Wheatley, NIXA, Mo. (August 25, 2017) – Kyle Bellm and
the Resource Asset Management Solutions (RAMS) No. 14k
Sprint Car team fired back into action last weekend in
strong form by posting another pair of podium finishes.
pushing the season total to 14 overall top-five
finishes, including nine in the last ten starts, the
Nixa, MO, racer is back in action aboard the PPG
Automotive Finishes/Colorvision entry for Saturday
night’s ASCS Red River tilt at Oklahoma’s Salina
to continue to see as many different tracks as we can, I
feel like that keeps us sharper as a team,” Bellm
weekend’s pair of events in Missouri started out with
another Lake Ozark Speedway outing on Saturday night
before taking in Sunday’s Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour
event at Sedalia’s Missouri State Fair Speedway.
Bellm found himself on the podium both nights
with a runner-up run at Lake Ozark and then a
third-place finish at Sedalia.
racing from sixth to third in his heat race atop Eldon’s
Lake Ozark Speedway 1/3-mile clay oval on Saturday,
Bellm gridded the feature third aboard the Kannady
Racing Engines/Heidbreder Foundation Service entry.
third much of the way, chasing Randy Martin and Austin
Alumbaugh until taking advantage of a late restart to
“I had a
really good restart, I went to the top and got by
Alumbaugh,” Bellm explains. “I tried
to get under Randy (Martin) in three and four, but he
ducked down to the bottom to block.”
out of time to get another run at Martin and settled for
second after winning four of his five previous features
at Lake Ozark Speedway.
should have gone to the top of three and four to try to
get by, I just ran out of room on the bottom,” Bellm
says. “It was another good night for
us there, we’re definitely looking forward to their
Nationals in a couple of weeks.”
shifted to the large ˝-mile Sedalia oval on Sunday for
Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour action with Bellm moving
the VP Racing Fuels/Schure Built Suspensions machine
from third to second in his heat race to land a spot in
the six and got up to fourth pretty quick, then got
another spot when Aaron (Reutzel) got into trouble in
traffic,” Bellm recalls. “Then we got
around (Gio) Scelzi for second.”
down second aboard the Christian County Collision
Repair/Bybee Lawn Care machine until the closing rounds
when Brian Brown slipped by, leaving Bellm to round out
the podium in third. Only a June 10
win at Amarillo ranks as a better ASCS National Tour
finish for Bellm this season.
have pulled the wing back coming off of turn two, I got
just a little loose and let Brown get by,” Bellm says.
strong weekend has the team in good form going into the
closing weekends of the year.
some really good momentum right now,” Bellm says.
“We’ve been rolling along, running really well.”
the No. 14k crew look to carry that momentum into
Saturday’s card atop the Salina Highbanks Speedway.
2017 Quick Stats: 27 races, 5
wins, 14 top-fives, 14 top-tens.
Up Next: ASCS Red River Region at
Salina (OK) Highbanks Speedway on Saturday night.
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