, but that’s part of it,” Gustin said. “It was smooth and slick for the start; it’s just kind of one of them deals. I think we had the best car. We just weren’t able to do anything there.”

From El Paso, IL, Ryan Unzicker finished fourth, his first top-five of the season with the World of Outlaws.

While he felt starting on the outside didn’t help his chances of winning, he’s still happy to walk away with a top-five.

“I told myself driving down here [Friday] that if I ran top-five, I’d be happy as heck,” Unzicker said. “I’m a little bummed, honestly. Anytime you start on the front row and back up a couple of spots, you know it’s still a great run for our team, but it’s obviously, you know, going backward.

“A couple of spots kind of hurt, but it’s great momentum.”

The field goes 4-wide at Tri-City
Kyle Hammer, who finished 5th goes by in 4-wide formation/Jacy Norgaard photo

Kyle Hammer, the Rookie of the Race, rounded out the top-five, the second of his World of Outlaws career. He took advantage of his fifth starting spot to hold on to the top-five run.

“We got lucky we started on the bottom,” Hammer said. “They reworked it, and it gave us good traction for the first couple of laps. Honestly, I didn’t expect Gustin to be coming around on the top with everyone running the bottom in front of us, so that was kind of a surprise.

“To be able to settle in and at least get a top-five is a pretty good night for us here.”

Max Blair finished 9th, cutting his points deficit on Series leader Dennis Erb Jr. to 98 points. The Carpentersville, IL driver crossed the line 12th.

UP NEXT: The World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Models travel to Missouri on June 24-25 for the inaugural St. Louis Firecracker Faceoff.

TICKETS:  https://bit.ly/3GRWqlO

If you can’t make it to the tracks, watch all the action live on DIRTVision – either online on with the DIRTVision App.

CASE Construction Equipment Feature (40 Laps): 1. 32-Bobby Pierce[1]; 2. 40B-Kyle Bronson[3]; 3. 19R-Ryan Gustin[4]; 4. 24-Ryan Unzicker[2]; 5. 45-Kyle Hammer[5]; 6. 6-Kyle Larson[8]; 7. 81E-Tanner English[6]; 8. 111V-Max Blair[7]; 9. 2S-Stormy Scott[9]; 10. 18-Shannon Babb[16]; 11. 25-Shane Clanton[13]; 12. 28-Dennis Erb Jr[15]; 13. 48-Billy Moyer Sr[12]; 14. 10J-Jordan Bauer[22]; 15. 11H-Jeff Herzog[14]; 16. 11-Gordy Gundaker[24]; 17. 99B-Boom Briggs[19]; 18. B1-Brent Larson[20]; 19. 1-Chub Frank[23]; 20. 1ST-Johnny Scott[17]; 21. 82-Billy Laycock[25]; 22. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr[11]; 23. 33-Tony Jackson Jr[21]; 24. 10-Daryn Klein[10]; 25. 11T-Trevor Gundaker[18] FOX FACTORY HARD CHARGER: Jordan Bauer [+8].

