Wednesday night found Ricky Weiss return to action at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Arizona) for round three of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout. After laying down the fastest time overall in his group on his first lap in qualifying, Ricky made hard contact with the wall on his second lap that kept him from competing in his heat race. Rolling off on the tail of his B-Main, Weiss broke a driveshaft before the race began ending his night early.
Competing in a field of 46 cars on Friday night, Weiss followed up the fastest time in his qualifying group with a heat race win. Starting the feature in 3rd, Ricky jumped up one spot in the 30-lapper notching a 2nd place finish behind Mike Marlar with Bobby Pierce, Chris Simpson, and Earl Pearson Jr. completing the Top 5 finishers.
On Saturday night, Weiss locked his spot into the main event with a heat race win. Receiving the pole position for the feature after the redraw, Ricky Weiss led wire-to-wire en route to his second win of the season and a $5,000 payday. Cade Dillard, Ryan Gustin, Brandon Sheppard, and Don Shaw rounded out the Top 5 finishers in the 40-lap affair. (Mike Ruefer photo)
Wrapping up the 12th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout on Sunday, Ricky landed a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Brandon Sheppard positioning him 7th on the starting grid for the $13,000-to-win A-Main. Wheeling his way into a podium spot, Weiss gained four spots to place 3rd behind Brandon Sheppard and Mike Marlar with Don Shaw and Cade Dillard trailing them to the line.
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