Wheatley, NIXA, Mo. (August 3, 2017) – The lake is always a
nice place to be during the heat of the summer and Kyle
Bellm continues to have the hot hand at Lake Ozark Speedway
after driving the
Resource Asset Management Solutions (RAMS)
No. 14k Sprint Car to another win on Saturday night.
The win aboard
the PPG Automotive Finishes/Colorvision machine marked
Bellm’s fifth triumph of the season and fourth atop the
1/3-mile Lake Ozark Speedway clay oval.
“It was good
to get another one there,” Bellm says.
“That track just keeps being good for us.”
A high draw
number did nothing to slow Bellm and the Kannady Racing
Engines/Heidbreder Foundation Service entry on this night.
“I drew the
last starting position for the heat and managed to win it,”
A dash for
cash was next on the evening slate of events for the VP
Racing Fuels/Schure Built Suspensions team.
“We had a
little too deep a gear for the heat race and didn’t get that
changed out in time,” Bellm says.
With a few
more adjustments made, Bellm and the Christian County
Collision Repair/Bybee Lawn Care team were feature ready.
“It was a
pretty good race, Miles Paulus made us work for it,” Bellm
relates. “He got by on a mid-race restart
and we slid each other back and forth for a couple of laps.”
ultimately prevailed and went on to post the win aboard the
Schaeffer Oil/Prater Designs/The Engine Heater machine.
probably a little better than us on the short runs and we
were better on the longer runs,” Bellm sums up.
Bellm and crew
will get the next two weekends off before gearing up for the
stretch drive of the 2017 season.
Quick Stats: 25 races, 5 wins, 12
top-fives, 12 top-tens.
Next: ASCS Warrior Region at Cameron,
Missouri’s U.S. 36 Raceway on August 18.
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