Lonnie Wheatley, NIXA,
Mo. (April 25, 2019) – Kyle Bellm made a stride
in the right direction by piloting the familiar
No. 14k Sprint Car to a top-ten finish in last
Saturday’s season-opening event at Eldon,
Missouri’s Lake Ozark Speedway.
“We were able to put
together a respectable night, it was definitely
a step in the right direction,” Bellm commented.
Bellm began the night
by racing from fourth to third in heat race
action and then finished it off by climbing from
11th to ninth in the feature event.
“We were trying a few
things that we don’t typically do just to see
how it would work,” Bellm says.
“We just didn’t get going soon enough,
the car got faster as the race went along.
We were faster at the end of the night
than the beginning, so we’ll take it.”
It followed on the
heels of a Friday night heat race incident at
Kansas’ Humboldt Speedway in which Bellm got
upside down in turn two and was then unable to
climb through the “B” Main to a transfer
“The car in front of
me decided to go into one on the high side at
the last second,” Bellm recalls.
“I had to a go in a little higher then
and just got a little too snug and up on the
With the 410-ci
powerplant not yet ready for Friday’s World of
Outlaws card at Lake Ozark Speedway, Bellm and
company will be back in ASCS Regional action
next weekend at Meeker, Oklahoma’s Red Dirt
Raceway on Friday and then Wheatland, Missouri’s
Lucas Oil Raceway on Saturday.
The Kyle Bellm Racing
efforts are made possible with support from
marketing partners including Greenworks Nursery,
Landscapes Awarded, Christian County Collision
Repair, Bybee Lawn Care, PPG Automotive
Finishes, Colorvision, Schure Built Suspensions,
Schaeffers Racing Oil and Park West Retirement
Up Next: ASCS Sooner
Region at Meeker, Oklahoma’s Red Dirt Raceway on
Friday, May 3, and ASCS Warrior Region at
Wheatland, Missouri’s Lucas Oil Speedway on
Saturday, May 4.
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