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Results
Feature Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
11032Bobby Pierce 400.00040Running150$10,000
23+140BKyle Bronson 40-0.582Running146$6,000
34+119RRyan Gustin 40-0.900Running144$3,500
42-224Ryan Unzicker 40-1.813Running142$2,800
55045Kyle Hammer 40-3.971Running140$2,500
68+26Kyle Larson 40-4.434Running138$2,300
76-181ETanner English 40-6.256Running136$2,200
87-1111VMax Blair 40-8.218Running134$2,100
9902SStormy Scott 40-9.672Running132$2,050
1016+618Shannon Babb 40-10.737Running130$2,000
1113+225Shane Clanton 40-11.324Running128$1,600
1215+328Dennis Erb Jr40-12.779Running126$1,400
1312-148Billy Moyer Sr40-13.189Running124$1,200
1422+810JJordan Bauer 40-13.885Running122$1,100
1514-111HJeff Herzog 40-14.397Running120$1,050
1624+811Gordy Gundaker 40-15.434Running118$1,000
1719+299BBoom Briggs 40-16.890Running116$1,000
1820+2B1Brent Larson 40-17.767Running114$1,000
1923+41Chub Frank 39-1 LapsRunning112$1,000
2017-31STJohnny Scott 31-9 LapsDNF110$1,000
2125+482Billy Laycock 24-16 LapsDNF108$1,000
2211-1199JRFrank Heckenast Jr15-25 LapsDNF106$1,000
2321-233Tony Jackson Jr.13-27 LapsDNF104$1,000
2410-1410Daryn Klein 6-34 LapsDNF102$1,000
2518-711TTrevor Gundaker 1-39 LapsDNF102$1,000
Micro-Lite Last Chance Showdown Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
12+11STJohnny Scott 100.00010Running0$0
21-199BBoom Briggs 10-1.227Running0$0
36+333Tony Jackson Jr.10-2.132Running0$0
44014Chase Briscoe 10-3.386Running90$110
57+215Kolby Vandenbergh 10-4.312Running90$110
63-326MBrent McKinnon 10-4.981Running90$110
78+182Billy Laycock 10-5.517Running0$0
85-311Gordy Gundaker 10-6.454Running0$0
911+231KKye Blight 10-8.213Running90$110
101000Dewayne Kiefer 10-8.684Running90$110
119-214KPaul Kuper 8-2 LapsDNF90$110
Micro-Lite Last Chance Showdown 2 Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
12+111TTrevor Gundaker 100.00010Running0$0
21-1B1Brent Larson 10-0.950Running0$0
33010JJordan Bauer 10-1.571Running0$0
4401Chub Frank 10-3.542Running0$0
56+138JJake Little 10-4.027Running90$110
67+130Mark Voigt 10-4.822Running90$110
75-216Rusty Griffaw 10-5.576Running90$110
89+199Dylan Thompson 10-6.063Running90$110
911+24Jordan Suhre 10-7.395Running90$110
1010014RReid Millard 9-1 LapsRunning90$110
118-326Tyler Worley 7-3 LapsDNF90$110
Heat 1 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
12+140BKyle Bronson 80.0005Running
21-16Kyle Larson 8-0.9443Running
3302SStormy Scott 8-1.876Running
45+125Shane Clanton 8-3.723Running
54-199BBoom Briggs 8-5.041Running
67+126MBrent McKinnon 8-5.453Running
76-111Gordy Gundaker 8-8.067Running
810+215Kolby Vandenbergh 8-8.546Running
98-114KPaul Kuper 8-9.176Running
109-131KKye Blight 8-10.617Running
Heat 2 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
12+132Bobby Pierce 80.0008Running
21-1111VMax Blair 8-1.331Running
34+199JRFrank Heckenast Jr8-2.473Running
45+128Dennis Erb Jr8-2.960Running
56+11STJohnny Scott 8-6.370Running
63-314Chase Briscoe 8-6.996Running
78+133Tony Jackson Jr.8-7.424Running
87-182Billy Laycock 8-7.700Running
9900Dewayne Kiefer 8-11.044Running
Heat 3 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11024Ryan Unzicker 80.0008Running
23+181ETanner English 8-1.647Running
35+210Daryn Klein 8-4.452Running
410+611HJeff Herzog 8-5.290Running
52-3B1Brent Larson 8-6.191Running
64-210JJordan Bauer 8-6.691Running
77016Rusty Griffaw 8-7.189Running
86-230Mark Voigt 8-8.312Running
98-199Dylan Thompson 8-8.880Running
109-14Jordan Suhre 8-9.891Running
Heat 4 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11019RRyan Gustin 80.0008Running
23+145Kyle Hammer 8-1.261Running
32-148Billy Moyer Sr8-1.549Running
45+118Shannon Babb 8-2.904Running
56+111TTrevor Gundaker 8-5.313Running
67+11Chub Frank 8-5.507Running
78+138JJake Little 8-6.808Running
84-426Tyler Worley 8-8.774Running
99014RReid Millard 7-1 LapsRunning
My Place Hotels Qualifying Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
166Kyle Larson Elk Grove, CA15.9470.000
218111VMax Blair Centerville, PA15.981-0.034
31640BKyle Bronson Brandon, FL16.008-0.061
41032Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL16.107-0.160
5132SStormy Scott Las Cruces, NM16.199-0.252
6214Chase Briscoe Mitchell, IN16.231-0.284
71999BBoom Briggs Bear Lake, PA16.251-0.304
81599JRFrank Heckenast JrFrankfort, IL16.290-0.343
9325Shane Clanton Zebulon, GA16.307-0.360
10828Dennis Erb JrCarpentersville, IL16.398-0.451
111111Gordy Gundaker St. Charles, MO16.450-0.503
1271STJohnny Scott Las Cruces, NM16.467-0.520
131726MBrent McKinnon Carlyle, IL16.482-0.535
14982Billy Laycock Marine, IL16.568-0.621
15414KPaul Kuper Aviston, IL16.576-0.629
161433Tony Jackson Jr.Lebanon, MO16.628-0.681
17531KKye Blight Katanning, WAU16.701-0.754
1810Dewayne Kiefer Bloomsdale, MO16.745-0.798
191215Kolby Vandenbergh Ashland, IL16.867-0.920
My Place Hotels Qualifying Flight 2 Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
11824Ryan Unzicker El Paso, IL16.2750.000
21319RRyan Gustin Marshalltown, IA16.315-0.040
35B1Brent Larson Lake Elmo, MN16.421-0.146
41448Billy Moyer SrBatesville, AR16.487-0.212
5881ETanner English Benton, KY16.490-0.215
61945Kyle Hammer Clinton, IL16.580-0.305
7910JJordan Bauer St. Jacob, IL16.617-0.342
8726Tyler Worley St. Genevieve, MO16.626-0.351
91110Daryn Klein Trenton, IL16.650-0.375
101718Shannon Babb Moweaqua, IL16.672-0.397
11230Mark Voigt Marine, IL16.693-0.418
12411TTrevor Gundaker St. Charles, MO16.723-0.448
13116Rusty Griffaw Festus, MO16.850-0.575
14151Chub Frank Bear Lake, PA16.863-0.588
151299Dylan Thompson Paducah, KY16.919-0.644
16638JJake Little Springfield, IL17.055-0.780
17104Jordan Suhre Alhambra, IL17.309-1.034
18314RReid Millard Jefferson City, MO17.429-1.154
191611HJeff Herzog Festus, MO17.429-1.154

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