Bellm Makes 410 Debut Saturday at St. Francois
Lonnie Wheatley, NIXA,
Mo. (August 23, 2019) – Following Hard Charger
efforts at Sedalia last Sunday, Kyle Bellm is
set for a change of pace this weekend.
The Nixa, MO, racer
will make his first career 410-ci Sprint Car
start in Sunday’s $3,000-to-win tilt at
Farmington, Missouri’s St. Francois County
It’s an outing that
Bellm and the family-owned No. 14k team have
been anxiously awaiting.
“We have had this
engine sitting here for a few weeks, we just
haven’t had the right opportunity to put it to
use,” Bellm explained. “This
race pays pretty well, so it just seems like the
perfect time to go and do it.
I feel like we have everything ready and we can
Bellm comes into the
event off a pair of events aboard the Smith
Racing No. 86 Sprint Car at Eldon, Missouri’s
Lake Ozark Speedway on Saturday and then
Sedalia’s Missouri State Fairgrounds on Sunday.
After struggled led to
an 11th place finish, Sunday didn’t
start off in promising form either.
“We drew the back of a tough heat, so
there wasn’t much ground that we could gain,”
Gridding the feature
field 15th, Bellm made the most of it
by racing to a sixth-place finish and earning
Hard Charger honors. And it
could have been better if not for a depleted
“There were quite a
few cautions, and we were out of fuel at the
end,” Bellm says. “We were
passing for fourth, then it started sputtering
and we fell back. At least we
were able to hold on to sixth.”
Bellm will be looking
to go forward on Saturday night at St. Francois
County Raceway as he makes his first 410-ci
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 Valley Park West
Quick Stats: 24
Races, 1 win, 5 top-fives, 11 top-tens.
Up Next: $3,000-to-win
410-ci Sprint Cars at St. Francois County
Raceway (Farmington, MO) on Saturday.
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