Super-Sub Sheppard Powers To Convincing Victory In Saturday’s Bubba Army Dirt Late Model Winter Nationals A-Main
Young Star Drives Rocket Chassis House Car To Clean Sweep Of Program At Bubba Raceway Park
By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director
OCALA, FL – Feb. 15, 2014 – Just call him Super Sub.
Continuing his spectacular performance as the interim driver of the Rocket Chassis house car, Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill., powered to a convincing victory in Saturday night’s 50-lap World of Outlaws Late Model Series A-Main at Bubba Raceway Park.
Sheppard, 21, surged forward from the fifth starting spot to take the lead from hometown favorite Ivedent Lloyd Jr. of Ocala, Fla., on lap seven and never looked back. The 2014 DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Late Model national champion easily handled four restarts over the remaining distance to defeat Friday-night winner Brady Smith of Solon Springs, Wis., in the second night of action during the third annual Bubba Army Dirt Late Model Winter Nationals.
A-Main Finish (50 laps): 1. Brandon Sheppard, 2. Brady Smith, 3. Ivedent Lloyd Jr., 4. Tim Fuller, 5. Darrell Lanigan, 6. Tim McCreadie, 7. Mike Marlar, 8. Rick Eckert, 9. Frankie Heckenast Jr., 10. Casey Roberts, 11. Morgan Bagley, 12. Brandon Overton, 13. Chub Frank, 14. Shane Clanton, 15. Eric Wells, 16. Chase Junghans, 17. Austin Kirkpatrick, 18. Clint Smith, 19. Raymond Merrill, 20. Mark Whitener, 21. Rick ‘Boom’ Briggs, 22. John Winge, 23. Jack Sullivan, 24. John Garvin Jr.